by Trevor Collins ·Posted 05/16/2023
The recent rise of digital media production platforms like podcasting, streaming, and content creation have presented opportunities for new voices in the audio world to make a name for themselves. One such voice that has recently made waves is a Canadian company by the name of BEACN. With several recent products that have taken the streaming world by storm, such as the BEACN Mix and
by Robert Rives ·Posted 01/04/2023
Serious online gamers know that audio is a critical factor, and Roland’s new BRIDGE CAST is an easy-to-use, all-in-one audio interface and mixer that helps ensure your audience is getting a truly professional-sounding experience. With plenty of connectivity options, a high-quality microphone preamp, powerful DSP processing, and intuitive mixer controls, the BRIDGE CAST makes getting professional sound quality quick and easy—so you can focus on the
by Phillip Nichol… ·Posted 01/20/2022
Treat your online friends and fans to quality audio sweetened by effects with the black or white Mackie M•Caster Live, a portable and space-saving livestreaming mixer that’s purpose-built for getting a good sound in no time, whether you shoot in the kitchen with a DSLR, vlog outdoors on a smartphone, or build intricate
by Robert Rives ·Posted 11/30/2021
With home recordings from artists like Billie Eilish, Walker Hayes, and Lil Nas X regularly climbing to the top of the charts, Zoom’s new R20 Portable Multitrack Recorder is arriving at the perfect time to help aspiring artists record, edit, and mix their music on the go. With a powerful feature set that includes eight inputs, 16 tracks, eight faders plus a master fader, and an intuitive color touchscreen, the R20 is a portable solution that
by Nicholas Messitte ·Posted 01/20/2021
When PLAYdifferently released the MODEL 1, it raised the bar on DJ mixers: Designed by distinguished alumni from Allen & Heath, the MODEL 1 brought analog filtering and harmonic overdrive to its channels, lending the analog warmth from classic consoles to the DJ Mixer environment. Instead of internal effects, the MODEL 1 offered two auxiliary sends with built-in stereo returns. This six-channel mixer was so revered, it
by Nicholas Messitte ·Posted 01/19/2021
DJs who crave a customizable mixer take note: Pioneer DJ is releasing the DJM-S7, a two-channel battle mixer with a bevy of tweakable features and built-in goodies. Use independent pad modes to trigger different effects or manipulations on different channels, send MIDI messages directly to your DJ software to play dynamically with rhythm, and even take advantage of modern connectivity options. With the DJM-S7, you can
by Jason T ·Posted 11/25/2020
If you’re a musician who is thinking about taking your show on the road, a sound mixer may be on your wish list. If you don’t know where to start, I have some good news—you’re in the right place. What’s a Mixer Anyway? In simple terms, a mixer allows you to blend or “mix” multiple audio signals together from different sources, such as microphones, guitars, and keyboards, and you can polish each sound independently with tools such as equalizers, and effects like reverb and echo. You can then send that audio to external devices, such as powered
by Nicholas Messitte ·Posted 11/24/2020
Pioneer DJ has some wonderful new items just in time for the holiday season. If you’re looking for an intuitive, easy-to-use DJ controller that will help you craft wonderful sets out of any genre, look no further than the DDJ-FLX6. And if you’re in the market for a full-featured mixer without the crossfader—which more and more DJs prefer because they can be more exact with their crossfades by manipulating multiple channel faders
by Phillip Nichol… ·Posted 10/15/2020
Professional DJs know how crucial it is to maintain fluid and innovative performances to wow the crowds, and the gear should never interfere with that mission. With that thought steering them, the big brains at Pioneer DJ developed two powerful successors to its popular DJM-S9 and DJM-909 battle mixers: Introducing the black DJM-S11 and the limited-edition
by Phillip Nichol… ·Posted 09/10/2020
It doesn’t matter if you’re livestreaming a fresh set from your home or juicing up crowds at the club; when you’re at the top of your game, you deserve DJ gear that looks and performs on your level. Pioneer DJ’s latest drops live right in that pro category—the new CDJ-3000 flagship multi-player (in black or white) and the
by Phillip Nichol… ·Posted 08/06/2020
When it comes to keeping up with the high-energy sets of demanding professional DJs and competitive turntablists, RANE is well known in festivals, club circuits, and underground battles and has once again stepped in to elevate the platform with the release of MKII versions of its Twelve motorized turntable controller and Seventy-Two
by Andrew Eisele ·Posted 01/17/2020
It’s been four years since Pioneer DJ updated the DJM-900NXS2, which set the bar for most manufacturer’s performance DJ mixers. For NAMM 2020, Pioneer unveiled the next evolution of its professional DJ mixer, the DJM-V10, a well-spec’d 6-channel powerhouse that certainly ups the ante and raises the bar yet again. Pioneer DJ DJM-V10 Designed to produce warm audio that’s full of energy and presence, the DJM-V10 utilizes a 32-bit SABRE 8-channel DAC and a 32-Bit Velvet Sound ADC, which provide an uncompromising sound with rich, high-
363 Views ·Posted 01/02/2020
AB and Jake give you their first impressions on the Zoom LiveTrak L-8. This battery-powered podcast mixer was made for the on-the-go podcaster. Stick around until the end to see where they take this product! Learn more at B&H Explora  
by Staff Writer ·Posted 10/16/2019
Just in time for AES, Zoom is releasing the LiveTrak Series L-8, and we at B&H are proud to welcome it into the fold. Now, the LiveTrak series has been around for a while, but never before has its feature set been so thoroughly attractive to podcasters. With six transparent mic preamps, battery power, mix-minus functionality for VoIP, and the ability to record to SD cards and computers at the same time, the L-8 is a board perfect
by Phillip Nichol… ·Posted 10/28/2019
Location sound mixing is a demanding art that requires a very specific set of tools and skills; one without the other won’t get you far. Though you can’t purchase talent and dedication from B&H, we do offer the gear you’ll need to make it in the business. As you might suspect, some pieces are slick, but not necessary, while others you don’t want to live without. So, let’s look at 10 essential items for the rig of a serious location sound mixer. 1: Multitrack Field Recorder Obviously, you need something portable on which you can record and