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  • Shopping Guide - Best Home Studio Vocal Microphones of 2018

    Shopping Guide - Best Home Studio Vocal Microphones of 2018

    Vocal microphones are a dime a dozen these days. With so many options, it can be so difficult to find the right microphone to fit your voice. Sure, there is tons of information online where each person says their microphone is the best for everything. But you are not looking...
  • Shopping Guide - Best Studio Headphones of 2018

    Shopping Guide - Best Studio Headphones of 2018

    It's getting close to shopping season and we want to help you find the perfect gift for the engineer in your life. In this article, we'll go over the best-sounding, and best-selling studio headphones of 2018. Audio-Technica ATH-M30X - $69.00 The ATH-M30X is one of the most popular models by...
  • Shopping Guide - Best MIDI Controllers of 2018

    Shopping Guide - Best MIDI Controllers of 2018

    It's getting close to shopping season and we want to help you find the perfect gift for the engineer in your life. In this article, we'll go over the best MIDI controllers of 2018. Arturia Keylab - $199 Arturia is a French company that makes some of the best controllers...
  • Buyer's Guide - Studio Vocal Microphone

    Buyer's Guide - Studio Vocal Microphone

    In almost every genre, vocals are the centerpiece and the most important part of the song. Because it's a human singing, the lyrics tend to be what we as other humans focus on. We connect with it easier than other parts of the music. In this microphone Buyer's Guide, we...
  • Secrets to a Better Bass Recording

    Secrets to a Better Bass Recording

    Recording bass can be a lot of fun, but sometimes, matching the tone to reinforce a wall of guitars and still fit with the drums is difficult. We've put together this guide to help you get the right tone while recording your bass guitar every time. Instrument This isn't exactly...
  • Upgrading to a Pro/Semi-Pro Podcast Studio

    Upgrading to a Pro/Semi-Pro Podcast Studio

    A lot of our customers call us to ask about setting up their first pro/semi-professional podcast studio. Many of them have recorded podcasts using their phone or a basic USB microphone into a computer which worked fine for the time being. But there comes a time when it's time to...
  • 5 Ways to Take the Room Sound Out of Your Recordings

    5 Ways to Take the Room Sound Out of Your Recordings

    How many times has a nasty room resonance totally killed your recording? At first, it can sound cool to have natural room reverb. But as soon as you start compressing and EQ'ing your tracks, everything sounds thin, phasey, and ultimately unusable. Reverb is an effect more easily and precisely applied...
  • Buyers Guide - Acoustic Guitar Microphones

    Buyers Guide - Acoustic Guitar Microphones

    Acoustic guitar is the most common instrument we have questions on. Whether it's for a live performance or a studio recording, musicians and engineers need a way of recreating the sonic performance by using the right microphone. We created this guide to help you choose the right microphone for your...
  • Buyer's Guide - Electric Guitar Amp Microphones

    Buyer's Guide - Electric Guitar Amp Microphones

    So you're in need of a microphone that will bring out the best in your guitar amp. The tone is perfect and you need to make sure that you get that exact sound in your recording or out of the PA. There are a few different factors that go into...
  • Buyer's Guide - Drum Room Microphones

    Buyer's Guide - Drum Room Microphones

    The proper use of drum room mics is what separates the professionals from the amatuers in the world of recording real drums. There is no right or wrong way to do it, but if it is done really well, then the whole production glues together and sounds like an expensive...
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