RODE NT2A Microphone Review

When you're in the studio ready to record your acoustic guitar or guitar playing along with singing, you have to consider what microphone to use. Playing an instrument alone will often require one type of mic, while playing and singing will alter the polar pattern needed for the recording. If you are a professional producer with…

Shure SM81-LC Review

When Shure figured out how to create a small condenser mic that could be used on stage as well as in the studio, they set their own stage for continued success. The Shure SM81 has been around since the 70's, and it's a condenser mic that has been the workhorse of professional musicians, producers, and…
recording cello

How To Record a Cello with a Mic

Use A Directional Mic Close Up Here is a video showing how to record cello in this way, using a DPA D:Vote 4099. To recap this video: As the person recording the cello, and presumably listening back to hear how it sounds, you'll need to try different positions with a mic like this, just to…