Live Sound

Microphone Buying Guide

When you're shopping for new microphones, you'll encounter a range of different types of microphones spanning a vast range of prices. The sheer volume of specifications 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.



A Conversation with Szlachetka

We recently chatted with Nashville-based recording and touring artist, Szlachetka before his show at Hotel Café in Los Angeles.  



Live Sound Engineer David Gaumé on Serving the Bands and the Fans

Nearly two-decades of club and touring FOH work inform his take on the audio gear and go-to strategies that please everybody.



Wireless Microphone System Buying Guide

How to Choose a Wireless Microphone, Monitoring, or Instrument System



Vibing with Frankie and The Witch Fingers

We grill this up-and-coming garage psych quartet about their DIY work ethic and obsession with the Mellotron. 



Q&A with Mike Deller & Daniel Foder of The Budos Band

The keyboardist and bassist for the funk & Afrobeat 9-piece talk about their rigs and the importance of throwing things away.



A Conversation with Jamie Kent

The rising Nashville singer-songwriter delves into touring with his Bose stage gear, crafting a show, and the time he caught Huey Lewis’s ear.



Product Spotlight: Apogee Element Thunderbolt Interface

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



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