Music Gear News

At Gear4music.com we update our news channel daily to ensure you always get the latest and most important music news.

NAMM 2014: PJ Harvey and Paul Epworth Test New Sontronics Mic

Sontronics, a British-based microphone manufacturer, have revealed that they will launch a new mic at The NAMM Show later this month
The new mic will be revealed at NAMM 2014
Sontronics, a British-based microphone manufacturer, have revealed that they will launch a new mic at The NAMM Show later this month.

The prototype for the new mystery model was tested by producer Paul Epworth and musician PJ Harvey, as well as the engineers at Abbey Road Studios. With further details about the new mic to be announced soon, Founder Trevor Coley has said "both Paul and Polly fell in love with their prototypes, so much that we had to negotiate heavily to get the models back in order to get the mic into final production!"

The Sontronics story began in 2004, when Trevor started making stylish, professional-quality microphones that were affordable.

Launched in 2005, the entire range was made up of small studio microphones. Today, the range includes valve and ribbon microphones, drum and guitar mics and more, all designed with vintage-styling in Britain.

Developed under strict lab conditions, the characteristics of all Sontronics mics and accessories are carefully tested, measured and controlled.

The new mic will be added to an already incredible line-up of Sontronics mics. If you've never used a Sontronics mic before, we've picked three we think you'll love.

The Halo is an excellent dynamic mic for guitar amps and cabs, developed from the best-selling Sontronics STC-80. The capsule is spring-mounted in a circular frame to protect it from rumbles.

The Saturn multi-pattern condenser microphone is inspired by the classic vocal mics of the '40s and '50s in design, but produces high-grade audio, flexible performance and detailed results. Use it on vocals, guitars, orchestral, piano, anything goes!

The STC-80 dynamic mic delivers results in live and recording situations that you wouldn't expect looking at the price tag, setting a new industry standard for handheld mics. The STC-80 is road-ready, wih a rugged construction and anti-slip body grooves.

Sontronics will reveal all about the new mic in the coming weeks, stay up to date with all the latest news from the NAMM Show 2014 by following Gear4music.com on Facebook and Twitter.

By Alice Thomson

Posted on 13 Jan 2014 11:33 to category : Instruments News

Related Music News

thumbnail

The KHDK Kirk Hammett Ghoul JR Overdrive delivers signature overdrive/distortion tones in a tiny micro-sized pedal format

17 Nov 2017 13:25
thumbnail

The exciting 2018 PRS SE range of guitars has been announced and will be available soon

10 Nov 2017 17:01
thumbnail

Fender Releases Limited Edition Blues Deluxe Reissue Guitar Amplifier

2 Nov 2017 17:26
thumbnail

Ableton Live 10 updates the Live range and is available soon

2 Nov 2017 15:32
thumbnail

With select Capsun ProAudio purchases, get the critically acclaimed Capsun ProaAudio software absolutely free. Take your production to a brand new level.

1 Nov 2017 10:01

Recent Music News

thumbnail

Wampler announces the Tumnus Deluxe Overdrive Pedal - a new and improved tribute to a renowned overdrive pedal

16 Nov 2017 13:08
thumbnail

The Epiphone Ltd Ed Joe Bonamassa 1958 "Amos" Korina Flying-V Guitar Outfit is a highly collectable yet gig-able instrument, with special signature appointments

15 Nov 2017 13:55
thumbnail

The Apogee MiC Plus builds on the success of the 2011 MiC, bringing plug-and-play studio-grade recording quality to iOS devices and laptops

14 Nov 2017 17:00
thumbnail

Fender releases new Ed O'Brien signature model Stratocaster loaded with a sustainer pickup; ideal for creating lush layered soundscapes

14 Nov 2017 10:17
thumbnail

Until 30th November 2017, save up to 50% on Komplete 11 bundles with Maschine and Komplete Kontrol hardware.

14 Nov 2017 10:01
thumbnail

The Yamaha EAD-10 system is the latest in hybrid drum technology, providing studio-quality sounds triggered from an acoustic kit

13 Nov 2017 16:14