Month: January 2014

Sony showcases new Music Video Recorder at 2014 NAMM Show

We were stopped in our tracks at the Sony booth this year by the band performing there. LA-based alt-soul sextet Elaine Faye and the Big Bang were holding court with a brilliant acoustic set. They aren’t friends, we aren’t paid to pimp, we just liked them. We noticed Sony’s new Music Video Recorder display next to

Casio reveals 5 new digital pianos at 2014 NAMM Show

We made our annual stop at the Casio press event for the nosh and news during this year’s NAMM Show in Anaheim, Ca. For 2014 the company touted the addition of five new digital pianos to its keyboard lineup: the CTK-6200, CTK-6250, CTK-7200, WK-6600 and WK-7600. While we’d vote Casio try more creative naming conventions,

Blue Mic teases new headphones, reveals condenser mic at NAMM 2014

This AllDayTech reporter–and proud owner of a Bluebird Microphone–just had to stop by the Blue Mic booth at the 2014 NAMM show to see their latest. First up was a sneak peak at their new Mo-Fi headphone technology, scheduled for release this spring. Mo-Fi stands for mobile fidelity, which the company describes as “liberating digital

IK Multimedia shows off iRing motion controller at NAMM 2014

One of the more useful innovations we saw at this year’s NAMM Show was IK Multimedia’s iRing motion controller for iOS devices. iRing works with IK’s variety of apps for DJs, beat makers, keyboardists and guitar players. The iRing isn’t a ring, exactly. It’s a bit of patent-pending double-sided plastic designed to be held securely

DR Neon Strings partners with Jamstar teaching app at NAMM 2014

DR Strings has teamed with Jamstar™, the developer of a new teaching app for guitar, to create The Color-Play Learning SystemTM. DR is offering its festively hued Neon strings in a multicolor set for use with the Jamstar™ app. Jamstar describes itself as “a patent-pending audio recognition platform that can HEAR what students play via