Monthly Archives: July 2013

Sceptre CoActual Monitors from PreSonus Are Now Shipping

Sceptre CoActual Monitors from PreSonus Are Now Shipping

PreSonus is now shipping the eagerly anticipated Sceptre-series CoActual studio reference monitors. Featuring an advanced coaxial design that works integrally with a 32-bit, 48 kHz processor using Fulcrum Acoustic’s TQ™ Temporal Equalization technology, Sceptre CoActual monitors deliver clarity and coherence that has previously only been available in ultra-high-end systems. Yet they are an affordable investment for project-studio owners-a first for DSP-enabled, TQ-based systems.

Source Elements announces new release of Source-Connect

Source Elements announces new release of Source-Connect

Source Elements announces a major new release of Source-Connect Standard and Pro for Windows, bringing the power and stability of our Standalone software to the Microsoft Windows operating system. Besides adding greater stability, this new version of Source-Connect 3.7 offers all the power of the current version of Source-Connect for Mac to audio professionals using Windows. Source-Connect 3.7 runs as a Standalone application, no longer needing complicated DAW setups, while still allowing users to work directly in their DAW of choice and take advantage of the full feature-set of Source-Connect.

Pioneer XDJ-R1 DJ Controller – Gearjunkies Review

Pioneer XDJ-R1 DJ Controller – Gearjunkies Review

Only about a month ago, ‘out of the blue’, Pioneer came with a sibbling to their XDJ-Aero controller. They introduced us to the new XDJ-R1. One of the very first interesting features we noticed were the physical CD drives! Another feature that caught our eye is the combination of ‘controller and iPad‘, as the controller has a built-on stand for it. Together with the iPad running the remotebox app. This gave us the first idea that Pioneer didn’t just released yet another controller.

V-Moda Crossfade M-100 – Gearjunkies Review

V-Moda Crossfade M-100 – Gearjunkies Review

To us V-Moda is a brand that is gaining some strong ‘momentum’ within the (pro) DJ market. Originally we knew V-Moda for their consumer products. However, more and more DJ’s are turning towards the Crossfade M-100. Before we got to grips with our own pairs we did hear good things about them. We were curious if those good stories were true, so we gave them a decent work-out.

Ableton Artist feature: LOPAZZ & Casio Casino

Ableton Artist feature: LOPAZZ & Casio Casino

Far from the distractions and pressures of the big city, the picturesque German town of Heidelberg has fostered a surprising number of musicians who have made their mark outside of rigid genre conventions. 1970s krautrock legends Guru Guru and house pioneer Move D still live and work in the medieval town with the castle on the hill. Add to that list LOPAZZ & Casio Casino, a Heidelberg production team who freely mix live instruments with electronics and are equally adventurous when turning out crafty, floor-filling club tracks or composing evocative soundtracks for globe-trotting documentaries.