NEW: Shure Super 55 Pitch Black Limited Edition Microphone

Posted on Wed 06 September 2017 in entries • Tagged with microphones, shure, super 55

Shure Super 55

Shure, one of the world’s leading microphone manufacturers, just announced the release of a limited quantity of the Super 55-BLK Deluxe Vocal Microphone Pitch Black Edition. The new Super 55 Pitch Black Edition is a modern take on the classic Super 55’s look and performance.

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Posted on Tue 18 July 2017 in entries • Tagged with microphones, solo, sontronics


The newest mic release from British brand Sontronics is the Sontronics SOLO, a handheld dynamic microphone that’s developed, designed and made in the UK (in actual fact, just 2 miles down the road from Absolute Music HQ!).

The Sontronics SOLO has a super-tight supercardioid pattern with impressive side rejection …

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Free Shockmount with Aston Spirit Microphone

Posted on Mon 26 June 2017 in entries • Tagged with aston, microphones

Between now and 31st August 2017 you will get a free Aston Rycote shock mount (worth £59) with every Aston Spirit purchase.

Recently endorsed by Noel Gallagher (his exact words were "I ******* love these mics"), the Aston Spirit has been getting more and more attention from studios across the world …

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Industry Standards: The Shure SM57 and SM58 Microphones

Posted on Mon 13 March 2017 in entries • Tagged with beta57a, beta58a, microphones, shure, sm57, sm58

SHURE sm57 and sm58

In the first of our Industry Standards series, we take a look at a pair of classic microphones that have found their place in pretty much every stage and studio setup since the mid-60s. Behold the Shure SM57 and SM58 microphones.

The Shure SM57, as we know it, was first …

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Free Season - Free Stuff in Every Department Online and In-Store

Posted on Thu 16 February 2017 in entries • Tagged with drums, fender, guitars, headphones, microphones, plugins, ROLI, seaboard, sontronics, strings

Free stuff


Some call it 'Free Season', some call it the 'Post-Valentines Promotion' and others call it 'Feb and March Madness', which ever name you's FREE STUFF!

There is free stuff to be had in every department of the shop, so check it …

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Recording Demystified: Studio Microphones Explained

Posted on Mon 14 September 2015 in entries • Tagged with how to, microphones, microphones explained, Recording Demystified: Studio Microphones Explained, what microphones should i be using?, What mics should i be using?, what mikes should i be using?


If you ever want to record anything in the real world – vocals, guitars, drum kits, choirs, or even birdsong, then you will inevitably need a microphone. Fortunately, there’s a million mic’s out there ready and willing to help you with this task. Unfortunately, there’s a million mic …

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Posted on Mon 21 July 2014 in Computer Music • Tagged with microphones, se electronics, se x1, X1D, X1R, X1T, X1USB


S.E Electronics X1 series have a microphone carefully designed to suit any of your recording needs. From a USB mic which is ideal for podcasts and easy recording, to a full warm sounding tube mic for tracking down vocals and spoken word. The models are as follows:

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Great for …

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Posted on Thu 10 November 2011 in New Releases • Tagged with mic, microphones, rode

Rode SoundboothIt's often extremely difficult to ensure that you have the best mic for a specific purpose. Why? Because you simply can't physically test and compare a huge range of mics, so you usually have to purchase based on other peoples recommendations, or on past experience. This means that you are …

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sE Electronics News: Grammy winning drummer Ricky Lawson discovers sE Mics

Posted on Wed 03 November 2010 in entries • Tagged with microphones, se electronics

‘Drummer to the Stars’ on his sE 4 matched pair: “As soon as we put those mics up… bam! Compared to previous mics I’ve been using its like night and day.”

In the world of drummers, none come bigger than Ricky Lawson. The legendary sticks-man has played with some …

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sE Electronics News: From Snow Patrol to Gary Go, Johnny McDaid and sE

Posted on Wed 03 November 2010 in entries • Tagged with gemini, microphones, se electronics

Johnny McDaid is a writer and producer working with some of the biggest talents around including Snow Patrol, Paul Van Dyk and Gary Go. Every day brings a different recording challenge so it’s a good job he is armed with a whole range of sE gear…

Johnny McDaid must …

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