Let's get one thing straight right away. You can't go wrong with either of these USB microphones. If you want a mic for broadcasting or recording a podcast, both the Audio Technica AT2020 and the Blue Yeti deliver. They are easily the two best options when it comes to overall value for money. But which is better? That is not so easy to answer. Each microphone has … [Read more...] about Blue Yeti Vs AT2020: Which Is The Better USB Microphone?
A mixer is always a good thing to have. Whether you are a vocalist or you play any type of instrument, it's always a good idea to have a small mixer in your collection. A small, versatile budget mixer can come in handy for building a home studio setup and can also work well for smaller live gigs. Eventually, you'll want something more advanced, but as a beginning or … [Read more...] about Behringer XENYX 1202FX Review (Versatile Budget Mixer With Preamps)
Some people prefer a very specific sound and they use that sound in all their music. Others like to switch things up. The Warm Audio TB12 is a preamp that allows for both. It can give you that warm vintage sound or a more transparent sound, with the switch of a button. Moreover, you can easily remove the operational amplifiers and swap them out for any other models … [Read more...] about Warm Audio TB12 Review (An Incredibly Versatile Preamp)
The Grace Design m101 is one of the best microphone preamps available that still sells for a reasonable price. Is it cheap? Definitely not. It is pretty expensive, actually. But it delivers such great sound and is so simple to use, that it is a great value, despite the high price. Finding the right microphone for your needs and to satisfy your tastes is difficult. … [Read more...] about Grace Design m101 Review (The Best Value Mic Preamp)
Microphone and instrument preamps have come a long way. It's pretty amazing, the amount and quality of features they offer these days. Even single-channel preamps and channel strips have some great features, in addition to great tone qualities. For singers or those who mic up their acoustic instruments, preamps are pretty much mandatory. They also come in handy for other … [Read more...] about Focusrite Scarlett OctoPre Review (Best 8 Channel Preamp For The Money)