Grammy winner, Bill Evans, calls the Dragonfly mic “a breakthrough” [Video]

June 17th, 2014
Grammy Award-winning jazz saxophonist, Bill Evans chooses the Dragonfly microphone for all his  recording sessions. Over the course of his career, Evans has played with a diverse range of artists including Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, The Allman Brothers, and more. Whether Evans is recording with his Grammy-nominated group Soul Grass, or appearing as a guest with other artists, the […]

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Mic Tip: Using ribbon microphones for recording female vocals

May 8th, 2014
19th-century microbiologist Louis Pasteur said that “chance favors the prepared mind”, which has later been parsed down to the notion that “luck favors the prepared.” In the world of recorded audio, that magic moment when you know you’ve captured a once-in-a-lifetime take is often contingent on the microphone between the singer and the tape. You have a better […]

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Q&A: Annie Stela and the Woodpecker, Indie on the Cutting Edge

May 8th, 2014
As a successful independent artist, singer-songwriter Annie Stela is always open to innovative new ways of making and distributing music. In her home studio, she uses the Woodpecker microphone exclusively to achieve a warm, vibrant and panoramic tone that immediately recalls the classic recordings of the 60s and 70s. By eschewing big studio production and […]

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Blue Microphones Under Blue Skies at SXSW

April 24th, 2014
SXSW showcases the unbridled talent of the world’s top emerging and established artists and musicians. This year, we partnered with four stages to make artists heard through our unique brand of audio technology. We rocked out with some incredible artists on the verge of breaking out, and we’ll be bringing you more news of their […]

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Blue Leaks New Microphone, Code Name “Hampton”

January 20th, 2014
Unauthorized disclosure of classified information: A small-diaphragm condenser microphone from Blue is currently in development, to be unveiled at NAMM 2014 The only image of Hampton caught on camera (Undisclosed location, CA – January 20, 2014) Blue confirms reports of the development of a small-diaphragm condenser microphone, code name: Hampton. Designed for both live and […]

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