Set in Germany’s far north, Airbeat One is the region’s premier electronic music festival. This year, some 45,000+ concertgoers from 45 countries transformed the Neustadt Glewe airfield into the epicenter for electronica beats over three days in July. The dBTechnologies VIO line array system made its debut appearance at this year’s gathering. On the heels… Read more »


dB Technologies at Prolight+Sound 2016

From 5 to 8 April 2016 dBTechnologies presented new products 2016 at the Pro Light + Sound 2016 in Frankfurt, Germany. Highlights on the new active line array and sub series VIO, whose impressive audio performance and unique design aroused the interest of visitors and professionals. This year, dBTechnologies decided to add a new indoor… Read more »

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In early 2009, James Hetfield contacted EMG Pickups president Rob Turner and presented him with a challenge: to create a “stealth” looking set that captures the clarity and punch of a passive pickup and still retains the legendary active tone that molded a generation. Now available in EMG Metal Works Finishes and EMG’s Solderless Installation… Read more »


Radial Engineering: Sneak Peek

      At Radial, we go back stage at concerts and talk with musicians and engineers to show them new gear, discuss problems and gather their input to create new solutions. This is how many Radial products come to life. When you plug into your favorite piece of Radial gear, you can be proud to know… Read more »

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Vater Reviews: Latest Vater Models

Vater drum sticks have a recently released a bunch of new sticks, which I’ve been putting through their paces recently in rehearsal, teaching and gig environments. 5A Stretch Featuring an extra bit of length for more reach around the kit, an acorn tip and the same diameter as a standard 5A, these are comfortable sticks… Read more »


Session Acoustic D.I.

L.R Baggs new Session Acoustic D.I has been making a big impact worldwide, and now direct from our studio in Nashvilles comes a great new demonstration video! Click here to watch the Video Featuring Charlie Worsham, and Lloyd Baggs himself, this new factory approved video gives our customers a taste of how good this new product sounds!    … Read more »


Vater: New Front Ensemble Series

Vater has launched a completely new line of Keyboard mallets for Marimba,Vibraphone, Xylophone and Bells. Vater’s full keyboard line now consists of 2 product groups: Front Ensemble and Concert Ensemble, with each featuring unique characteristics.                       The “hardness” of any Vater keyboard mallet can now be identified in 2 ways:… Read more »


AMPLIFi Remote Is Now Compatible with the New Apple Watch

AMPLIFi Remote v2.11 is now available via the Apple App StoreTM. Now AMPLIFi users can access tones, control levels, search the Line 6 Tone Cloud, and use the tuner—right from their wrist.             As you are aware Apple’s marketing engine is powerful – and this is the first application of its… Read more »


MIPA Award for LWA 500 “Little Big Amp”

Journalists of more than 100 dedicated special interest magazines from all over the world were called upon to nominate and vote for the best musical instruments and audio equipment of 2014/2015 in the 37 categories of the prestigious mipa/pipa Musikmesse/Prolight + Sound International Press Award. The winners received their awards at a special mipa/pipa awards… Read more »