Microphones

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What are the different types of microphones?

Maybe you didn’t know, but there are a variety of microphone designs in use in studios and on stages. Yes, there are more than just condenser and dynamic microphones available at your local musical instrument store. You may never use any other kind than these two in your entire career. Still, let’s say that a…

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7 Best Choir Microphones – our picks for 2022

Are you looking for choir microphones to start making a recording of your songs or hymns? Then you are in luck as we can help you find one for recording your music and get great results. The fact is that you cannot use just any microphone. To mic a choir, you need one with a…

Choose the right vocal mic for live performance and singing

Whether you’re singing live or addressing a large audience, the quality of your sound is a vital factor. While other people think that as long as they have a microphone, all will be well. An experienced vocalist must understand that microphones are not created the same. Some are made for specific functions, while others work…

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Do dynamic microphones need pop filters?

I’m not going to explain to you how dynamic mics are made or how do they work and convince you that they are great and that you should buy one. However, for sure, I can confirm that they are much durable, more user-friendly for heavy usage and live performances than condenser ones. That does not…

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How to use a Shure SM57 Mic – setup for vocals, drums, amps

Throughout the music world, if we speak about both audio engineers and musicians, it is well known that Shure SM57 is an essential piece of equipment. It is a much-loved piece of gear among professionals because of its sound quality, durability, and versatility, but also for amateurs due to its incredibly affordable price. Shure SM57…

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9 Ways to Get Rid of Microphone Background Noise

Whether you’re on stage or in the studio, whether you’re micing a singer, acoustic guitar, guitar amp, or drums, how to keep background noise on a mic to a minimum is very important. Not every microphone is the same, not every room is the same, not every performer is the same. That’s why we will…