OwnPhones 3D Printed Custom-Fit Wireless Earbuds

Bluetooth 4.0   This looks like a pretty nifty concept. OwnPhones Mobile Ear Scan creates a 3D model of your ear, you choose your customizations, and they print the buds just for you. I’m in on the pre-release 50% off mailing list and will fill my ears with this tech as soon as possible.  I’ll […]

BlueTube BT-6 Tube Amp. – Eye-Candy

Following the success of there most recent Kickstarter campaign for the BT-4, BlueTube Audio has announced pre-orders for their third crowd-funding project, the BT-6 vacuum tube amplifier. As an artistic endeavor, I can appreciate the design elements here, and visually they have succeeded in creating an aesthetically pleasing decoration.  I’m sure the glow of the […]

Rolling Konus Speaker Chassis Concept

  Despite a somewhat uncomfortable-to-say-in-public name like Rolling Konus (don’t you just feel dirty uttering it), the concept behind this speaker chassis featured over at Yanko Design, is pretty neat. Minimalist and utilizing an almost wheelchair-like concept for maneuvering the speaker to the correct direction, this speaker setup would look great in any post-modern home or apartment.

Soft Sounds HeadFoams by MarBlue

As a sometimes neurotically overprotective father, in-ear (earbud) headphones were near the top of my list of lurking dangers; somewhere between knives, electrical outlets, and public toilets.  Most audio players provide an option to limit the output level, but this falls short as a safeguard due to possible variances in the media output level. (some […]

Jack Conte Tears It Up With Robots In His Doin’ It Right Remix

Jack Conte is an absolutely amazing musician with lots of technical chops. In this remix video he rips up Doin’ It Right by Daft Punk using the QuNeo and a series of robot fingers, projectors, and other gear to build an amazing performance.

Finis Neptune Underwater MP3 Player

When I swim, it’s more of an attempt to just stay afloat — to stay alive. But for the serious or training swimmer out there, the Finis Neptune Underwater MP3 Player  looks pretty cool. I have no idea how well it actually works.

Hands On With The Incident Tech GTar

I was lucky enough to get Incident Tech’s new gTar, a MIDI/DSP-based guitar that is perfect for both teaching and composition. The guitar, with the current software and feature set, isn’t quite the shredder’s dream – yet – but as a teaching system it’s excellent and I found it quite playable both “live” and while […]

iKlip Studio Mini Now Available

IK Multimedia launched an update to their iKlip family of tablet computer stand today. The newest member — known as the iKlip Studio (for iPad Mini and 7” Tablets) — is a sturdy, portable and practical accouterment for you tablet of choice.

Marshall’s Monitor Headphones Mix Old-School Looks With Contemporary Features

If you have been to any Rock and Roll show within the last 50 years (and I’m even talking about a pickup show at your local watering hole), the chances are high that you have been exposed to a Marshall guitar amplifier. The logo and stylings are distinctive but it’s likely you would remember it […]

Teeny Tiny Yaba X Guitar Amplifier Reaches Kickstarter Funding Goal

It’s tiny yet powerful. I want one and it looks like I could actually get one now that the Yaba X speaker has reached it Kickstarter funding goal. Yay! I know it is an inevitability, but I can’t wait until I see some one mic-ing one of these up at an open mic gig somewhere.