Austrian Audio Hi-X50 and Hi-X55 Headphones – A Real-World Review
Producer/studio owner Rob Tavaglione puts Austrian Audio's top headphone models - the Hi-X50 and Hi-X55 - to the test to see how they fare against the pro-audio market - and each other.
How to Choose Your Next Studio Microphone – The Complete Guide
Whether you're looking for your first 'really nice' microphone or expanding your mic locker, here's PSN's guide to the five 'must have' categories, the classics to keep in mind, their modern-day counterparts, and how to use them.
Can a Neumann TLM 103 or AKG C 451 EB Mic Record an Entire Band?
If these two proven, classic condenser mics were the only choices, could they mic a whole band? How do they directly compare to each other with a neutral signal path, no signal processing, no pre-conceptions and no hype? Reviewer...
Austrian Audio OC818 Microphone – A Real-World Review
Reviewer Rob Tavaglione finds Austrian Audio has put out a new microphone that combines the best of the old with a healthy dose of some extraordinary new features.
VIDEO: 5 New Podcast Studio Mics Under $200 for 2020
Looking for a new podcast microphone? Here’s five that are brand-new for 2020. Easy on the eyes, ears and wallet, they can get you started or help raise your audio game.
Live on KEXP Podcast Blurs the Lines Between Live and Studio Recording
When engineer Kevin Suggs records a live session for Seattle’s KEXP, that becomes the raw materials for podcasts, radio broadcasts, streaming and other formats.
AKG K275 and K371 Headphones – A Real-World Review
Producer/engineer Rob Tavaglione puts his favorite AKG headphones aside to put the company’s new K275 and K371 Headphones to the test inside his recording studio, Catalyst Recording.
AKG Honors Quincy Jones with Lifetime Achievement Award
The award was bestowed at AKG's 70th Anniversary party at Capitol Studios in Hollywood.
AKG Unveils Lyra Ultra-HD, Multimode USB Microphone
Aimed at podcasters, home recordists and others, AKG’s new Lyra USB mic ships in November.
AES debut for Austrian Audio’s revolutionary OC818 microphone
Handmade in Vienna, the OC818 is a multi-pattern dual-output condenser microphone equipped with a world-first: optional wireless control.
HARMAN launches new AKG DMS digital wireless systems in the UK
The DMS100 and DMS300 digital wireless systems are said to deliver studio-quality sound with advanced security features, extended battery life and ease-of-use
Pro Audio Rethinks Critical Listening on Headphones
By Steve Harvey. The use of headphones for pro-level critical listening applications has increased in an effort to ensure that media translates to the medium in the best way possible.
EXCLUSIVE: Life after AKG: Austrian Audio founders on launching a brand new company
Back in September, it was announced that Harman Professional Solutions was to cut a staggering 650 jobs across its brand portfolio in a bid to ‘consolidate’ its workforce. Unsurprisingly, the company offered little in the way of explanation as...
Harman Pro issues update statement to PSNEurope on future of brand portfolio
What the future holds for Harman Pro
EXCLUSIVE: Former AKG exec on Vienna office closure and plans for new firm Austrian Audio
PSNEurope has spoken exclusively to former AKG director of marketing and product management, Kent Iverson, about the closure of the mic and headphones brand’s Vienna HQ and why a group of is top engineers have joined forces to launch...
BREAKING: AKG Vienna closes, core engineering team form Austrian Audio
It has today (Oct 11) been confirmed that AKG’s Vienna operation has been forced to close its doors following Harman’s announcement last month that it was making over 650 members of international staff redundant. Now, the engineering team at...
Big Interview: Legendary producer Butch Vig talks home studio gear and the art of production
Legendary alt-rock producer Butch Vig has shaped defining records from some of the biggest bands on earth, including Nirvana, Foo Fighters, Green Day, Muse, Smashing Pumpkins, Sonic Youth and a great many more. PSNE editor Daniel Gumble caught up...
Adlib delivers ‘solid and reliable’ UK tour for TV’s Nashville
Hit country music TV show Nashville arrived in the UK for a number of arena shows earlier this year, with audio, lighting and crew deployed by Adlib. The show saw an assortment of Nashville’s stars perform alongside a house...
Harman Pro boss says “synergy is compelling” after Samsung deal
What does the Samsung takeover mean for brands such as JBL and Studer?
Parasher in, Augsburger out at Harman Professional Solutions
After nine years, a new broom sweeps in to maximise the potential of the re-aligned structure
Blake Augsburger on the restructuring at Harman Pro
An EXCLUSIVE, no-holds-barred chat with the head of the new-look equipment giant