AKG C 3000 B Condenser Microphone

Studio quality condenser at a fraction of the price Approximating the quality of its pricier counterparts, AKG’s C 3000 B can withstand very high sound pressure levels, which makes them great for live sound and project studios. The AKG C 3000 B might be a little pricey for a novice … [Read more...]

Sennheiser EW 165 G2

UHF wireless vocal microphone As clean as a wired Sennheiser mic! Great measures were taken to ensure transmission clarity, including almost 1,500 UHF frequencies from which to tune. An innovative locking feature on the bottom of the mic protects the power and mute functions. Nothing … [Read more...]

Sennheiser E914

Small diaphragm condenser for the stage or studio It’s small and inconspicuous. Sennheiser consistently puts out great products, and this falls in line as one of my personal top ten for its ability to grab the sound I want and reject the noise I don’t. It also has built-in … [Read more...]

Shure Beta 87A

Supercardioid vocal condenser for the stage Supercardioid pattern means a tight area of sound pickup, making this the perfect mic for loud stages. Hard of hearing and need those monitors cranked to 11? No problem. The Shure Beta 87A has awesome feedback rejection. I’ve been using the … [Read more...]

Shure Beta 52A

Large diaphragm supercardioid dynamic mic for the kick drum It’s a Shure! You can always trust they dump an incredible amount of research and development into their products. The Beta 52A runs a wide frequency range, granting the audio engineer access to all the kick’s overtones, if … [Read more...]

Sennheiser E815S

Dynamic mic for rehearsal, stage and backup gear The e815S is inexpensive considering its sound quality, durability and reliability. They are sold alone or in a three pack. Perhaps their most remarkable quality is their instrument miking diversity. Vocals, horns, woodwinds, percussion and more … [Read more...]

Neumann KM184

High-quality pencil condenser stereo pair They’re Neumann. You practically can’t go wrong with Neumann. They provide an incredibly crisp stereo image, and are particularly warm when combined with a tube preamp. Like all Neumanns, they’re not cheap. They also start to roll … [Read more...]

Sennheiser E835 Dynamic Microphone

Dynamic mic for stage vocals or guitar amps E835 has clean sound, great construction, is reliable, discreet and affordable. After about four years of being yelled into, the grills on both my e835s are beginning to show rust. For the same price as an SM58 ($99), the e835 pulls ahead … [Read more...]

Neumann TLM 49 Condenser Studio Microphone

This mic has a retro look, warm sound, and is optimized for recording vocals. The Neumann TLM 49 is a large-diaphragm condenser microphone that is best used in the studio. Its cardioid pattern and warm sound make it a favorite for vocal recording. While Neumann makes a great product, it can … [Read more...]

Shure Beta 58A

Dynamic stage mic for vocals Like the Shure SM58, the Beta 58A is an awesome stage vocal mic. It has an advanced polar pickup pattern (supercardioid) and a slightly wider frequency response than the SM58. After five years, this mic has never let me down. Even after being thrown to the wolves … [Read more...]