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Tascam DP-03 Portastudio Review

The Tascam DP-03 Portastudio is an 8-track multitrack digital recorder that goes back to the days of faders and knobs for that old school studio feel. A step up from the DP-02 which recorded audio on its 40GB hard drive, the DP-03 records CD quality music...
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M-Audio Studiophile AV 40 Hands on Review

M-Audio Studiophile AV 40 | Chuck F. If you have a pair of M-Audio Studiophile AV 40 speakers, you’re either a distinct breed of music...

Line 6 POD Studio UX1 Hands on Review

Line 6 POD Studio UX1 | Al J. Musicians in need of a user-friendly USB interface for guitar recording are in for a treat with...
Marshall MXL 604 Microphone Capsule and Clip

Marshall MXL 604 Microphone Review

Marshall MXL 604 Condenser MicrophoneMarshall's MXL line offers a fine selection of condenser microphones, each designed with specific goals in mind.If you’re in the...

Technical Problems with Wireless Microphones

There is a calculated transmission loss between transmitter and receiver through use of an instrumentation antenna. Less transmitter power is required for...

Line 6 POD Studio GX Review

Line 6 POD Studio GX | Jason S. Musicians in need of a user-friendly USB interface for guitar recording are in for a treat with...
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AKG Perception 420 Review

AKG Perception 420 ReviewAKG microphones has replaced the Perception 400 has been replaced by the Perception 420 studio condenser microphone, and is a dual-diaphragm,...
M-Audio Oxygen 49 49-Key USB MIDI Controller

M-Audio Oxygen 49 49-Key USB MIDI Controller Review

M-Audio Oxygen 49 Review | Paul G.Meet the third generation of M-Audio’s Oxygen keyboard controller series.  An inexpensive answer to a number of controller...
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Marshall MXL V67G Hands on Review

Marshall MXL V67G Review Ideally, we’d all like to get the best equipment we can for as close to free as possible.  More and more,...

18th July 2012: SONTRONICS ISSUES FLOOD WARNING

Revered producer, engineer and mixer Flood (aka Mark Ellis) is the genius behind many a classic album, including U2¹s Joshua Tree, The Killers¹ Sam¹s Town and...

Focusrite Saffire Pro 24 Hands on Review

Focusrite Saffire Pro 24 | Mike J. For almost thirty years, the audio geniuses at Focusrite have been building interfaces using their superb preamps. Their...
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Microphone Overload

Distortions in a sound system are all too often blamed on the microphone. In fact, it is rarely the microphones fault, but the preamp it is connected to...
Behringer Podcastudio USB

Behringer Podcastudio USB Review

Between blogging and podcasting, it’s never been easier to become ghetto famous in your own particular niche. For those who think they have the golden pipes and dynamic on-air personality it takes to engage and inform an audience, Behringer has...

MXL Studio 1 USB Hands on Review

MXL Studio 1 USBMarshall has created its MXL line of condenser microphones with the express goal of providing quality, multi-purpose products at budget prices. ...
KRK RP5G2 Rokit 5 side

KRK Rokit 5 Studio Monitors Hands on Review

KRK RP5G2 Rokit 5 Review | Dan N.I learned early on in my musical career that there are few things more important to your...
Samson CH700 Studio Headphones

Samson CH700 Studio Headphones Review

Samson CH700 Studio Headphones | Kyle F. Samson’s CH700 closed-back studio headphones offer a low-cost option for anyone in the market for a good pair...

Behringer HPS3000 Headphones Hands on Review

Behringer HPS3000 Headphones | John R. Behringer’s High-Performance Studio Headphones are a low-cost option for anyone in the market for a solid pair of dynamic...
Digital Graphic Equalizer

What Are Audio Equalizers?

Equalization is a term used to signify a method that adjusts, corrects or modifies the balance of different frequencies within electronic signals.  It is...
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Shure SM58 and Shure SM57 Drop Test – Video

I love this video, Shure Mike from Shure Microphones abuses the SM58 and the SM57 by dropping them of the seventh story of the...

Novation Nocturn Desktop Controller Hands on Review

Novation Nocturn Review | Jon B. Novation’s Plug-In Controller is a sophisticated compact way to streamline the performance of your music production or DJ software. ...

Sontronics DM Drum DM-1B, DM-1S and DM-1T

Sontronics DM Drum Mics | Neil G. Sontronics has released its line of application-specific condenser drum microphones in the DM-1B, DM-1T and DM-1S. DM-1B The DM-1B is...

Marshall MXL 770 Microphone Hands on Review

Marshall MXL 770 Condenser MicrophoneMarshall has created its MXL line of condenser microphones with the express goal of providing quality, multi-purpose products at budget...
Heil USBQ Mic Preamp

Heil Sound Has Just Broken Into the USB Market

Hiel Just unveiled their new USB Mic Preamp, the USBQ, if it's like their mics, I'm sure we won't be disappointed!Official Press Release:Use your...

Shure KSM32 Review

I really like my KSM32. As versiatile as this mic is, I wouldn't think twice about replacing my current workhorse studio mic with the KSM32. There are a lot more expensive options, but for the money, I doubt you'll find a better value.
Samson C02 Condenser Microphone

Samson C02 Condenser Microphone Review

Samson C02 Condenser Microphone | Jeff M. There’s something to be said for small-diaphragm microphones.  They generally come in small-framed microphones and have a leg...

Boss VE-20 Vocal Effects Processor Hands on Review

Boss VE-20 Vocal Effects Processor | Craig Daniels Every now and then, a vocalist needs to the stompbox experience.  The Boss VE-20 vocal effects processor...
Akai Pro LPK25 MIDI USB Keyboard with Computer

Akai Pro LPK25 MIDI USB Keyboard Review

Create melodic and harmonic riffs in seconds, anywhere, with the Akai Pro LPK25 Laptop Performance Keyboard, a scaled-down relative to the MPK series of...
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Tascam US-144mkII Hand on Review

Tascam US-144mkII | Ross P. Tascam’s US-144mkII is a 4-channel USB audio interface designed to be used with your home studio or project studio setup. ...
AKG Perception 120, P120

AKG Perception 120 Condenser Hands on Review

The Perception 120 looks similar to the Perception 420, other than for its blue-tinted grille, and with the same pad and roll-off switches, the Perception 120...

Focusrite Octopre MKII Dynamic Hands on Review

Focusrite Octopre MKII Dynamic | Mike J. Since the mid 1980’s UK-based musical equipment manufacturer Focusrite has built their reputation designing high-end audio hardware and...