Microphones

Dimebag Darrell's Riffer Madness: How to Bust Out of a Rut

<i>This entry comes from Dimebag Darrell's classic</i> Guitar World <i>column, "Riffer Madness."</i><p>What's up, Daddy?! This month we're gonna talk about some ways …

Guitar

Rode Complete Studio Kit review

<b>Recording your guitar doesn’t have to be difficult, however, for some it is still confusing.</b><p>The array of mics, cables, software, boxes and buttons is …

Music Production

Review: Zoom SSH-6 (stereo) shotgun microphone for in-field interviews and more by Allan Tépper

This article review is mostly about the Zoom SSH-6 (stereo) shotgun microphone (with mono mode), and partially about the Zoom H5 recorder. It’s also …

Music Production

Faith Guitars Introduces Patrick James Eggle’s Legacy Series

The guitar's Canadian sitka spruce tops of these guitars have been kiln-aged through a process of torrefication.

Guitar

Watch Tom Beaujour and Oz Noy Demonstrate Guitar Amp Miking Techniques with Blue Microphones

In this new video, Nuthouse Recordings Audio Engineer Tom Beaujour is joined by guitarist extraordinaire Oz Noy to demonstrate some typical ways to …

Music Production

HyperX Announces Its First Licensed PlayStation 4 Gaming Headset

<i>New HyperX Cloud for PS4 Brings One of the Most Comfortable Headsets to Console Players</i> <b></b> HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, …

Sony Interactive Entertainment

Sennheiser Memory Mic for Mobile Content Creators

Do you remember the Instamic? We did a writeup about their Kickstarter campaign a while back (link here), and for those of you who do not recall this …

Gear & Gadgets

Review: CEntrance MixerFace R4

Portable mixer/interface for iOS and Android<p>Mobile recording interfaces are often hobbled by the need for external power sources. While it’s usually …

Music Production

Great Looking Interviews – 2 minute filmmaking tutorial via Tom Antos

<i>I subscribe to Tom Antos’ YouTube Channel and find useful new media information there all the time. Check it out!</i><i>Lots of info on setting up a good</i> …

Filmmaking

Professional condenser microphone for high quality video sound. Records at any distance, stable Bluetooth connection.

Amazing sound, impressive connection.<p>With the Memory Mic, you can capture amazing sound in broadcast quality, the perfect accompaniment to your …

App Store

Increase the Speed of Your Sound Production with Pro Tools' Latest Update

Pro Tools 2018 makes searching easier with new enhancements.There are so many iconic sounds in film, whether it be Ben Burtt's lightsaber, the …

Music Production

Blue’s Raspberry Microphone for Mac/iPhone with a $20 GC down to $175 ($220 value)

Newegg offers the Blue Raspberry Premium Mobile USB Microphone with Lightning Cable bundled with a $20 Gift Card for <b>$174.99 shipped</b>. In order to lock in the discount you’ll need to apply code <b>NENBM3</b> at checkout. Assuming you’ll take advantage of the gift card, that’s good for a $45 discount from the …

Microphones

Review: Neat's $99 Widget Mic is retro-styled awesome

With every passing generation, computers get better displays, processors, speakers, and more.<p>Microphones though? Not so much.<p>That means that if you have any interest in documenting anything involving sound – podcasting, vlogging, singing – you’ll need a serious upgrade. And while podcast mics exist …

Music Production

Sennheiser wireless microphone for mobile offers recording in any location

Sennheiser has launched a new wireless microphone designed for cell phones, enabling mobile users to record audio near the source while recording …

Tech Trends

Dunkin’ Donuts Poll Question: Should Crew Chief Wear Microphone During Game?

Unlike referees in hockey and football, Major League Baseball umpires don’t wear a microphone.The mics are helpful during a penalty so fans at home …

Baseball

Start your podcast on a budget w/ the Tascam MiniStudio USB Audio Interface for $69 shipped

Adorama offers the Tascam US-32 MiniStudio USB Podcasting Audio Broadcast Interface for <b>$69 shipped</b>. Regularly $100 at Amazon, this beats the all-time low there and is the best available. If you’re looking for a great, budget-friendly way to get XLR and more into your computer for podcasting, …

Music Production

Geek Daily Deals Aug. 2, 2018: Wireless Microphone for Karaoke and Performance Just $24 Today!

Reading Time: 2 minutes<p>Geek Daily Deals – Need a microphone for performances, announcements, emceeing events, or karaoke fun? Go wireless today for …

Karaoke

Stop apps from accessing your Mac's camera and microphone

With MacOS Mojave, Apple introduces new security features to Safari that make it harder for shady web trackers to follow you and new privacy controls that let you restrict apps from accessing your Mac's webcam and microphone. Previous iterations of MacOS let you set permissions for apps accessing …

Apps

Use These Lightweight DIY Sound Panels to Treat Your Set

When does a room give you good sound? When you treat it nicely.Any experienced filmmaker will tell you that recording high-quality sound is more …

Filmmaking

GEEK PICK: Blue Snowball Ice Microphone

It’s not just enough to consume content on the internet these days, you also have to create it. And whether you’re livestreaming yourself playing a …

Livestreaming

Bishop Briggs’ Nik Hughes

<i>MD</i> caught up with Nik Hughes while he was on tour with British indie-pop artist Bishop Briggs to find out how he recreates for the stage the unique …

Music Production

SNS Online Bitesized Series 5 - Trunchonbury's Roving Microphone!

Music Production

Logitech shells out some serious cash to acquire Blue Microphones

When it comes to PC accessories, one of the most well-known companies in the space is Logitech. Logitech already makes a lot of different accessories …

Logitech

Shure MV51

<b>Pros</b><p>Various DSP presets for typical recording scenarios (as well as a DSP-free mode). Can be used with iOS devices directly.<p><b>Cons</b><p>Built-in kickstand is …

Music Production

Logitech to buy Yeti microphone maker Blue for $117M

Logitech is buying a microphone company to boost the variety of devices in its portfolio.<p>The computer accessories maker said on Monday that it will acquire Blue Microphones for roughly $117 million in cash. The deal is expected to close by the end of August.<p>"Logitech's acquisition of Blue …

Business Intelligence

Parabolic Umbrella Microphone- Cicada Test #1 - Usi and PCM D100.

Microphones

6 of the best microphones for guitar amps

<b>For those of us who prefer to spend our time geeking out on stompboxes and be-stringed things, the mic market can be a bit of a minefield. Worry not!</b> …

Music Production

Logitech is acquiring Blue Microphones for $117 million in cash

Logitech is making a big purchase to secure a foothold in high-end audio recording. Tonight, the company announced that it’s acquiring Blue Microphones for $117 million. The all-cash transaction will result in Blue, known for USB condenser microphones including the Snowball and Yeti, joining …

Logitech

Save up to 20% on AmazonBasics products including electronics, bedding, travel, home, and more

Good news everybody! Amazon is offering up to 20% off on over 500,000 products from their in-house brand, AmazonBasics. This deal is for Prime …

Shopping

Walter Schottky and the Image Potential Energy

Walter Schottky (1886-1976)<p>On July 23, 1886, German physicist <b>Walter Hermann Schottky</b> was born. Schottky played a major early role in developing the …

Science