Mike O'Cull

5 Best Dynamic Mics For Recording Vocals

Dynamic microphones often get a bad rep for recording vocals compared to condenser mics, their phantom-powered cousins.In reality, dynamic mics can be amazing for vocals and have captured many iconic songs. They are part of any worthwhile microphone collection...

The Best Condenser Mics Under $200

Today, we’re looking at the best large-diaphragm condenser microphones under $200, which is an affordable price point most home and project studios can manage.

10 Old-School Recording Techniques to Sound Vintage!

Today, we’re going to talk about 10 old-school recording techniques you can use to add some of the magic of the past to the recordings you’re making today. 

Recording Distorted Guitars: The Ultimate Guide

Our topic today is Recording Distorted Guitars and we’re going to see to it that you have the knowledge and techniques you need to put down the best electric guitar sounds ever. 

10 budget-friendly tips to soundproof a room for drums

Drums. We love them but our neighbors hate them. Recording good acoustic drum sounds is among the most difficult tasks for anyone tracking at home.

10 Tips For Recording Pro-Sounding Vocals At Home

Today, we’re getting together to set you up with 10 tips for recording pro-sounding vocals at home that will prevent Bad Vocal Syndrome from contaminating your amazing tracks.

About Me

Professional music enthusiast, blogger, podcaster, and songwriter Mike O’Cull works with and covers the most compelling artists from around the world. He has reviewed music and musical equipment since the 1990s in print and online, hosts the Mike’s Rock and Metal Show podcast, does PR, and creates and produces his own original music.