It’s 2012 and retro is still in. Did we not warn you last year that this trend is clearly here to stay and boy, were we right! Speaking of music technology, with the newest gadgets spread on every shelf in every store; don’t you sometimes wish that you could seek comfort in something from the past? If you’re looking for a guitar amplifier and want one that reflects the ‘old and vintage’ theme, Fender’s Pawn Shop Special amps promise to rewind back to the time when electrified sound was the ‘in’ thing. The two models – the Greta and its macho counterpart – the Excelsior have been referred to as some of the unique tube combo amplifiers in Fender’s history. Read the rest of this entry »
If you jog your memories back by a month or two, you may recollect a rather unique looking iPhone dock that we wrote about – yep, the one that was made out of a tree trunk. Since then no new launches had caught our fancy, at least not until we saw this latest iPhone docking station called MegaPhone by Italian design house en&is . If the recession hasn’t overwhelmed you just yet and you’re feeling a bit indulgent this holiday season, take a look at this rather cool looking device that is like a breath of fresh air from a design standpoint. Unique from the word go, the Megaphone is guaranteed to tickle your fancy just as it did ours. Read the rest of this entry »
Come summer and many of you guys will be getting back to your favorite activity – swimming. If you’re one of those who are easily put off by the mind numbing monotonous drone of the water and filtration devices in the pool and would like to add beats, music and rhythm to keep you pumped up and high while you do the laps, don’t miss the SwiMP3 player from Finis. Read the rest of this entry »
If you’re thinking (like we did) whether those are some designer flower vases to adorn your baller home, you couldn’t be more wrong. Those snazzy, rather sleek and contemporary looking devices are Wi-Fi speakers called the Fidelio SoundSphere from Philips. The speakers are a cross between Philips’ two most successful products – Fidelio docking speakers and Soundsphere speakers. Read the rest of this entry »
It is a new music instrument. It looks uber cool. It sure looks like a real guitar but quite literally with no strings attached. If you’re a traditional guitarist, it will allow you to combine the traditional guitar technique with digital sound and will give you more leeway than on a traditional keyboard. Any guesses as to what we’re talking about? Welcome to a whole new world of Misa Kitara digital stringless guitars courtesy Misa Digital Instruments. Read on and you can be the judge of whether the instrument in question is a guitar or whether it isn’t.