Greetings,I am new to home recording, but I just bought a new iMac which came with Garage Band, so that's where I'll start. I would appreciate mic recommendations from you seasoned home-based VO…Continue
"I too am a recent iMac convert. To date have done auditions and paid work on a five-year old pc, but with good pre and processor (Safesound) and mike (Rode NT1A) plus headphones that can reveal if quality isn't good. I'm fairly fussy,…"
I only need the USB mic for a home iMac setup just to audition with. Normally when I book I make the trek up to L.A. and do it proper. My agency or my employer has something lined up by that point. The H4N (which is a zoom) has just…"
"My last set of USB mic recommendations aside, I'm still with Scott on the MicPort Pro as a better bang for the buck. It will allow you to add any mic -- not just USB models. Once you buy a USB mic, you're stuck with that interface (except…"
Those mikes are really designed for better-than-consumer-quality basic recording and podcasting and not for serious VO work, but that said, I've seen several VO types saying they use the Snowball and report good results. I recently…"
"I'm using an AKG 2000 B and a H4N but it's a hassle workflow wise. I'm doing basic auditions through my commercial agent and want something faster. I was thinking the yeti or snowball so I could do it all fast on my imac. Is the yeti…"
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I've personally not tried a dynamic with a MicPort, and I…"
Many thanks for your considerate and very comprehensive replies! I'm so grateful for your time and knowledge. For the time being I've ordered the Audio Technica AT2020USB mic and the Audio Technica ATHM40FS Precision Monitor…"
"Ditto on the recommend for the MicPort, although I've had some probs with it on both my iMac and my MacBook; I use GB's big brother Logic Pro, though, which has some quirky bugs of it's own so these could be software issues I'm…"
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