Hello New Gear – April 2019

Hello New Gear – April 2019

Welcome to Hello New Gear April 2019 edition! Spring is here and so are lots of new & gadgets and gear…

Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol M32

Looks just like any other midi controller right? Not exactly, while the compact design screams minimalism the functionality grins with confidence. It only has 32 keys, but they are Touch-sensitive synth-action mini-keys making it perfect for connecting with your DAW and even for bringing it over to a friend’s house or studio (in your backpack). It comes packed with 10 gigs of software and sounds ready for you to use and has two touch strips, instead of wheels, for pitch and modulation projecting its design into the future…

Price €115

the t.bone SC 500 USB

This condenser microphone looks simple and sleek but has so much functionality packed into it. Not only does it have switchable polar patterns (cardioid, omnidirectional, figure-8) and a stereo mode but it also packs an integrated 24 Bit / 192 kHz USB audio interface in the microphone housing. A portable recording studio in the palm of your hand, can you get any more practical than that?

Price €77


This brand new mixer from Solid State Logic is worth having a look at. It’s a 6-channel analog studio mixer perfect for smaller professional recording setups, podcasts and post-production. It has 2 recording channels with 2 SuperAnalogueTM mic preamp (66 dB gain) to give you excellent sound controlled through an intuitive interface design. Check the product page 👆 for full specs.

Price €1,350

Red Panda Particle 2

This hot American-made effect pedal is bound to make you discover new sounds. The signal is processed using granular synthesis for special delay effects and radical pitch shifting. Everything from modulated delay, shimmer delay, time stretching to stutter and glitch sounds, this pedal can do it all. Click above 👆 for more details. And check out the video below, it can be used with other instruments besides guitar or bass…

Price €335

Shure Motiv MV88+ Video Kit

This portable workstation condenser mic even works with the newest iPhone models that don’t have a headphone jack, the mic lets you monitor the audio signal through the headphone port, has different selectable polar patterns, works with Lightening / USB C phones and the stand is made by Manfrotto so you’re ensured great quality.

Price €225

There you have it, some tasty gadgets to get you going this month, especially for the home studio. Springtime is a great time to get inspired and record some hits. See you next month for more! Don’t forget to leave us a comment below or in the Facebook post 📝✍️

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Joe started playing the guitar when he was 10 and has been using it as a songwriting tool ever since. He is passionate about melody and harmony and admires musicians who create these in unique ways. Check out his alternative / indie projects Best of Feelings and Zef Raček.

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