Rode PodMic Q&A: Your Questions Answered

Buying recording equipment for the first time can be a daunting prospect. With a strict budget and such a wide range of products on the market, you can easily get lost in the options, and while spec sheets can be useful, they leave some of your broader questions unanswered. Sound like a familiar story? We’ve … Read more

Cubase vs Pro Tools – Which is Best in 2021?

In the past, audio recording was a practice limited to only a select few lucky enough to have the money and technical knowledge to operate expensive desks, and tape machines. However, developments in the digitization of recording technology, and the widespread availability of personal computers have made the practice readily available to hobbyists and casual … Read more

7 of the Best Headphones that Don’t Leak Sound

Whether you are being ‘that person’ and wearing a set of headphones that leak sound and let the world know what you’re listening to or editing, or are the one being burdened with somebody else’s leaky audio, headphones that leak sound can be annoying when using them in the wrong environment. The point about the … Read more

8 Microphones that Reduce Background Noise

No matter how experienced you are at podcasting, unwanted noise is an issue we will all encounter at some point (and in some cases, on a regular basis). The best way to deal with this is to firstly record your podcast in a quiet location and then to ensure that some form of acoustic treatment … Read more

7 Audio Interfaces that Come with Software

The quality of your audio interface can very well make or break your sound quality. If you are a first-time buyer or looking to purchase an upgrade, you don’t want to be battling with noisy preamps or unwanted sound coloration thanks to a low-quality interface. And while it is important you get an interface that … Read more

6 Microphones that YouTubers Use (and Why)

Since its creation on the 15th of February 2005, YouTube has seen an exponential increase in popularity catapulting it to become one of the biggest online content sharing platforms in the past decade. Thanks to the fact that anyone with a camera and an internet signal can upload and distribute their own videos, we have … Read more

5 Microphones that Famous Singers Use (Old and New)

Ever since 1860 when the first sound was recorded, musicians alike have been on a ceaseless endeavor to find new and improved ways to further recording technology. From analog to digital studios, microphones have been an ever-present part of recording setups. Their importance should not go understated – microphones are arguably the most essential component … Read more