Eric Calvi

Eric is an audio and technology enthusiast who, after leaving France for New York City and graduating from the Institute of Audio Research, embarked on a 28-year-long career in the recording industry, where he worked as a studio technician, an audio engineer, a musician, and eventually, an A&R executive at Universal Records. Calvi was fortunate to join B&H in 2009 and currently writes for the Web Content Department. He remains involved in audio engineering, occasionally recording music with independent artists and advising musicians on products and technology for their home studios. When not working, he enjoys spending time with his children, watching classic movies, cooking, and taking a lot of photos.

Latest Articles

1 month ago
AEA Ribbon Mics announced its new NUVO N13 Active Ribbon Microphone, a mid-field mic designed to fill the gap between the N22 near-field mic and the N8 far-field mic.…
3 months ago
After 15 years of meticulous development and building on its groundbreaking hexagonal keyboard technology, French-music tech innovator Intuitive Instruments unveils Exquis, a game-changing USB MPE MIDI controller and companion app. Designed for playing and composing today's music intuitively, Exquis offers a visual and ergonomic approach to harmony on your laptop, tablet, and phone.…
3 months ago
Good news for on-the-go content creators, journalists, and videographers—Shure has expanded its rock-solid SLXD rackmount wireless microphone lineup to include a portable, camera-mount single-channel receiver and a plug-on transmitter for any XLR microphone. Now you can put the SLXD’s tried-and-true technology to work in the field. And with versatile powering options for bag users, intuitive set…
6 months ago
Interested in giving piano playing a shot? Whether you're seeking a fresh and engaging pastime, exploring the world of songwriting and performance, or nurturing a young prodigy's musical dreams, having your own digital piano is essential. Regardless of your specific situation, aspiring pianists need to invest in the “right” digital piano. Whether you prefer a compact, portable option or a full-…
7 months ago
DPA is proud to unveil the 2017 Supercardioid Shotgun Microphone, a budget-friendly alternative to the renowned 4017 microphone. This microphone is meticulously crafted for broadcast applications, such as streaming live sports events, Electronic News Gathering (ENG),…
7 months ago
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…
8 months ago
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,…
9 months ago
When it comes to playing the piano or keyboard, having the right equipment can greatly enhance your playing experience. While much attention is often given to the instrument itself, the importance of choosing the right piano stand and bench should not be underestimated. These essential accessories provide stability, comfort, and proper playing height, all of which are crucial for correct posture…
9 months ago
Pedals are invaluable accessories for keyboardists. They play a vital role in expanding the expressive capabilities of a keyboard, offering greater control and nuance over the instrument's sound. Whether you're a pianist aiming for a traditional piano sound or a keyboardist in a band, incorporating pedals into your setup can elevate your playing experience. Here are some common pedals for a…
9 months ago
It’s the most wonderful time of the year and you want to celebrate the festive season with a rocking holiday party for your family, friends, or even colleagues (if you’re planning the office party). Let’s be clear: music will make or break your soirée and there might not be enough eggnog to keep the merriment alive unless you unleash your inner DJ and put a spin on your holiday party. DJ versus…
9 months ago
We were excited when Deity unveiled the Theos Dual-Channel Digital UHF Wireless Microphone System last April at NAB, and now the company has announced that Theos will be shipping on September 15. Part of Deity’s Sidus ecosystem, this cutting-edge system is…
1 year ago
Mackie has been empowering musicians, DJs, and multimedia producers with top-notch tools for more than 30 years. Recently, the company has expanded its reach to the podcasting and streaming market with the release of DLZ Creator―an adaptive digital audio mixer that…
1 year ago
Attention sound mixers, indie filmmakers, and everyone in between! Deity has announced the arrival of the Theos dual-channel, digitally modulated UHF wireless microphone system. Part of Deity’s Sidus ecosystem, this cutting-edge system is packed with features not commonly available to the average user of wireless audio and is designed to make the audio recording process seamless and stress free…
1 year ago
Content creators, podcasters, streamers, and musicians will find capturing and streaming high-quality audio extraordinarily easy with the Zoom UAC-232, the company's first dedicated, 2x2 USB Audio Interface with 32-bit float recording. The UAC-232 uses dual AD converters…
1 year ago
Building upon the success of the company’s SSL 2 and SSL 2+, Solid State Logic has announced the SSL 12, a 12-in/8-out USB bus-powered audio interface capable of being a studio centerpiece and a portable production hub to take on the road. Compact and competitively priced,…