The headphone market is a tough one these days. It seems that everywhere you look, there is a new headphone so it takes a lot for a company to truly stand out with this kind of product. Cue Sol Republic. This brand has taken this medium by storm and show no signs of slowing down […]
The Electrix Pro Tweaker is a controller for music producers, arriving with a 32 button grid, push encoders with LED ring in a 2 channel DJ mixer style interface. It is compatible for Traktor, Ableton, and Serato users, in addition to allowing for custom options based on preference.
The Sennheiser brand is synonymous with high-quality audio products. Sennheiser Orpheus was a line of limited headphones debuting in 1991. Only 300 units were sold for $12,500 (a bit more than $20,000 in 2013). While the case for best headphones ever made is dubious, the Orpheus’ certainly are worth a listen if you can get […]
Akai has announced the release of MPC Software v1.3, the latest iteration which brings an improved workflow and redesigned plugin infrastructure. The focus during the update was versatility – supporting multiple plugins – and intuitive workflow to sample chops, create programs, and ease the user experience. The update also features SP1200 vintage mode, allowing for […]
Pioneer continues the trend of offering limited editions of its flagship DJ equipment offerings with the announcement of Platinum Editions for the CDJ-2000nexus, DJM-900nexus, and RMX-1000 Remix Station. The CDJs are limited to 4000 units with the latter two limited to 2000 units each. Read more on Beatport. Purchase HERE.
Picture8 Technologies is a high-end audio specializing in design, craftmanship, and audio quality. The Point MKII Evolution is a refined design from the original, featuring a new, smaller subwoofer enclosure made out of glass. Evolution also features new 10in drivers. Read more HERE.
The Black Ceramic Speakers V2 are designed by Joey Roth, an industrial designer of items ranging from subwoofers to planters. The speakers arrive in a set of two, along with two wooden boards, a design which highlights the simpleness and functional nature of Roth’s products. The speakers feature an output of 15watts with a range […]
Native Instruments has adapted Traktor Pro for the iOS platform, signaling another step technology that increases the accessibility and lowers the learning curve for DJ equipment. The Traktor DJ iPad app is an entry-level software that exposes the user to everything from loops, finger-trigger sounds, and beatmapping to controlling waveforms. Freeze Mode allows users to […]
Woo Audio’s AW7 Fireflies is a high performance vacuum tube headphone amp with a built-in digital to analog converter. It should work with any full-sized headphones, also arriving with a dedicated in-ear monitor jack. The design itself is crisp and elegant, featuring a clear glass that hides any of the underlying build (screws, etc) while […]
Definitive Technology’s Sound Cylinder is a wireless portable speaker for tablets and laptops (or it can be used as a standalone speaker). It clasps onto the bottom of tablet, functioning as a stand. The Sound Cylinder features a 43mm woofer and two 32mm mid-range drivers. read more here.