Groove Tubes GT50

Solid-state circuitry for tube mic emulation Clean, sensitive, and great design. Works particularly well with a tube preamp. As with any mic, you might need to work out some kinks with a little EQ in production. Also, placement of this mic can cause the frequency response to be … [Read more...]

Being a rather large retailer, has an impressive selection of name brand products. They provide a lot of product information, pictures and quite a few good deals.  This is not the place to go for microphones because they only have a few options mainly geared towards a … [Read more...]

Samson CO1U

An affordable mic that won’t create hassle. This is a USB Microphone A very sturdy aluminum USB microphone that provides good sound for the money. Though its suggested retail price is over $200, we’ve found that many retailers sell this microphone for as low as $75. Additionally, … [Read more...]

Shure KSM109

Condenser microphone for the studio. The KSM is everything you’d expect a condenser to be: small, tight pickup pattern, smooth response, and pretty sensitive. Works better on some instruments than others. I wouldn’t suggest this mic for anything that requires warmth, a really … [Read more...]

Oktava MK012

Small diaphragm condensers with multiple capsules This little condenser microphone produces a lovely bright sound and comes with three separate capsules that screw on and off to alter the polar pattern. They are somewhat delicate and any roughhousing they undergo may cause damage to the … [Read more...]


Compact and small camcorder microphone. I really like the small size of this camcorder microphone. It’s ultra convenient and can fit into the smallest camera bag easily. The sound is amazing, too. It’s clear and its directionality makes it stellar. You can record group or individual … [Read more...]

Shure PGDMK4 Drum Kit

Simple and rugged four piece drum mic kit. You may also be interested in checking out the Shure PG 6-Piece Drum Microphone Package This kit includes a nice little set of drum mics that are especially good for live sound due to their clever mounts that attach directly to the drums. The PG 53 … [Read more...]

Shure PG 6-Piece

Shure PG 6-Piece Drum Microphone Package.  Quality sound and easy to use mic kit for drums. You may also be interested in checking out the Shure PG 4-Piece Drum Microphone Package I like how this is an all around good quality drum mic kit and that it’s not overly expensive. The way … [Read more...]

Shure KSM32

High end quality from a midrange microphone. The sturdy construction of this mic really stood out in my mind. I liked the strong grille and the metal construction really gives it a professional feel. The sound from the Shure KSM32/SL condenser mic was really good. I like that it picks up all … [Read more...]

Rode NT2

Relatively Inexpensive condenser with switchable polar patterns. The Rode NT2 is not terribly expensive and can be used with either a cardioid or an omni pattern. It sounds surprisingly good on guitar cabinets and has a pretty low noise level in addition to a handy switchable filter built in. … [Read more...]