Alpine MusicSafe Pro earplugs offer musicians hearing protection with three exchangeable filter sets for low, medium, and high protection. Made of thermoplastic material, the earplugs mold to the wearer’s ears, are comfortable and stay in place, and are hypoallergenic. Alpine MusicSafe Pro earplugs come with a storage case, a carrying cord, and disinfecting cleaning spray.
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Stand-up Audio Quality
The new Microphone Desktop Tripod Stand from Peavey Electronics is a high-quality, foldable stand great for stepping up audio quality during remote conferencing, recording, and/or podcasting. It’s portable and versatile, with a clip that’s compatible with the most popular handheld microphones. It’s sturdy, yet lightweight with a small footprint, and its non-skid rubber feet minimize surface noise.
Vincent Bach Mega Tone Mouthpiece
Mega Tone starts with genuine Vincent Bach mouthpiece designs and more than doubles the outside mass. This darkens the sound and allows playing at higher dynamic levels without distortion. Mega Tone slots extremely well so pitches center dependably, and a slightly larger throat affords less resistance and greater flexibility. The result is a warmer, more powerful sound that adds a new dimension to concert, pop, and jazz playing.
MXL Microphones Revelation II Microphone
MXL Microphones has released the Revelation II microphone, the successor to the MXL Revelation, which is often regarded as the company’s greatest creation. The reinvented Revelation II microphone offers the warmth and intimacy of a premium tube microphone, but with extended clarity and punch for balanced recording. A dual gold-sputtered, 6-micron diaphragm and hand-selected EF86 pentode tube provides a warm, rich, and transparent sound. The polar pattern selection is virtually limitless, controllable by a variable pattern control knob.
Protec Modular Woodwind Mouthpiece Case
Protec’s new modular woodwind mouthpiece case protects valuable mouthpieces and ligatures from damage. This case features a compact lightweight design and customizable fit with four modular ligature holders and five mouthpiece dividers. Also includes a large gusseted storage pocket for smaller accessories, removable wrist strap with swivel snap, and a weather- and abrasion-resistant nylon exterior.
Slug Percussion Products Triad Pad HD-F
The Triad Pad HD-F from Slug Percussion Products is for powerful kick drum play, providing maximum protection from foot pedal beater damage and increasing beater punch while diminishing high frequencies. The Felt Duro-Disk impact pad is mounted on a triangular shaped polycarbonate film badge with permanent adhesive backing. Ideal for recording and performance situations requiring controlling unwanted overtones and overly “clicky” attack from bass drum beaters.
Wm. S. Haynes Co. Amadeus AP-86 Grenadilla Wood Piccolo
The new Amadeus AP-86 grenadilla wood piccolo by Wm. S. Haynes Co. offers a responsive head joint that plays with ease, while the body and silver-plated mechanism provides accurate intonation, balanced registers, and a liquid altissimo. The split-e mechanism is standard, and the choice of a Traditional or Wave style head joint allows the player to choose the style which captures their imagination.
Fibonacci Fibonacci Guitar
The Fibonacci Fibonacci is a versatile, multi-faceted, workhorse of a guitar, with soft, warm tones and an extra ‘bite’ when required. It is a completely hollow, double cut-away archtop, produced from a hand-carved AAA spruce top, with hand-carved mahogany back, sides, and neck. Complemented with solid maple binding, ebony fingerboard, and floating pickguard, it comes with a single floating ‘Micro Stealth’ Krivo pickup. Finished in natural nitrocellulose lacquer.
D’Addario Mandolin Pick
Designed in partnership with Chris Thile of Local 257 (Nashville, TN), D’Addario’s signature mandolin pick was developed to meet Thile’s own specifications for maximum comfort, tone, and playability. The wide, triangular shape offers added control, and each corner’s beveled, pointed tip offers supreme glide and articulation. This heavy gauge (1.4mm) pick is ideal for mandolin and flatpicking.
Protec Velour Padded Saxophone Neck Straps
Protec’s velour padded saxophone neck straps are comfortable, easy to store, and multi-sized. The velour neck pad has a contoured design with generous padding without the bulk, a strong custom-designed metal swivel snap features rubber coating to prevent eyelet wear, the smooth seatbelt webbing makes for quick adjustments, while the oversized slider features side grip grooves. Available in junior, regular, and tall sizes.