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WATCH: How to Turn Lethal Weapons into Musical Instruments

We would all like to see violence give way to peace, and killing to creation. Mexican sculptor Pedro Reyes wants to show the world that this is possible by transforming confiscated weapons into musical instruments. A new short film from Sennheiser explores the incredible art of Pedro Reyes as part of the audio specialist’s MOMENTUM […]Read More »

SHURE BLX24/B58 Handheld Wireless System Review

Wireless systems used to be complicated, and at times the sound quality suffered; Shure’s new BLX system has solved those issues, with a simple, easy-to-use unit. Connect the receiver to the PA system, turn on the mic, select a channel, and sing away. The receiver is quite small, and the controls and display are so […]Read More »

Electro-Voice ZLX-12P Powered Speakers Review

In the past, even a minimal PA system could fill the better part of a band’s van, was a mega kluge of wires and hardware, and possibly featured questionable reliability.  EV’s new ZLX system provides a small, great-sounding sound system for the 21st Century. Size-wise, they’re not over-the-top, and they’re easy to handle; the molded […]Read More »

TC-Helicon Harmony Singer

PROS: Plenty of useful, musical harmonies. CONS: None. PRICE: $199. It’s tough being a singer in a band, and even tougher to have band mates that can sing harmony without any ego. Thankfully, TC-Helicon has a harmony pedal that knows its place. The controls are simple: harmony selection, level, and reverb. The mic level control […]Read More »

Audio-Technica System 10 Digital Wireless Systems

PROS: Good price, no interference, great sound. CONS: None. PRICE: ranges from $489-664 (MSRP) Wireless mics used to be the luxury item even for touring artists, and when the technology came down to what local bands could afford, the quality was severely lacking. AT now delivers pro quality at indie band prices. The overall design […]Read More »

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