John Pickford

Vintage Rewind: AKG C414 Microphone – An Underrated Workhorse

An underrated workhorse, the AKG C414 microphone has grown in popularity thanks to its flexibility and clear sound… What’s your favourite microphone? It’s a question...

ADAM Audio S2V Monitors Review – A World-Class Performer?

ADAM’s S2V could be the ultra-revealing versatile nearfield monitor your recording setup is crying out for. John Pickford puts a pair through their paces. Price...

Black Lion Audio B12A MKII Mic Preamplifier

Looking for a vintage-style preamp that gives you authentic analogue sound without the frills? The B12A could be just the ticket, as John Pickford...

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Clearmountain’s Spaces features three reverb profiles, recorded and processed by the legendary mix engineer.

Aston Microphones shares results from first round of Element testing

We hear from Aston Microphones on how the first round of audience testing has informed the sound of its new mic.