Posts from September, 2012

Shure Beta 181 Review

Thursday, September 27th, 2012 | by Tony SanFilippo

So, I while back I read about the Shure Beta 181 small diaphragm, modular microphone set. If you’re not aware of this mic, it consists of a small threaded mic body with four different, side address small diaphragm capsules. They can be purchased with numerous capsule combinations. The kind folks here at RecordingHacks kindly facilitated […]

Posted in Drums, Microphones, Reviews | 4 Awesome Comments

Tube SDCs: the Omni Guitar test

Thursday, September 20th, 2012 | by matthew mcglynn

Hear the Mojave MA-100, Chameleon Labs TS-1, Lauten Torch, Telefunken ElaM 260, and Avantone Pro CV-28 on acoustic guitar with omni capsules. Gorgeous tones abound!

Posted in Microphones, Reviews, Shootouts | 5 Awesome Comments

Massive Tube SDC Review

Monday, September 17th, 2012 | by Adam Sullivan

Adam Sullivan reviews $9000 worth of tube condensers: Mojave MA100, Lauten Torch, T-Funk M260, Avant CV-28, Sterling ST44, Chameleon TS-2, on drums, strings, woodwinds, guitar, and brass. Comprehensive!

Posted in Drums, Microphones, Reviews, Shootouts | 13 Awesome Comments

Quest for the Ultimate Live Sax Mic: Ribbon Shootout

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012 | by Marc Mommaas

This is the third installment in NYC saxophonist Marc Mommaas’ “Quest for the Ultimate Live Sax Mic.” In this piece, Marc hears 8 ribbon mics, takes 3 on tour, and records an improvisation through all of them at Systems Two studios in Brooklyn. Are ribbon mics viable for stage use? Find out here.

Posted in Live Sound, Microphones, Reviews, Shootouts | 12 Awesome Comments