Reviews, Shootouts and more

Studio Walkthrough

Join us on a guided tour of JAMsessions recording studio where you can learn about the services we offer and the equipment we use. The tour will provide you with all the information you will need to get the most out of your time with us whilst having a great experience. click here

Small Diaphragm Condensor Microphone Shootout

Usually associated with instrument recording, this small diagram condensor shootout will compare 5 popular models on acoustic and electric guitar amps. Oh and we'll throw in a 57 just for good measure aswell. click here

Large Diaphragm Condensor Microphone Shootout

The vocal is perhaps the most important track on any non-instrumental only recording. In this shootout we compare 7 popular models and we'll through in a 58 aswell. click here

Tube Microphone Shootout

Tube Microphones are commonly associated with a classically warm vocal tone. In this shootout we'll compare two mid priced tube microphones on both male and female vocals as well as one similiarly priced solid state microphone and see just how much difference a tube really makes. click here

Ribbon Microphone Shootout

Ribbon microphones are characterised by a highly detailed sound and usable proximity affect. They require more gain than a condensor but provide a rounded and detailed sound. In this shootout we will compare two mid priced ribbon microphones and one similiarly priced condensor. click here

Preamp Shootout

Much has been written about the microphone preamps. Some say they are critical, others suggest not. This shootout compares eight microphone preamps, preamps range from prosumer to professional. The shootout is baselined using RME conversion and a AKG C214 microphone. click here