Gear Reviews

Being a music gear lover, I write reviews and articles for the German online music magazine Amazona.de.
I am specialized in microphones and studio equipment.
You can also find more tests and audio samples on my Youtube channel.

MICROPHONES   I   STUDIO EQUIPMENT   I   SOFTWARE   I   OTHERS

Golden Age GA-47

Golden Age Premier's GA-47 is a hand-built reincarnation of a legendary tube microphone...

sE Electronics RNT

After more than 10 years of development, Rupert Neve and sE Electronics present the RNT...

neumann u67

The legend is back! Neumann surprised the industry with the re-release of the U67...

Nohype LRM-V

The LRM-V ribbon microphone delivers a great performance at an unbelievable price tag...

Peluso 2247 LE

A comparison test between the Peluso 2247 LE and 3 more microphones...

Coles 4038

The Coles 4038 ribbon microphone is a great all-rounder with a British sound...

Stam Audio SA-47

Stam Audio specializes in affordable copies of legendary microphones and studio gear...

DPA CORE 4099

The DPA d:vote CORE 4099 is a linear sounding, very flexible mic for many instruments...

DPA CORE 6066

DPA's d:fine CORE 6066 and d:screet 6060 are extremely small but very powerful mics...

Nohype LRM-2

The Nohype LRM-2 is a fantastic, very linear sounding ribbon microphone...

Neumann M147

Listen to the Neumann M147 vs. the real Neumann U47 in this microphone shootout...

Warm Audio WA-47

The WA-47 is Warm Audio's take on the legendary Neumann U47 tube microphone...

Golden Age GA-251

A comparison test between the ELAM-251 and the Golden Age Premier GA-251...

GAP PRE-73 Premier

The first outboard gear of Golden Age Premier is a classic 73-style preamp...

Zoom L-12

The Zoom L-12 is a very flexible and portable multi-track recorder, mixer and interface...

Steinberg UR-RT2

Steinberg is now collaborating with Rupert Neve Design for their audio interfaces...

TC Electronics M100

The M100 is a little, multi-effects unit that's easy to use and that can be very handy on stage or in the studio...

Zoom F8n

The portable Zoom F8n is the successor of the Zoom F8 multi-track recorder. Is it really better?...

Fostex Th-900 MK2

Top of the line headphones, built by hand in Japan with outstanding sound...

Gap Comp-3A Jr

Golden Age Project offers a tiny version of the LA-3A opto compressor...

Neve 1073

The AMS Neve 1073DPA is a very nice sounding and well built British microphone preamp...

Genelec 8331A

The Genelec 8331A is a three-way point source studio monitor with active SAM technology...

SD MixPre-10M

The Sound Devices MixPre Series is the first high quality pocket studio with endless overdubbing...

Fostex Th-900 Mk2 SB

Limited edition headphones with a slightly different voicing compared to the red version...

Rupert Neve RMP-D8

The first Rupert Neve microphone preamp for the Dante network with 8 channels...

Tascam Model 24

The Tascam Model 24 is a mixer, interface and SD-card multitrack recorder...

Cloudlifter Zi

The Cloud Cloudlifter Zi is the latest addition to the Cloudlifter series with DI input...

Steinberg AXR4

The new Steinberg AXR4 offers Thunderbolt, a sample rate of 384 kHz and...

Eastwest Spaces II

Spaces II by Eastwest offers a huge collection of ``real`` reverb impulses...

Soundtheory Gullfoss

Soundtheory's Gullfoss EQ can improve a mix instantly...

U-He Twangstroem

The U-He Twangstroem is a spring reverb plug-in with many options...

DPA Microphones

I visited DPA Microphones in Denmark. See how their microphones are made...

Ralf Weigand / Gema

Interview with Ralf Weigand, chairman of the GEMA about the future of the music industry...

Studio Magazin Archiv

Carsten Lohmann of Echoschall has created an online archive of the famous Studio Magazin...