The Hercules brand, notably known for digital audio solutions, continues to build up a level of expertise and know-how that is widely acknowledged within the industry. This year at NAMM Hercules showcased the first-ever range of DJ controllers that teach a user how to mix. The Impulse 300 is equipped with a lot of bells and whistles, and appears to be quite intuitive. It really does allow the user to learn how to mix. Now, just because the Impulse 300 is marketed at beginners
The Cigar Box Guitar has its place in history, and evidence shows their existence to be over a century old. Prior to the 1840's, cigars used to be shipped in different types of large containers. These included barrels, crates, and large boxes. After the 1840's, cigar companies probably thought it be more profitable and cheaper on the shipping if they started using smaller boxes. If you're a history buff, you would know that the common person didn't have the luxury to be purch
Hokema is based out of a small town named Walsrode. They have been creating quality instruments since 1985. Peter Hokema founded the firm after having spent years studying music and learning about some traditional African plucked instruments, like the Kalimba. Peter has also created instruments like the Sansula, an oval wooden frame covered with drum skin which resonates to the tones of the Kalimba mounted in the center. The instruments are easy to play and can immediately be
The Walkabout Drum is the body and waist of an unfinished guitar equipped to function like an ordinary cajon; it is strapped on over the chest like a guitar and slapped like cajon. This is a clever idea that allows the drummer or percussionist the freedom to move around the stage during a performance instead of being confined in the corner. The Walkabout Drum also features a built-in microphone and certain models come with an iBeam pickup with on-board volume and balance cont
Beat Box Instruments showcased one of their newest DIY products slated to be released in the Spring of 2019. This "BeatBox" features midi drum machine elements in a cardboard box bundle that includes a speaker and application loaded with packs and tutorials. With a small learning curve and short build time ( around one hour) anyone can assemble and learn to use the instrument which boasts to provide a cheap, effective, fun and educational way for teenagers to learn music prod
Moreno Valley's "Underground City" performed a four song set on the Noisy Cavern Music Sessions show. The three piece rock outfit is comprised of brothers Omar Rodriguez - Guitar/Vocals, Faustino Rodriguez - Bass Guitar, and friend Sam Perez - Drums. Underground City performed tracks off of their EP "Matador" which featured songs Berserk, False Hope, Seek Light, and Matador. The group has a distinct raw sound and Rodriguez employs a unique voice. Drawing inspiration from suc
It was prevalent during the classic rock era for bands to employ the multiple lead singer set-up, and some groups knew how to make it work. Now-a-days, this practice is a rare occurrence and hardly attempted, but every once in a while a new super group gives that tried formula a go and ends up finding success. Radar State is one of those groups attempting to do just that, and it’s surprisingly quite impressive. The group is “new” in the sense that it’s innovatively assembled,
Anaheim, CA - NAMM 2019 Booth # 14016 - Soundtheory announces the Windows version of their intelligent automatic EQ plugin, Gullfoss. Windows users get a first look at the 2019 NAMM Show in the Anaheim Convention Center from January 24 through January 27, 2019. The Mac version of Gullfoss was launched last year to universal acclaim, and since then it has built up an enthusiastic following amongst sound producers, composers and musicians: “I find it indispensable... GULLFOSS a
Anaheim, CA -- With its 16 selectable UHF frequencies, 50mW of audio power and included EB4 ear buds, Galaxy’s new AS-950 offers high-quality stereo monitoring even in a crowded RF environment. Use a single transmitter and receiver system to give each person their own monitor mix at a live event, in a recording studio or a classroom. Or choose the optional AS-950-4 Band Pack system with four receivers and one transmitter to allow four persons to share a monitor mix. The AS-95
Anaheim, CA - Announced at Messe last spring and now shipping all over the world, the Studiologic SL MIXFACE will be in Anaheim, California, for the Winter NAMM Show. A complete MIDI and DAW Controller device, fully programmable for software and hardware instruments, designed with the user in mind, the SL MIXFACE is a uniquely versatile tool. Designed for mobility, the unit can be battery powered or bus-powered via USB. The SL MIXFACE is able to HOST any compatible keyboard t
Making its worldwide debut at the 2019 NAMM Show, in Hall A, booth 11110, the LCT 040 MATCH will be available as a single pencil mic as well as a stereo pair package. In addition, the LCT 140 AIR brings new heights of precision to recording engineers at every level. Chosen and trusted by a worldwide community of elite audio professionals, the LEWITT LCT range combines ground-breaking innovation with hard-wearing Austrian craftsmanship. The result is an award-winning range of
Anaheim, CA, January 24, 2019 -- Fostex’s new TM-2 adds wireless freedom and earbud versatility to a long heritage of high-performance Fostex headphone technology dating back to the mid 1970’s.
Listen through our high-performance Fostex 6mm dynamic driver earbuds or swap them with your favorite in-ears using an MMXC connector or optional CIEM Type 1 or 2 connectors.
Bluetooth 5.0 using Qualcomm QCC3026 SoC gives the TM-2 an ultra-stable wireless connection to your phone,
Farmingdale, NY. – January 16, 2019 – beyerdynamic, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of headphones, microphones and conferencing products, announces the M 160 Ribbon Microphone as an inductee in the TECnology Hall of Fame presented by NAMM Technical Excellence and Creativity Awards (TEC). beyerdynamic will showcase the M 160 in booth 16104 at the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Show in Anaheim, California from January 24 – 27, 2019. beyerdynamic’s M 160