Tech

We all need new gadgets and toys, or at least to window shop once in a while. In the Tech category of the Ledger Note Blog, you can find the coolest and strangest new gear on the scene that’ll make your friends, like, totally jelly.

Status Audio CB-1 Headphones Used & Reviewed

Wednesday - Apr 26, 2017 Tech

The day had finally come.  I'd worn my extra pair of Sennheiser HD-280 Pro's out.  After a decade, the headband was wrapped in electrical tape, the cushions on the band and ears were starting to crumble.  Everything else was fine and I know I can get replacements, but rather than do that I opted to […]

The ScrubBoard Returns with Guitar Loops & Scratching!

Tuesday - Aug 30, 2016 Tech

The last time we visited Jeremy Bell & his ScrubBoard he was working on demoing the added rocker to his DJ scratching device from the retro-future.  But of course, nothing this revolutionary can stand still for too long. The ScrubBoard's Evolution Now, not only has he put together a more refined product, but he's stepped […]

Loopa - The World's First Vocal Looper Microphone

Friday - Apr 1, 2016 Tech

Sonuus, the guitar playing engineers that brought us their pitch-to-MIDI converters and pedals for guitars are revolutionizing the industry again.  Meet Loopa, the world's first looper microphone: Every good product solves a specific need and Loopa is no different. The Vocal Looper Conundrum Vocalists are unique among the world of musicians.  Their instrument is their […]

Music-Making Gadgets From the Future!

Tuesday - Mar 1, 2016 Tech

I know what you're thinking... "But are they really from the future?"  Yes, the answer is yes.  I would have included my time machine on this post but it unfortunately doesn't make music.  Just an annoying high-pitch buzzing sound before I quantum leap. Here are some gadgets that do make music, though, that I brought […]

Minimalist Design & Titanium Electric Guitar

Thursday - Feb 25, 2016 Tech

That's right.  You read that correctly.  Check out this titanium masterpiece: Gittler Instruments was at NAMM 2016 showing off their minimally designed, fully titanium electric guitar, pictured above.  It looks like something out of an H.R. Giger drawing, but from the distant future.  I suppose the design considerations were driven partially by the cost of the material […]

The Scrub Board - DJ Scratching on Cassette Tapes

Monday - Jan 18, 2016 Tech

This is straight up gangsta.  *wicky wicky skerra* Jeremy Bell has been refining his personalized scratching device, called the Scrub Board (not to be confused with the wash board instrument), which allows him to perform disc jockey style scratching without records or a record player... So how does he get it done?  With audio cassette […]