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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...

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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...

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By Andy Price On Monday, September 9th, 2013
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Hardware Synths – Ten of the Best

Despite the huge number of software synths available, there is still a massive market for more expensive hardware synths. This is in part due to the gratification of instant feedback when tweaking knobs and sliders, More...

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By Andy Price On Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013
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Software Synths – Ten of the Best

The rise of software synths has been nothing less than meteoric, with thousands of developers large and small offering up their take on synthesis techniques alongside new and innovative designs.     Whereas More...