July 11, 2014
Part of what makes the AMPLIFi 150 and AMPLIFi 75 guitar amplifiers so powerful is their integration with iOS devices. Not only does the AMPLIFi Remote App allow for some pretty expansive amplifier, cabinet, pedal, and FX processing, but you can also link up your device via Bluetooth and stream music to the AMPLIFi cabinet. The App has thousands of possibilities for unique processing and it has some other features for those looking to sound like their favorite guitar players. Let’s dive in and take a look at some of the most interesting features within the Line 6 AMPLIFi Remote App.
The AMPLIFi Remote App boasts 200 different amplifiers and effects. All of these are completely customizable so you are never stuck with a particular tone’s preset sounds. This makes for some pretty unique and intuitive control over various parameters within the tones. The ability to match different …
July 1, 2014
When most people think of the leader in guitar amplifier and effects modeling before the digital software and VST age, the go to brand is Line 6. Their POD line of products have been used by everyone from the bedroom guitarist all the way up to major recording artists like Metallica, U2, and Nine Inch Nails. Line 6 continues this tradition with the introduction of their latest line of AMPLIFi products. The lower case “i” is significant because the guitar amplifiers in the line, a 75 watt and 150 watt models, connect to your iOS device via Bluetooth for tone manipulation as well as the ability to share the tones you create with a community of AMPLIFi users. We had Joe from Line 6 stop by to demo the functions and tones of the AMPLIFi 150 which you can watch above. Below is a more in depth look at what …
September 24, 2012
Vox amplifiers have been around for quite some time, and bands like the Beatles are what helped them reach such staggering popularity. Over the years, new models and renditions of older models have taken on technical changes like new circuits and updated speakers – but the classic outer shell has always remained true to the original form.
The Vox AC4C1-BL is actually based off an older design, but has been given a facelift to give it a slightly more modern look. It uses the EL84 Top Boost circuit which was also employed on models crated back in the 60’s, and is capable of enough output for a small show.…
August 26, 2012
For those who are looking for a newer amplified home audio system, but are tight on space and cash, Yamaha has introduced their A-S300 integrated amp along with their CD-300 CD player. While CD’s may seem like old technology, Yamaha’s combination set-up provides high quality audio output through coaxial or optical cables – and even supports USB connectivity for mp3’s. This setup is ideal for those looking for a second audio system, or who are to enter the game without spending thousands the first time around.…
DJ Scott Mad Flip
May 2, 2012
If you are starting to get serious about your DJing, then inevitably you will start booking gigs, some of which will occur at venues that lack a house sound system. If you don’t already have one, a solid portable PA system is definitely in your future, and it’s a great investment for your DJ career.
There are many options to choose from, but you should first determine your budget and specific needs before making your choice. How often will you be using it? Where will it be used, and how many people will you be playing for? How much power do I need to rock the party? There, there young padawans, we are here to help. Here’s some vital info that will help you in your decision to purchase a portable PA system.
Tabletop, Speaker Boxes, and the Bass below
If you are a DJ, then you probably have some …