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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 »

How Di Mainstone Turned The Brooklyn Bridge Into a Giant Instrument

Di Mainstone has MOMENTUM There are people in the world who see the same things as everyone else, yet see something different. On visits to the Brooklyn Bridge, Di Mainstone didn’t see the landmark as a route from Brooklyn to Manhattan. She didn’t see a tourist attraction. She saw a musical instrument. In May last […]Read More »

SAMSON Expedition Express Portable PA Review

PROS: Small, portable, battery powered, Bluetooth enabled. CONS: None. PRICE: $199 As time passes by, technology makes things smaller and better. Back in the day a portable PA system would still take up a large amount of space in the trunk of a Buick. Samson’s Expedition Express delivers sound that can fit into a Smart […]Read More »

How To Use Ice as Percussion

So, how does a percussionist play a frozen body of water as an instrument? Check this out.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 »

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