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AKG K872 Reference Headphones Overview

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kzzfc-QzMxQ Philipp Schuster from AKG presents the K872 closed-back reference headphones. Custom 53mm transducers with 1.5 Tesla magnet systems yield unprecedented headroom... Read more »

Choosing the Right Vocal Mic by Sweetwater

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wyvd--VsD2o Mark Hornsby explains some of the finer points of finding the right vocal mic, with help from Nick D'Virgilio. Mark shows how to set up a mic shootout in a way that allows... Read more »

Winter NAMM 2016: AKG K72 Headphones

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mtd-reT77zw Sweetwater stops by the AKG booth at Winter NAMM 2016 to check out K72 headphones. Get the AKG K72 headphones here: https://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/K72 See... Read more »

Winter NAMM 2016: AKG K182 Headphones

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eGIEA5q_vpQ Sweetwater stops by the AKG booth at Winter NAMM 2016 to check out K182 headphones. Get the AKG K182 headphones here: https://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/K182 See... Read more »

Winter NAMM Show 2016 – Gear for Worship: AKG announces Drum Set Concert 1 & D5 C microphones at NAMM Show 2016

https://youtu.be/iowQHluQO1A AKG D112 MKII Kick Drum Microphone Does your kick drum sound like it's on a diet? If so, Sweetwater has the answer to your sonic problems: the D112 MKII bass mic. Its presence peak makes... Read more »

Winter NAMM 2016: AKG K167 DJ Headphones

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lBcqDJ4tSmA Sweetwater stops by the AKG booth at Winter NAMM 2016 to check out K167 DJ headphones. See Sweetwater's Winter NAMM 2016 Show Report to check out the latest music gear for... Read more »

Winter NAMM 2016: AKG K67 DJ Headphones

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m924Scjx6EM Sweetwater stops by the AKG booth at Winter NAMM 2016 to check out K67 DJ headphones. See Sweetwater's Winter NAMM 2016 Show Report to check out the latest music gear for... Read more »

Winter NAMM 2016: AKG Drumset Concert 1 Mic Bundle

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O1Rr6mcDZzk Sweetwater stops by the AKG booth at Winter NAMM 2016 to check out the Drumset Concert 1 microphone bundle. See Sweetwater's Winter NAMM 2016 Show Report to check out the... Read more »

Winter NAMM 2016: AKG D5 C Handheld Dynamic Mic

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rEOErAYEscc Sweetwater stops by the AKG booth at Winter NAMM 2016 to check out the D5 C, a cardioid version of their acclaimed D5 handheld dynamic mic. See Sweetwater's Winter NAMM... Read more »

Winter NAMM 2016: AKG K72 and K92

Step up to AKG monitoring quality with the AKG K72 and K92 closed-back headphones. With large 40mm drivers and a closed design, you'll hear the full sonic range from deep bass to airy highs. These headphones with... Read more »

7 Tips for Guitarists Using In-ears

You're finally happy with the sound coming from your guitar amp, now it's time to mic it up and send it back through your in-ear monitors so you can hear it onstage. Somehow, though, from your amp to your in-ears... Read more »

3 Tips for Using Headphones in the Studio

Studio headphones sound better than ever! Here are three headphone-related tips that will help you make the most out of your recording time: 1 - Bring Your Own Most studios have headphones for musicians to wear... Read more »

Musikmesse 2015: AKG C 314

AKG intends for their new C 314 microphone to find use in all studio environments, from project to professional. This large-dual-diaphragm condenser is said to deliver linear frequency response and best-in-class... Read more »

Musikmesse 2015: AKG D 112 MKII

AKG has found a way to improve upon the AKG D 112 kick drum mic. Their new D 112 MKII retains all of the classic features and sonic qualities that have made the D112 an absolute standard. AKG has responded to... Read more »

How To Mic Drums for Recording Part 2 — Four Microphones

Welcome to part 2 of this How To series on recording drums. We are focusing on the microphones used and how to get the most out of a number of different recording situations. Not everyone has the budget to go into a... Read more »

How To Mic Drums for Recording, Part 1 — Two Microphones

In This How-To series we are going to get into how to record drums. It doesn't matter if you are using just two microphones or using 10 or more, there are many easy techniques you can use to get a good drum sound... Read more »

Distortion of Sound

A new documentary film, created in association with Harman (parent company of AKG, JBL, dbx, Crown, Digitech, Lexicon, Soundcraft, and more) explores sound quality and the effects — positive and negative... Read more »

AKG WMS 420 Wireless System Overview – Sweetwater at Winter NAMM 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B7A1NEuFLMQ Check out Sweetwater's complete Winter NAMM 2014 Show Report right here: https://www.sweetwater.com/insync/show/winter-namm-2014/ We stopped by the AKG booth at NAMM '14... Read more »

AKG K812 Mixing/Mastering Headphones Overview – Sweetwater at Winter NAMM 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=te0Df8T4J2k Check out Sweetwater's complete Winter NAMM Show Report right here: https://www.sweetwater.com/insync/show/winter-namm-2014/ We stopped by AKG at Winter NAMM 2014, and... Read more »

Live from NAMM: AKG K812 Reference Headphones

AKG's new top-of-the-line headphones are intended as a reference monitoring option for mixing and mastering. They sound incredible -- more like speakers than headphones! -- Mitch Gallagher

Improve Your Critical Listening Skills

Harman International, parent company of JBL, Lexicon, Digitech, AKG, Soundcraft, Crown, BSS Audio, and more fine brands, is offering a great, free opportunity for you to improve your critical listening skills. A... Read more »

Incredible 18-month Financing Offer!

If you've been putting off getting a Sweetwater Musician's All Access Platinum Card, now's the time to apply for one. We've put together an amazing financing offer — 18 Months No Interest — that is valid... Read more »

Offer Extended!

The super-special financing offer we have running on Soundcraft, dbx, JBL, Crown, AKG, and Lexicon has been extended through the end of February. Just purchase a qualifying product from one of these brands using... Read more »

24-day Giveaway!

You could win big — and you have 24 chances to do it! That's right, it's 24-day Holiday Giveaway time here at Sweetwater. Each and every day, from December 1 to December 24, we're giving away an awesome prize... Read more »