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by Eric Calvi · Posted 09/29/2023
If you are a musician, singer-songwriter, engineer/producer, podcaster, streamer, gamer, or content creator who is serious about audio recording or production, then you need an audio interface that will help you get professional-sounding results and make your workflow more efficient. Audio interfaces are essential pieces of equipment that come in a variety of shapes and sizes, but they all have the same basic functions: They convert analog signals from microphones, instruments, and other audio gear into digital audio that the recording
Join Andrew Swift in the studio as he compares the Audio-Technica AT2020USB-XP to the AT2040USB. He explains which microphone is better for livestreaming, podcasting, filming YouTube videos, and recording music. 0:00 - In this Video 0:37 - Condenser vs. Dynamic 1:20 - Acoustic Instrument Test 1:43 - AT2020USB-XP Ambient Noise Reduction Test 2:55 - AT2020USB-XP Automatic Gain Control Test 3:41 - What is the AT2040USB Good For? 4:14 -
Now it’s even easier to capture audio interviews in the field, thanks to Sony’s new wireless audio options, which include its podcasting ECM-S1 Wireless Streaming Microphone System and the ECM-W3 Wireless Microphone 1-Person and
Podcasters, streamers, and content creators: take notice. Shure is updating one of its most successful microphones, the ubiquitous SM7b, to make your work easier than ever. The new active dynamic SM7dB takes all the smooth, polished, flat, and wide frequency response of the original and adds a built-in preamp
Before you begin your podcast, you need to make sure your audio recording is crystal clear. Andrew shares some proper microphone techniques to help you get the best sound for your podcast. 0:00 - Introduction 0:17 - Proximity Effect 1:26 - Plosive Sounds 3:33 - Setting the Input Gain 4:30 - Final Thoughts Did you find these tips helpful? Do you have any to add? Let us know in the Comments section, below.
Are you ready to add some flavor to your guitar licks? Join Andrew Swift for a hands-on look at Universal Audio’s new UAFX line of pedals. 0:00 - Introduction 1:16 - Introducing the Newest Guitar Pedals from Universal Audio 1:50 - Orion Pedal 4:49 - Heavenly Plate Pedal 7:16 - Evermore Pedal 9:25 - 1176 Pedal 11:50 - Final Thoughts Would you add any of these to your pedalboards and shred? Let us know in the Comments, below!
by Trevor Collins · Posted 09/19/2023
2023 has been an exciting year for Logitech. Following its acquisition of the popular audio equipment brand Blue Microphones, Logitech is rolling out several new products in the Logitech G line of gaming devices. With three new microphones and two new lighting rigs, all built around the modern gamer, Twitch streamer, and content creator, fans of Logitech and the former Blue Microphones have a lot to which they can look forward. Yeti Orb First up is the
Attention all podcast enthusiasts! Welcome to podcasting 101, 2023 edition. Gabriel Richards breaks down the list of all the equipment you need to get started on your podcast. Richards discusses everything, from mics, mixers, editing software, and even platforms to host your podcast. 0:00 - Introduction 1:18 - Microphones 6:03 - Audio Interface 7:23 - Podcast Mixers 9:08 - Headphones 10:07 - Mobile Podcasting 11:12 - Podcast Editing 13:10 - Podcast Hosting 14:04 - One Last Piece of Advice Do you have a podcast you produce or would
by Eric Calvi · Posted 09/13/2023
In the not-so-distant past, achieving professional-level sound required either a fully equipped analog studio or an expensive digital audio workstation. However, podcasters, songwriters, producers, musicians, audio engineers, gamers, and content creators everywhere can now rejoice, because that era has become a memory of the past. Thanks to the ingenuity of brands like Universal Audio, Antelope, Apogee, and others, we now have powerful audio interfaces with high-quality circuitry and flexible connectivity to microphones, computers, mobile
by Trevor Collins · Posted 09/11/2023
In this modern age of digital convenience and computer-controlled audio production, the vintage sound of analog vacuum tubes remains highly sought after by musicians, recording engineers, and producers around the world. While many companies today recognize this fact and produce a seemingly endless array of clones of classic tube microphones, Lewitt has taken the rare path of bucking this trend and delivering brand new tube mic designs. Aiming to marry the warmth and smoothness of vintage tube tech with the clarity and precision of modern mics
by Robert Rives · Posted 09/02/2023
The B&H 50th anniversary party continues with yet another esteemed company celebrating with us. This time, our good friends at Neumann are announcing a special limited-edition anniversary issue of the venerable U 87 Ai large-diaphragm condenser microphone. With three polar patterns to choose from, the versatile U 87 Ai is an industry standard, offering a timeless and special sound that remains highly coveted for
by Robert Rives · Posted 09/01/2023
Shure continues bringing technical excellence and dependable performance to its popular lineup of headphones and earphones with two exciting updates, a new AONIC 50 Gen 2 Wireless Noise-Canceling Headphone and a new pair of the venerable SE215 earphones, styled in a distinctively eye-catching green. AONIC 50
Never content to rest on its laurels, Focusrite is updating its popular Scarlett lineup of USB-C 24-bit / 192 kHz audio interfaces with new 4th-generation models offering updated features with today’s musicians and content creators in mind. Improvements in this generation include new microphone preamps with up to 69 dB of gain, better A/D converters with a wider dynamic range up to 120 dB, and loopback functionality for sampling and podcasting. Scarlett Solo and Scarlett Solo Studio Singer-songwriters and burgeoning creators looking for a cost
by Andrew Eisele · Posted 08/29/2023
We’re heading into the final stretch of 2023 and synth manufacturers have been busy with new and updated models that offer sonic inspiration. With so many choices, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. In this buying guide, we’ll demystify some of the latest synthesizer technology and find that perfect instrument for you or a loved one that fits any budget. Synthesizers have been around for more than 60 years and, as much as technology progresses, we still find the same basic analog subtractive synthesis principles used for most synthesizer designs.