Fascinating: How Super-Expensive Microphones are Made

One of my favourite brands of microphone is Neumann. All the voice parts for all my Ongoing History of New Music programs are recorded using Neumanns. They’re bloody expensive (<$2,000) but worth every penny. Here’s how they’re made. (Via Holy Kaw)

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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