Microphones
The 10 Best Microphone Boom Arms (2022)

The 10 Best Microphone Boom Arms (2022)

When positioning your microphone, a microphone boom arm can be extremely helpful. Boom arms are a super convenient way of setting up mics. This nifty accessory allows you to set your mic easily and move it away wheneer you don't need it. Even if you have the perfect mic for yourself, if you have to position ...

AKG Lyra Review – Is It Worth It?

AKG Lyra Review – Is It Worth It?

I've recently been putting the AKG Lyra USB condenser microphone to the test. It’s quite a versatile microphone that has surprisingly good sound quality for a microphone in its class and price range. USB mics are an easy solution for podcasters, vloggers, streamers, gamers, and musicians that want decent-quality ...

AKG Ara Review – Is It Worth It?

AKG Ara Review – Is It Worth It?

The AKG Ara is a USB condenser mic that provides very decent sound quality for basic recording purposes. The microphone is small, affordable, and is very easy to use with its plug-and-play USB-C connection. AKG sent us a free sample of this microphone in order for us to test it out and review it. This will not ...

Best Settings For Blue Yeti Microphone (Ultimate Guide)

Best Settings For Blue Yeti Microphone (Ultimate Guide)

The Blue Yeti is an affordable USB mic for professional recording. A podcaster's favorite, it doesn't require an external audio interface or dedicated drivers to work properly. All you have to do to get a good sound out of the Blue Yeti is to plug it into your computer and optimize its settings.  The Blue ...

The Shure SM7B – The Joe Rogan Microphone

The Shure SM7B – The Joe Rogan Microphone

The Joe Rogan Experience Podcast is one of the most popular podcasts in the world, with an average of 11 million listeners per episode and over 245 million YouTube views. A beloved broadcaster, comedian, and all-around commentator, Joe Rogan knows exactly what it takes to make a high-quality podcast. But what gear ...

The 7 Best Microphones for Church Choirs (2022)

The 7 Best Microphones for Church Choirs (2022)

There are a lot of options available to choose from when looking for a microphone for church choirs. It needs to have the correct polar pattern and a wide frequency range to deliver good sound clarity. My top recommended pick is the Rode M5-MP. It has great sound quality and offers very good value for its price. ...

The 7 Best Vocal Mics of 2022 for Stage and Studio

The 7 Best Vocal Mics of 2022 for Stage and Studio

Vocal microphones are essential whether for recording or performing live. This list includes excellent choices for all styles and budgets. My top pick is the Shure SM7B, it's one of the best and most preferred high-end dynamic vocal microphones on the market with its great sound quality, notoriously low noise, and ...

The 7 Best Headset Mics for Singing (2022)

The 7 Best Headset Mics for Singing (2022)

Headset microphones are great tools for live singing performances, giving the singers’ hands complete freedom. They are ideal for vocalists playing an instrument or moving a lot on stage. Headset mics need to provide a high-quality sound reproduction as well as stable and comfortable head support. My top pick ...

Is a Microphone Input or Output Device?

Is a Microphone Input or Output Device?

Microphones are input devices that send audio signals into the computer through an audio interface or analog-digital converter. However, some digital mics act as input-output devices with their built-in headphone amps, which additionally get an audio signal from computer. People often get confused with the fact ...

Why Your Mic Sounds Muffled (And How to Fix It)

Why Your Mic Sounds Muffled (And How to Fix It)

Whether you're singing to a condenser microphone or leaving a message to a friend using your phone, you expect your mics to stand up to the test. Sadly, that isn't always the case. Dust build-up, poor positioning, and even background interference can make your mics sound muffled. Muffled mics have a distinctively ...

The 8 Best Boom Microphones (2022)

The 8 Best Boom Microphones (2022)

Boom microphones are shotgun microphones attached to the tip of a boom pole. Often used to capture audio in movies and videos, boom microphones are designed to be located close to the sound source without being shown in the frame. They record the sound only from one direction with extreme accuracy. The shotgun ...

The 10 Best Field Recorders (2022)

The 10 Best Field Recorders (2022)

Field recorders are great devices for recording music ideas, sound effects, or ambiance outside the studio. Equipped with multitrack recording and effect options, field recorders are highly practical for producers, sound designers, and musicians on the go in the mobile world. There are many great options for ...

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