Audio Recording Product Reviews

The HUB's audio recording product reviews are your best source for no-nonsense gear intelligence when looking for the right sound recording, mixing, monitoring, and mastering hardware and software. Our expert Hands-On Reviews and Product Spotlights give you the details to choose sound recording gear wisely. Whether you're looking for a great audio mixer, condenser mic, microphone preamp, audio interface, studio monitors, or signal processors, count on The HUB. With computer- and DAW-based recording becoming the norm for home studios, we also cover all the software and app-based and sample-based audio production tools that make professional-sounding recordings possible. Whether you are shopping for a simple handheld recorder for sketching song ideas to a full-blown audio recording studio, count on The HUB for the knowledge you need.

AKG C414 Multi-Pattern Condenser Microphone

AKG C414 Microphone: Great Sound Meets Versatility

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Our friends at AKG take us on a deep dive of the C414 XLS and C414 XLII multi-pattern condenser microphones

Sterling Audio Hands-On Review

Hands-On Review: Sterling Audio Recording Microphones

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We go hands-on with the latest studio microphones from Sterling Audio.

Hands-On Review: MXL 990 Condenser Microphones

Hands-On Review: MXL 990 Condenser Microphones

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Raise the bar and lower the price—now try to sing in that position—MXL can!

Hands-On Review: Allen & Heath ZED-14 USB Mixer

Hands-On Review: Allen & Heath ZED-14 USB Mixer

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A low-cost mixer with a surprising array of features

Hands-On Review: Furman PL-PLUS DMC Power Conditioner

Hands-On Review: Furman PL-PLUS DMC Power Conditioner

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With responsible power comes great reliability

AKG C314 Condenser Microphone

AKG C314: An Affordable and Versatile C-Series Condenser Mic

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Our friends at AKG give a rundown on the AKG C314, covering the important specifications, application and some recording samples

Apogee Element Thunderbolt Audio Interface

Product Spotlight: Apogee Element Thunderbolt Interface

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Apogee’s Element Audio Interfaces are Thunderbolt audio I/O boxes made for creating music on your Mac.

Hands-On Review: ART Tube MP Project Series Preamp

Hands-On Review: ART Tube MP Project Series Preamp

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Upgrading a legendary tube mic preamp

Hands-On Review: Studio RTA Producer Station

Hands-On Review: Studio RTA Producer Station

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Good looks and optimal efficiency for your DAW-based studio

Product Spotlight: Zoom H2n Handy Recorder

Product Spotlight: Zoom H2n Handy Recorder

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Enjoy the new standard

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