The AEA R44C is an exact replica of the vintage RCA 44BX ribbon microphone, considered the most musical sounding microphone ever built and used on many of the most iconic recordings of the 20th century.
AEA Sessions: Mike Mayo – If You Could See Me Now
AEA Sessions: Zach Harmon – Drum Solo
Demi Lovato performs ‘Silent Night’
Margaret Glaspy performs ‘Parental Guidance’
Elle King sings ‘Thank You For Being a Friend’
Iron and Wine performs and talks about ‘Caught in the Briars’
John Oates plays and talks about ‘Maneater’
Cam performs ‘Affection/Gold Or Lead’
Bonnie Raitt performs ‘Gypsy In Me’
KT Tunstall perform ‘Feel It All’
Punch Brothers perform ‘Sleek White Baby’
William Tyler performs ‘We Own This Town’
The R84: A Younger and Lighter R44
The Lost Art of Using Ribbon Microphones on Kick Drums
Near-Field vs. Far-Field Ribbon Mics: What’s The Difference
Knowing the difference will change the way you record.
Should I Choose an Active Ribbon Mic or a Ribbon Preamp?
Active ribbon, ribbon preamp, or both?
David Longstreth / Dirty Projectors
“Nothing captures the presence of a vocal like the AEA 44C…”