2016 Summer NAMM Show: Yamaha has introduced the latest models in the company’s EMX series powered mixer lineup. Like their predecessors, each of the new models – the EMX2, EMX5 and EMX7 – integrate a mixer, power amplifiers and digital effects into a single chassis- so you only need to add speakers and a sound source. The… Read More Yamaha Intros New EMX Powered Mixers
2016 NAMM Show: TASCAM has introduced their new VL-S3BT monitors – a set of entry-level monitors with Bluetooth support. The 2-way powered monitors include a 3” woofer and rear ported design. A pair of RCA inputs accepts any line-level input, and a stereo 1/4” to RCA cable is included. The company says that the VL-S3BT’s… Read More TASCAM VL-S3BT Monitors Bring Bluetooth Support
The Fusion Guitar is a new electric guitar design that features a built-in 20W amp and speakers and iPhone integration. If there’s any doubt that there’s interest in a hybrid guitar amp/guitar/iPhone thing, the project’s IndieGoGo campaign is nearly half-funded, two days into the campaign. The Fusion Guitar leverages the wide range of iOS guitar… Read More Fusion Guitar Proves That People Really Want An iPhone Guitar Thing
At the 2015 Summer NAMM Show, Griffin Technology gave us a booth tour an an update on their new products for musicians and music studios, which they were featuring in their vintage VW booth.
This video, via mastering engineer Ian Shepherd, takes a look at how to monitor, measure and modify stereo width in the mastering process.
Sonarworks has released their newest speaker calibration software for sound studios and home recording, Sonarworks Reference 3. Reference 3 is designed to let anyone to do the complete studio calibration process, with a visual step-by-step workflow, in less than 15 minutes.
Developers Bartosz Kowalski & Joseph Chehade have announced UAMP – a tiny amplifier that’s designed to deliver high-quality amplification in a mobile package. It’s being produced via a Kickstarter project, which is already fully funded. Here’s the official intro video:
At the 2015 NAMM Show, Korg and Noritake introduced the Nutube, a new miniaturized, high performance ‘vacuum tube on a chip’. Korg says that the NuTube generates the musical harmonics of traditional vacuum tubes, but offers three key benefits: Low power Consumption – less than 2% of the power required by conventional vacuum tubes; Compact – less than 30% of the volume of a conventional… Read More Your Questions Answered About The Korg + Noritake Nutube ‘Vacuum Tube On A Chip’