Audio Recording Buying Guides

Best Recording Gear for Beginners

The Best Recording Gear for Beginners

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How to choose the right audio equipment to match your ambitions, budget and music

Studio Monitors Buying Guide

Studio Monitors Buying Guide

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How to choose the right monitor speakers to match your music and budget

History of the Channel Strip

History of the Channel Strip

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Find out how channel strips evolved from the clunky mixing desks of the '50s and 60s and what Abbey Road and Dark Side of the Moon have in common.

Audio Mixers Buying Guide

Audio Mixers: How to Choose

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Whether you’re a musician who wants to record your music or perform live using a sound system, you’re going to need an audio mixer. That’s true for DJs too. Simply put, the audio mixer is the heart of any recording, PA, or DJ setup.

Mic Preamp Buying Guide

Preamp Buying Guide

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How to choose the right audio preamp to match your music, instruments, and budget.

Recording Gear Buying Guide

Recording Gear Buying Guide

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How to choose the right audio recording equipment to match your skills, music, and budget

Microphone Buying Guide

Microphone Buying Guide

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When you're shopping for new microphones, you'll encounter a wide variety of mic types spanning a vast range of prices. The glut of specs and features associated with the hundreds of available models can be confusing, leaving you with little basis for comparison aside from a microphone's price.

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