Samson Q9U Dynamic Broadcast Microphone Review

Last Updated: February 13, 2020 By: Sean All new for 2020, we have one of our favorite brand in Samson always coming out with at least one new model we love to have in the microphone game. Here we have a USB and dynamic microphone to be readily available for ‘broadcasting’, which can translate into […]

Mackie EM-USB Condenser Microphone Review

Once Winter NAMM starts to hit each year, we can’t help but geek out when it comes to being able to explore new products within the world of music equipment, and more specifically for our niche: microphones. Mackie surprised us getting into the mic game when we hit their booth this year for 2020 since […]

The Top 10 Best Wireless Lavalier Microphone Systems

A wireless lavalier microphone system in your repertoire is going to be a great addition, especially if you’re in need of a discreet and easy way to record some audio. Regardless of your use, whether it’s lectures, interviews, public speaking, theater and more, we’ve learned in our lavalier microphone guide that there’s just nothing else […]

The Top 10 Best Portable Audio Recorders for the Money

Portable audio recorders are not easily replaceable, even as smart phones continue to become more advanced in any many facets. Audio quality is still a huge deal with phones and smart devices as a whole, and sometimes we just need a piece of gear that’s more advanced and equipped to handle capturing real audio with quality […]

The Top 10 Best Microphones for Interviews

Interviewing whether you’re on a novice or professional level can sometimes be a bit tricky, and without a proper microphone setup you won’t be able to truly get the job done. It may even make or break the quality of your interviews and most of the time we don’t want to sacrifice that. Today we […]

The Best Microphones for Live Performances on Stage

Live performance stage microphones can be make or break when it comes to a show. This is largely because they offer one a captivating means of portraying their musical pieces to the audience — we need to be able to portray our art in the most optimal way possible. We know from experience being on […]

The Best Microphones for Rap Vocals

Finding a rap vocal microphone won’t be impossible, but it will be very important to take your time and choose wisely. When spitting bars, it is imperative that one utilizes a microphone that reflects their voice in the best way possible. Nowadays, we have some decent options if you’re on a budget, or if you […]

The Top 10 Best Microphones for Streaming

Streaming has become one of the most popular activities, hobbies, and even professions on the internet. Without a microphone to stream with, you literally can’t do it, but even those who have something super cheap won’t come across as legitimate. That’s why we wanted to spend today writing a guide on some of our favorite […]

The Top 10 Best Audio Interfaces for the Money

Buying the best audio interface is going to help solidify both the power and overall capabilities of your studio, regardless if you’re a professional, semi-pro or even beginner starting to build your new home recording studio. For continued readers of our website, we’ve been able to help many when it comes to choosing which microphones […]

Shure MV5 Condenser USB Microphone Review

Last Updated: August 25, 2015 By: Sean All new from Shure is a series of microphones labeled the “MOTIV Digital Microphones”, and up first in our series of reviews is the MV5. When it comes to to microphones in general, we’re always excited when Shure announces a new release. Not to sound biased, but they’ve been making […]