5 Points to Ponder Before You Buy a Mic for Your Studio

July 15, 2010 | Leave a comment

You’re setting up your home project recording studio. You’ve cleared out your spare room and plugged in your digital multitrack recorder.

There’s only one thing missing- Microphones!

With all of the choices out there, what kind of microphone should you get for your home studio?

Here are 5 tips to consider before you shop for microphones!

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Dynamic or Condenser? A Tale of 2 Microphones

June 22, 2010 | Leave a comment

Microphones – both dynamic and condenser – are key components of every PA system and recording studio, but even among sound reinforcement pros there can be considerable disagreement as to which mic is best for which task.

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What’s the Best Mic for Recording High-Pitched Percussion?

May 6, 2010 | Leave a comment

Consider this: you’re recording a Merengue ensemble, and the microphones are picked out for the marimba, accordion, guitar and tambora. But the Guira, with a metallic sound extending well into the high frequencies (and at higher sound pressure levels), demands special attention. Which microphone should you choose?

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