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Sensaphonics Announces Tech To Help Hearing Impaired Musicians

Sensaphonics Announces Tech To Help Hearing Impaired Musicians

Sensaphonics has announced the 3D-ME, an innovative new approach to high fidelity listening for the hearing impaired. The “ME” stands for Music Enhancement, separating this system from all others. Based on the Active Ambient technology of the company’s patented 3D AARO in-ear monitor system, the 3D-ME can compensate for most common hearing deficits, bringing full-range music back into the lives of musicians and music-lovers alike. “For musicians, hearing aids are simply not acceptable on stage,” explains Dr. Michael Santucci, Sensaphonics […]

NAMM 2015 Media Preview Report By Metal Life Magazine

NAMM 2015 Media Preview Report By Metal Life Magazine

Metal Life Magazine attended the 2015 NAMM Media Preview Day and visited with Line 6, Monster Audio, Peavey, IZ Corporation, IK Multimedia, Rock n Roll High and GTC. We were impressed with the diverse technologies that were available for preview day. The exciting products that we got to see and play with definitely got us psyched up for the rest of NAMM 2015. GTC brought their revpad for guitars and we were blown away. This little device, which can be […]

Peavey Announces David Ellefson ReValver Artist Bundle

Peavey Announces David Ellefson ReValver Artist Bundle

Megadeth bassist David Ellefson redefined the role of bass guitar in heavy metal. With the release of the all-new David Ellefson ReValver® Artist bundle, Ellefson now helps redefine the role of bass guitar in Peavey’s ReValver 4 amp modeling software. “When Peavey approached me about introducing bass amp models to ReValver and developing a signature bundle, the thing that excited me the most was the opportunity to model my whole rig from the instrument, to the amp, to the cab,” […]

Ibanez Releases New Products At The 2015 NAMM Show

Ibanez Releases New Products At The 2015 NAMM Show

Ibanez announced several new products at the 2015 NAMM Show: Head (Korn) – KOMRAD20RS Joe Satriani – JS140-WH Paul Stanley (KISS) – PS120-BK and PS40-BK Steve Vai – JEM77P-BFP and UV71P-WH and JEMJR-WH and many more new models: http://www.ibanez.co.jp/usa/products/New/index.html

Sennheiser and Apogee Announce Partnership At NAMM Show

Sennheiser and Apogee Announce Partnership At NAMM Show

At Winter NAMM, audio specialist Sennheiser and Apogee Electronics, industry leader in digital audio conversion technology, have announced their collaboration. At the NAMM Show in Anaheim, Apogee’s Betty Bennett and Sennheiser’s Peter Claussen have jointly announced the cooperation of their companies. Peter Claussen, COO of Sennheiser, said that “Apogee and Sennheiser are a perfect fit. We both operate in the demanding premium sector, serving professional and semi-professional audio customers across the globe. Our product portfolios perfectly complement each other, and […]

NAMM: Solid State Logic Launches New ‘VHD Pre’ Module  for 500 Format Racks

NAMM: Solid State Logic Launches New ‘VHD Pre’ Module for 500 Format Racks

Solid State Logic, the world’s leading manufacturer of tools for creative audio professionals is proud to announce the release of the VHD Pre Module for the popular 500 format modular rack platform. The release makes the uniquely versatile VHD based preamp technology from Duality, SSL’s industry leading large format studio console, available for studios of all sizes. The VHD Pre is an immensely versatile recording and processing device. It can deliver ultra clean SSL SuperAnalogue™ grade recordings but also features […]

IK Multimedia Announces iRig UA Guitar Effects Processor For Android

IK Multimedia Announces iRig UA Guitar Effects Processor For Android

IK Multimedia, the leader in mobile music creation technology, is pleased to announce iRig® UA, the first digital effects processor and interface to allow universal near-zero latency guitar processing with AmpliTube® UA on all devices with Android 4.0 or higher and that support USB host mode/USB OTG. iRig UA represents a paradigm shift for Android users, that for the first time, will now be able to experience high-quality real time effects processing on any Android device. IK has solved the […]

NAMM: Pioneer Unveils the HRM-7 Studio Headphones

NAMM: Pioneer Unveils the HRM-7 Studio Headphones

Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc.’s Professional Sound and Visual Division today introduced the HRM-7 studio headphones intended for home and private studio listening, providing excellent audio reproduction with maximum comfort.  Pioneer’s latest headphones incorporate a newly developed HD driver suited for high-resolution audio sources and capable of reproducing frequencies up to 40 kHz.  Its “dual chamber” bass reflex enclosure also helps produce lower bass response as well as provide better control for increased audio accuracy.  The incorporated hybrid memory-foam ear pads […]

NAMM: Audient Breaks New Ground At  NAMM 2015

NAMM: Audient Breaks New Ground At NAMM 2015

Seventeen years since its inception, British audio equipment manufacturer Audient brings exciting new products, a fresh, dynamic team, a progressive new owner and a new distribution partner to the United States. No stranger to NAMM, Audient comes to this year’s show having picked up its third TEC-Award nomination, this time for the eight-channel mic pre, ASP880. Another recipient of much acclaim is the feature-packed USB AD/DA interface and monitoring system, iD22 which visitors to the show should be able to get a look […]

NAMM: Gibson Showcasing Les Paul Reference Monitors At 2015 NAMM Show

NAMM: Gibson Showcasing Les Paul Reference Monitors At 2015 NAMM Show

Gibson Brands, Inc. continues to honor the roots of Les Paul, who first pioneered the solid body electric guitar and later introduced multitrack recording with the release of the Gibson Les Paul Reference Monitors,which carry on his name as synonym for creativity and passion for music. Find the Les Paul Monitors at the 2015 NAMM Show (Gibson Meeting Room 300B, Level 3). Take a look at the sound engineer, the producer, the musician or the fan who loves a great […]

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