At CES 2017, Sennheiser introduced the AMBEO Smart Surround VR microphone – binaural mics that you wear earbud-style. The system is designed to let you record and listen to binaural audio recordings with your smartphone. The Smart Surround is Sennheiser’s first consumer VR mic product. The company says that the system creates immersive, binaural audio that complements the high-quality video… Read More Sennheiser Intros Ambeo Earbud-Style Binaural Microphones
The microphone records in a 3D array, and then you can use ‘virtual microphones’ to extract individual tracks. … Read More New Microphone System, ZYLIA ZM-1, Lets You Multitrack From A Single Mic
The module puts a contact mic into your Euro synth.… Read More Mutable Instruments Things Ears Module Puts A Mic In Your Modular
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: