Review: RØDE TF-5

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      Price £1,299 Contact RØDE Australian based manufacturer RØDE Microphones produce a wide range of microphones suited to a multitude of applications. The TF-5 is a small diaphragm, externally biased condenser design with a fixed cardioid polar pattern, representing “the ultimate expression of Rode manufacturing expertise, acoustic design and sonic purity”, according to […]

Review: Audix DP7 Drum Microphone Pack

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      Price $1,295/£999 Contact SCV Distribution | Audix Microphones Audix is an American manufacturer of microphones with 35 years of experience. It offers a wide range of microphones for both studio and live applications, including several specially selected packs for drum mic’ing. Aside from the ubiquitous AKG D112 kick-drum mic (and its antecedents), […]

Review: JBL 306P MkII

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      Price £388 street Contact JBL | Sound Tech JBL monitors have been used in professional studios for decades, though it’s only in more recent times they have been accessible to the UK public at large. Back when Tannoy monitors reigned supreme on this side of the Atlantic, many top American studios were […]

Vintage Rewind: Neve 1073

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Ask any number of recording engineers to name a classic make of mixing console and chances are the top answer will be – give or take the odd SSL – Neve. Push them further to identify the company’s most revered design and the reply will almost certainly be as simple as four numbers, the 1073. […]

Golden Age Premier GA-47 and GA-251 Review

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      Price £1,265 & £1,495 Contact Golden Age GA-47 and GA-251 key features: Brass body and iron grille Specially selected capsule New Old Stock (NOS) valves Premium capacitors and resistors Cardioid and omni polar patterns Bespoke power supply and cable Solid-wood box Tweed-style flight case Golden Age Premier is, as the name suggests, […]