music tech

Roland #TotallyDrums 2018 Review

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Roland debuted their latest lineup of electronic V-Drums.

The TD-17 series of Roland’s electronic V-Drums are just as much fun to play as they are to listen to.

We knew it was going to be a good day and an even better night as we watched super producer Terry Lewis (Michael Jackson, Boyz II Men, Rod Stewart) back… read more

Happy Record Store Day

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Qrates is a marketplace where artists can create vinyl records on demand directly for music fans. #happyrecordstoreday

The vinyl record revival has been a breath of fresh air in a world saturated by digital downloads and music streaming. With a decline in physical CD sales over the last two decades, music has become tangible again thru vinyl… read more

Universal Music Group Launches Accelerator For Music Tech Start-Ups

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The music industry is changing and Universal Music Group is a making a big push to capitalize on new technologies by launching the Capitol Innovation Center.

“Universal Music Group (UMG), the world leader in music-based entertainment, today announced the launch of a first-of-its-kind accelerator engagement network by a major music entertainment company aimed at promoting the… read more

The NAMM Show 2018

The NAMM Show brings together the best music manufacturers in the world.

This is one of our favorite times of the year. RSD looks forward to covering The NAMM Show for our 4th year in a row.

Fender, Gibson, Schecter, Pioneer, SJC Drums, Sabian, Zildjian, JBL (taking a deep breath) and many more will have their latest and… read more

Billboard Reveals Digital Power Players in Music Tech

The Top 50 music tech executives impacting the music industry.

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Music and tech are synonymous now. In the early 2000’s music streaming, peer-to-peer sharing and illegal digital downloads completely distrupted the music industry. Over the last two decades, brilliant minds have been figuring out a way to bridge the gap.

New systems and technologies are… read more

The 2017 NAMM Show Delivered

THE 2017 NAMM SHOW WRAPPED UP THIS PAST WEEKEND IN ANAHEIM, CA AND BROUGHT TOGETHER LEGIONS OF MUSIC GEAR MANUFACTURERS, ARTISTS AND FANS.

One things for sure, despite everything going on with the outside world, NAMM represents brotherhood, peace, love and music. The buzz and electricity in the air on the first day of The NAMM… read more

The NAMM Show Should Be On Everyone’s Bucket List

The NAMM Show 2016 wrapped up this past weekend in Anaheim, CA and it was a vibrant circus of music, people and culture  

The top gear manufacturers and mom and pops from around the world including Fender, Les Paul, NORD keyboards, Ernie Ball, Pioneer and SJC Custom Drums showcased their latest and greatest music tech… read more