is known for its wallet-friendly recreations of classic microphones with best sellers like the WA-67
, and WA-87
. With its latest release, the brand is reviving another Mt. Rushmore-worthy mic and this time it's something that engineers have been craving since the heyday of the 1990s.
The Warm Audio WA-8000 ($1,199)
is a large diaphragm tube condenser microphone that finds its inspiration in a legend from the 1990s. This legendary microphone was a staple of the hip-hop, R&B and pop world over 20 years ago and has been used on tracking sessions ever since. The lineup of influential users reads like an induction class for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame; Dr. Dre, Toni Braxton, Boyz II Men, Eminem, Mariah Carey and countless others. Continue reading →