Anyway, there is a lot of noise about microphones out there, so it’s always nice to stumble on some good reviews of microphones and more.
This article from Techhive has reviews of some awesome mid-priced microphones for podcasting…or vocals in music.
The challenge of the article? Finding an affordable set-up that home podcasters can use:
I’m not suggesting that budding podcasters rush out and buy all the products I chose–that would run into some money. But the addition of any one of them, or something comparable, is enough to drastically improve the sound of your work. And building your arsenal of gear is a process: You upgrade as your interest, talent level, and budget grow.
With advice like this, you might find this author writing for HRH soon. I like his style, though I found some information missing, particularly in the soundproofing department. Don’t rely too heavily on foam for your sound deadening purposes, since there is a slew of mid-range noise that is missed by foam.
The meat of this article lies in the excellent reviews of some popular mics to be used for podcasting and recording in general. Curiously, the only DAW they consider is GarageBand, though they consider some pretty expensive mics. Is there a hidden message here?