Excerpt: The Shure KSM44 is a very uncolored microphone. It faithfully reproduces whatever you put in front of it, but keep in mind, this is not always the most desirable thing in a recording. It will function well as a workhorse microphone, especially with its patterns and its versatility. However, it is certainly not as sweet or flattering as the 32. T... [ read more on Audiofanzine ] The Shure KSM44 is simply an all around great microphone.
Excerpt: The KSM44 multipattern condenser mic is the second offering in Shure's KSM microphone line. It follows on the heels of the cardioid-only KSM32, which was introduced a couple of years ago. Shure's intent was to optimize the KSM44's frequency response for vocal tracking, though the mic is well-suited for a variety of other applications.
Excerpt: Over the past few years, there has been a substantial increase in new microphones aimed at the home/project studio market. Compared with the professional studio market of a few decades ago, this market is huge, and building..