Season 5

IOS for recording? Why not?

Sept. 26, 2022

IOS is the operating system for Apple smartphones and iPads. More and more consumer demand is pushing audio developers to come up with Apps that allow them to record on these devices. But many are resisting. Why? A big shout…

The VO Social

Sept. 19, 2022

So turns out (imagine that) that we're not the only Voice Over centric Podcast on the planet.  When we got an email from Leah and Nic at the VO social podcast out of the UK, asking if we'd be interested in a crossover episod…

When the client wants to be the engineer...

Sept. 13, 2022

We've all had those sessions. You know, the ones where the client not only wants to direct the reads but also tell you how to use not only your voice but the mic and your gear as well.  Thing is, if there's an Engineer in th…

The Auralex Max Wall - Value For Money?

Sept. 6, 2022

The Auralex website says that the MAX-Wall™ "is a portable, acoustic treatment system with excellent broadband absorption, and a fairly high degree of isolation, by virtue of the thickness and density of the panels.  Its NRC…

Avalon VT737 v Its UA Equivalent

Aug. 29, 2022

At around $4000 USD, the Avalon VT737 promises "a new standard to high-end audio, taking your sound to places you never thought possible and giving you precise creative control". But do you need the box? How does Universal A…

Mic Stands... There IS a difference!!!

Aug. 22, 2022

When you think about Mic stands, you probably think "ahhh what's the difference!", in fact, nothing could be further from the truth! Inspired by our chat last week about SHock Mounts,  we take a look at Mic Stands, and what …

Shock Mounts

Aug. 15, 2022

A microphone shock mount isolates a microphone from mechanically transmitted noise. The system is very simple: a shock mount (usually an elastic suspension device) absorbs the shock of physical movement of the microphone sta…