September 30, 2013
Pioneer is still the first name we think about when it comes time to buy a new set of CD players. They are still the club standard for DJs who are in need of a 4-channel controller, who expect nothing less than the best. Some will stand by the fact that Pioneer uses their branding to promote products at a high price, and if the same piece of gear were dressed under a different label – it wouldn’t sell or be valued at the same amount. Regardless, there are few Pioneer product owners who have anything bad to say about their gear, other than the cost of it.
Pioneer has made steps to stick their foot into other parts of the music industry, mainly with monitors and speakers. They aren’t exactly known for producing speakers and monitors, but they already have a lot behind then that will help them make …
August 19, 2013
I have to hand it to Rokit for the monitors they produce. They have an entire line of monitors that range from “just got my new DJ setup” to, “I need something professional to test my production skills on”. Whether it is a few hundred dollars or a few thousand dollars, there is something in the line of KRK products that will suit your needs. The funny thing is that I’ve seen many producers who have a set of KRK monitors, with the classic yellow cones – but they have told me that they also have other pairs of speakers that they use during practice rather than performances.
Sounds strange, but there is something about the yellow cones that attract the eyes. There are other monitors that have the same basic shape and structure, but lack any color in their speaker cones. Yahama’s monitor line comes to mind here, since …