The Best Cheap Microphones Under $50

Cheap Microphones

There are some great cheap microphones out there for those shopping on a tight budget. We have rounded up the best cheap microphones for vocalists, podcasters and youtubers without breaking the bank. We have split our top picks into two categories: XLR and USB microphones. XLR is your standard microphone connection most common with vocal […]

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The Best Stage Microphones For Live Vocals

Best Stage Microphones

There are many stage microphones to choose from these days and it’s no easy task – so we’ve done all of the hard work for you. No matter what your budget is you’ll find a tried and tested microphone for live vocals that will keep you performing at your best for years to come.

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The Best Pop Filters: Metal, Nylon & Foam

Pop shields, or pop filters are designed to take away those annoying “plosive” hard-hitting syllables that can ruin an otherwise perfect recording. When we sing, air leaves our body at different rates depending on the noise we are making. Certain letter sounds such as “T” and “P” will hit the mic harder with a fast […]

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Vocal Recording Techniques 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 tube […]

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