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Musical performance is a delicate thing. Whether you’re listening to it on your earphones or live at a venue, the musicians make it sound so easy. Behind the performance, recorded or live, there is an overwhelming amount of science. Be it a vocalist, bassist, or guitar player, everyone uses microphones on stage and in the studio (usually). So, what are condenser mics and are they good for vocals?
Whether you’re recording soaring vocals or instrumentals, making your own sound effects, or producing a podcast, condenser microphones are the way to go for getting the best-sounding recordings. A proper condenser mic is more sensitive than most dynamic microphones, and so it will produce a more nuanced and subtle sound.
Condenser microphones were first developed in 1916 by Western Electric as a method for providing a strong-enough signal to make transcontinental phone calls possible. Since then, the sensitivity and delicacy of the recordings have made them one of the top pieces of kit for many studios, home recording artists, and even laboratories.