Doug Young, an editor of Acoustic Guitar magazine, honed in on the benefits of the Sphere L22 for acoustic guitar players in his detailed review:

In the written review on the Acoustic Guitar page, Doug explains how Sphere gives access to a world-class microphone locker. He then moves on to highlight some of the advanced features that go beyond modeling and how they are useful for acoustic guitar recording.

"Everything becomes quite clear as you bring up the Townsend plugin and twist knobs while listening to your recording."

One particular focus of the review is on explaining and demonstrating the differences between mono and stereo recording. The Sphere L22, a dual-channel microphone, gives you the ability to create a great-sounding stereo recording with a single microphone very quickly and effortlessly. Here's a short video that walks you through the process.

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Finally, the Acoustic Guitar review of the Sphere L22 details how you can save time and achieve stellar results in the studio.

"The L22 is easily capable of producing professional-quality recordings, while offering a degree of flexibility that might change the way you think about microphones."  

If you're an acoustic guitar player or frequently record stringed instruments, this Acoustic Guitar review of the Sphere L22 is a must-read. Follow-up by watching this video demonstrating the sonic differences of some of Sphere's included microphone models.


With Sphere you now can:

  • Record with the sound of microphones many have only dreamt about
  • Change mic type, polar pattern, and other microphone characteristics, even after tracking!
  • Audition the sound of different microphones without tiring the vocalist
  • Reduce bleed, undesirable room coloration, and other common issues using Off-Axis Correction™
  • Record in stereo from a single microphone

We invite you to install the free, fully-featured Sphere plug-in for all major platforms and DAWs. Try it now and reimagine our library of pre-recorded tracks.


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