Tag archive for Microphones

Mic Shootouts for Vocal Recording

When you go shopping for clothes, how often is the very first shirt you find something that looks great, fits you perfectly and matches your shoes? When it comes to recording vocals why should choosing microphones be any different? Every voice, every instrument, and every…

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Moon Professional 3500 MP Samples

I was asked to create some audio examples for the new Moon 3500 MP preamp so that people could hear it for themselves. After reading the reviews of the Moon preamp I had an idea of what it should sound like but I wanted to…

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Phase Alignment Manifesto

I don’t mind admitting it, I love the infinite possibilities of phase relationships. If you are still stuck in the mindset that things are either in-phase or out-of-phase, black or white, then it’s time to wake up and listen closer. There are many shades of…

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My New Custom U87s

A few months ago I ordered a pair of U87 clone PCBs offered by poctop over on GroupDIY. I’ve never tried making a microphone before so I was excited for a new challenge. As with all of my DIY projects, my work on these was sporadic….

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