Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 vs Universal Audio Apollo Twin

Even the most cursory glance in the audio interface section of a music store will let you see that there are a plethora of interfaces available. It can be a difficult choice to make. As well as a large choice, there is a massive budget range, from less than $100 to more than $1000 and … Read more

Best Headphones for Podcasting – Editing and Recording

Good quality headphones cannot be a sacrifice when recording a podcast. They are one of the biggest requirements to ensure high quality, professional audio. Whether you’re looking to update your current pair or have suddenly realized you were missing something from your setup, this article will tell you why a good pair of headphones are … Read more

The Complete Shure SM58 Podcast Setup Guide

Whether familiar with microphones or not, there’s a good chance you’ve seen Shure’s SM58 out and about. Since production began in the late sixties, the SM58 has become an exalted piece of tech among industry professionals. This mic’s versatility has seen it applied to live performance, studio recording, Foley capture, and field recording. The set-up … Read more

Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 – Podcast Setup Guide

When it comes to home recording, there is probably no interface on the market more popular or easier to use than the Focusrite Scarlet 2i2. At the time of writing, the current version is now in its 3rd iteration. It is sleek, sturdy, affordable, comes with great preamps, and most importantly, simple to use. The … Read more

Zoom H4n Settings for Interviews – a Podcaster’s Guide

The Zoom H4n is an all-in-one digital recorder. Released in 2009, this device is runs on 2 AA batteries and functions as a Dictaphone, 4 channel recorder, or audio interface. The H4n offers internal microphones for dictation, and also supports two microphones connected via the XLR inputs at the bottom of the device. Presented as … Read more

How to Use the Rode NT2-A for Podcasting

The Rode NT2-A is a large-diaphragm condenser microphone released in 2010. This microphone is an upgrade on the Rode NT2, released in 1992, which was marketed upon release as a technological upgrade to previous microphones while remaining true to the tones of microphones of the ’50s and ’60s. Evidently, the NT2-A is presented as a … Read more

Steinberg UR22mkii vs Focusrite Scarlett 2i2

One of the most important decisions when producing a podcast is what audio interface to buy. An audio interface serves as a bridge between your microphones and the computer, making it an essential tool for anyone seeking to record high-quality audio. Today we will be comparing the Steinberg UR22mkii, and the Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 (we … Read more

Shotgun Mics for Podcasting – Our Picks and How to Use Them

Think of a classic podcasting mic and the first image you see is likely to be something like a Shure SM7B or a Heil PR40. Large-diaphragm condenser and dynamic mics like this are known for their lush low-frequency response with a smoothness that can make the recorded voice sound amazing. The reality is though that … Read more

Best Dynamic Microphone Under $100 – Our Top Budget Picks

Budget Dynamic Microphone

We’re huge fans of dynamic microphones for podcasting. They allow you to achieve good audio in less than ideal locations and let’s face it, the majority of podcasts are produced from people’s homes in rooms that aren’t acoustically treated. A dynamic mic in this environment is a real advantage due to their low sensitivity meaning … Read more