Live Sound Equipment

TOUR TEST: Pretty & Nice Goes Wireless with Audio-Technica's System 10 Stompbox

Editor’s Note: A few months back, our friends at Audio-Technica hipped us to their System 10 Wireless gear. Awesome, I thought. Who doesn’t love wireless? Then they hit us at NAMM with a unit I’ve been waiting for since I first played on stage, a stompbox enclosure that houses a digital wireless setup – no […]Read More »

Shure GLX-D16 Digital Wireless System Review

PROS: Great design, durable construction, sounds fantastic. CONS: Battery design, super long cable on transmitter. PRICE: $449 MAP $219 (street) In the ’80s almost every guitarist had a wireless system in their rack. Pedalboards rule the stage now, and integrating a wireless system can be tricky. Shure’s been able to bring a wireless unit to the […]Read More »

MACKIE 1604 VLZ4 Mixer Review

PROS: Well built, great sounding EQ, useful in several formats. CONS: Might be overkill for small bands. PRICE: $899 Not too long ago, the quality-to-price factor in compact mixers was pretty sad. When Mackie came on the scene, they were able to make a high quality mixer for a fair price, and the pro audio […]Read More »

Yamaha STAGEPAS 400i Portable PA Review

PROS: Compact, good sound, nice reverb options. CONS: Limited EQ options. PRICE: $699 Back in the day, even small PAs were big enough to fill up a tour van or station wagon. Those days are thankfully behind us and Yamaha has a PA system that can fit into a Fiat. The STAGEPAS 400i system contains […]Read More »

The Best Products from AES 2013

Hey there gearheads, we recently got back from the AES Convention in New York, and wanted to report back on some of the coolest pro audio and recording products we got a chance to get our grubby little paws on. Below you’ll find rad products and links to find out more. Enjoy! Antelope Audio Orion […]Read More »

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