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Andrew Swift reports on the Earthworks ETHOS, a broadcast condenser mic made for voice-overs, podcasts, broadcasts, and narration. No matter how your voice sounds, the ETHOS is designed to capture it faithfully! What do you think of the Earthworks ETHOS mic? Is this one for your gear locker? Let us know in the Comments section, below.
Sony’s MDR-MV1 headphones are designed for musicians, engineers, and producers looking for professional-quality open-back reference headphones that don’t sacrifice comfort! Andrew Swift explains what makes these headphones so great. Are these Sony MDR-MV1 headphones appealing to you? Let us know in the Comments section, below.
If you want the Sony C-800G condenser mic sound without the price, then look no further! Let’s take a look at how Sony’s C-80 and C-100 sound, in a real-world scenario. 0:00 - Introduction 2:10 - Real-World Test 4:09 - Processing 4:46 - Physical Specs and Accessories 5:38 - Which Mic is for You? Thank you to Engine Room Audio NYC for allowing us to record at their studio.
The RØDE Wireless PRO provides you with powerful and reliable performance. The system allows you to record two on-camera personalities to your camera, smartphone, or computer simultaneously. It also provides two clip-on transmitters with built-in microphones, 32-bit float back-up recording, timecode support, and two lavalier mics, along with a dual-channel receiver and a host of accessories to integrate with
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 09/11/2023
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 Andrew Eisele · Posted 08/22/2023
Arturia has been producing quality musical instruments and software plug-ins for nearly 20 years. The brand endeavors to create comprehensive hands-on hardware and software for an intuitive music-making experience that sparks creativity. When I was asked to review Arturia’s latest budget controller and software, KeyLab Essential mk3, I welcomed the opportunity. For a budget controller, you could not do better, because
It’s clear teenage engineering's TP-7 Digital Tape Recorder has that wow factor. Not only is this digital tape recorder ultra-portable, but it also allows for hours of audio recording and doubles as a USB audio interface. Join Gabe Richards as he presents an overview of the TP-7’s features and how to use it. 0:00 - Introduction 1:02 - Physical Specs and Use 4:26 - How it Works 6:26 - More Complex Setups 7:39 - Final
Gabriel Richards tests the ExpressiveE Osmose Synthesizer and MPE Controller, a 24-voice polyphonic synthesizer with an innovative way to control sound using gestures. This unit blends tradition and innovation, allowing you to unleash your creativity. Does this technology interest you? 0:00 - Main Specs 0:43 - In Use 3:03 - Physical Specs 5:18 - Interface (Menus and Presets) 13:49 - MPE Controller 15:44 - Is This for You
Gabriel Richards tests the Hollyland LARK C1 DUO, a wireless mic system perfect for vlogging, mobile journalism, and content creation. The Lark C1 combines ease-of-use with high-quality audio. 0:00 - Key Features 1:27 - Detailed Specs/How to Use 3:51 - Outdoor Audio Test 4:07 - Hollyland Lark M1 4:44 - Final Thoughts
Gabriel Richards demos the re-released, retro, and legendary Moog synthesizer, the Minimoog Model D! This updated version maintains the exact sound engine as the original but with some additions, including analog LFO and Filter Contour as modulation sources, a Fatar TP-9 keybed with velocity and aftertouch, CV outputs for Pitch, Aftertouch, Velocity, and Gate, an external Modulation CV input, MIDI In, Out, and Thru, and improved circuit-board connectors for touring reliability. 0:00 - Introductory jam 1:
Join Gabriel Richards as he demonstrates shows the features of the RØDE X XCM-50 and XDM-100, two USB-C microphones that are perfect for podcasters, streamers, and gamers! Using these microphones with RØDE's UNIFY software allows for an all-in-one solution for your audio needs. Compare their sound reproduction in this video, and let us know what you think, in the Comments section. Which works best for your setup? 0:00 - Introduction 1:04 - Highlighted Specs for Both
by Nicholas Messitte · Posted 12/06/2022
Audio-Technica bills its AT2020USB-X as “the best microphone for streaming, podcasting, recording music, gaming, and video recording.” This is a pretty lofty claim, but if anyone can live up to it, it’s Audio-Technica. The company has a stellar reputation in pro audio circles for sonics, reliability, and relatively low prices; one can get a lush studio sound with Audio-Technica mics at a fraction of the cost of, say
by Julius Richmond · Posted 10/21/2022
Back in the days when dinosaurs roamed the earth, you had to buy specific audio interfaces to run Pro Tools, or else you were out of luck: without the hardware, Pro Tools was nothing but dead space on a hard drive. Without Pro Tools, you’d have a rough time getting work in the audio industry. The original MBOX rose to prominence against this backdrop of proprietary tech. Whether or not it sounded good didn’t really matter; many of my peers simply got one as a dongle for home editing work in Pro Tools. Twenty years later, the times have become