Is the Shure SM7B Worth It? Is it Better than the MV7?

The SM7B has long been a favourite in the broadcasting and audio recording world, highly revered by professional audiophiles and amateur audio enthusiasts alike ever since it was released by Shure in the early 70s. Originally inspired by the bulkier SM5 microphone, the SM7B was specifically engineered and altered over the years to suit a … 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

9 Microphones that Don’t need Phantom Power

If you are looking to produce a high-quality podcast with a microphone that doesn’t require any external power to operate, then one way or another you will find yourself in the market for a dynamic microphone. Dynamic microphones are a great choice for podcasters at any stage in their career, looking to bring their production … Read more