Black Friday Bank Account Buster: Moog Announces Taurus Bass Pedals

Just when you thought Black Friday was supposed to be about cheap shopping, Moog Music has announced some uber-expensive, limited-edition Taurus Bass Pedals. Moog pretty much does the exact opposite of the status quo, such as debuting products on April Fools Day, so unveiling a revamped version of their vintage Taurus Pedals at stratospheric prices should not...

Samplebase Announces Three Indie Rock Construction Kits & Three New Sample Libraries

Samplebase has unveiled three Indie Rock Construction Kits by producer Five Seven Five Music, which marks the beginning of a new “Rock” category on Samplebase. Dusk to Dust, Relevation, and Hana contain separate mixable elements such as drums and percussion, bass guitar, electric guitar, organ, piano, and “tron” loops that allow users to...

Amplifier Upstarts, Fractal Audio Systems & Atomic Amplifiers, Merge Companies

Atomic Amplifiers and Fractal Audio Systems have merged into one concern. The pairing unites two amplifier industry upstarts with highly complimentary products and skill sets. The companies claim that Fractal’s peerless amp simulation and effects processing technology combined with Atomic’s established reputation for being the premier solution for...

AKG Unveils LC – Condenser Vocal Microphone

AKG has unveiled the LC – Condenser Premium Vocal Microphone, a new offering designed for a wide range of applications ranging from vocals and live sound to recording and studio use. The Light Condenser Premium Vocal Microphone is an affordable condenser vocal microphone that AKG claims will produce solid performance through the loudest mix or on any...

Roland, M-Audio, Korg Reduce Workforce

Today’s Top Story Roland, M-Audio and Korg, some of the biggest manufacturing names in music gear, are downsizing amid the recent economic downturn. Roland has reportedly cut 10% of their workforce with more cuts slated if sales don’t perk up in the next quarter. M-Audio has issued their second round of pink slips, and Korg is said to be...