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Ultrasone HFI-680 Headphones

As the description on Ultrasone HFI-680 (MSRP: $249) headphones’ packaging points out, most run-of-the-mill phones on the market attempt to put whatever you may be jammin’ to inside of your …

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Korg Monotron Analog Ribbon Synth

Remember when the MicroKorg came out? Everyone and their brother was suddenly “into” synths, and an almost equal number of bands started using the small, affordable instrument live and in …

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Apogee Gio Foot-Controller Audio Interface

If you are a Mac-based recording musician with blazing, delicate, or down-right deafening guitar licks in your tracking plans, Apogee’s Gio (MSRP: $395) could be your perfect studio companion. Apogee, …

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IK Multimedia AmpliTube iRig iPhone Interface

The iPhone can now take you from ringtones to ringing tone. The pocket-sized IK Multimedia iRig (MSRP: $39.99) builds off AmpliTube’s low-latency gear-modeling engine. Combining an app and guitar-slide-sized dongle, …

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In the Studio: Karizma—The Baltimore Bass Guru Talks Building Drums and Drama

Wham City and club music aside, Baltimore is still a place where you can roll up to a red light and hear deep house thumping from a car window, or …

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