About Eric Beam

Eric Beam is a musician, composer, and professional audio engineer based in Santa Monica, CA.

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Posts by ebeam

AKG D12VR and Telefunken M82 Kick Drum Mic Review

One kick mic with 2-3 distinct sounds? You got it. AKG D12VR, Telefunken M82, E-V RE320, beyer M99: versatility, punch, and polish.

Posted:Sunday, May 26th, 2013
(7 Awesome Comments)

Massive Kick Drum Mic Review

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:Friday, June 8th, 2012
(56 Awesome Comments)

Evil Toy Piano Microphone Shootout

What’s the best way to record a toy piano? With $5000 worth of mics and preamps, of course!

Posted:Saturday, March 17th, 2012
(5 Awesome Comments)