Here you can find a collection of articles, blog posts and buying guides from the Swamp team. Our aim is to provide basic but nonetheless important information, written and produced in a simple but informative way, to help expand the knowledge of musicians and producers alike.
Date Posted: 7 October 2021
One of our staff favourites - Monkey Banana Gibbon 5" - has just been reviewed by the guys at Mixdown Magazine! They have done a recent series on all different models of studio monitors so check out the reviews if you considering an upgrade.
Date Posted: 30 September 2021
Enya AcousticPlus® system allows players to add sound effects from the instrument itself, with no external devices needed. Each Enya AcousticPlus® instrument has a built-in actuator. This groundbreaking technology takes the string vibrations and enhances
Date Posted: 3 September 2021
Are you a student, teacher or faculty member at an academic institution? If so, Pro Tools is available with discounted Educational Institution pricing. Read here for requirements to see if you may be eligible.
Date Posted: 25 April 2019
Learn about the different types of microphones including condenser, dynamic, tube, USB, Ribbon and what applications they are commonly used for. Buying a mic for live stage use, can be different to buying a mic for a studio.
Author: Hazel Date Posted: 11 February 2021
Using headphones for mixing? Consider a professional headphone amplifier such as the Alctron HA660. It achieves a speaker-like working environment over headphones, so as to hear the music as it was meant to be heard, without the need of speakers.
Author: Roxanne Janine Date Posted: 13 November 2020
Learning an instrument can be very beneficial for your child. The World Economic Forum points to the large body of research that supports the idea of how learning a musical instrument can lead to long-term cognitive benefits for children.
Author: Tom Graham Date Posted: 13 September 2020
Thinking of starting a podcast but don’t know where to start with your audio? We have put together information to guide you through the process of choosing right microphone, mixing console / audio interface including doing mix minus for phone callers.
Author: Jonny Date Posted: 27 March 2020
Music teachers and students looking for the easiest way to have great sounding audio for Zoom webinars / conferences or Skype sessions, should consider a USB condenser mic like our SU600. The SU600 is 'plug and play', and should work automatically
Author: Tom Graham Date Posted: 22 March 2020
Bands self-isolating together can make the most of the time by recording new ideas, mixing your own tracks and EPs, and even connecting with fans via a live stream. With a digital mixing desk like the Zoom L-12 it's easier than you think to live stream.
Author: Tom Graham Date Posted: 21 March 2020
In the Age of COVID-19 working from home has become the norm and media interviews from the lounge-room are now commonplace. The best way to Improve the quality of your Skype interviews and conference calls is to use a condenser type lavalier / lapel mic
Author: Tom Graham Date Posted: 20 March 2020
Save time bumping in with piggyback extension cables, colour coded by length so you never pick the wrong length. Ideal for lighting but also great for stage band setups, reducing need for a power board.
Author: Tom Graham Date Posted: 9 March 2020
The ultimate acoustic guitar amp is here... the JOYO BSK-60. Huge 60W of Power - Rechargeable Lithium Battery - Reverb, Delay, Chorus Guitar FX - In-Built Looper for Guitar plus stacks more features. Learn more!
Author: Tom Graham Date Posted: 4 March 2020
We are pleased to announce the return of the Enya Music range of Ukuleles and Guitars to the SWAMP range. Issues with the supply of Rosewood in the global market affected the ability to reorder models we sourced back in 2017.
Date Posted: 25 October 2019
The latest addition to our mixer range is our 16 Input SDM16i digital mixer, designed as a live mixing console for bands and it is also ideal for installation at venues.
Date Posted: 14 August 2019
SWAMP Industries is proud to present the new PBO range of powered speakers, available in 10", 12" and 15" sizes. Each of these speakers are excellent for FOH as well as stage monitor functions.
Date Posted: 15 September 2019
Focusrite’s Gen 3 line of Scarlett interfaces has recently launched, bringing with it even lower latency and the ‘Air’ feature for a top-end boost for your mic preamp. Previously exclusive to Focusrite’s range of high end studio equipment.
Date Posted: 27 August 2019
Founded in 1982, Warwick is a leading brand for guitar effect pedalboards and power supplies. Options for each pedal bridge with a soft bag or hard flight case so you can transport your pedal board securely.
Date Posted: 13 June 2019
With the advent of smartphones and tablets, and with ever-expanding in-built camera designs and quality, the need for creative and high-tech audio solutions in the A/V is now greater - here is where COMICA steps in.
For many people not experienced in music, the ukulele can still be a challenge to learn and master, even with its sizable benefits. Here’s ten great tips to help you get started. We’re covering everything from what ukes to buy to tips on how to get the mo
Date Posted: 5 December 2018
If you’ve been wanting an easy way to introduce your child to music, there’s no better time than the holiday season. Figuring out what gifts for kids to pick up this year means that you’ve got a great opportunity to introduce music to your family.