How To Get That Vocal Tone ft. The Strokes, Queen, Marilyn Manson, The Beatles, Pavarotti And Bowie

Some singers have a very distinctive sound. But how do they achieve their trademark tones? This article takes a look at some of the recording techniques used to create some of the most iconic sounds in the world of music. The good news is that most of these techniques can be recreated to some extent […]

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The Microphones Of Kurt Cobain & Nirvana

Kurt Cobain used some great microphones when recording Nirvana’s albums. Although some of the guitars he used weren’t premium instruments the mics he recorded them with certainly were. When he recorded the phenomenal Nevermind album in the very early 90s he captured his raw vocals perfectly with the use of the iconic Neumann U67. It’s […]

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What Microphones Do The Biggest Names In Rap Use?

Eminem & Dr.Dre: Sony C800G This microphone is ridiculous. It has its own cooling system. It’s also $10,000. Not to put these two in the same boat – they just happen to both like the same mic. Along with a host of other artists on the Aftermath label. This monstrous microphone is noted for extremely […]

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What Microphones Did The Beatles Use?

The Beatles were only interested in the best and cutting-edge technologies of the time and this included their selection of microphones throughout the 60s and 70s. One of the most iconic microphones The Beatles used was the Neumann KM84. This was a favourite of theirs for live performances including the infamous rooftop gig in London. […]

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