In this Geared Up interview we spoke with Alex Paul, guitarist for the Manchester, New Hampshire instrumental post-rock group Girih, about his Electro-Harmonix HOG.
Like the Offspring’s catalog, the three signature flavors of Gringo Bandito Hot Suace pack a wallop with a heavy undercurrent topped with notes that are surprisingly pure and light.
Ohio rockers The National and Danish microbrewery Mikkeller have partnered to release “Reality Based Pils”, a very drinkable, somewhat light, and straight-up pilsner in a cool can.
Without even knowing all the hype around Rachael Becker’s work at Heavy Leather NYC, there was still a certain feeling about unboxing such a finely crafted strap.
Ubisoft recently released the fifth instalment in the Far Cry series and we ventured into Hope County, Montana, to see if we could lend a hand against the Project at Eden's Gate cult.
Audials Tunebite is godsend for all techie’s lovers. A multi-use copy, record, conversion software program for audio files.
If you've got a dog and like punk/hardcore music, what are you waiting for? Your dog is dying to express their inner rock-star, with some stylish gear from Caninus Collars!
It's not often we get a board game review, and we're excited for the opportunity! Check out our full, first board game review for the new music-based party game, Spontuneous.
With beans dubbed "She Wolf", "Roast In Peace" and "Kenya Thrash", how could my mornings get any better?
I love the idea behind this; anything that can integrate my obsession of music into an otherwise lifeless routine is KEY (pun intended)!
Portable wireless speakers are gaining in popularity and since they pair with just about any mobile Bluetooth device, they are ideal for taking your music on the go. With so many devices on the market though it might be difficult to find the one that is suitable for your own needs. I have owned a few myself and have listened to quite a few others and I can honestly say that the PWS - The Packable Wireless System
by Grain Audio is by far my favorite of the bunch.
With mobile electronics on the rise and phones doubling as music players, the demand for portable speakers has become quite large and the playing field has also become quite crowded. There now exist tons of speaker options designed for getting the most out of your various MP3 payers.
Just like on the old Scooby-Doo and Scrappy-Doo cartoons, this hot new product is all about Puppy Power! Us canine aficionados sure love our pets and usually treat them with respect and over-the-top codling, oftentimes more so than our own kin. Though some people might take their pet love WAY too far (think Paris Hilton lap dogs, avid dog show enthusiasts and that weird neighbour with 18 cats), it's still nice when us "regular" dog lovers can do something extra-special for our bruisers and bitches.
The years I spent behind a mixing console definitely taught me how to appreciate quality sound and all the little nuances that go along with it. So as a self-proclaimed audio snob it is quite refreshing when I am able to review a product that lives up to, and actually exceeds expectations.
As a seasoned and veteran audio engineer I was more than excited to try out the new Sony PiiQ (“peek") Stereo Headphones. It was with great enthusiasm that I plugged these into my player and sat back for a listen. What I found when I hit play was quite impressive to say the least. I initially began my listening experience with some rather heavy tunes and eventually expanded my listening to other genres in order to get a more well rounded experience.