Latin Percussion Wood Tapa Latin Percussion ( LP ) has launched the Wood Tapa , which offers a new way to retrofit any existing snare drum with a Cajon-like top and textured top surface that can be played with the hands , brushes , or other soft implements .
The Wood Tapa quickly transforms most 14-in . snare drums into a super-sensitive , snare Cajon with an authentic , woodsy Cajon tonality . Users simply replace the batter side drum head and counter hoop with the Tapa using existing tension rods . Rounded edges offer comfort when playing with hands as part of hybrid percussion or acoustic drum setups . The Wood Tapa is constructed from Baltic birch and designed to fit most 14-in . snare drums and available in eight-lug or 10-lug options .
D ’ Addario Orchestral Rosin Guard D ’ Addario Orchestral has introduced the Rosin Guard , which is designed to help players extend the life of their rosin by keeping it secure on all sides .
The comfortable shock-absorber and grip allows for easy and effective rosin application . The Rosin Guard is designed to be rigid enough to hold the rosin cake in place without it falling out . The magnetic backing makes sure the accessory can attach to music stands and classroom whiteboards . The Rosin Guard includes , and is refillable with , D ’ Addario Natural Rosin in either light or dark variations . The guard can also be sterilized and is dishwasher safe .
Shure MV7X Vocal Microphone Shure has introduced the SM7B-inspired MV7X microphone for podcasters , broadcasters , and vocalists .
The MV7X is a dynamic XLR microphone that is compatible with all audio interfaces without the need to add an in-line preamp for additional gain . It is ideal for close mic applications that require vocal intelligibility with a balanced tone . Voice Isolation Technology ensures the microphone is very focused on the user ’ s voice and does not capture unwanted background noise , which makes it especially useful in imperfect rooms . The XLR output allows use across a wide range of digital and analog recording situations , and the optimized frequency response provides rich and natural vocal reproduction , the company says . The durable all-metal design features an adjustable yoke that can be mounted onto a variety of microphone stands for flexible placement options .
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