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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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’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.
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.
TASCAM’s Model 12 Integrated Production Suite multitrack recording mixer is a compact all-in-one integrated mixer designed for music and multimedia creators, songwriters, and performers. Features include TASCAM’s critically acclaimed multi-track recorder, USB audio/MIDI interface, DAW control functions, and unique podcasting capability including mix-minus and smartphone inputs. Great for desktop-style audio and multimedia production, small format live performances, podcasting, livestreaming, and more.
The HoverMat—a portable acoustic barrier designed for use under drum kits, percussion setups, and other sound producing instruments—combines Auralex’s SheetBlok Sound Barrier with a non-slip durable fabric that is laminated together to produce an effective sound barrier. Measuring six-foot width by four-foot depth with quarter-inch thickness, HoverMat improves acoustical isolation and clarifies drum tone. Cinch sack with shoulder strap included.