December 12, 2013
When I say this setup for the first time, I sort of liked it. It was different than any of the other controllers on the market, except for the offering that Numark has where an iPad can actually be fitted inside of the mixer. Basically, this is one of the few lower end MIDI controllers that have a screen that is actually built into the unit. Not only is it a screen, it is a nice screen – much nice than what you will find on something like the Ableton Push or even the NI Maschine. Is this nice screen really worth such a controller?
When the first rendition of this device was made, it was not made by Monster. It was made a by an Asian company that few had ever heard of before. Now that it has been adapted by Monster, it sort of leaves an uneasy feeling …
January 5, 2013
Some people purchase headphones because of the cool factor that comes with it. There nothing wrong with that, as long as the headphones are of decently quality and worth the high price tag. Beat By Dre probably take the cake for being trendy and noticeable, while still being able to deliver good sound. If you’re a hiphop lover than you probably already know where Dr. Dre comes from – but you may not know much about Monster, the gear company behind the entire production. Monster is more frequently known for their “Monster Cables”, which have become a household name like Kleenex is for tissues.
Monster cables take the very simple and utilitarian RCA cable and make it something much more durable and shielded. Likewise, they come at a higher price – but you can be sure that your audio will not be degraded from one of the weakest parts …