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Beyerdynamic’s TG 1000 Digital Wireless System

Beyerdynamic’s TG 1000 Digital Wireless System

| March 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

By Dan Ferrisi If you have any connection to the audio products industry, you’re almost guaranteed to be familiar with beyerdynamic, the family-owned audio equipment manufacturer, founded in 1924 and based in Heilbronn, Germany, that’s known for its headphones, microphones, wireless systems and more. Here in the United States, beyerdynamic products are distributed by American […]

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Crash Into Me

Crash Into Me

| March 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Overview: Zildjian’s K Constantinople Crash Cymbals Specifics: Zildjian has added three Crash cymbals to its line of K Constantinoples—15-inch, 17-inch and 19-inch—to complement the 16-inch and 18-inch Crashes currently in the product line. These instruments feature a new hammering technique, an additional pin lathe on the top and bottom, and vintage-style cups (on the 15-inch […]

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To The Xtreme!

To The Xtreme!

| March 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Overview: Remo’s X14 Drumhead Specifics: Remo offers the X14 snare drumhead. The X14 is constructed with a coated single ply of 14 mil polyester film for Xtreme single-ply durability. The 14 mil single-ply coated film produces darker midrange tones with greater attack and volume. It is 40 percent thicker than the industry-standard Coated Ambassador, and […]

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Sweet Dreams Are Made Of This

Sweet Dreams Are Made Of This

| March 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Overview: Dream’s Dark Matter Cymbals Specifics: Dream Dark Matter cymbals are created from a proprietary process where the cymbals are fired twice. The 16-inch and 18-inch Crashes are explosive, complex and a bit raw. The 20-inch and 22-inch Moon Ride cymbals are un-lathed with a stiff, solid feel; lots of high, pingy overtones; and a […]

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El Toro Y El Fiesta

El Toro Y El Fiesta

| March 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Overview: Gon Bops’ El Toro And Fiesta Peruvian Cajons Specifics: Gon Bops has added two additional Peruvian Cajon models to its offering: the El Toro and Fiesta Cajon. The El Toro is named after percussionist and educator Efrain Toro. Made in Peru, the drum is crafted from solid Peruvian Mohena hardwood, and features inner guitar […]

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Everything’s Coming Up Roses

Everything’s Coming Up Roses

| March 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Overview: Dixon Drums’ Artisan Rose Gum Snare Drum Specifics: Dixon Drums has unveiled its Artisan Rose Gum snare drum as a part of its new drum products launch. Drum craftsman Chris Brady consulted on the design and personally selected the Australian hardwood for this model. This snare features acoustical properties that generate a different sound […]

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Feed Your Head

Feed Your Head

| March 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Overview: Audio-Technica’s DJ Monitor Headphones Specifics: Audio-Technica’s ATH-PRO700MK2 and ATH-PRO500BK Professional DJ Monitor Headphones are two models designed for DJ use and consumers seeking quality headphones. The ATH-PRO700MK2 DJ headphones employ 53mm drivers designed especially for this model to deliver authoritative bass, a clear midrange and open, well-defined treble. It features lightweight construction and padded […]

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Mega Man

Mega Man

| March 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Overview: American DJ’s Mega 24PRO Specifics: American DJ’s Mega 24PRO is a compact 16-inch RGB color bar with 24 brilliant 1W LEDs (eight each, red, green and blue). Producing a 10° vertical by 40° beam angle that’s suitable for wall washing, the Mega 24PRO features DMX or manual control, RGB color mixing, 32 color macros, […]

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In Memoriam: Budd Johnson

In Memoriam: Budd Johnson

| March 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Budd Johnson, who died recently, was a member of the TEAC team that oversaw the development of the American branch of the company, known as TASCAM. As a result, Johnson was there in the late 1960s and early ’70s to witness firsthand the remarkable, and somewhat unexpected, success of the home recording market. His product […]

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Ferguson Is Chief For Fender

Ferguson Is Chief For Fender

| March 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Ren Ferguson has joined Fender Musical Instruments Corp.’s Research & Development team as Chief Acoustic Engineer. In that role, Ferguson will assist in the Fender, Guild, Ovation/Adamas and Takamine acoustic product lines through the creation of new products, and the refinement of existing products and related manufacturing practices. Ferguson comes to FMIC with more than […]

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