RADIUS: ACCESSORIZE YOUR YETI AND YETI PRO

Radius, a custom-made suspension shockmount for Yeti and Yeti Pro, is designed to isolate the microphone body from ambient vibration when mounted on a mic stand. To protect your recordings from levels of unwanted noise and rumble, the Radius brings professional shockmounting to the USB-only Yeti and the USB & XLR Yeti Pro microphones. To see more of the Radius, click here.

STUDIO SPOTLIGHT: BLUEBERRY

Featuring a transformer-balanced Class A discrete amplifier circuit and hand-selected diaphragm capsule, the Blueberry imparts the comanding, intimate presence associated with the world’s best (and most expensive) vocal microphones. Whatever your style, add a Blueberry to the mix and feast your ears on the sound. Read more about what Electronic Musician called “a superbly crafted microphone with a sound and look all its own” here.

ICICLE: FROM XLR TO USB

The Icicle is Blue’s stylish USB converter and mic preamp combo that allows you to connect your favorite XLR microphone directly into your computer’s USB port. Icicle has a unique lightweight design for portability and is perfect for vocals, musical instruments and podcasting with your professional home setup or when you’re outside of the studio. The Icicle features a studio quality microphone preamp, 48V phantom power, fully balanced low noise front end, analog gain control, and plug-and-play recording. Get connected with Icicle here.

WORLDWIDE STORE: NOW ONLINE

Blue is launching a new online store and it reaches to the ends of the earth!! Ok, maybe not the ends… but now you can buy our USB/iPod mics and mic accessories in more than 70 countries around the world! Check it out here.

FEATURED PODCAST: FRANK TURNER

Folk rocker Frank Turner shares stories about how seeing an Iron Maiden poster and hearing their album “Killers” inspired him to get involved in metal music. Although Frank has put out four folk albums and is working on a fifth which will be titled “England Keep My Bones,” his hardcore influences are still alive and kicking in his music. Listen to the podcast here.

MIC TIPS: TAMING YETI AND YETI PRO

Are you using your Yeti or Yeti Pro correctly? Find out how to make sure you’re getting quality recordings with your Yeti or Yeti Pro. Blue Mics founder, Skipper Wise, explains how these mics were designed to be used.– here.

— Skipper Wise

President • Founder

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