No song is complete without the coveted low-end that only a bass can create. Famous songs have been built on (quite literally) the foundation of the kick drum and bass guitar, which is why engineers over the years have experimented with hundreds of techniques to capture that perfect low-end recording. As you may already be […]
Mic It!: Microphones, Microphone Techniques, and Their Impact on the Final Mix
Capture great sound in the first place and spend less time “fixing it in the mix” with Ian Corbett’s Mic It Microphones Microphone Techniques and Their Impact on the Final Mix. With his guidance, you’ll quickly understand essential audio concepts as they relate to microphones and mic techniques, and learn how to apply them to […]
Sennheiser MK 4 and MK 8 Review
With a price tag of $699.00, the Sennheiser MK8 is among the more impressive of Sennheiser’s less expensive range of microphones. Sort of a “pro-sumer” solution, this microphone is perfect for project studios right along with professional studios. It’s versatile, clean, pretty darn neutral for the most part and it fared very well with more expensive competitors and counterparts.
Summer NAMM 2015: Microphones & Pickups
A list of Microphones & Pickups that Making Music is highlighting from the 2015 Nashville Summer NAMM show for their particular excellence.
The Samson C01 Pro Mic
The Samson C01 capsule is one of the best mics for the money. Now, that great capsule is tucked inside the beautifully designed Samson C01U Pro USB studio condenser microphone, a perfect all in one solution for musicians and broadcasters alike.
Samson C01U Pro Mic Review
Todd Hobin was given the chance to test out the Samson C01U Pro Mic. A handy microphone with a USB cable that makes connecting to a computer a breeze. This is an affordable piece of equipment that is necessary for every home recording studio. Samson C01U Pro Mic Related Articles: The Samson MTR […]
Zoom 1Q5 Mic: High Quality Microphone
Simply connect it to the Lightning connector of your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch and get ready to do some serious stereo recording any time, any place. It’s perfect for capturing rehearsals, lessons, or concert recordings. Use it in standard “audio” position or simply rotate it to the “video” position in order to record video with an attached iPhone, iPad, or iPod.
The Samson Meteorite is a USB condenser microphone that produces rich audio recordings for any application. Featuring a 14mm diaphragm, the Meteorite’s smooth, flat frequency response and CD-quality 16-bit, 44.1/48kHz resolution give you professional sound reproduction features in an ultra-portable design. The Meteorite mounts to a removable magnetic base that gives the mic a full range of motion. Start recording right out of the box. There is no need for drivers. The mic can be directly connected to any computer or tablet via its integrated USB cable and is compatible with most computer-based digital audio software.
Samson MTR Gear Review
Todd Hobin was given the opportunity to test out some of the best priced microphones on the market – the Samson MTR Microphone line.
How to Mic an Acoustic Guitar
Todd Hobin has some helpful tips and tricks that you can use at home. Watch our instructional video on how to mic an acoustic guitar whether you are in the studio or performing.