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By MusicTech.net On Tuesday, May 20th, 2014
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The Ultimate Guide to Ribbon Mics – Part 2

In Part One Huw Price explained the technology behind ribbon mics and rounded up some of the cheaper sub-£750 options. Now we take a look at their practical usage, and explore some more expensive and vintage options… There More...

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By MusicTech.net On Tuesday, April 29th, 2014
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The Ultimate Guide To Ribbon Mics

The technology may be nearly a century old, but the ribbon mic is making a huge comeback. In this complete guide, Huw Price reveals how you can kit your studio out with a ribbon or two for less outlay than you might More...

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By MusicTech.net On Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014
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The Ten Synths That Made Synth-Pop

In celebration of our sister magazine Classic Pop running an 80s Synth Pop Special and the news of a new ARP Odyssey coming out later this year, we’ve decided to round up the ten synths (and two samplers) that More...

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By MusicTech.net On Monday, February 3rd, 2014
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Ultimate Mics – The Seven Best

You won’t want to take chances if you’re spending this kind of cash on a microphone, so here are some of our top picks. Telefunken USA ELA M250 Price £7,320 Contact Unity Audio 01440 785843 The Telefunken More...

By MusicTech.net On Tuesday, December 10th, 2013
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Top Level Mics – Five Of The Best

In this top level territory, some of those legendary mic tones come into reach… Peluso P12  Price £999 Contact KMR Audio 020 8445 2446 Peluso is very honest about basing the nine-pattern P12 on the More...

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By MusicTech.net On Monday, December 2nd, 2013
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High-End Mics – Four of the Best

As the numbers start to get serious, so too do the potential contenders in our £450 – £850 range… Lewitt LCT640 Price £779 Contact JHS 0113 286 5381 Lewitt’s founder formulated his ideas about More...

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By MusicTech.net On Friday, November 22nd, 2013
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Mid-Price Microphones – The Five Best

Choosing a mic in this mid-price bracket opens up yet more tempting choices.. sE Electronics 2200A II Price £280 Contact Sonic Distribution 0845 500 2500 The 2200 has gradually evolved from a simple, no-frills More...

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By MusicTech.net On Thursday, November 14th, 2013
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Budget Microphones – The Five Best

If you want to make recordings you’ll need a microphone – and there are many out there to choose from. In the first of a multi-part series MusicTech’s resident mic expert Huw Price looks at the most popular More...

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By Andy Price On Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013
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Freeware Synths – Ten of the Best

You might be on a tight budget, but you needn’t miss out on some great synths: the freeware community has been happily programming some excellent plug-in instruments and effects over the last couple of decades More...