Posts from August, 2011

Oktava Figure-8 Capsule Review

Sunday, August 21st, 2011 | by matthew mcglynn

I’ve been a fan of the Oktava MK-012 hybrid condenser mic for years, so I eagerly arranged a demo of the company’s Figure-8 small-diameter capsule head. They actually make two. One is a Fig-8 “adapter,” which enables anyone who already owns a pair of Cardioid SDC capsules to mount them to a T-shaped assembly (see […]

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Ribbon Shootout: Voiceover

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011 | by matthew mcglynn

The last LA session of the $60,000 Ribbon Microphone Shootout was recorded by Randy at the Disney Character Voices studio in Burbank, CA. We were blessed to have character voice master Corey Burton on hand for this test. Corey cooked up four different voices to exercise each mic — and then delivered them, one after […]

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