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Gear: Incase Reflex Headphones

The first thing you notice about a pair of headphones is how it looks, and from there, you can't help but wonder how it'll look once its on your own head. Given that so many headphones look like some oversized piece of intergalactic space gear wrapped around your ears, most of us just want something that's simple and comfortable. Incase appears to have had this in mind when they built the Reflex line of headphones—the look is meticulously clean, and, best of all, there are no obtrusive logos adorning either ear piece, so there's no danger of looking like an asshole. Read more » 

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  • 12/16/2011

Gear: Korg Releases New Apps For iPhone and iPad

The company behind countless touchstone synths, samplers, and pieces of musical hardware, Korg, recently launched an effort to try its hand at building apps for musicians and producers and have rolled out three new products for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. Read more » 

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  • 12/05/2011

Gear: Sol Republic Tracks On Headphones

While Sol Republic (a relative newcomer to the audio electronics game) has built a considerably solid and rich-sounding pair of headphones with its Tracks On series, the most impressive part is no doubt the price point—selling for a mere $100 at most retailers. Read more » 

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  • 11/21/2011

Gear: Ableton To Release Retro Synths for Free

Good news for broke bedroom producers: Starting today, Ableton, the company behind popular DAW Live 8, has just announced it will temporarily be making Puremagnetik‘s Retro Synths available as a free download. Read more » 

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  • 09/02/2011

Gear: Neon Indian Introduces the PAL198X



We always had a sneaking suspicion that Alan Palomo (a.k.a. Neon Indian) had a decent sense of humor (you'd kind of have to with song titles like "Terminally Chill"), but who knew that he could be downright funny? And informative, too! Read more » 

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  • 08/30/2011

Gear: Native Instruments Announces New Versions of Komplete and Kontakt

Berlin-based software and hardware developers Native Instruments have announced the forthcoming release of updated versions for the Komplete and Kontakt series of programs. Read more » 

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  • 08/04/2011

Gear: Moog Announces Free Controller Plug-In For MIDI MuRF

If you consider yourself to be a true Moog nerd, we suggest you read this one while no one is around because you might come upon an uncontrollable urge to shriek or start involuntarily salivating, as the legendary Asheville-based company has announced the release of a free controller plug-in to use with its MF-105M MIDI MuRF pedal. Read more » 

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  • 07/29/2011

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