Audio-Technica continues to refine the venerable AT2020, a microphone well known for delivering excellent audio recordings that rival, and even exceed, far more expensive mics. Improving on the most recent iteration, the AT2020USB+, this new AT2020USB-X model brings a USB Type-C connection, Mute button, Mix Control, and 24-bit/96 kHz audio capabilities to this proven
JOBY is coming through in a big way with microphones and vlogging kits for podcasters, content creators, streamers, videographers, and more. Whatever you’re looking for in that regard, JOBY has something that’s sure to come to the rescue for a wallet-friendly price.
Wavo PRO Camera-Mount Shotgun Mics
First, let's talk about content creators who need a great sound to match their videos. It's not always easy to find gear, particularly for those on the go. For them, JOBY has a variety of options for capturing
Do I have a lavish recording studio in my NYC apartment? No, my 18-month-old son “Tater Tots” insists on using the spare room for a place to sleep. Can I, or someone like me, still pop out a decent panel podcast? Having been temporarily blessed with TASCAM’s Mixcast 4 all-in-one podcast recording console and an industry-standard Shure SM7B
Purpose-built for podcasters and content creators on a limited budget, the Audio-Technica AT2040 Hypercardioid Dynamic Microphone benefits from A-T’s decades of expertise in constructing trusted microphones for the studio and stage. It features a large-diaphragm dynamic capsule in a classic end-address configuration, just like traditional broadcast-style mics used by pros on and off camera for years. Not only does
Free your computer-based recording or livestreaming rig from the constraints of cables and complicated setup with the Convergent Design Erika, a USB wireless microphone system that's ultracompact, extremely simple, and cost effective, making it ideal for content creators, podcasters, mobile journalists, and educators, as well as corporate meeting hosts and participants. Available as a complete system in one-, two-, and four-person setups, or as individual
Putting versatile audio mixing power and user-friendly operability in a portable and ultracompact form factor for all kinds of smartphone-wielding content creators, Roland’s GO:MIXER PRO-X is a welcome addition to the world of mobile audio. Whether podcasting, livestreaming, or shooting music videos and behind-the-scenes footage on a budget, the GO:MIXER PRO-X empowers you with the ability to mix up to seven input sources into
In this seminar, you will learn how to "up" your podcasting game in 2021. Whether you’re starting a podcast or are an audio professional, PreSonus Product Specialist and Content Creator Joe Glider shares his tips and tricks to help you upgrade your podcast setup, recording, and editing.
Where are you in the realm of podcasting—just getting started, or looking to boost an already-successful venture? Join the conversation in the Comments section, below!
Now is a good time for recording at home—and the AKG Podcasting Lyra USB Microphone Kit purports to be an effective solution for exactly that purpose. Harman, the company that distributes AKG products, was kind enough to send me the kit to review, and lo, I am come, results in hand.
The kit itself essentially comprises two pieces: an AKG
For podcasting, music recording, and mixing with class-leading quality and ultra-low latency at a wallet-friendly price, check out the 2-channel M2 and the 4-channel M4, MOTU’s new portable, high-resolution, USB Type-C audio/MIDI interfaces. With virtual loopback channels for live-streaming or recording remote podcast guests, a full-color LCD for
Podcasting—all the cool kids are doing it. Maybe your kid wants to be cool. Maybe it’s your dad who wants to pontificate online (let him, it’ll keep him quieter at dinner). Or maybe you’ve got a friend who’s getting into podcasting but doesn’t have all the bells and whistles just yet.
If that’s case, check out this holiday gift guide, geared toward the podcaster—or wannabe podcaster—in your life!
1. Studio Broadcasting Mic on a Budget: The RØDE NT-USB Mini
A previous version of this GUIDE advocated for the
When it comes to USB microphones, Blue makes some of the most versatile and best-sounding capsules in the category. Now the company is taking its designs to new dimensions with the Blue Yeti X, available at B&H. This microphone provides four capsules to give you a wide array of polar patterns: omnidirectional, cardioid, bidirectional, and stereo. What does this mean for you?
First and foremost, you have many choices when it comes to
Shure likes to make things easy to prevent artistic people from becoming befuddled masses yearning to be free. That’s why the company has made all sorts of special bundles designed specifically to give performers, podcasters, and content creators a quick start with everything they need. Whether you produce songs in your room, spend your time on stage, or record audio and video outdoors, there’s a bundle that’s bound to fit your workflow just right.
For singers, stand-up comics, or
With the release of the Sound Devices MixPre II series, the already capable line of recorders is now expanded to include new functionality, increased precision, and heightened sonic performance. These new portable field recorders are presented in three configurations—the 3-channel / 5-track MixPre-3 II, the 6-channel / 8-track MixPre-6 II
If you’re looking to avoid the expense and complexity of swapping microphones for different sources, you’ll need a single microphone that can do it all. The Senal UC4-B is designed to do just that; deftly switch between pickup patterns while retaining the reliable simplicity of USB connectivity. Whether you need to produce podcasts, track vocals, record instruments, or capture ambience, this multi-pattern USB microphone delivers
If you feel the urge to podcast, you’re not alone. This fast-growing form of entertainment is virtually free of gate-keepers; all you need is a bright idea and some basic audio tools to get started. But what are these tools?
Well, it depends on the kind of podcast you’d like to make. If you’re running a one-person show, you don’t need much. But someone orchestrating a four-person panel requires a more complicated setup.
In the next few paragraphs, we’re going to break it down and make it simple: whether you see yourself making solo podcasts or