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TASCAM UH-7000 Mic Pre-Amp/USB Audio Interface Review

PROS: Professional design and sound; easy to use. CONS: None. PRICE: $599 When home recording meant tape-based, TASCAM stood above the rest in quality and performance. Unlike companies like Polaroid, they’ve made the transition to the digital world. And their UH-7000 is proof that they still stand above the rest. Design-wise this is meant to […]Read More »

Griffin Technology GuitarConnect & MicConnect Reviews

Portable used to mean sacrificing quality or convenience,  but Griffin’s closed the gap with several of their new devices, turning your iOS device into a portable recording station. Their simplest is the GuitarConnect Cable Premium ($29), a braided cable that acts as a simple interface for guitar and headphones connected to a 1/8” headphone jack. […]Read More »

Apogee Announces Symphony Thunderbolt Compatibility with Apple’s New Mac Pro

Apogee Electronics is pleased to announce its multi-channel Thunderbolt™ audio recording solution featuring Symphony I/O and Symphony 64 | ThunderBridge is fully compatible with the new Apple Mac Pro. Apogee’s Symphony System (Symphony I/O and Symphony 64 | ThunderBridge) offers up to 64 channels of industry-leading AD/DA conversion to any Thunderbolt equipped Mac computer. Since its release in 2011, Symphony […]Read More »

Line 6 Sonic Port iOS Audio Interface Review

Here’s something you’re gonna dig. Got an iPhone and wanna jam on the go? Line 6 has got you covered with the new Sonic Port guitar interface for iOS. This works seamlessly with all iPod, iPhone and iPad devices you might iHave. The tiny device packs in TONS of cool features in such a teeny […]Read More »

Focusrite Forte USB Interface

PROS: Wonderful preamps, plenty of features, easy to use. CONS: None. PRICE: $499 Focusrite was founded in 1985 by Rupert Neve, and although he’s no longer associated with the company, the level of audio excellence is still present even in their smaller items such as the Forte. This tiny unit packs a lot of features, […]Read More »

Performer's iPad Essentials for Musicians

Tablet schmablet. You can have the fanciest lookin’ device on the planet, but if there are no killer apps for it, it’s just a useless hunk-o-junk. So now that you’ve got that shiny new iPad, how are you gonna make the most of it? Well, we recommend a few products and apps that will help […]Read More »

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