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Posts from February, 2010



MXL Revelation – First Listen

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010 | by matthew mcglynn

Our “first listen” of the new MXL flagship tube condenser, the Revelation, includes audio samples from two acoustic guitars, vocals, and drums.

Posted in Microphones | 7 Awesome Comments



The Advanced Audio CM-12 Mod

Sunday, February 14th, 2010 | by Slau Halatyn

Slau Halatyn of Be Sharp Studios tells the story of his quest to modify the Apex 460 tube mic to the point where it’s all but indistinguishable from a vintage AKG C 12.

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Posted in Microphones | 9 Awesome Comments



Interview with Ken Scott and Rod Morgenstein

Friday, February 12th, 2010 | by matthew mcglynn

We sat down with renowned engineer and producer Ken Scott and drummer Rod Morgenstein at the NAMM 2010 show to learn more about Ken’s amazing new drum library, Epik Drums, which features samples, loops, and grooves from Rod, Billy Cobham, Terry Bozzio, Woody Woodmansee, and Bob Siebenberg in a recreation of Ken’s rich 1970’s drum sounds.

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Posted in Drums, Interviews, Video | 2 Awesome Comments



Cloudlifter Preamp Review

Monday, February 8th, 2010 | by matthew mcglynn

The Cloudlifter is an external preamplification stage for low-output dynamic and ribbon microphones. We conducted a full review and found it to work as promised; it adds over 20dB of clean, quiet gain, and likely outperforms your own preamps.

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Posted in Microphones, Reviews | 33 Awesome Comments