The music production process has changed massively over the past 20 years, but some things remain the same. If you want to record vocals, instruments or anything else, a decent microphone is a must.
Happily, manufacturers are more than happy to cater to this need and, as in previous years, 2016 has seen the release of some fine new mics. Now we want you to choose the one that you'd love to have sitting on your stand; it's as easy as clicking in the relevant box below.
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