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Why I sold my Fractal AXE FX and I’m going back to Analog

I just recently sold my Fractal Audio Systems AXE FX II XL on Reverb.com I had been an all-digital guitar player for 3 years after switching from the analog world. In the past, i owned A LOT of tube amps: Marshall, Mesa, VOX, ENGL, Fender...you name it. For me, the AXE FX has been a … Continue reading Why I sold my Fractal AXE FX and I’m going back to Analog

Yamaha MIDI over Bluetooth

Yamaha MD-BT01 Wireless Bluetooth MIDI Dongle

Wireless MIDI devices like the OWOW MIDIS I talked about in this post work by sending MIDI controls wirelessly over Bluetooth. Why Bluetooth and not, say, Wi-Fi? Because Bluetooth is significantly more energy efficient, consumes a lot less power and is less prone to interference than standard 2.4Ghz Wi-Fi. Now, we all know that Bluetooth is vastly … Continue reading Yamaha MD-BT01 Wireless Bluetooth MIDI Dongle