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 […]

Counterfeit gear factory busted in China; Shure, Yamaha, Sennheiser team up for lawsuit

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Counterfeit gear is still a thing and one ought to be wary of it. Not only can cheaply made clones of big brand equipment sound nasty, they may be outright dangerous (you know, electricity and all that). Last October, a raid was conducted at a factory of China’s Soundpu (Voxpu) Electronics Equipment, ProSoundWeb reports. Inside […]

Townsend Labs adds 9 new mic models to its Sphere modeling system

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Townsend Labs has updated the software component of Sphere, its mic modeling system, to version 1.2. A free update for all new and upcoming owners of the Sphere L22 modeling microphone, version 1.2 adds no less than nine new virtual microphone models. This brings the total number of mic emulations to 20, both on the […]

Shure Is Ending Their Turntable Cartridge Line: What Now?

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Shure, the American-based audio products company, is one of the few DJ brands that seemed to stand the test of time – and of the challenges of selling phono cartridges in the digital music age. Despite vinyl holding a strong footprint in the consumer market, the company has decided to cease production of their turntable […]

DJ Gear Blowouts!

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Check out our exclusive lineup of Pro DJ Gear, including: Pioneer – Denon – Rane – Numark – Gemini – Vestax – Behringer – Peavey – Yamaha – Roland – Epiphone – Gibson – Fender – Korg – Ibanez – Alesis – Shure – Boss – Mackie – Zoom – Akai – Marshall – M-Audio […]