Is A Discrete Mic Preamp A Good Thing?

If you’ve read much about boutique and vintage microphone preamp (or microphone) designs, you may have come across the word “discrete” from time-to-time. You will almost always see it listed as a distinct benefit in the world of audio, but what does it really mean? Are there any advantages to whatever the opposite of “discrete” is, if manufacturers like Warm … Read More

Which Warm Microphone Is Right For Me?

Which Microphone Is Right For Me? Microphones can be a little confusing if you’re new to recording – I mean, why are there so many sizes, shapes and styles to choose from? Don’t they all kind of do the same thing? What microphone is the best for recording vocals? Drums? Percussion? Guitars? Man O Man, where do you even start? … Read More