Gear

Pro Audio

 Waves Audio Morgan Page EMP ToolboxWaves EMP, the electronic music production division of Waves Audio, recently announced the availability of the Morgan Page EMP Toolbox plugin collection. Hand-picked by Page himself, the Morgan Page EMP Toolbox contains eight powerful Waves audio processors that Page uses most in his mixing and mastering sessions. The Morgan Page EMP Toolbox includes the following Waves plugins: Maserati VX1 Vocal Enhancer, Vocal Rider, TrueVerb, SoundShifter, NLS Non-Linear Summer, H-Delay Hybrid Delay, L3-LL Multimaximizer, and H-EQ Hybrid Equalizer.

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DJ & Lighting

Pioneer DDJ-SZ

Pioneer's new Serato-compatible DDJ-SZ is 35 percent bigger than the DDJ-SX, sporting additional functionalities and features including extra large JOG wheels (the same size available on CDJ players), large performance pads with multi-color illumination, DJM style mixer, dual USB ports and a MAGVEL cross fader.

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Drums & Percussion

Paiste Master Dark Crash and Dark Hi-Hat ModelsThree new crashes and two hats join the Paiste Master series to expand the Masters sound atmosphere to additional cymbal types. The 16", 18" and 20" Dark Crash models are based on the Masters Dark Ride, designed for darkness, warmth and a smoky vibe. The cymbals exhibit clarity and a soft feel, enabling fine dynamic nuances. The 20" crash is also suited for light ride patterns. The 14" and 15" Dark Hi-Hats radiate a similarly breathy timbre.

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Pro Audio

Decibel Eleven™ Loop ExpanderThe Decibel Eleven Loop Expander is a true bypass audio switcher that adds programmable effects loop switching to any MIDI-controlled setup. Use it to add loop switching to any existing system with a simple MIDI controller, or utilize it to expand the number of true bypass loops with a DB-11 Pedal Palette™ or Switch Dr.™ For larger rigs, connect multiple Loop Expanders in series to create additional loops. Street price: $189.

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Pro Audio

RCF Compact Ayra FourThe new ultra-compact Ayra Four follows the same design template as the Ayra Five, Ayra Six and Ayra Eight. The Ayra Four, available in black and white lacquer versions, houses a 4” composite fiberglass woofer and the same 1” soft dome tweeter that appears in all models. Other characteristics include: precision directivity tweeter waveguide; fully-featured input board; reflection free front cabinet design and low distortion reflex port.

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Drums & Percussion

ProLogix 6-8 Pro Tenor Practice PadThe ProLogix Full 6-8 Pro Tenor Practice Pad features full-sized laminated playing surfaces in sizes of 6", 8", 10", 12", 13", and 14" surfaces, all completely surrounded by hard rubber rims to help work on avoiding rim clicks. The Baltic Birch cutaway design provides durability, true feel, and pitch reference while practicing, snare basket receiver holes allow for mounting of the instrument onto a snare stand.

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Drums & Percussion

Grover Pro's new Studio Pro Tambourines feature hand-hammered German Silver and Phosphor Bronze alloy jingles, dual-width staggered jingle slots (pioneered by Grover Pro), soft rubber comfort edging, and a 10″ diameter solid hardwood shell. Retail price: $132.00

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Band & Orchestra

The Selmer 40 Series Saxophone Line has grown with the addition of tenor saxophones to the line. Also, alto and tenor now have black nickel and silver-plated finishes. The 40 Series saxophones are a first-ever collaboration between Henri Selmer Paris and Selmer USA. All the horns feature a custom designed and manufactured Henri Selmer Paris neck and mouthpiece, along with a feature-filled body that responds at a top performance level. The black nickel and silver-plated versions both feature a silver-plated Henri Selmer Paris neck.  Retail price: $4,043 to $4,750.

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Drums & Percussion

The SwirlyHook Solo is a single black hook that fits snuggly on a standard mic stand to hold headphones, tambourines, cables and more. Also fits on bird feeders, shelving or any vertical 1/2-inch tubing. Made of resilient spring steel and coated in black PVC for grip and durability. Retail price: $10.99.

swirlygig.com

DJ & Lighting

With the GMiX, DJs can play back tracks from a single USB drive or from a laptop as a versatile software controller for Virtual DJ or another host application. The device includes eight large performance pads on each deck and newly designed touch-sensitive mechanical jog wheels. The high-resolution USB/MIDI data-stream contains 14-bits of continual control information. Direct playback from a USB memory device of MP3, WAV, AAC, and AIFF files allows the GMX to be unchained from the laptop.

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