So, you've read you need a preamp for your mic. You're trying to set up a little recording studio or simply trying to use a microphone to record your voice or an instrument. Whatever your purpose for getting a microphone, you've just learned you're going to have to spend even more money on a microphone preamplifier. Quite a bit of money, in fact, if you want a quality … [Read more...] about What Does A Mic Preamp Do?
Let's clear something up right off the bat. There is no best preamp for rap vocals. In fact, there are no microphone preamps made specifically for rap. They key for rappers, as for any vocalists, is to find the preamp and mic combination that best suits their voice and vocal style. Personally, I prefer to use a transparent microphone preamp. Transparent preamps … [Read more...] about Best Preamp For Rap Vocals
If you have a microphone to record your vocals, you need a preamp. The reason is simple: a microphone produces a very low voltage output that is between 50dB and 80dB quieter than the line-level output from electronic instruments. The preamplifier boosts the mic-level signal up to the same strength of a line-level signal, i.e. it ensures the sound the mic picks up is … [Read more...] about Best Mic Preamp For Vocals (Updated Jan 2021)