Microphones: Products & Practice 

UK Edition Published June 2013
US Edition Published June 2013

UK/European edition priced at £3.99 (GBP)

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This essential guide to buying and using studio and stage microphones gathers in one place information on almost every relevant product currently in the market. Introductory chapters, written by Sound On Sound’s Editor-In-Chief Paul White and Technical Editor Hugh Robjohns, provide invaluable background information, such as choosing the right microphone for the right occasion, how to interpret manufacturers' specification data, using and looking after your mics, and much, much more.

In addition to conventional small-diaphragm, large-diaphragm, dynamic and ribbon mics, the guide also covers specialist models, including valve-based microphones, instrument-specific models and boundary mics. Information on each manufacturer is also provided, and we've teamed up with Alan Parsons to give buyers of the guide a free download of the 35-minute microphone video from his Art & Science of Sound Recording series.