Posts from April, 2012

AT4050 Review

Monday, April 23rd, 2012 | by matthew mcglynn

A tag-team review of the AT4050 multipattern condenser, from matthew mcglynn and Tony SanFilippo. Hear the mics on drum overheads, and find out why they could become the most-used mics in your locker.

Posted in Drums, Microphones, Reviews | 6 Awesome Comments

CAD E100S Voiceover Review

Sunday, April 15th, 2012 | by Paul Strikwerda

Talking about microphones is like writing about food. No matter how elegant and eloquent your prose may be, the proof and the pleasure is always in the eating (or in our case, the listening). Not so long ago, a group of Dutch voice-over pros got together for a shootout. They had been writing about mics […]

Posted in Microphones, Reviews, voiceover | 34 Awesome Comments

Samar Audio MF65 Review

Thursday, April 12th, 2012 | by Slau Halatyn

Slau puts the Samar MF65 through a battery of tests, comparing it with a Royer R-121 and Coles 4038 on piano, acoustic and electric guitars, and drums.

Posted in Microphones, Reviews | 7 Awesome Comments

Stellar CM5 Review

Monday, April 9th, 2012 | by Sacha Müller

Sacha Müller reviews the Stellar CM5 on drums, acoustic guitar, and vocals, against the Neumann TLM 103, the Soundelux U95S, and the Blue Bottle ($6000!) with B0, B6, and B7 capsule heads.

Posted in Drums, Microphones, Reviews, Shootouts | 6 Awesome Comments

Sennheiser Neumann Rode Shotgun Mic Test

Thursday, April 5th, 2012 | by Randy Coppinger

Highly directional mic patterns do a pretty good job of capturing on-axis sources while minimizing off-axis sounds. Or to put it less technically: they hear more of what you point them at. Some smart guys figured out that they could put a mic element inside a tube and cut slots on the sides to further […]

Posted in Microphones, Shootouts | 8 Awesome Comments

Brent Casey Interview

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012 | by matthew mcglynn

Brent Casey is an audio equipment designer, perhaps best known — to date! — for the Studio Projects line of microphones. He joined PMI Audio (parent company to Studio Projects) around 2002, redesigned the entire Studio Projects mic line around 2006, and in 2010 released the “Little Square Mic,” or LSM, which is in large […]

Posted in Interviews, Microphones, Music Business | 5 Awesome Comments