Apogee Electronics has released MiC 96k for Windows and Mac – a 96kHz, 24-bit USB microphone that makes it easy to capture vocals, voice overs, podcasts and acoustic instruments on your Windows or Mac computer. Here’s what they have to say about it: MiC 96k features a wide dynamic range for capturing any singing style and genre. From… Read More Apogee MiC 96k For Windows & Mac Now Available
Chris Randall (Analog Industries) shared this video that looks at how to use a contact mic for sound design. “I think I struck a happy medium here between showing the basic techniques and showing some stuff that more advanced users might find interesting,” notes Randall. “I’ll let you be the judge. Let me know in the comments.”
Composer and sound designer Diego Stocco is always listening the world in creative ways and finding interesting sounds in unexpected places. Today, he shared this short video – taken from a series of in-depth sound design videos – that demonstrates his ‘finger mic’ technique. By taping mics to his hand, he can use his hand… Read More Diego Stocco Tapes Mics To His Fingers, Is Basically The Human Microphone
At the 2015 Summer NAMM Show, DynaMount introduced their Robotic Mic Mount – a new WiFi-controlled system that promises to bring robotics to the recording studio.
Mikme – a wireless recording microphone – is now available for pre-order via an IndieGoGo campaign. The campaign has already passed its funding goal. The Mikme offers one-button wireless audio recording with a gold-plated condenser capsule. Recordings can be copied via Bluetooth to the Mikme mobile app for editing, tweaking, adjusting and sharing. Here’s the official video intro:
Instamic is a new mobile audio recorder + mic, designed to be ‘the GoPro of microphones.’ It’s a wireless portable audio recorder that can be controlled via a smartphone app. Here’s the official video intro:
TASCAM has introduced the TM-80 condenser microphone – a new mic that they say is designed and priced for home studios. The condenser mic features an 18mm aluminum diaphragm with a cardioid pickup pattern that they sounds great on anything from vocals to acoustic instruments.
TASCAM has introduced the Trackpack 2×2 – an all-in-one solution for audio recording with your computer. Included in the complete recording bundle is TASCAM’s US-2×2 USB audio interface, TM-80 studio condenser microphone with shockmount, and TH-02 headphones, plus Cakewalk SONAR X3 LE and Ableton Live Lite 9 DAW software.