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Electro-Voice RE320 Dynamic Microphone Review

The EV RE20 has been an iconic microphone in both broadcast and studio applications. The mic’s ability to capture low end has made it a go to device for kick drums and radio hosts. Recently Electro-Voice released a newer, sleeker [...]

May 19, 2016 Equipment Reviews
Cloudlifter CL-Z

Cloud Microphones Cloudlifter CL-Z Review

The CL-Z is a unique box about the size of a guitar pedal, and it will do wonders for your low output microphones. Many common issues experienced with dynamic and ribbon microphones can be cured with the CL-Z. With only [...]

November 4, 2015 Equipment Reviews
Melodyne Editor

Melodyne Editor 2 Overview

Perhaps the greatest tool utilized in every studio these days is some form of pitch correction, and nobody makes a more powerful tool for pitch correction than Celemony. Melodyne Editor provides just about every imaginable adjustment, not only dealing with [...]

October 8, 2015 Equipment Reviews
Focusrite iTrack Solo

Focusrite iTrack Solo Review

The most compact member of the Focusrite interface family comes in a package suitable for recording on any system from a professional studio workstation to a home PC/Mac, all the way down to the newest iOS devices from Mac, including [...]

September 4, 2015 Equipment Reviews
Presonus FaderPort

PreSonus FaderPort Review

The PreSonus FaderPort provides even the smallest hobby recording artist with all the basic controls over their session that professionals rely on in a multi-thousand dollar console in a top of the line studio, in a single USB unit. For [...]

June 13, 2015 Equipment Reviews
Pair of ADAM A7X Monitors

ADAM A7X Studio Monitor Review

ADAM Audio goes about reproducing sound in a unique way compared to most companies. Each speaker from ADAM includes a ribbon material to reproduce higher frequencies as opposed to the traditional cone. With the A7X, as well as the rest [...]

April 22, 2015 Equipment Reviews
Røde NT1-A Condenser Microphone

Røde NT1-A Condenser Microphone Review

Røde proudly boasts its NT1-A cardioid condenser microphone to be the quietest studio microphone available, which is hard to argue against when the unit only creates 5dBA of self noise. The NT1-A is one of the most transparent sounding microphones [...]

March 19, 2015 Equipment Reviews
Steven Slate Drums 4 in Pro Tools

Steven Slate Drums 4 Platinum Review

Paving the road for the perfect drum sounds is not an easy task, but Steven Slate Drums 4 Platinum does a damn good job at it. With 100 kits to choose from, your possible overall drum sound is endless. Mix and match [...]

February 13, 2015 Equipment Reviews
Phoenix DRS-Q4M mk2

Phoenix Audio DRS-Q4M mk2 Preamp Review

About the Phoenix Audio DRS-Q4M mk2 Other than being a mouthful to say, the DRS-Q4M mk2 packs a ton of functionality into a half-rack chassis. The unit functions as both a microphone preamplifier and EQ, both of which have a [...]

May 25, 2013 Equipment Reviews
Focusrite Forte Interface

Focusrite Forte Review

In a continuous effort to make home and portable recordings sound as professional as possible, Focusrite released their newest 2 in, 4 out USB recording interface: the Focusrite Forte. With a bright, colorful, LED screen, large control knob, and $595 [...]

January 10, 2013 Equipment Reviews