Real-World Review: Eventide H9000 Multi-Effects Processor
By Russ Long. The H9000 Harmonizer is a significant leap forward from 2006’s eight-channel H8000FW.
Real-World Review: Royer Labs R-DB20 dBooster In-Line Signal Booster
By Russ Long. Ribbon mic manufacturer gets into the mic signal booster/impedance buffer game.
Rich Tozzoli’s Sixth Annual St. John Recording Retreat
By Rich Tozzoli. Setting up a temporary studio for two weeks each year in St. John to record reality TV music is a tough job, but multitasker Rich Tozzoli was not only up for the challenge this year, but...
Real-World Review: Røde PodMic Podcasting Microphone
By Frank Verderosa. This new mic designed for podcasters holds its own against competitors with heftier price tags.
Review: Revive Audio Vintage Audio MSL-Mk2 Compressor
By Rob Tavaglione. The MSL really is very good at mix compression, where it does punchy, clean and powerful work without any muss or fuss.
Real-World Review: Mackie FreePlay Series
By Clive Young. Mackie’s idea to offer an expanded line of largely specialized units—FreePlay LIVE, FreePlay HOME and FreePlay GO—allows the company to provide quality sound at a variety of price points that scale up with the user’s goals,...
Real-World Review: Universal Audio UAD-2 Live Rack
Russ Long put the Universal Audio UAD-2 Live Rack to the test during a string of Amy Grant/Vince Gill shows at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium, and came away with a distinct opinion….
Review: Roswell Pro Audio Colares Condenser Mic
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.
Review: Keeley Eddie Heinzelman VoT Verb o Trem Pedals
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...
Review: Sennheiser EW 500 G4 Wireless Vocal Microphone
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.
The Pro Sound News Holiday Gift Guide, 2018 Edition!
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.
Review: Auralex Mudguard v2 Microphone Isolation Shield
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?
Review: Sonarworks Reference 4 Monitoring Correction Software
Producer/engineer Rob Tavaglione reviewed Sonarworks' Reference 3 in 2016; does the new edition measure up?
The METAlliance Report: JBL 7 Series Studio Monitors
Producer/engineer Chuck Ainlay weighs in on how JBL LSR-708p monitors became the go-to speaker for his home studio.
Review: Mara Machines MCI JH-110C 1/4-Inch 2-Track Recorder
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.
Review: Soyuz SU-013 Small Diaphragm Condenser Microphone
By Mike Dwyer. This mic shows the same excellent build quality that we’ve come to expect from Soyuz.