Born and raised in El Paso, TX, now I call Chicago my adopted home. When not unearthing forgotten musical gems, I try to make some time to write my own music using acoustic guitars, MIDI controllers, and electric violin.
Watch us leave no stone unturned as we look closer at Pioneer DJ’s DDJ-REV7 DJ controller in our exclusive live demo with DJ JAM ONE. Discover the DDJ-REV7’s motorized vinylized jog wheels, its advanced On Jog Display, instant scratch capabilities, top-notch audio quality, and a whole array of creative Beat FX. Join us as we […]
Unleash a boundless realm of sonic possibilities with the extraordinary Pittsburgh Modular Taiga! This paraphonic analog synthesizer exudes vintage musicality while boasting a cutting-edge set of modern features. Brace yourself for an electrifying experience as you delve into our exclusive demo video, showcasing the sonic world of Taiga!
Arturia KeyLab Essential keyboards are versatile, high-quality MIDI controllers that spark creativity and simplify music-making. Pair Arturia keyboards with included Analog Lab software, a suite of virtual plug-in instruments that recreate iconic musical hardware, and you’ve got yourself a powerful way to orient your creative direction. Watch Justin conjure up all sorts of sound magic from […]
The Athens, Greece-based sonic gods of Dreadbox are back, summoning two massive titans from their boutique design history. Watch as we wrangle their epic Hades bass synth and Erebus paraphonic synth in our exclusive video demo.
Denon DJ’s SC Live series brings you groundbreaking standalone DJ systems with built-in speakers, Wi-Fi connectivity, and the world’s first DJ integration with Amazon Music. Perform anywhere you want and gain wireless access to a world-class digital crate made to work with Denon DJ’s forward-thinking Engine DJ multi-touch operating system. SC Live is the next-gen […]
Melodic, harmonious, intuitive, and playful, Syntakt is a 12-track drum specialist that brings Elektron’s world-class 64-step sequencing into the realm of drum synthesis and soundscaping – no experience required. Watch as we explore this instrument in our exclusive demo video!
Pint-size but mighty, Korg’s Volca Series synths and groove machines are quite possibly the perfect portable music instruments for stage and studio. Watch as Justin covers the compelling features crowning Korg’s backpackable musical cohorts!
Polyend Play is a standalone, portable, USB-powered groovebox that takes an open-sandbox approach to beat-making. Play gives you the flexibility and freedom to create as you wish, using samples, external MIDI instruments, and built-in effects – all on a large display with 15 touch-capacitive knobs and 160 velocity-sensitive touchpads. In our exclusive video demo, we […]
Guitarists aren’t the only ones going gaga over EarthQuaker Devices’ Afterneath reverb effect! The EQD Afterneath Retrospective Eurorack module gives FX-curious keyboardists an eye-level version they can tweak, too. In our exclusive video, we put it inside a Cre8Audio NiftyBUNDLE Eurorack kit and pair it with Arturia’s MiniBrute 2, attempting to unlock its otherworldly sound.