New recording interface delivers studio caliber high performance to the computer-based musician looking for professional results
6/30/2013 Seattle, WA — BEHRINGER’s all-new FIREPOWER FCA610 audio recording interface is now shipping. With its low-latency USB or FireWire operation, 6 In/10 Out architecture and 2 highly acclaimed MIDAS-design mic preamps, the FCA610 is the ideal tool for recording musicians who record/edit on their laptops. Powered by FireWire or the included power supply, the FCA610 supports most popular analog and digital formats including MIDI, in a space-saving half-rack form factor. Powerful 24-Bit/96 kHz A/D-D/A Cirrus Logic reference-class converters — Read more
New loudspeaker combines MP3 playback with portable power
6/23/2013 Seattle, WA — The BEHRINGER B207MP3 loudspeaker is now arriving in stores around the world, combining convenient MP3 playback with a powerful, compact 4-channel mixer/PA. Driven by 150 Watts of efficient, lightweight Class-D amplification, this system punches well above its weight class, and the B207MP3′s small 6.5″ loudspeaker will amaze discerning listeners with its clarity and wide, balanced range.
“All-in-one” 4-deck DJ MIDI Controller — plus free Deckadance software
6/21/2013 Seattle, WA — BEHRINGER’s full-featured CMD STUDIO 4A DJ Controllers make their debut at retail locations in June. Armed with extra-large 6″ touch-sensitive platters, full-size faders and USB connectivity for PC/Mac computers — plus a host of other professional-grade tools, the STUDIO 4A elevates the DJ experience to a whole new level. Taking full advantage of STUDIO 4A’s 4-deck capability, BEHRINGER is including Image Line’s — Read more
On June 21, 1948 Columbia Records introduced the 33 1/3 rpm microgroove record album. In many ways this invention gave birth to the modern pop album. Of course, all kinds of albums were (and still are) released as vinyl records, but pop albums were the first to be structured around the format. The length, number and order of songs were designed around the 22 minute per side limitation.
Prior to the invention of the 33 1/3 LP albums were on 78 rpm records. The 78s could only hold approximately 3 -5 minutes — Read more
Major Moscow event draws integrators from across Russian Federation
6/19/2013 Moscow, Russian Federation — BEHRINGER continues to take their innovative EUROCOM install series directly to integrators and consultants through a global series of events including the vibrant capital of the Russian Federation, Moscow. Held in close proximity to the NAMM/Musikmesse Russia show the event attracted guests from across the vast country.
The seminar presentation was aimed at an intermediate to advanced audience and — Read more
When keyboardist Jack Manzella rescued two BEHRINGER keyboard amps from the watery depths of Allison Wonder Band‘s flooded rehearsal space, he thought his gear was lost forever. However, to everyone’s amazement, when the amps dried out they still worked!
The KX1200 and K3000FX had been completely submerged for four days, but the durable amps proved they could handle just about anything. They were not so lucky with their non-BEHRINGER gear, which gave out.
In an email to BEHRINGER, Jack Manzella commented, “BEHRINGER gets A+ for — Read more
Install line combines high performance with elegant aesthetic
6/13/2013 Seattle, WA — BEHRINGER has checked off another milestone on their expansion into installed sound with the announcement that the CL Series of loudspeakers are now shipping to all markets, globally. Hailed as the premier sound reinforcement speaker series in the company’s EUROCOM product line, the CL Series combines acoustically-inert cabinets, custom-designed transducers and a subtle designer aesthetic into a package that should prove as flexible as it is — Read more
Blake Lewis wears many hats in the music industry. He is a singer, songwriter, beatboxer, multi-instrumentalist, and producer. While he is most well-known as the season six first runner-up on American Idol, his career was already in full swing before taking the Idol stage. He has also kept busy in the years since his stint on Idol, doing what he loves best – making music. Blake is currently finishing up his third studio album, Portrait of a Chameleon.
Most recently, you may have seen him on the big screen. Blake, along with his new single “Your Touch,” are featured in the new advertising campaign for Internet Explorer 10. The ad is currently running during — Read more
One of my favorite things about attending the NAMM show each year is getting to meet all the musicians who stop by our booth. Some are seasoned professionals who’ve been around for years, some are up and coming, and some are just getting their feet wet in the industry.
This year one of my biggest surprises was meeting 12 year-old singer/songwriter Talia Denis. Despite her young age, Talia is already — Read more