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Backstreet Boys Re-imagined: Engineer Chris Bethea Chats About Recording a New Version of the Iconic Single with Soyuz mics 20 Years Later

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Backstreet Boys Re-imagined: Engineer Chris Bethea Chats About Recording a New Version of the Iconic Single with Soyuz mics 20 Years Later

Backstreet Boys Re-imagined: Engineer Chris Bethea Chats About Recording a New Version of the Iconic Single with Soyuz mics 20 Years Later

It’s been 20 years since the chart-smashing Backstreet Boys mega-hit “I Want It That Way” made its world debut. To honor the anniversary, the group returned to the studio to re-create their single in a new light. We spoke with Chris Bethea, who tracked and mixed the song’s new incarnation. Chris talks about his approach

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Introducing The Bomblet Deluxe

Introducing The Bomblet Deluxe

For a limited time, we’re offering a special package with the 023 Bomblet that includes a handmade oak suitcase, custom shock mount, and 10-foot cable. At only $100 more than the standard Bomblet package, this bundle is one you do not want to miss out on. Combined, these accessories regularly retail for $400.    

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Soyuz Microphones and Townsend Labs Announce Collaboration

Soyuz Microphones and Townsend Labs Announce Collaboration

Two contemporary microphone brands with very different approaches to microphone design are excited to announce their collaboration. Soyuz Microphones is known for creating high-end modern classics — microphones designed and hand manufactured in the same fashion as the iconic vintage transducers of yesteryear. Townsend Labs, on the other hand, are the inventors of multi-dimensional mic

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SDCs vs LDCs: Which Condenser Mic Is Right For Me?

SDCs vs LDCs: Which Condenser Mic Is Right For Me?

With so many kinds of microphones in the world, choosing the right one can seem overwhelming. Condensers, dynamics, ribbons, large diaphragms, small diaphragms, passive, active, vintage, new. How do you figure out which mic is the right one for you? It’s easy to get lost in an ocean of gear. It’s easy to get lost

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Butch Walker Teaches How to Record Singer-Songwriters With One Microphone

Butch Walker Teaches How to Record Singer-Songwriters With One Microphone

In this installment of “On the Road With Soyuz”, musician and producer, Butch Walker, demonstrates his technique of recording singer-songwriters with a single microphone, the 017 TUBE. He tells the story of how he used this same setup on a key song that ended up on his last album, ‘Stay Gold’. Butch shows two different

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Soyuz Sessions: Madison Cunningham Performs “Something To Believe In” Live at Sound City

Soyuz Sessions: Madison Cunningham Performs “Something To Believe In” Live at Sound City

Madison Cunningham and Soyuz Microphones took over the legendary Sound City Studios for this latest Soyuz Session. Madison and her band, which features Tyler Chester on guitar and Abe Rounds on Drums, perform a breathtaking live version of her original song, “Something To Believe In”. Input List Lead Vocals: 017 TUBE Piano: 013 TUBE Guitar:

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Fix Your Mix With a Room Mic

Fix Your Mix With a Room Mic

The sound of the room can often be the missing glue that joins all of the instruments on a recording together. Whether a small room, large room, dry room, or reverberant room, every room has its own sound. The sound of any room can be used in interesting ways to add depth and dimension to

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Soyuz Sessions: Rett Madison Performs “Songbird” Feat. Theo Katzman & Lee Pardini

Soyuz Sessions: Rett Madison Performs “Songbird” Feat. Theo Katzman & Lee Pardini

Singer-songwriter, Rett Madison and musicians Theo Katzman (Vulfpeck) and Lee Pardini (Dawes) deliver a powerful rendition of Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Songbird’. Soyuz 017 TUBE microphones are used on all vocals, while a 023 BOMBLET captures the amp of a Rhodes piano with color and clarity, and a pair of the new 013 TUBE microphones track an

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Soyuz Sessions : Rett Madison Performs “Fleas” Feat. Little Tiny

Soyuz Sessions : Rett Madison Performs “Fleas” Feat. Little Tiny

Rett Madison delivers an intimate rendition of her original song, “Fleas” while her curious canine friend, Little Tiny, gets into mischief. The 017 TUBE microphone captures her vocals while a 023 BOMBLET tracks her electric guitar. Rett Madison is a songwriter currently based in Los Angeles. Her debut album, produced by Theo Katzman, will be

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Soyuz Sessions: Madison Cunningham Performs “Pin It Down” Live at Sound City

Soyuz Sessions: Madison Cunningham Performs “Pin It Down” Live at Sound City

Madison Cunningham and her trio perform their original song, “Pin It Down” at the legendary Sound City studios. Captured exclusively with Soyuz microphones, they belt through a rocking performance that features Tyler Chester on guitar and Abe Rounds on drums and percussion. Madison sings into a 017 TUBE while both amps, toms, percussion, and kick

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