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Mobile PAs have some endemic problems—limited inputs and outputs, limited built-in effects, subpar Bluetooth performance, and acoustics that leave a lot to be desired. JBL is hoping to change that with its PRX ONE mobile PA system for midsize live events. With a clear and powerful...
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In June 2021, Apple revealed two exciting developments for music lovers: Apple Lossless and Apple Spatial Audio, each on offer for Apple Music, and each available now—provided you have the right hardware and the right OS. What does this mean for you, the consumer? Let’s take a look. Apple Lossless We need to begin by defining “lossless” and “lossy.” I’ll use a mnemonic device to make it simple: A...
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If you’re a vlogger who churns out online content—or someone who makes fast-paced vérité video with action cameras—ditch the low-quality audio that comes your camera’s microphone and pick up something tailor-made for your purposes: the V-Mic D4 Mini from Deity Microphones. This...
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Purpose-built for podcasters and content creators on a limited budget, the Audio-Technica AT2040 Hypercardioid Dynamic Microphone benefits from A-T’s decades of expertise in constructing trusted microphones for the studio and stage. It features a large-diaphragm...
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Whether it’s pre-show setup or mission-critical “go live” time, professional production personnel rely on rock-solid communication systems. All the behind-the-scenes magicians—lighting techs, camera ops, personal assistants, directors, and more—can’t work their wonders if they can’t coordinate quickly and accurately. With that in mind, the...
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Housed in an ultra-compact and water-resistant form factor for reliable use on set, the Sound Devices A20-Mini is not only a high-performance digital wireless bodypack transmitter with full remote control via a companion mobile app, but also a distortion-free, 32-bit float / 48...
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Free your computer-based recording or livestreaming rig from the constraints of cables and complicated setup with the Convergent Design Erika, a USB wireless microphone system that's ultracompact, extremely simple, and cost effective, making it ideal for content creators, podcasters, mobile journalists, and...
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Music cannot exist in a vacuum. I’m not just talking about the laws of physics here (those actually do prohibit sound from traveling across a literal vacuum). I’m talking about influence: Technological advances throughout the years have had a palpable effect on the music we hear. In this article, we’ll list eight pieces of gear that have undeniably changed music. 1. The Edison Phonograph First...
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With more and more companies offering CD-quality streams, hi-res tiers, and lossless audio options, the temptation to reserve a bit more of the paycheck for pleasurable listening is greater than ever. Apple, Amazon, Tidal, Quboz, Deezer, and others have concluded that giving music lovers extra fidelity is a worthwhile endeavor, a move that is generally applauded by industry professionals and “...
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What happens when members of an online guitar discussion forum decide to break the physical boundaries of the Web and meet in person to play music? A gathering called Idiot Jam, that’s what. I had watched it from afar since its inception, in 2006, but the first time I could attend was in 2016. I flew from LaGuardia Airport to Midway, in Chicago, and was dutifully retrieved by my hosts, LJ...
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It happens so easily and innocently. One day, you’re laughing at a party while tunes pump through a Bluetooth speaker at the back of a room. The next thing you know, you’ve dedicated an entire room as a temple for the purest, uncompromising audio fidelity, where you sit motionless in a state of emotional euphoria as your favorite songs fill your ears with the vibrant sounds their creators so...
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Ideas born from a place of passion have an undeniable life about them, and you can feel it when you are in their presence. The Vintage Radio and Communications Museum of Connecticut, located in a ubiquitous brick building, in Windsor, Connecticut, is one of those places. As part of Music Appreciation Week, we thought it would be a good idea to...
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At one point in the not-so-distant past, you either needed a decked-out analog studio or a painfully expensive digital audio workstation to attain the type of sound deemed to be at the professional level. Much to the collective rejoicing of songwriters, producers, musicians, audio engineers, and content creators literally everywhere, that can be filed away as a memory of the olden times. Thanks...
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Finding the right plectrum, as it was originally called (and still is in the UK), is a very personal endeavor. The genre of music you play, as well as your individual playing style, are both factors to consider when selecting your pick. And, I would be remiss not to mention the most important criterion of all, which would be the...
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If you are a singer/songwriter/musician who has been itching to get back out in public to perform in the warm weather, the most flexible solution for busking in public spaces is a battery-powered guitar amplifier that will provide hours of dependable play time and can handle the kind of punishment the street can dish out....
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