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Posts from June, 2012



Best Budget Audio Interfaces for SM7B

Monday, June 18th, 2012 | by Jason Miller

The Shure SM7B is truly a must-have microphone. But picking an appropriate interface/preamp for it is no easy feat, because the mic needs so much preamp gain. Jason Miller set out to find which budget USB/Firewire audio interfaces work best in this preamp torture test: Mackie, PreSonus, Centrance, Avid, M-Audio, Focusrite, or Apogee?

Posted in DAW, Shootouts, voiceover | 89 Awesome Comments



David Royer Interview

Monday, June 11th, 2012 | by matthew mcglynn

Exclusive interview with David Royer, microphone designer for Royer Labs and Mojave Audio, about his work with ribbon microphone design. We cover the history of the R-121 Ribbon in detail.

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Posted in Interviews, Microphones | 7 Awesome Comments



Massive Kick Drum Mic Review

Friday, June 8th, 2012 | by Eric Beam

Drummer and audio engineer Eric Beam reviews 19 kick drum microphones from Shure, Avantone Pro, Lewitt, Sennheiser, Miktek, Electro-Voice and more. Listen blind to 28 different configurations to pick which you prefer.

Posted in Drums, Microphones, Reviews, Shootouts | 54 Awesome Comments



Little Labs Life DVD Review

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012 | by Randy Coppinger

Having met Jonathan Little at the AES Convention a few times, I was intrigued by Alain Le Kim’s documentary about the man. “I like to think of myself as a form of an artist, ” says Little, “that just enjoys electronics and music. And it’s really the music I enjoy more than the electronics. If […]

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