Yamaha introduced the second-generation HS Series studio monitor and subwoofer series at Musikmesse 2013 in Frankfurt, Germany. The extended, revamped lineup features a new 6.5? monitor.
Improving on the original HS line, launched in 2006, the new HS series feature new transducers that achieve smooth response over a wide bandwidth and ensure the accuracy of signal reproduction throughout the audio spectrum. By upgrading to a 1″ tweeter (from the previous3/4″ models) the new monitor series provides an extended frequency range and delivers high-resolution sound. Yamaha engineers have optimized the HS powered monitor and subwoofer monitor system for a variety of music production environments. Continue reading →
Saturday Synth Porn: The latest official Moog Minitaur video goes straight to the ‘synth porn’ category, because it dispenses with plot entirely and gets straight to the subsonic action.
Here’s the slightly text of the video – though we know you don’t watch this stuff for the text….
“…any sound, soft or loud, sweet or nasty, creates a multidimensional envelope that does more than intrude it takes over not only your acoustic space, but your mind space as well. There is no escaping sound. It meets your body and forcibly enters your mind, not just through your ears but also via your bones…”
At The NAMM Show 2012: Audio equipment manufacturer Electro-Voice is launching a matching subwoofer for its best-selling ZXA1 compact self-powered loudspeaker at NAMM 2012 ? the ZXA1-Sub, a product which the company says “punches above its weight.”
The ZXA1-Sub is designed to combine a portable size, good performance, and power. Equipped with a EV-engineered heavy-duty 12? woofer, a state-of-the-art 700-W amplifier, a durable 15-mm wood enclosure, and a maximum SPL rating of 126 dB, the ZXA1-Sub weighs “only” 46 lbs and measures 15.75? x 17.5? x 18.?