One microphone, One Story - An interview with Asto

One microphone, One Story - An interview with Asto

Shanghai, October 10th, the day before the start of this year's Shanghai International Music Exhibition, Yingwan Audio invited Mr. Richard Powell, head of Aston Microphones, to visit Shanghai SoundWave Studio. Meet the Aston Microphones family face to face.

Aston Microphones was founded in 2015 and is based in Hitchin, Hertfordshire, UK. Aston's first microphone, "Origin", was released in 2016 and has been acclaimed by the industry for its unique look, innovative features and sound. A highlight was the Aston "Stealth" winning the "Best Microphone" award at the prestigious NAMM TEC Awards in 2020.
In 2021, Aston will become part of the Music Tribe family, working with other leading audio brands such as Midas, Klark Teknik, Lab Gruppen, Lake, Turbosound and Tannoy. Aston still operates from their original UK headquarters and remains the only mainstream company to manufacture microphones in the UK.

In this interview, Mr. Richard Powell introduces the new Aston Microphones product "Apex". This live handheld microphone adopts the sound design of "Stealth" and contains two modes. The product is also expected to be released in January, 24.
Curious about the brand and questions about Aston's uniquely designed products, we conducted the interview.

The story behind Aston Microphones

(1) What does Aston imply behind the naming of each microphone?
(2) What role does the Aston 33 team play in Aston Microphones?
(3)Aston adopts production and design concepts such as environmental protection and simple installation, how does it run through the entire product line?

2. Product direction of Aston Microphones

(1) Why did Aston think of combining the moving-coil, capacitor and aluminum band into an element microphone with excellent performance? Will Aston launch an aluminum band microphone in the future?
(2) How to achieve multiple timbre switching of Aston microphone, and how do you think about multiple styles of a microphone?
(3) Which famous international artists are using Aston Microphones products?

Iii. Aston Microphones' future prospects

(1) Will Aston continue to work in the studio or on the show scene, or will it expand in other directions?
(2) What else would you like to say to Aston Microphones fans in China?

Commenting on the event, Mr Richard Powell said: "This is the first time Aston Microphones has participated in the Shanghai Music Fair. They can't wait to meet music lovers in China, to meet the people who use our microphones, and to meet the businesses that will sell and buy our microphones."