Microphones

How to Choose the Best Live Sound Gear for DJs

How to choose the right DJ mixers, controllers, interfaces and PA equipment to match your music, gigs and budget



How to Choose a Microphone: Dynamics, Condensers, Ribbons and More

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.



AKG C414 Microphone: Great Sound Meets Versatility

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



The Best Recording Gear for Beginners

How to choose the right audio and recording equipment for your home studio or mobile rig to match your ambitions, budget and music.



Wes Dooley of AEA: The Quest for Honest Sound with Ribbon Mics

A protector of the esteemed RCA 44 ribbon microphone's legacy, Wes Dooley and the team at AEA have taken ribbon microphone and preamp technology to new heights.



Exploring Ribbon Microphone Design with Royer Labs

How Royer Labs helped to bring ribbon microphones to the masses with modern designs and home-studio accessibility.   



Mojave Audio: Capturing Reality with Condenser Microphones

This legacy-inspired line of large condensers takes on some of the most revered recording mics in history.



Wireless Microphone System Buying Guide

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



How to Mic Vocals, Acoustic Guitars and Pianos

Producer Cameron Webb reveals secrets to choosing the right microphones and positioning them to professionally record your performance.



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

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



The HUB by Musician's Friend Logo

DON'T MISS THE LATEST UPDATES!
CONNECT WITH MUSICIAN'S FRIEND

FIND GREAT DEALS NOW
ON MUSICIANSFRIEND.COM

Stupid Deal of the Day (SDOTD) Musicians Friend Backstage Pass  Open Box Musical Instruments at Musician's Friend

SHOPPING TOOLS

  • BACKSTAGE PASS Rewards Program
  • Guitar Case Finder
  • Give a Gift Certificate
  • Clearance
  • Private Reserve Guitars

SHOP BY CATEGORY

  • Hot Deals
  • On Sale
  • Pre-Order the Latest Gear
  • New Gear
  • Top Rated Gear