May 7, 2013
Guitar companies rarely cross the line and make DJ products – and I question the reasoning behind this non-move. The same machines and materials that make up a guitar pedal could just as easily be used to make MIDI controller boxes and other relevant hardware. But you’ll never see a Vox controller or mixer for sale. I think it is not a matter of logistic or supply, but more about company image and dedication. Guitarists and DJs have different roles and fundamentally do not exist in the same sphere. DJs play back music and remix it live, while a guitarist creates music live using strings and vibrations.
Perhaps these guitar companies don’t want to be seen as traitors to their own kind. Perhaps they will lose credibility if they were ever to cross that boundary and begin making things they aren’t supposed to. It’s a shame because there is nothing …
September 27, 2012
Throwback and retro style headphones are quite popular these days, and many headphone lovers are willing to diverge from their traditional staple offerings like Sennheiser’s headphones, to try something new and artistic. Marshall, who is one of the top contenders in the guitar amp industry, has created a new pair of cans, the Marshall Major, that offer a classic look with Marshall’s sound.
They feature an over the ear design with square cups (opposed to traditional circle or oval cups), and they also use heavy wires to mount the cups to the leather wrapped head piece.…
September 16, 2011
Whats up everybody? Jeff here, coming to you from UniqueSquared.com. We have been hitting you all pretty hard with the Pro Audio blogs so far and I really think its time we show all of our low tech friends some love! We just picked up the Blackstar guitar amplifier line…which is pretty cool, because until now we only had a few starter amps and a bunch of digital modeling stuff. With the addition of Blackstar we now have some serious ALL TUBE guitar amps!
I had heard a lot about these amps before they came in and knew a bit of the “Marshall” history that was involved and I have to admit, being a Fender guy through and through, I was very curious as to how they would match up to the classics we all love. So naturally I took this opportunity to bust one open and take it for …