The best boom arms for your microphone when vlogging, podcasting or filmmaking

Blue Microphone, one of the best boom arms
(Image credit: Blue Microphones)

The best boom arm is increasingly essential for a range of creative people working in audio and video. Whether you're making YouTube videos or commercials, streaming on Twitch, or recording podcasts, boom arms improve the quality of sound you get from the best microphones. So using one really will give you the edge over the competition.

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Tom May

Tom May is a freelance writer and editor specializing in art, photography, design and travel. He has been editor of Professional Photography magazine, associate editor at Creative Bloq, and deputy editor at net magazine. He has also worked for a wide range of mainstream titles including The Sun, Radio Times, NME, T3, Heat, Company and Bella.