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TOUR TEST: Going Wireless On The Road With The Ries Brothers & Audio-Technica

[Editor’s note: we recently held a nationwide search to find a band to tour test some awesome new System 10 wireless gear from our friends at Audio-Technica. After receiving a ton of great entries, we landed on The Ries Brothers, a Florida two-some who were headed out on the road with Miggs and Terry McDermott. […]Read More »

Yamaha DBR12 800-Watt Active PA Speakers Review

Yamaha DBR12 800-Watt Active PA Speakers – $499/each PROS: Great sound, flexible applications, lightweight, affordable. CONS: None. PRICE: $499/each The new DBR loudspeakers from Yamaha are quite a sweet surprise. Out of the box, they’re incredibly lightweight, yet powerfully-voiced with no compromise to sound quality. If your back aches after a few weeks on tour […]Read More »

WATCH: Audio-Technica's "Ask Me Anything" with Producer/Engineer Michael Beinhorn

Across his accomplished career, producer Michael Beinhorn has worked with some of the biggest names in rock and beyond – including Herbie Hancock, Marilyn Manson, Soundgarden, The Red Hot Chili Peppers and Hole…just to name a few. Among these artists, Beinhorn is credited with producing many of their “career records” – including “Superunknown” by Soundgarden, […]Read More »

Inside the Development of the PreSonus StudioLive AI Series Mixers

An Interview with Wesley Smith, Product Manager at PreSonus Editor’s Note: Recently PreSonus sent us one of their new 16-channel (badass) StudioLive AI Series mixers. We tried reviewing it, and ultimately couldn’t. Not because there weren’t good things to say about it, but because there was far too much to try to jam into a […]Read More »

Electro-Voice ETX-10P Powered Loudspeaker Review

PROS: Flexible, expandable, great adjustability physically & sonically CONS: Slightly pricey. PRICE:$1099/each EV’s ETX system is a professional level series, which is simple enough to keep “roadies” away, and still sound fantastic. The Electro-Voice ETX-10P Powered Loudspeaker sports a 10” woofer and a 1.25” high frequency driver. The enclosure’s design enables it to be used in a monitor […]Read More »

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