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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.

www.peavey.com

AP-86 Grenadilla Wood Piccolo

Wm. S. Haynes Co. Amadeus AP-86 Grenadilla Wood Piccolo

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.

www.wmshaynes.com/amadeus

fibonacci fibonacci

Fibonacci Fibonacci Guitar

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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.

www.fibonacciguitars.com/fibonacci

mega tone

Vincent Bach Mega Tone Mouthpiece

mega tone

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.

www.bachbrass.com

Revelation II

MXL Microphones Revelation II Microphone

Revelation II

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.

www.mxlmics.com

Woodwind Mouthpiece Case

Protec Modular Woodwind Mouthpiece Case

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.

www.protecstyle.com

Triad Pad HD-F

Slug Percussion Products Triad Pad HD-F

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.

www.slugdrums.com

hovermat

HoverMat

hovermat

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.

www.auralex.com

YBS-62II Professional Baritone Saxophone

Yamaha YBS-62II Professional Baritone Saxophone

YBS-62II Professional Baritone Saxophone

Yamaha has introduced the second generation of the Yamaha 62 professional model saxophone line with the YBS-62II Professional Baritone Saxophone. Updates include a new key layout based on ergonomics for longer, faster, more comfortable play, and a shorter bell length for improved intonation. The YBS-62II also features the addition of a peg receiver so that an optional peg can be attached.

Yamaha.io/YBS-62II