Home Studio Best Practices: Building Your Mic Locker

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In the final part of this three-part series, Justin Colletti and Bob Mallory talk through the daunting task of choosing mics for the home studio, and present some A/B comparisons of a handful of select home studio mics on spoken word and acoustic guitar.

Also be sure to check out part one on improving your home studio with DIY acoustic treatment and part two on speaker selection, placement and home studio headphones.

  • Debbie Smith

    Hi – great video, I’m enjoying the series, but could you explain the reasoning behind having two clips of the SM57 on guitar?

  • Justin C.

    Good catch! I think that may have been an error that inadvertently made the final cut. It is interesting to not however, that the subtle change in mic positioning there does seem to have an effect on the tone.