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Christmas Gift Suggestion: Roth Audioblob 2

December 2, 2008

This is a perfect Xmas gift for any audiophile looking for a good and affordable, 2.1 System!

 

The new Roth Audioblob2 multimedia audio system is an idea partner for PC or Mac based music/multimedia systems. This system has been developed in partnership with audio engineers from Tannoy, with many years experience in designing the very best home audio systems.

Audioblob2 provides superlative audio quality for music/multimedia & gaming and is configured so that you can control the overall audio volume and the sub-bass level separately, thereby providing subtle and discreet volume control, up to an annoy-your-neighbours, floor-shaking level 10 – The choice is yours !

Now available for just £45, this is quite simply an amzing deal! Save a massive £104.99 – 69% off SRP!

More about the Roth Audioblob2 on the product page.

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Christmas Gift Suggestion: Dolphin’s Top 5 Portable Recorders

December 2, 2008

Portable, handheld recorders are fast becoming as common as ipods, and increasingly more people consider them essential tools for their craft! Ideal for recording rehearsals and ideas on the go, field recordings, interviews and much more! Get one this Christmas!

There are many, really good handheld recorders available at Dolphin Music – you are sure to find one that fits your needs and budget. Here’s just some of the 5 best models you can find here!

Edirol R-09HR Including Free 4GB SD CardThe R-09HR is a professional, high-definition recorder that travels light and performs like a heavyweight. With crystal-clear 24/96 fidelity, the R-09HR is the new flagship of EDIROL’s award-winning R-series recorders. Features 24-bit/96kHz linear PCM high-resolution, low-noise recording and more! View details…
Line 6 BackTrack + MicGreat songs begin with great ideas. Capture all your revelations, epiphanies and inspirations the moment they strike. Inspiration Insurance Inspiration is spontaneous, and BackTrack™ + Mic is your guitar’s instant replay button. Easy to use, BackTrack + Mic captures everything you play without ever hitting record. View details…
Zoom H4 4-Track Handy Digital Audio RecorderThe palm-sized Zoom H4 Handy Digital Recorder is ideal for recording live musical performances, interviews, podcasts, meetings, classes and seminars. The Zoom H4 records linear PCM at up to 24-bit/96-kHz sampling rates or compressed MP3 format at up to 320kbps bit rates. View details…
Zoom H2 Handy RecorderThe H2 will record via the integral one point stereo design microphone, and achieves the Mid/Side (MS) Stereo technique by using a 3 microphone capsule configuration and digital signal processing. Affordable and very versatile!  View details…
Yamaha Pocketrak 2GThere are so many compelling reasons to record band rehearsals or music lessons for later review that a portable recorder is an essential item. Recording conferences and meetings has become a matter of course too. Naturally, the smaller and lighter that recorder is, while delivering top-class sound quality, the better. View details…

Still undecided? To view more handheld recorders just click here.

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Christmas Gift Suggestion: The Microphone Balls!

December 2, 2008

With Blue Microphones your Christmas will definitely be snowy! It’s groundbreaking yet affordable range of round mics includes models such as the Snowflake and Snowball, plus other mics such as the Kick Ball and 8-Ball, which look as colourful (and round) as the best xmas tree decorations!

The perfect mics for xmas? From left: Snowflake, Kick Ball, 8-Ball and Snow Ball round microphones…

Welcome to the world of Blue Microphones! Founded in 1995, Blue has grown from a desire to create a few hand-built mics for fellow musicians into a unique, multi-faceted audio company with a prestigious line of award-winning microphones and accessories.

Headquartered in Westlake Village, California, Blue Microphones continues to grow and lead the way with cutting-edge design and technological innovation in the field of recording. Current projects include the building of a state-of-the-art recording and training facility and capsule testing area located at company headquarters in Southern California.

And Dolphin has some truly great and innovative Blue Mics models in stock! These microphones are round, colourful, sound great and, even better, are very affordable! They are perfect xmas gifts for anyone who’s into their recording gear!

Meet the round family:

Blue Snowflake The world’s first truly professional and portable USB mic. With plug-and-play simplicity, podcasts, web conferences, or adding voiceovers to video projects takes on a new level of ease and quality.  View more…
Blue Snowball Whether you’re recording a guitar at your kitchen table or a complete band in the studio, the Snowball can capture it with detail unheard of before in a USB mic. This direct plug n’ play mic connects to either a Mac or PC – no additional software is needed. View more…
Blue Kickball Punchy and detailed with a larger-than-life sound, the Kickball delivers an acoustic balance far superior to conventional dynamic microphones. The back of the mic features a three-position bass frequency switch allowing three distinct low-frequency equalization curves. View more…
Blue 8-Ball

A cardioid condenser mic designed with the needs of the professional recordist in mind, but priced within reach of the beginning home user or hobbyist. Featuring Blue’s highly regarded Class A discrete low noise amplifier circuit, with smooth frequency response sure to please even the most discerning professional ear. View more…

If you want to see more microphones by Blue Mics, just click here.

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Dolphin Music’s 2008 Top 10 Xmas Gifts ‘n Gadgets

November 19, 2008

Christmas time is here again, and Dolphin Music has decided to highlight 10 very desirable products that we think will  be a success this year???

 

Meet the ultimate palmtop guitar companion and recording studio. Only slightly larger than an iPod, the tiny-yet-powerful Micro BR is a dream for musicians on the go. The Micro BR offers four simultaneous playback tracks (plus 32 V-Tracks), MP3 compatibility, onboard multi-effects, built-in rhythm patterns, a tuner, USB, an SD Card slot, and more. No guitar case or gig bag…
 

Pocket POD® exhibits all the celebrated features and pro tone that makes POD a standard in recording studios everywhere. Don’t be fooled by the smaller package, Pocket POD is packed with over 300 custom presets dialed in by some of today’s hottest rock stars like Maroon 5, P.O.D., 311, Hoobastank and many more.

It’s no secret that Mackie makes some of the most popular and award-winning professional studio monitors in the world. Now that uncompromising monitor design expertise is available at a musician-friendly price with the TAPCO S·5: desktop studio monitor with rich, accurate sound. What does the “S” in “S·5” stand for? Try “smooth,” “satisfying,” and “superior” to everything in their…

The ultimate software and hardware solution for bridging the analog world of vinyl and the digital world of computer audio files. Using regular turntables or CD players, you can scratch and mix files from your Mac or Windows XP computer’s CD or hard drive, add in a live mic input for scratching, and even bypass to standard vinyl if you wish. Scratch LIVE is the complete digital solution for the vinyl junkie — take your entire collection wherever you go and leave your precious vinyl at home!
Introducing the amPlug – the headphone guitar amp that lets you enjoy serious guitar sound, fast. Jamming late at night? Don’t want to wake the neighbors? Maybe you want to work out a lick with your MP3 player without taking the time to set up your amp. You want to play guitar right now. amPlug is the answer.…

Great songs begin with great ideas. Capture all your revelations, epiphanies and inspirations the moment they strike. Inspiration Insurance Inspiration is spontaneous, and BackTrack™ + Mic is your guitar’s instant replay button. Easy to use, BackTrack + Mic captures everything you play without ever hitting record. Always on, BackTrack + Mic begins recording as…

The Vocal Set includes a hand-held transmitter with a dynamic capsule, cardioid and a diversity receiver. The transmitter is exceptionally comfortable to hold and provides a lively and assertive sound. Features 4 switchable UHF frequencies for interference-free reception Absolutely safe transmission Diversity Technology for highest reception quality Adjustable Squelch for undisturbed operation Receivers…

Fantastic `All in One’ Portable Karaoke, roughly the size of an iPhone! Take it to parties, camping or wherever else you need some good Karaoke fun! Bring people together, have fun and showcase your talent anytime, anywhere! This is a full function karaoke player, except for a difference – it fits in your pocket! The best karaoke player around? You bet! Supports voice recording, Nintendo games, and much more!

The Oxygen 8 v2 is an updated version of the mobile MIDI controller that started the mobile studio revolution. You get a fully functional MIDI keyboard with great action, plus eight MIDI-assignable knobs to control any MIDI parameters you desire in your hardware or software. It’s perfect for composing on the go or performing live bass lines and pads…

Roth Audioblob 2 (White) 

The new Roth Audioblob2 multimedia audio system is an idea partner for PC or Mac based music/multimedia systems.

And coming soon watch out for…

The JamVOX is an integrated monitor and software system that extracts the guitar from any MP3 and plugs you into the mix of their favorite bands. JamVOX gives guitarists instant access to dozens of legendary amps and effects all in one easy to use “drag and drop” software interface. Revolutionary Guitar XTracktion (GXT) technology lets you remove the guitar part…