Videographers, podcasters, and content creators looking for a powerful and portable audio-recording solution will find a lot to like in TASCAM’s Portacapture X6, a streamlined version of its popular X8 model, but scaled back for smaller productions requiring fewer inputs and tracks. The more compact size makes the X6 easier to position for dialog recording while still allowing you to record up to six simultaneous 32-bit-float tracks at
Gabriel Richards tests the Hollyland LARK C1 DUO, a wireless mic system perfect for vlogging, mobile journalism, and content creation. The Lark C1 combines ease-of-use with high-quality audio.
0:00 - Key Features
1:27 - Detailed Specs/How to Use
3:51 - Outdoor Audio Test
4:07 - Hollyland Lark M1
4:44 - Final Thoughts
Gabriel Richards demos the re-released, retro, and legendary Moog synthesizer, the Minimoog Model D! This updated version maintains the exact sound engine as the original but with some additions, including analog LFO and Filter Contour as modulation sources, a Fatar TP-9 keybed with velocity and aftertouch, CV outputs for Pitch, Aftertouch, Velocity, and Gate, an external Modulation CV input, MIDI In, Out, and Thru, and improved circuit-board connectors for touring reliability.
0:00 - Introductory jam
Join Gabriel Richards as he demonstrates shows the features of the RØDE X XCM-50 and XDM-100, two USB-C microphones that are perfect for podcasters, streamers, and gamers! Using these microphones with RØDE's UNIFY software allows for an all-in-one solution for your audio needs. Compare their sound reproduction in this video, and let us know what you think, in the Comments section. Which works best for your setup?
0:00 - Introduction
1:04 - Highlighted Specs for Both
Avid is shaking up the personal and project studio market with the release of its new MBOX Studio Desktop, a 21 x 22 USB-C interface offering a wealth of flexible input and output options, seamless integration with the included Pro Tools Studio software subscription, and a powerful plug-in package. Well suited to a wide range of studio applications, from making beats and tracking guitars and vocals to mixing and podcasting duties, the MBOX
Serious creators looking for the right microphone for their broadcasting and podcasting needs are definitely going to want to check out the recently announced Blue Sona from Logitech, a supercardioid active dynamic microphone with ClearAmp technology for exceptional sound quality and plenty of gain.
Join Nick Brigadier as he discusses the specs, tests, and compares three of the Sony ECM shotgun microphones: the ECM-G1, ECM-B10, and ECM-B1M. See how these three mics sound when filming on the busy, noisy streets of New York, as well as how they compare to each other!
The Sony ECM-G1 Ultracompact Camera-Mount Vlogger Shotgun Microphone is an on-camera microphone optimized for the content creator, since its small size and vibration-suppressing features work in a variety of situations.
Audio-Technica continues to refine the venerable AT2020, a microphone well known for delivering excellent audio recordings that rival, and even exceed, far more expensive mics. Improving on the most recent iteration, the AT2020USB+, this new AT2020USB-X model brings a USB Type-C connection, Mute button, Mix Control, and 24-bit/96 kHz audio capabilities to this proven
Hands-free, lightweight, and ready to go right out of the box, the Hollyland Solidcom C1 is a wireless headset system perfect for your production.
0:00 - About
0:34 - Overall Specs
3:10 - 9-Person Version
5:27 - Final Thoughts
To learn more, read the Hollyland Solidcom C1 announcement. Let us know how you plan to incorporate the headset into your
If you’ve ever struggled to get quality audio for your podcast, then Focusrite has your solution, with the Vocaster USB Type-C audio interface and mixer. The Vocaster makes it a breeze to produce professional-quality audio with its Auto Gain, Enhance, and Easy Start tool, which provides stellar audio at the click of a button. The Vocaster is available in four configurations: Vocaster One,
We take a look at the Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 Studio 2x2 and its accompanying bundle. With an Ableton Live 10 and three-month subscription to ProTools, it’s clear Focusrite created this interface with musicians in mind. This package includes the Scarlett CM25 MKIII Condenser Mic and HP60 MKIII headphones.
Would you add this to your home recording setup? Sound off in the Comments
While the original RØDECaster Pro was a formidable podcast-focused production studio, RØDE’s release of the RØDECaster Pro II expands on the success of its predecessor with serious enhancements in sound, connectivity, and adaptability, pushing its feature set into attractive territory for livestreamers, gamers, and musically inclined content creators. This all-in-one solution makes “advanced” effortless with fluid workflows via a large
The Antelope Discrete 8 Pro Synergy Core offers premium sound quality and plentiful connectivity. Ideal for bands, studio owners, and recording engineers, this rackmount audio interface features 26 inputs, 32 outputs, 8 discreet preamps, Thunderbolt™ 3 and USB 2.0 Connectivity, and more! Click here to
Jake Estes takes a quick look at the Tascam Portacapture X8 High-Resolution Multi-Track Handheld Recorder, featuring a large touchscreen, 32-bit float resolution to avoid clipping, and tailored modes for music, field, podcast, ASMR, and other voice-recording applications.
What are some of the feature you appreciate about this handheld recorder? List them in the Comments section, below.
Jake Estes tests the Rycote HC-15, HC-22, and Nano Shield Windshield kit in the studio and out in New York City. The HC-15 and HC-22 are Rycote's first shotgun microphones. Nonetheless, they, along with the