Mike Dawson, Producer/Voice/Engineer of Adam Carolla Show
IK Multimedia's iLoud Micro Monitor desktop reference system is used daily on set and in the studio to produce The Adam Carolla Show. Here are initial impressions & quotes from Mike Dawson, the Adam Carolla Show's producer/voice/engineer, about iLoud Micro Monitor:
“My dreams of a truly mobile studio are now a reality, thanks to IK Multimedia's iLoud Micro Monitors. At first glance, one will wonder if something so compact can deliver sound so immense. So after setting the volume knob at 12 o'clock, you can imagine my surprise when I had to decrease the level to 8 o'clock because it was so loud.”
“I pulled one on my music mixes out of my home studio to test the iLoud Micro Monitor's transparency and frequency response against that of my Event studio monitors. There was little difference between the two, aside from the room I was listening in. This makes iLoud Micro Monitors not only a great pair of monitors to A/B mixes on, but the transparency allows me to mix primarily on the iLoud Micro Monitors, with little fear that my mixes will sound different in my studio.”
“What really impressed me is the low-end response. Kick drum and bass guitar are clear and present, something you won't find on any other mini monitors.”
“But here's the best part: You won't need to use any of your data ports with the iLoud Micro Monitors. Simply turn on Bluetooth and save your ports for an interface or hard drive. They do include a stereo mini jack with RCA inputs, but with the Bluetooth option engaged, you can even mix unencumbered on a tablet! There's a satisfying feeling mixing on Bluetooth with no cables keeping you tied up. I'm mixing on a Microsoft Surface Pro 4. It recognizes the Bluetooth immediately and transfers audio seamlessly.”
“IK Multimedia has many ‘must have’ products that I don't leave home without. It comes full circle with the iLoud Micro Monitors. Have you ever thought a production studio could fit in your carry on? It can and it does. My iLoud Micro Monitors turn any hotel room into a control room. The only drawback is now I will truly never have a day off.”
“You guys really knocked it out of the ballpark with this one.”
-Mike Dawson, The Adam Carolla Show, Producer/Voice/Engineer
About Mike Dawson:
A fifth generation Californian, Mike Dawson is the producer, voice and engineer of Adam Carolla's acclaimed Guinness World Record holding podcast, The Adam Carolla Show. Every other minute of every other day, he is doing voice over for companies like AAA, The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino and hundreds of auto dealerships across the USA. Weekdays he's the afternoon drive DJ at 98.5 WUPS, in Michigan. Mike is also a touring and studio engineer for Alan Parsons Productions and The Alan Parsons Live Project and the host of his own stereo music podcast, For more information, please visit Mike Dawson's website.
About the Adam Carolla Show:
The Adam Carolla Show is a free podcast/radio show hosted by comedian and radio-television personality Adam Carolla. Its first episode went online on February 23, 2009. The show is the flagship program of Carolla Digital. In May 2011, the show became the Guinness World Records holder for the most downloaded podcast after receiving 59,574,843 unique downloads from March 2009 to March 16, 2011. For more information, please visit The Adam Carolla Show website.