By Rob Tavaglione. The Colares can be exceptionally colorful and “character driven,” and that’s what makes it special—but with its unique pad, it can be an entirely different, neutral and “invisible” mic, which makes it really valuable.
By Rich Tozzoli. The Verb o Trem is the simpler of the two; the Workstation brings more flexibility for those who need it. Each is a worthy pedal with a rich sonic vibe that’s equally at home in the studio or on the stage.
By Liz May. With the added channel count, and the updated housing and interchangeable capsule option, the 500 series is a solid investment for a venue like mine.
Producer/engineer and longtime PSN reviewer Russ Long serves up his annual list of gift ideas/reviews for all the audio pros who have been good this year.
Rob Tavaglione set out to test three factors: Can these shields reduce noisy DAWs effectively? Which shield produces the best vocal sound? And which one attenuates leakage the most?
Producer/engineer Rob Tavaglione reviewed Sonarworks' Reference 3 in 2016; does the new edition measure up?
Producer/engineer Chuck Ainlay weighs in on how JBL LSR-708p monitors became the go-to speaker for his home studio.
By Russ Long. The Mara Machines MCI JH-110C 1/4-inch 2-track is undoubtedly the best way to incorporate the true sound of analog into today’s recording workflow.
By Mike Dwyer. This mic shows the same excellent build quality that we’ve come to expect from Soyuz.
By Billy Davis. Stagepas has impressive sound quality and will be a valuable asset to any gigging musician or presenter who plays small, intimate venues.
By Liz May. Shure's flagship Axient Digital wireless system handled everything we threw at it and came through with flying colors during PSN's review process.
By Rob Tavaglione. Krotos’ Reformer and Dehumaniser lines offer a new approach to sound design.
By Russ Long. Besides excelling at vocal recording, the SV33 mic’s natural sound character makes it a perfect option for instrument recording.
By Russ Long. The Mojave MA-1000 is an audio gem that can hold its own against any microphone manufactured today.
By Clive Young. A workhorse that does what you expect of it, the R-07 offers some comprehensive features for those who need more out of a consumer recorder than just the basics.
By Rob Tavaglione. I’m quite familiar with the unique response of ribbon tweeters, especially from my previous reviews of ADAM Audio monitors—Eve’s founder was a founder of ADAM as well—yet I was still unprepared for just how natural these 207s sounded.
By Rob Tavaglione. At right around $1K per pair at retail, these KH80 DSPs are hardly the most affordable of the micro-monitors out there today. They are, however, the most advanced, the most flexible, and quite likely the best sounding.
Producer/engineer Rob Tavaglione put Audio-Technica's AT5047 to the test on a variety of sources. And the verdict was...?
By Russ Long. Sound Forge Pro Mac 3 is an audio editor and processor that incorporates a highly customizable single-window architecture. While the look and feel of the application isn’t necessarily bare-bones, it is still a no-fluff application that doesn’t have a host of unnecessary options or excessive menus.