Find out how channel strips evolved from the clunky mixing desks of the '50s and 60s and where they are today.
Resources for Musicians
The Hub is the place to be for the critical resources musician’s need when shopping for gear and instruments. You can count on on our exclusive Buying Guides to walk you through the complexities of everything from recording equipment to live sound gear to the ins and outs of choosing the right guitar, bass, drums, or keyboard. You’ll learn all about the key features and specs and how to choose the music gear that’s right for your style and budget. The Hub’s always-expanding Hands-On Product Reviews dive deep into specific music gear and instruments to give you the perspectives of seasoned musicians. Bookmark this page and check in at The Hub whenever you feel the need for some more gear knowledge.
We go hands-on with the latest studio microphones from Sterling Audio.
Here are 8 great tips and techniques for miking up guitar amplifiers in the recording studio.
From simple to sophisticated, these tips will enhance your recorded voice.
How to choose the right audio preamp to match your music, microphones, instruments and budget.
Our friends at AKG give a rundown on the AKG C314, covering the important specifications, application and some recording samples
Our friends at AKG share the history and evolution of the C-Series condenser microphones - from the C12 to the modern C414.
Vital tips to make your recorded guitar come alive using the right microphones and techniques
The basics: From bedroom to stage to studio—the types of mics and miking techniques that’ll help your audio creations shine.
A rundown of six of our bestselling digital audio workstation software titles.