Studio Recording

by Mike Weinstein ·Posted
With the release of the Atlas i8 Isobaric Active Monitor Speaker, Antelope Audio has fulfilled its mission to provide high-end professional monitoring solutions. From digital to analog conversion, and now analog signal amplification to in-room sound pressure waves, Antelope has you covered all the way along the monitoring chain. But you don’t need to buy a fancy Antelope DAC with a fancy DSP and other fancy bits
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Andrew Swift is at Mackie's NAMM 2024 booth to show you the brand’s latest podcasting, streaming, and live performance gear! 0:00 - Introduction 0:13 - DLZ Creator XS 3:13 - MainStream 4:12 - ShowBox 5:34 - MobileMix 6:58 - ProFX V3+ What do you think of Mackie’s latest products? Kickstart the conversation in the Comments section, below.
by Robert Rives ·Posted
Zoom’s original H Series revolutionized the portable audio recording landscape by providing users with an on-the-go solution featuring high-quality stereo mic arrays and easy-to-use recording functions. Not content to rest on its laurels, the company has added three new models to the lineup: the H1essential, the
by Trevor Collins ·Posted
Cranborne Audio is a boutique British audio company known for trying new things. Its Carnaby 500 HarmonicEQ, a unique equalizer module for the 500-series rack system, utilizes a truly inventive method of boosting and cutting frequency content using genuine analog harmonic saturation. Now, Cranborne presents the
by Robert Rives ·Posted
Mackie has a stellar reputation for supplying musicians, producers, and performers with streamlined, easy-to-use mixers that sport comprehensive feature sets and deliver professional-level sound quality without breaking the bank. Recently the brand has expanded its lineup with some new streaming mixers, including the DLZ Creator XS, the
by Robert Rives ·Posted
Musicians, engineers, and producers looking to expand their microphone lockers will want to look at two new large-diaphragm options from sE Electronics, the sE4100 and the T1. Both mics are cardioid-only versions of existing multi-pattern models, with the
by Trevor Collins ·Posted
Logitech has been an increasingly popular and competitive name in the content creation space ever since its acquisition of Blue Microphones, in 2018. Now, the brand is announcing another new addition to its ever-growing Yeti microphone line: the G Yeti Studio. Available in either black or off-
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Andrew Swift and Gabe Richards demo the Universal Audio SC-1 Standard Condenser Microphone with Hemisphere Mic Modeling. For those of you seeking a large diaphragm condenser mic that is affordable and sounds great, the Universal Audio SC-1 might be for you! 0:00 - In This Video 1:03 - About the SC-1 2:27 - Sound Test 4:15 - Hemisphere Mic Model in Action 6:07 - What Do You Think? Will you be
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Pre-production is a crucial step in filmmaking that ensures your creative vision is captured on set. In this video, Jabari Holder, Doug Guerra, and Gabriel Richards talk about how their pre-production process affected their short film shoot and post-production. 0:00 - Today's Film Shoot 2:17 - ARRI Alexa 35 4:50 - Lenses & Accessories 8:17 - Lighting 9:36 - Audio 10:35 - Video Shoot 14:49 - Video Editing 16:40 - Audio Editing 18:13 - Final Film 20:51 - Final Thoughts What does your pre-production process look like? Let us know in the
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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.
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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.
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Looking to add video to your podcast? Gabe Richards shares tips and gear suggestions for a variety of setups and people, such as those not comfortable being on camera, those using smartphones, those looking for a budget-friendly camera, and more. 0:00 - Introduction 1:05 - Video Alternatives 2:35 - Lighting and Set Design Ideas 4:49 - Smartphone Cameras and Webcams 6:29 - Beginner Cameras 8:11 - Video Capture Cards 9:10 - Editing, Briefly 11:18 - Multi-Camera Setup 12:30 - Final Thoughts Will you be adding a video component to your podcast?
by Shawn C. Steiner ·Posted
With several new products to discuss, the last few days leading up to B&H's holiday break have been pretty exciting. Nikon dropped an optic with a new name, the ultra-high-performance NIKKOR Z 135mm f/1.8 S Plena Lens. Meanwhile, DJI shared yet another announcement this year: the Mini 4 Pro, which
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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 -
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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.