Seismic Industries CUEMIX performance mixer for super-slim Eurorack

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Seismic Industries are on a mission to make super slim modules for their SuperSkiff format that’s only 20mm deep. They are currently developing an extraordinarily slim folding system of two rows of 84HP. The CUEMIX is part of that system and offers 8 channels of mixing with direct outputs and 4 assignable outputs. CUEMIX All […]

AKG takes aim at creators with K361 & K371 closed-back headphones

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Coming from HARMAN-owned AKG are the new K361 and K731 closed-back studio headphones. A combination of compact design and studio-worthy sound, they are meant to serve both professional and lifestyle applications – says the manufacturer. The main target audience these headphones are aimed at, though, is the slew of content creators – artists, engineers, podcasters, […]

Blackstar launches ultra-compact amPlug2 Fly headphone guitar amps

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Blackstar has just announced two new amPlug2 Fly headphone guitar amps, one for guitar and the other for bass.  The guitar version has three channels – Clean, Crunch and Lead – and uses Blackstar’s ISF control and has nine built-in effects. These include  three choruses, three delays and three reverbs, so enough to make practise a little more […]

TASCAM TH-06: monitoring headphones for USD 70 a pair

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A pair of monitoring headphones can now be had for as little as USD 70, thanks to TASCAM and its TH-06 Bass XL Monitoring Headphones. Known for democratizing home recording with a series of iconic portastudios, TASCAM is now launching a pair it’s touting as providing a balanced bass response, aimed at producers of modern […]

HEDD HEDDphone: An AMT headphone revolution?

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Berlin-based HEDD (Heinz Electrodynamic Devices) has announced the HEDDphone. The company’s first headphones bring its signature AMT technology to the headphone market for the first time. What do the HEDDphones have to offer, besides their obviously very appropriate name and spectacular looks? Heinz Electrodynamic Devices was founded by Klaus Heinz, who was also a founder […]

Audient introduces the Nero desktop monitor controller

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Audient has announced the Nero desktop monitor controller. The Audient Nero comes with four stereo inputs, three stereo speaker outputs, and a subwoofer output, among other features. Audient says that its newest monitor controller is inspired by the company’s analog console heritage and the high-end Centro controller. At a price of around 500 US dollars, […]

Genelec Aural ID tech promises acoustically accurate headphone monitoring

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Finnish monitoring meisters Genelec are on a mission to turn monitor headphones into actual monitors. How will they accomplish it? Good ol’ science! Saving fancy adjectives like “breakthrough” for the gear wordsmiths, Genelec’s newly introduced Aural ID software technology is an elaborate system of hearing compensation which takes into account the unique acoustical properties of […]

LD Systems reveals the U500 series in-ear monitoring systems

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LD Systems will present the U500 in-ear monitoring system at this year’s Prolight+Sound in Frankfurt, Germany. The LD Systems U500 IEM system is available in various configurations, with and without headphones. In-ear monitoring is becoming more and more popular, and the selection of available gear is constantly growing. Some competitors like Sennheiser, Mackie, and RHA […]

Ex-AKG employees found Austrian Audio to bring back the “Vienna sound”

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Vienna is the home of a new contender in the pro audio industry, the aptly named Austrian Audio. Such branding does carry a lot of ambition, which the manufacturer appears to have in spades. In its initial offering, Austrian is introducing 8 new products in 5 categories – handmade microphones, digital control, DSP software, headphones, […]

NAMM 2019: Neumann NDH 20 studio/audiophile headphones

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Neumann – Berlin, Germany’s premium microphone export – chose NAMM 2019 to debut its first-ever studio headphones. Meet the Neumann NDH 20, a set of closed-back cans fashioned out of sleek and lightweight aluminum. The manufacturer is touting flat frequency response, natural stereo image, and high fidelity as its key advantages that make it suitable […]