I’ve been wanting to get my grubby little hands (he actually wears X-Large gloves) on a Shure SM7B dynamic microphone to review for Home Brew Audio for quite awhile. And last week I landed one. Yes! This mic is designed specifically for vocals. And what makes it so special for me is that unlike most…… See More
Recording Gear Reviews
These are reviews I've personally conducted after trying some particular piece of audio recording gear, such as microphones, interfaces, software, etc.
The Audio-Technica AT2035 is a large diaphragm condenser (LDC) microphone with a cardioid pickup pattern. (For a review of what a large diaphragm condenser mic is, see our post: What Are The Different Types of Microphones?) The AT2035, which normally sells for $149, is an improvement on its less expensive sibling, the AT2020, which sells for…… See More
Home recording is our thing at Home Brew Audio. And in that capacity we are making it our mission to spread the word that professional sounding audio is do-able for just about anyone. The technology leaps in the past few years make professional audio recording affordable to pretty much everyone with a computer and microphone. …… See More
The Snowball, by Blue Microphones, is a large diaphragm USB condenser microphone that is, at the very least, unique in shape and appearance. I can say that I’ve never used a spherical microphone before, so I looked even more forward to testing it out than usual. The first thing I noticed was that the actual…… See More
I have been using a new pair of headphones – the Audio-Technica ATH-M50 – and saying bad words, because they are revealing details (not the good kind) of my recordings about which I have been blissfully unaware. This is a GOOD thing. The ideal for any kind of monitoring in your home recording studio is accuracy. …… See More