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Latest Lauten Audio Articles

Best Vocal Mics for Metal

When it comes to mics for recording metal vocals, the requirements are pretty different from mics for recording female pop divas or Americana folk music. While lots of studio mics tout their smooth top end... Read more »

Lauten Unveils Two New Series Black Microphones

Lauten Audio has expanded their "Series Black" family of affordable studio microphones with two new models: the LA-220 FET large-diaphragm condenser and the LA-120 small-diaphragm condenser, which is available as a... Read more »

Darrell Thorp Interviewed by Sweetwater

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZsFiPR9rnko Mitch Gallagher sits down with seven-Grammy-award-winning engineer/mixer/producer Darrell Thorp for an interview. He's worked with Radiohead, Paul McCartney, Dwight Yokam... Read more »

Lauten Audio LA-320 Microphone Demo by Sweetwater Sound

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ovd12R4aKSI Brian Loudenslager from Lauten Audio presents his LA-320 condenser microphone, with help from musician Banah Winn. Inspired by classic German microphones, the LA-320... Read more »

Lauten Eden LT-386 Microphone Overview by Sweetwater

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Llig8zT9ws Engineer/Producer Fab Dupont presents the Lauten Audio Eden LT-386 microphone. This large-diaphragm tube condenser mic sports a Multi-voicing switch that gives you access... 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 »

Banda Magda Performs “Couche-toi” at Sweetwater Sound

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=abWbsfEcegQ Producer/engineer Fab Dupont visited Sweetwater with the musical group Banda Magda to demonstrate Lauten Audio microphones. Enjoy this performance of "Couche-toi", then... Read more »

pureMix.net and Sweetwater Launch Mixing Contest

Think you've got great mixing chops? Interested in winning some of over $18,000 in prizes? Then head over to pureMix.net to learn all about the GearFest Mixing Contest, co-sponsored by Sweetwater, Dangerous Music... Read more »

Lauten Mics in Action

Back on August 30th, Lauten Audio did a presentation for our Sales Engineers in association with Fab Dupont from pureMix.net to show how you can use large-diaphragm condensers — normally used for vocals... 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 »

Lauten Audio Goes to Atlantis

Looking for a large-diaphragm condenser microphone that can be used for anything? Check out the Lauten Audio Atlantis FC-387 FET mic! This mic packs two innovative features that set it apart: a 3-way voicing switch... 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 »

Free Mics!

How many microphones are enough? The answer is easy: you can never have enough microphones! But Sweetwater's Monthly Gear Giveaway for September will provide you with a stellar collection that will certainly give... Read more »

New Microphone Technology

Dr. Charles Chen and Lauten Audio have filed for a new patent on condenser microphone design. The new technology allows for a balanced signal to be generated directly by the capsule with no need for a phase splitter... Read more »

Welcome Lauten Microphones

Sweetwater is happy to welcome Lauten Audio to our family of manufacturers and partners. The company makes four outstanding microphone models: Clarion - Large-diaphragm FET condenser microphone with cardioid, omni... Read more »