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3rd January 2018

AKG K872 flagship headphones receive MusicTech 'Best Accessory' of the year award

The AKG K872 master reference closed-back headphones provide unprecedented accuracy and comfort in production and live sound engineering environments.  They have been awarded the MusicTech ‘Best Accessory’ accolade at the magazine’s annual 'Gear of the Year' ceremony. “With the open-back experience, you’re swimming in width; here it’s more about height and ...
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16th August 2017

Jonezy Jones Balances Light for Michael Franti with ChamSys MagicQ MQ80

It isn’t often that a rock star coming off three successive Billboard Top Ten albums takes time before a big show to hold a yoga class, but then Michael Franti has made a habit of defying expectations, whether it’s with his genre-bending music, or unconventional dress code. (He gave up wearing shoes in 2000 and hasn’t donned a pair since, save for the flip-flops he puts on to boa...
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27th June 2017

Sound On Sound review AKG's K872 flagship closed-back headphones

It’s obvious from the first that AKG’s latest pair of “master reference headphones” sit at the top of the company’s product range. The model number is at least 60 higher than any previous pair of AKG headphones I can think of. They come in a box large enough to inter the family dog. They ship with a “ballistic nylon travel case” that looks and feels as tho...
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28th March 2017

QSC TouchMix-30 Pro Product Review

So feature-laden is QSC’s newest TouchMix digital mixer that the question is no longer “Who would want one?” but “Who wouldn’t?” Well here’s something a little different. QSC have recently expanded their popular TouchMix range with a new ‘Pro’ model. Joining the established TouchMix-8 and TouchMix-16 is the all-new and much-anticipated TouchMix...
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4th January 2017

Roland Pro A/V M5000C Compact Pro Mixing Desk on tour

Simon Allen heads out on tour with the more compact model in the range to see how it performs in a busy live setting, and whether it could give the major players in this sector a run for their money. From an end-user’s point of view, the digital console market is really exciting today. While technology follows its natural progression, thankfully prices have fallen considerably in this sector...
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