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BEHRINGER Now Shipping CMD STUDIO 4A DJ Controller

“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 cmd-studio-4amake 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

This Month in Music History: The 33 1/3 RPM Microgroove LP Was Introduced

On June 21, 1948 Columbia Records introduced the 33 1/3 rpm microgroove record album.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

BEHRINGER brings EUROCOM to Russia with Love

Major Moscow event draws integrators from across Russian Federation

russia6/19/2013 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

BEHRINGER Amps Survive Flood

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 Allison Wonder KX1200 smalldurable 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

BEHRINGER Ships EUROCOM CL Loudspeaker Series

Install line combines high performance with elegant aesthetic

6/13/2013 Seattle, WA — BEHRINGER has checked off another milestone on their eurocom-clexpansion 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

Checking in with BEHRINGER Artist Blake Lewis

Blake Lewis wears many hats in the music industry. He is a singer, songwriter, beatboxer, Blake Lewis Photomulti-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

Meet Talia Denis: The 12-Year-Old with an X32

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Photo credit: Lawrence Basso

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

BEHRINGER Studio Monitor Wins Listening Test Against $9,000 Hi-Fi Speaker

5/15/2013 Bothell, WA — In a recent independent test, the BEHRINGER TRUTH B2031A  acoustic-sciencestudio monitor loudspeakers matched the performance of the much higher-priced and acclaimed Linkwitz Orion loudspeakers. Earl R. Geddes, PhD., a leading authority in loudspeaker design, conducted a scientifically controlled blind listening test as well as a series of measurement tests in his advanced polar measurement lab. In the end, Dr. Geddes concluded that the TRUTH B2031A was in the same class as the much more expensive — Read more

Video: The X32 Live at the Whisky A Go Go

L.A.’s legendary Whisky A Go Go is known for hosting some of the most famous faces in rock music since opening its doors on the Sunset Strip in 1964.

The Doors, Led Zeppelin, The Who, Cream, Guns N’ Roses, Van Halen, Elvis Costello, and The Police are just a few of the bands who have played the Whisky.

I was pretty excited to see the X32 in the club that has hosted so many of my favorite bands over the years.

Check out this video where front-of-house engineer Leonard Contreras discusses using the X32 — Read more