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.
Review: Yamaha Stagepas 600BT Portable P.A. System
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.
Review: Shure Axient Digital Wireless Microphone System
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.
Review: Krotos Reformer, Reformer Pro, Dehumaniser II and Dehumaniser Simple Monsters
By Rob Tavaglione. Krotos’ Reformer and Dehumaniser lines offer a new approach to sound design.
Review: Earthworks SV33 Cardioid Capacitor Microphone
By Russ Long. Besides excelling at vocal recording, the SV33 mic’s natural sound character makes it a perfect option for instrument recording.
Review: Mojave MA-1000 Large-Diaphragm Tube Condenser Microphone
By Russ Long. The Mojave MA-1000 is an audio gem that can hold its own against any microphone manufactured today.
Review: Roland R-07 High-Resolution Audio Recorder
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.
Review: Eve Audio SC207 Nearfield Monitors
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...
Review: Audio-Technica AT5047 Condenser Microphone
Producer/engineer Rob Tavaglione put Audio-Technica's AT5047 to the test on a variety of sources. And the verdict was...?
Review: Magix Sound Forge Pro Mac V3
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...
Review: Newfangled Audio Elevate Mastering Limiter
By Rich Tozzoli. The company describes this mastering plug-in as a “unique multiband limiter, human-ear EQ and powerful audio maximizer” that will increase the loudness of your mix while maintaining or improving its dynamic perception.
Review: Avid CEO Louis Hernandez Jr.’s Book, “The Storyteller’s Dilemma”
By Steve Harvey. Avid CEO Louis Hernandez Jr. discusses storytelling, creativity in new book.
Review: Universal Audio Empirical Labs EL8 Distressor
By Rich Tozzoli. Dig into Universal Audio’s new software emulation of the classic Empirical Labs EL8 Distressor.