audio

  • The iRig STOMP Ships

    The iRig STOMP Ships

    IK Multimedia’s iRig STOMP pedal interface for iOS is now officially available. I should also mention that approaching this official launch, I’ve been playing with the iRig STOMP for a week or so, (coupled with the iPad version of AmpliTube Slash), and the pedal is a real gas. It’s a really great little piece of hardware. Read More

  • TC Disrupt Winner UberConference Sees Major Update: Adds Instant Conferences, Chat & Evernote Sync

    TC Disrupt Winner UberConference Sees Major Update: Adds Instant Conferences, Chat & Evernote Sync

    Only a few weeks following its TechCrunch Disrupt NYC win, UberConference, the service which aims to fix crappy conference calls, is out with its first major update. Today, the company is introducing three new features for its beta users, including Evernote integration, group chat, and something it’s calling “instant conferences.” Although the company isn’t talking… Read More

  • Flipboard Expands: Adds Audio From NPR, Public Radio & SoundCloud; Introduces Japanese Version

    Flipboard Expands: Adds Audio From NPR, Public Radio & SoundCloud; Introduces Japanese Version

    Social magazine Flipboard may have to think up a new tagline for itself, as tonight the company is rolling out an update which greatly expands its focus beyond text-based content to also include audio. The rollout features integrations from NPR, PRI (Public Radio International) and social sound platform, SoundCloud. Also of note, Flipboard is launching its third localized edition with the… Read More

  • The Alan Lomax Folk Collection Will Be Available For Streaming In February

    The Alan Lomax Folk Collection Will Be Available For Streaming In February

    Alan Lomax single-handedly (and some would say, heavy-handedly) saved the folk music from oblivion. Son of John Lomax, Alan travelled across the US and around the world recording folk musicians in their natural habitat. Some of his most notable songs – work songs, cowboy songs, and ballads – formed the bedrock of the folk movement and the succeeding rise of the singer-songwriter in… Read More

  • Rockers <i>One Like Son</i> Record Full Album Using Only iPhones

    Rockers One Like Son Record Full Album Using Only iPhones

    In August, I remember seeing YouTube links for the band One Like Son, who recorded an entire song using only their iPhones and a few iPhone peripherals (in addition to their instruments and drum programs). Today, I received a press release indicating that the band have finished recording an entire 10 song album using the same setup. Intrigued, I contacted Stephen Poff, the mastermind behind… Read More

  • AIAIAI’s New Headphones Continue Trend Of Understated Design

    AIAIAI’s New Headphones Continue Trend Of Understated Design

    We don’t design and hardware quite as much as we used to, but I’m making an exception for these. A good while back, I wrote about a pair of headphones I thought was the most understated and attractive I’d ever seen. They were the TMA-1s from Danish design house AIAIAI, and while I never got to get my hands on them, I’m going to make it my business to try their new pair out. Read More

  • “Twitter For Audio” App Spreaker Now Live On Android

    “Twitter For Audio” App Spreaker Now Live On Android

    About a month after its iOS debut, the self-described “Twitter for audio” app Spreaker is now publicly launching Android. The app, which lets users broadcast live over the Internet, is a DIY broadcasting/podcasting solution with social sharing mechanisms built in. You connect the app to your Twitter and Facebook accounts to broadcast live as a status update. Afterwards, you can… Read More

  • 50 Cent Debuts His Company's New Headphones

    50 Cent Debuts His New Cans: Street And Sync By 50 (Video)

    While we weren’t “In Da Club”, the Candy Shop, or the Disco Inferno, 50 Cent himself made some time this morning to meet us in downtown Manhattan and show off his brand new line of headphones. If you don’t already know, 50 originally tried to get the ball rolling in the audio biz with Sleek Audio earlier this year, until some licensing issues led him to become CEO of… Read More

  • Altec Lansing Headphones Go Custom

    Altec Lansing Headphones Go Custom

    Altec Lansing has been trying to sell custom headphones with for a while now but this year they’re getting serious. In a joint effort between A-L and ACS customs, a UK company, they are now selling $999 custom in-ear headphones for professionals (and professional wannabes). Read More