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  • Sennheiser e602 II Instrument Mic Review

    The Sennheiser e602 II is a cardioid dynamic microphone tailor-made to work with low-frequency sound sources. While kick drums and larger toms are the most common uses for this type of mic, other bass-heavy sound sources (such as tubas, electric bass amps and stand up basses) can also be used. An updated version of the original e602, this MK II version is actually available at a more affordable price point and even comes packing a few extras. If you're in the market for a new low-frequency mic to add to your collection, keep reading to find out if the e602 II is the piece of gear that you've been looking for.

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  • Essential Home Recording Gear For Beginners

    The advancements in technology have made recording much easier and -- more importantly -- much less expensive. With just a few hundred dollars and some dedication, you can honestly create a truly great recording that would have required a room full of hundreds of thousands of dollars worth a gear just a few decades ago. With that said, you should still be smart about what you purchase. If you're looking to build your own home recording studio, keep reading for some key tips and recommendations that will have your setup get started in the right direction.

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  • Brand Spotlight: Rockett Guitar Effects Pedals

     

    At ProAudioLand, we love guitar effects pedals. Whether it's from the big name brands like Boss and MXR or the lesser know boutique manufacturers like Analog Alien and Walrus Audio, we love sharing with our visitors all of the great pedals out there. With that in mind, we'd like to take the time to take a closer look at a brand of pedals that fall into the latter camp -- J Rockett Audio Designs. Formed in 2006 by longtime musicians Chris Van Tassel and Jay Rockett, these pedals are built with one simple all-encompassing mantra -- for players by players. Below, we take a look at a few of our favorite effects from the guys at J Rockett Audio Designs.

     

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  • Top Ten Uses For Coffin Case Dark Line Series Accessory Cases

    A few weeks ago, we had the chance to go hands-on with the brand new Dark Line series of accessories cases from the guys at Coffin Case. Since then, we've been hearing from customers about the many uses they have found for these killer mini coffins. While we assumed a lot of customers would use them for smaller pro audio related equipment and accessories such as cables, mics, pedals, etc., the responses we received shows that these cases are for much more than just music gear.

    From laptops to makeup, tools, wine, and even kitchen knives, they proved that the uses are pretty much endless. With that in mind, we decided to take a few of the most creative ideas and recreate them for ourselves. Check out our pics below of just some of our favorite uses for the Dark Line Series Coffin cases!

     

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  • Brand Spotlight: Coffin Cases Dark Line Series

    At ProAudioLand, we work hard to bring our visitors the latest and greatest when it comes to instruments, accessories, pro audio gear and more. Whether it’s from the big guys like Fender and Seymour Duncan or the lesser-known (but just as awesome) boutique brands such as Keeley and Lindy Fralin, we’ll help you find the right piece of gear for your setup. That’s why we like to take the time every week to spotlight one of our many partners. Today, we want to shine a light on one of our favorite manufacturers -- Coffin Cases. As the name implies, these guys are known for their high-quality coffin-shaped instrument cases which proved to be very popular. So popular, in fact, that they decided to expand their coffin-shaped lineup.

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