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KiNK with Roland MX-1, MFB 522 and Tom 1501

Posted in Gear, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording)    //    Post Date - March 23, 2015

Here’s a cool video we found on YouTube by an artist named KiNK. He’s using the Roland MX-1 digital mixer with analog gear, MFB 522 for drums and the rare Russian analog poly synth Tom 1501. “The keyboard doesnt have any sequencing functions, memory or effects, so I`m animating the…

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WATCH/NAMM 2015: BEHRINGER X AIR DIGITAL MIXERS

Posted in Gear, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording)    //    Post Date - February 16, 2015

As seen at NAMM 2015, Behringer’s cutting-edge X Air digital mixers integrate with your iPad, Android tablet, Mac, Windows, or Linux laptop — and even your smart phone, for unprecedented mixing power and mobility. Plug in your mic and line level sources and mix from anywhere in the venue or…

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DEF LEPPARD and the PRE SONUS ADL 700

Posted in Gear, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording)    //    Post Date - February 3, 2015

Arena-rock mainstays Def Leppard have always made top-quality vocal production a priority of both their albums and their live shows. Toward that end, they’ve chosen the Pre Sonus ADL 700 as their preamp of choice for lead vocalist Joe Elliott. The ADl 700 provides stunning high-end sound and incredible versatility….

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NAMM 2015: ZOOM Q8 AUDIO & VIDEO RECORDER

Posted in Gear, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording)    //    Post Date - January 26, 2015

The ultra-portable Zoom Q8 handheld HD video and audio recorder combines high-definition video with high-resolution audio making it the perfect companion for videocreators, bloggers, podcasters, musicians, and educators. With the Q8’s 160-degree wide-angle lens and digital zoom, you’ll always get the full picture. Add to that pristine 24-bit/96k audio capture…

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WATCH/BOSS VE-1 VOCAL ECHO DEMO AT NAMM 2015

Posted in Blog, Gear, Pedals, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording)    //    Post Date - January 26, 2015

Check out our video demo of the new BOSS VE-1 Vocal Echo. Every vocalist can benefit from having professional-grade reverb and studio effects to sound their best on stage. This is what the BOSS VE-1 Vocal Echo is designed for—to make your voice sound even more incredible when you sing. It provides lush reverb and other essential vocal tools magically packaged in a compact and user-friendly unit, allowing you to easily create a great ambient vocal sound every time you perform.

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NAMM 2015: ROLAND AIRA MX-1 MIX PERFORMER

Posted in DJ/dance, Gear, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording)    //    Post Date - January 25, 2015

The MX-1 Mix Performer brings together your synths, drum machines, loops, DAW tracks, and more into a single performance-optimized mixing instrument. Combining elements of a mixer, control surface, audio interface, and step-based effector, the MX-1 is designed to be the nerve center of your electronic music rig. It’s a mixer…

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NAMM 2015: LES PAUL REFERENCE 6 MONITORS

Posted in Gear, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording)    //    Post Date - January 23, 2015

The new Les Paul Reference 6  monitors represent a new level of performance, allowing to make easy mixing decisions and were made to become the personal reference whether you are recording, mixing, producing or simply listening to your music. Features and Benefits include: •    Two-way, bi-amped design, providing a balance…

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NAMM 2015: YAMAHA AG03 AND AG06 HYBRID MIXERS

Posted in Gear, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording)    //    Post Date - January 23, 2015

Yamaha Music continues a NAMM trend of releasing products which seem to get smaller in size yet pack a bigger punch than yesteryear’s. At NAMM 2015, Yamaha introduced the AG03 and the AG06—hybrid mixing consoles and USB audio interfaces for webcasting, podcasting, gaming and music production. The AG Series offers…

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Steinberg UR44 Audio Interface

Posted in Computer (Software, plug-ins), Gear, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording)    //    Post Date - November 30, 2014

Product: Steinberg UR44 Audio Interface Reviewer: Christopher Steller Distributor: Yamaha Australia Steinberg’s UR-Series interfaces have been around for a few years now, with their higher end units paving the way for the now ubiquitous UR22. I’ve had some students and clients working with the UR22 in the last couple of…

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MEGADETH’S DAVE ELLEFSON & PRESONUS STUDIO ONE

Posted in Gear, Sound (PA, mixer, mics, recording)    //    Post Date - November 9, 2014

When he’s not working with metal giants Megadeth, internationally acclaimed bassist David Ellefson keeps busy with an impressive range of his own projects. His DAW of choice for these projects is easy-to-use PreSonus® Studio One® Professional. “To be honest, I have been somewhat ‘DAW-dumb,’ mainly because I never invested a…

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