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Our team of audio nerds and songwriters write features on audio production and audio gear based on our tests. We promote quality, regardless of brand or price.

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Best Headphones for ASMR

Best ASMR Microphone

Best ASMR Microphone

JBL Boombox 3 Review

JBL Boombox 3 Review

AirPods Max vs Sony XM5

AirPods Max vs Sony XM5

Rode PodMic Dynamic Podcasting Microphone

Rode PodMic Review

Motu M4 Audio Interface

Motu M4 Review


RE20 vs SM7B

Shure MV7 vs SM7B

Shure MV7 vs SM7B

Audeze LCD-X Headphones

Audeze LCD-X Review

Neumann NDH 30 Headphones

Neumann NDH 30 Review

Hifiman Edition XS Headphones

Hifiman Edition XS Review

Hifiman Sundara Headphones

Hifiman Sundara Review

Sennheiser HD 600 Headphones

Sennheiser HD 600 Review

Shure SRH1840 Headphones

Shure SRH1840 Review

AKG K702 reference headphones

AKG K702 Review

Martin Acoustic Guitar

How to Record Acoustic Guitar

Neumann TLM 102 and 103

Neumann TLM 102 vs 103

Neumann TLM 103 Microphone

Neumann TLM 103 Review

Best Mic Under 500

Best Mic Under 500

AKG C214 Condenser Microphone

AKG C214 Review

Rode NT1-A vs NT2-A

Rode NT1A vs NT2A

AKG P420 Condenser Microphone

AKG P420 Review

Sennheiser e935 review

Sennheiser e935 Review

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