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Posts from January, 2013



Rode SmartLav Review

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013 | by matthew mcglynn

A “first look” review at the Rode SmartLav mic for iPhone, with audio samples.

Posted in Broadcast, Podcasting, Reviews | 38 Awesome Comments



Analog Tape vs Digital Recording: Which sounds better?

Saturday, January 26th, 2013 | by Adam Kagan

Los Angeles based engineer and producer Adam Kagan compares tape to digital! Does analog really sound better?

Posted in DAW, Technique | 79 Awesome Comments



How To Photograph Microphones

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013 | by matthew mcglynn

Here is a guide to taking better photographs of microphones. Because you know you want to.

Posted in DIY, Photos, Technique | 2 Awesome Comments



sE X1 vs Rode NT1-A

Sunday, January 20th, 2013 | by Sacha Müller

Sacha Mueller puts the sE X1 head-to-head with the established Rode NT1-A. Hear vocals and acoustic guitar in this shootout.

Posted in Microphones, Shootouts | 5 Awesome Comments



Dissecting the MXL 603S capsule

Thursday, January 10th, 2013 | by matthew mcglynn

Curious what the inside of a small-diaphragm condenser capsule looks like? Here is an exploded view of the popular MXL 603S capsule.

Posted in DIY, Microphones | 6 Awesome Comments