Posts from February, 2009

The CMV-563, every man’s dream!

Wednesday, February 25th, 2009 | by matthew mcglynn

Researching some vintage Neumann documents, I came across a surprisingly erotic illustration of an androgynous hand stroking a CMV-563. Was this intentional? Weigh in in the comments.

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The Violet Design, Juris Zarins Story

Monday, February 23rd, 2009 | by matthew mcglynn

Check out the Violet Designs story, a 5-minute video that you can send off to the company for, or watch here for free. Includes some nice images of Janis Zurins’ capsule designs, and the Violet factory in Latvia (or Estonia, whichever).

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Friday Featuritis: Microphone Frequency Response Graphs

Friday, February 20th, 2009 | by matthew mcglynn

The mic database now has popup frequency-graph images… a long time coming, here they finally are.

Posted in Colophon |

Welcome to Year 2

Thursday, February 19th, 2009 | by matthew mcglynn

Happy anniversary to me! And, what’s in store for year #2.

Posted in Colophon | 1 Comment

Friday Featuritis: New microphone search option

Friday, February 13th, 2009 | by matthew mcglynn

Now, search for transformerless mics (or transformer-coupled, your choice) via the microphone search engine.

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NAMM 2009 Microphone Roundup

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009 | by matthew mcglynn

Here’s a roundup of the 10 coolest new mics from NAMM 2009, and one mic I didn’t see but really meant to. New products from Royer, Mojave, MXL, Avant, ADK/3 Zigma, and Lauten, with photos, full specs, and insider info from my conversations with David Royer, Larry Villella, Ken Avant, and Brian Loudenslager.

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