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Watch the recap of the AEA's all-ribbon recording session and workshop at Studio West featuring Christine Parker!

A ribbon-only recording session with Christine Parker

Watch and hear engineer John Cuniberti's recording of alternative country four-piece San Geronimo using only an AEA R88 passive stereo ribbon

AEA R88 Ribbon captures "Man Who's Blue" by San Geronimo

Our latest AEA Sessions video features the Rolls Royce of ribbon mics, the A440. This active ribbon showcases Michael Mayo's beautiful tenor pipes on the old jazz standard, 'If You Could See Me Now.'

Mike Mayo croons in the new year of AEA Sessions with an AEA A440

If you are headed to Frankfurt for Musikmesse, April 7th-10th, stop by and say hello to Sammy at the AEA booth. Hall 9.1 Booth C15 is where you will find us, along with BAE, Gyraf, Session Desk and Amphion.

Grammy-nominated drummer and vocalist, Jamison Ross, demonstrates the relationship between rhythm and melody in this cover of Nora Jones' "Seven Years." With an AEA N22 on vocals, it's easy to hear the clarity and simplicity that Ross strives for in his music.

Active NUVO mic highlights Jamison Ross' vocals

If you’ve never crooned into an exquisite AEA R44, traded stories with the iconic mic guru, Wes Dooley, or found the optimum way to record your best performance the way you think it should sound, stop by AEA, Hall A, booth 6852, and immerse yourself in the big ribbon sound. Take a souvenir picture with Nipper, and snag some AEA swag!

Meet the Mics in Hall A, Booth #6852

Calling all Instagramers! Next month, you have the chance to “Gear Up for NAMM” and win an AEA SMP-17 Stereo Microphone Positioner or an AEA RPQ500 preamp! All you have to do is follow the AEA Instagram (@ribbonmics) and @ (At Sign) a fellow audio engineer in the comments of one of our designated giveaway posts. The lucky two winners will be announced the last week of January. Good luck!

January 2016 Instagram Giveaway

Our latest AEA Sessions video features bassist, Dave Robaire, playing his original piece “Gardenia”. The double bass is captured by an AEA R84 up-close while a pair of N8s pick up the natural room tone.

AEA Sessions - Dave Robaire - R84, N8s

We are pleased to announce the AEA KU4 is nominated for an 2016 Sound on Sound Microphone Award.

AEA KU4 Nominated for 2016 SOS Award

In this video, Wes Dooley speaks with Jim from regarding the new NUVO N8 ribbon microphone, which is based off of big ribbon tech from the flagship R44. Interviews Wes Dooley about AEA NUVO Ribbon Microphones at AES Convention 2015