Category Archives: Content Creator Gear

From microphones to headphones and everything in between, see my recommended gear product reviews.

vocal booth

Do I Really Need A Vocal Booth?

I have always been fascinated by vocal booths.  When I visit big studios, the vocal booth room is always one of the most fascinating rooms with its complex room shapes, soundproofed design, and expensive acoustic foam treatments. Because vocal booths are such a central feature of major record studios, you may feel that you cannot […]

mxl990 for streaming

Is The MXL 990 A Good Microphone? I Tired It!

The MXL 990 is an excellent condenser microphone that sounds great with all vocal types. It has a natural high-frequency boost in the 5kHz to 10kHz range which adds a natural brightness to vocals, generally enhancing audio clarity. It is hard to beat the MXL 990 for vocal recording clarity or find a better microphone […]

phone mic

Can You Use An External Microphone On An Android Phone

Although big tech companies might like to boast that their mobile phones have some of the best quality microphones in the business, a lot of the time, they can be bested by multiple, cheap market alternatives. The problem is, these microphones can’t simply be magically rewired into your phone; you have to connect them externally; […]

studio monitors

Why Are Studio Monitors So Expensive?

Studio monitors vary in price from £80 to £10,000. The difference in price depends on factors such as the studio monitor’s ability to reproduce sound accurately, reproduce a large frequency range, have a good transient response, and have an excellent quality design.  Studio monitors are an essential tool for anyone creating and producing audio.  The […]

youtube gaming channel

What Equipment Do I Need to Start a Gaming YouTube Channel?

To start a gaming YouTube channel you will need an appropriate PC or hardware, capture card/software, a microphone, video/audio editing software, and a plan to build your audience online through social media or marketing.  YouTube is a true media revolution in today’s day and age. While I miss what I deem as “The Golden Age […]