Lauten Audio microphones continue to carve out a niche for recordists seeking microphones with an original, sound-empowering passion. The company added to their award-winning Horizon tube microphone in October 2008 and began shipping three new studio microphones. Their Oceanus and Torch microphones were recently added to the "Best of" list of upper-class microphones by the Germany-based Professional Audio Musik & Equipment magazine. All of Lauten Audio's microphones have garnered exceptional reviews from both end-users and magazines around the world. Come hear for yourself.
One of the most historic Bay Area recording studios is here in San Francsico.It was originally built in 1969 by Mercury Records and later redesigned and run by the famous engineer, producer and businessman Bill Putnam as Coast Recorders for many years. 1340 Mission has been known under a small variety of names since 1969 including Mercury, Coast, Toast then back to Coast. In June of 2007 producer, engineer Matt Boudreau took over the recording space at 1340 Mission to start a new history under the name Broken Radio. This is a rare opportunity to hear the latest from Lauten microphones in one of the most venerable Bay Area studios.