Posts from November, 2008

Holiday housekeeping

Wednesday, November 26th, 2008 | by matthew mcglynn

We’re putting the finishing touches on a wonderful new interview, a conversation with the guys at Santa Fe’s Frogville Planet. It is oh-so-nearly complete! And yet we’re going to hold it until after you’ve all emerged from your tryptophan-induced turkey comas. Check back Sunday or Monday. In the meantime, we’d like to give you a […]

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Audio Underground Roadshow

Monday, November 10th, 2008 | by matthew mcglynn

TransAudio Group, distributor of high-end pro audio gear, put on its first “Audio Underground Roadshow” in early September. I wrote at the time about an exciting new microphone that was unofficially introduced there — David Bock’s model 507 elliptical-capsule tube microphone — but never circled back to write about the rest of the show. So, […]

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Chinese ribbon microphone buyer’s guide

Saturday, November 1st, 2008 | by Michael Joly

There are dozens of inexpensive made-in-China ribbon mics on the market from nearly as many sellers. But if you lift the hood on all those mics you’ll see there are only three basic designs underneath — and within each motor type, all the mics will sound nearly the same. Here’s your shopping guide for Chinese ribbon mics.

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