A fantastic new channel strip arrived here at The Mill a couple of weeks ago – which I’ve been giving a damned good flogging ever since… The Canadian made MA-PEQ is an all-discrete, transformer-less single channel mic preamp and passive program equaliser housed in a single rack unit. Combining...Read more ?
Lightweight digital with heavyweight performance I’m rather taken with the M32R. I wasn’t too sure initially what to expect from it, but I think it’s fair to say whatever expectations I had were certainly exceeded. M32R is essentially an M32 which is rack width and includes rack rails...Read more ?
Instant Write-off Fuels Expansion From now all equipment valued at less than $20,000 can be purchased with a 100% tax writeoff by small business. This is excellent news from the Australian Government, and is a boon for the sound, lighting and vision market where the vast majority of single items are priced...Read more ?
It’s no secret we’re big fans of the Soundcraft Vi3000 at CX – our Gearbox video review is on Soundcraft’s website. So we were really happy to see that Soundcraft have extended the range with the Vi5000 and Vi7000, the big difference being that the new models use remote I/O and are exceptionally...Read more ?
Losing a six million dollar distribution deal is a massive blow, but Galactic Music will bounce back, says founder John Goldsmith. Music Group fired Galactic on the final day of the huge ProLite + Sound trade show in Frankfurt during April. John Goldsmith says the reason given was that Galactic did not meet...Read more ?
ENTECH has charged from a multi day trade show in one city to an expanded version of CX Roadshow, renamed ENTECH Roadshow. Extra visitors and exhibitors will take the event to another level next February across Australia. October marks 21 years since the publishers of CX ran the first ENTECH at Darling...Read more ?
Arousing the most curiosity in the CX readership, the new DiGiCo S21 features an all-new operating system, small frame and much lower price than other desks in the DiGiCo stable. Those familiar with the SD range will notice that the interface changed completely. Compared to the SDs, the S21 has flat,...Read more ?
It was the end of a short era and the start of a new one at Australian internet startup OpenLive when the board fired two of the three founders, Gary Dunn and Andy McIntire in April. The startup had raised $1.5 million late in 2014, much of it from friends, neighbours and associates of Dunn, the former...Read more ?
When you buy a litre of milk at the supermarket, do you only ever pay one price regardless of whether you choose low-fat, non-fat, full fat or soy? Of course you don’t. So why the hell does music sell for the exact same amount regardless of what it is or who made it? Beats me. Imagine for a moment...Read more ?