Tag Archives: Microphones

Aston Microphones Element reaches the third and final phase of public testing

Over the last couple of months, Aston Microphones has been developing its new microphone, Element, in a unique way – by having the music tech community decide on its sonic characteristics. So far, over 4,000 global customers have had their say on the sound of the microphone. As we make our way into July, the … Continue reading Aston Microphones Element reaches the third and final phase of public testing

RØDE Microphones’ Peter Freedman Buys Kurt Cobain’s 1959 Martin D-18E Acoustic Guitar For $6.01 Million

Peter Freedman, founder of RØDE Microphones, has purchased Kurt Cobain’s 1959 Martin D-18E acoustic guitar for $6.01 million…

Aston Microphones releases limited edition Spirit Black Bundle

British mic-maker Aston Microphones has announced the Spirit Black Bundle, a limited edition release with a strict run of 1500 units. The bundle follows the success of the limited-run of the Black Origin in January 2020, which saw 2000 units sold out in less than a week. The Black Spirit Bundle includes a black textured … Continue reading Aston Microphones releases limited edition Spirit Black Bundle

RØDE Microphones Announces RØDECaster Pro 2.1 Firmware Update, New RØDECaster Pro Accessories & My RØDE Cast Podcast Competition

RØDE Microphones has released the next firmware update for their stellar podcasting console the RØDECaster Pro, new accessories and the return of the My RØDE Cast Podcast, Competition…

Mic Shootout: JZ Microphones Black Hole BH2 Condenser Mic

Justin Colletti tries out the Black Hole microphone from JZ Microphones. Should it replace his JZ Amethyst and Shure SM7B on the podcast? How does it sound on instruments like guitar, drums, piano and more? You be the judge! Enter to WIN this mic at sonicscoop.com/contest til June 4 2020. Read more… The post Mic Shootout: … Continue reading Mic Shootout: JZ Microphones Black Hole BH2 Condenser Mic

A Guide To Disinfecting Your Microphones

We’re gradually all getting back to work, and while it’s great to be busy again, it also means that increased precautions against virus infection are necessary. A new level of studio cleansing is required and that especially includes microphones. DPA has some guidelines for disinfecting your microphones and accessories that I’ve paraphrased and excerpted here. … Continue reading A Guide To Disinfecting Your Microphones