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Microphone Month 4

Recording News

6 Ways to Improve Your Vocal Recordings

1. Choose the right microphone Voices are different, and microphones are different. Find the right microphone for a particular voice, and the recording process can be easy. Use the wrong mic, and it can become an... Read more »

Manley Nu Mu Compressor/Limiter Overview

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AXPwhw5QChg Ted Bahas from Techrep Marketing presents the Manley Nu Mu compressor/limiter. The Manley Nu Mu gives you the best sonic qualities of both tube and transistor compressors... Read more »

Free Disc Makers Songwriters on Songwriting Guide

Our friends at Disc Makers have released another essential guide to make music: Songwriters on Songwriting — and like all of their other guides, this one is completely free! In Songwriters on Songwriting, a... Read more »

Slate Digital VMS Virtual Microphone System Review

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QPnSk2uljT0 Mitch Gallagher presents the VMS Virtual Microphone System from Slate Digital. The Slate Digital VMS Virtual Microphone System includes an extremely transparent... Read more »

Warm Audio WA-87 Mic and WA-412 Preamp Review

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=niAS_ftpx90 Mitch Gallagher presents a sweet-sounding recording chain from Warm Audio: the WA-87 condenser microphone, and the WA-412 microphone preamplifier. Every studio needs at... Read more »

Townsend Labs Sphere L22 Microphone Modeling System Overview

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ITPTOApyW0I Erik Papp from Townsend Labs presents the Sphere L22 microphone system. This system consists of a high-quality large-diaphragm condenser mic that works in concert with... Read more »

Rupert Neve Designs Shelford Channel Review

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A_JbM-IJqas Mitch Gallagher presents the Shelford Channel mic preamp/EQ/compressor by Rupert Neve Designs. The Shelford Channel is fitted with Rupert's latest Class A transformer-gain... Read more »

Black Friday is Here!

Looking for the best deals ever? Then welcome to Black Friday at Sweetwater! Today, you'll find the gear you want at up to 80% off. Whether you're shopping for a gift for the musician, engineer, or producer in your... Read more »

Happy Thanksgiving

From all of us here at Sweetwater and inSync, best wishes for a happy and safe Thanksgiving holiday!

Cakewalk Announces SONAR Home Studio

Cakewalk has announced SONAR Home Studio for Windows! Loaded with the same tools and features as the pros used, SONAR Home Studio is ideal as an entry-level platform for music production — making beats... Read more »

Slate Digital Repeater Delay

You'd think that a delay was a delay was a delay, right? How much difference could there be? You'd be amazed — whether analog or digital, each delay offers unique features and sonics! And the best way to... Read more »

Arturia Releases MiniLab MKII

Arturia's latest controller keyboard is the MiniLab MkII, a compact, high-quality controller that's perfectly suited to space-challenged studios and musicians on the go. The MiniLab MkII features a 25-note... Read more »

Latch Lake Mic Stands Overview

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iv18-Dmh_io Dave Roberts from Latch Lake presents their line of premium microphone stands. Latch Lake Music began with a quest to create the perfect guitar slide, and has expanded to... Read more »

Latch Lake Mic Stand Accessories Overview

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Uosd-O5-BE Dave Roberts from Latch Lake gives an overview of helpful accessories for Latch Lake microphone stands. These accessories, including rotating mic mounts and tablet mounts... Read more »

Chandler Unveils REDD Microphone

Chandler has once again joined forces with Abbey Road Studios to launch the first EMI-branded microphone in more than 50 years! The REDD Microphone brings together all-analog design, historic circuits, and legendary... Read more »

Brad Lunde from TransAudio Group at EastWest Studios

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mKcUNGgUFH4 Mitch Gallagher joins Brad Lunde from TransAudio Group for a special event held at EastWest Studios. This unique event allowed engineers and producers to hear products in... Read more »

ATC SCM12 Pro Nearfield Monitor Overview

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wGUPhFmnoMw Mitch Gallagher joins Ben from ATC to check out the SCM12 Pro nearfield studio monitor. The ATC SCM12 Pro is a compact, high-performance 2-way passive studio monitor that... Read more »

Drawmer MC3.1 Monitor Controller Overview

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UoRIiI5KRqA Mitch Gallagher joins Brad Lunde from TransAudio Group to check out the Drawmer MC3.1 monitor controller. Drawmer's MC series of monitor controllers gets a... Read more »

Sennheiser HD 200 Pro Headphones

Sennheiser has expanded their popular HD Pro series of headphones with a new model, the HD 200 Pro. Designed to provide Sennheiser-quality audio at an affordable price, the HD 200 Pro features proprietary neodymium... Read more »

Rock ‘N’ Rolla Portable Turntables

Rock 'N' Rolla has introduced three new portable "briefcase" turntable models, the Junior, Premium, and XL. The Junior features three speeds and a USB port for converting your vinyl collection into digital files... Read more »

FabFilter Unveils Pro-R

FabFilter has announced the latest member of their "Pro" family of products, Pro-R. A high-end algorithmic reverb, Pro-R features "musical" controls (Brightness, Character, Distance, and Stereo Width) for intuitive... Read more »

Mastering Made Easy!

Every recording can benefit from a good mastering job. And now, iZotope has made mastering simple, effective, and efficient with the release of Ozone 7 Elements. Ozone 7 Elements distills all the power of Ozone 7... Read more »

A Song for You

On November 13, 2016, the Tulsa Sound grew a little quieter with the passing of Leon Russell. From session musician to sideman to solo star, Leon devoted his life to the music that he loved. Leon Russell was born... Read more »

The Legendary Neumann U 87

The industry-standard large-diaphragm condenser mic In the 1960s, the new transistor was making serious inroads into the tube-driven world of pro audio. In 1967, Neumann's large-diaphragm U 67 tube condenser... Read more »