What is Microphone Phasing?

If you've ever tried to record an instrument with more than one microphone and wondered why the resultant sound is not quite right, you've experienced microphone phasing. First, we'll talk about microphone phasing and phase cancellation, then we'll discuss how to avoid it. It can feel incredibly confusing until you break down why it occurs.…

Shure SM57-LC Microphone Review

The Shure SM57-LC is a microphone that is used in many places. Since it was introduced in 1965, it's a mic that has seen a place in small venues like church basements to stadiums seating thousands of people. It's a microphone that's trusted by serious musicians when they want to know that their music will…

MXL 990 Condenser Microphone Review

This MXL 990 Condenser Microphone is a terrific-looking, vintage style microphone that is essential for recording acoustic instruments while singing in your home studio. It's incredibly sensitive, which means that you'll have to be careful with outside noises. This mic is designed to be used primarily as a cardioid microphone. Some microphones are meant for…