With a little help from my Music Angel Friendz

From Power Rangers and Avengers all the way to Constructicons I love a good team up. There’s something about a bunch of small guys banding together that gets me every time – be they Seven Samurais or mini Stereo Speakers. Yes Mini Stereo Speakers. Music Angel Friendz are an annoyingly spelled collection of tiny stereo … Continue reading With a little help from my Music Angel Friendz

Blue Spark Digital Microphone: Mobile recording in a flash.

I was at a rock concert the other day and quite near the sound desk as it happens. The thing is, the sound engineer was nowhere near me; he was moving around the theatre with an ipad and controlling the mix from there. Whilst this might not be headline news, it shows how technology has … Continue reading Blue Spark Digital Microphone: Mobile recording in a flash.

Humax Freesat freetime: Fixing broken TV

TV is in an odd state right now. I’m one of the those annoying people who will say “I don’t watch TV” even though I now – thanks to Netflix and other streaming services – watch more TV than ever before. But the idea of coming home and just popping on the “telly” now seems … Continue reading Humax Freesat freetime: Fixing broken TV

Aves Digital Lifts off With Bluetooth Speakers

Aves, is apparently a scientific name for a type of bird with a distinct vocal characteristic. That bodes well then for a company firmly entrenched in audio products. This new British brand has cut its teeth on DAB radios, but reckons it knows a thing or two about low cost Bluetooth audio too with the … Continue reading Aves Digital Lifts off With Bluetooth Speakers

Denon MC2000 DJ interface: USB power to the people

DJing has always fascinated me as a transformative “power to the people” interaction of music and technology. Taking the music given to you by record companies and radio stations and being able to repurpose it to express yourself was all at once revolutionary and ancient – harking back to folk songs shared around the campfire … Continue reading Denon MC2000 DJ interface: USB power to the people

sonoro troy: They Reminisce Over USB

Wouldn’t it be nice if everyone could just get along? This lament has particular pertinence in the tech world. Despite all the open source evangelists hailing our new era of sharing and collaboration there are as many if not more closed systems than ever before. Maybe there’s another way? sonoro audio, the German design and … Continue reading sonoro troy: They Reminisce Over USB