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Source Audio Goes to the A3E Convention in Boston

Thursday, July 03, 2014

Source Audio is proud to announce that we will participate in the A3E Conference on September 23 & 24 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, MA. This is a call to one-and-all to come visit us and experience the Hot Hand USB and Soundblox 2 guitar and bass effects…

Robert Randolph and the Family Band (and Soundblox Pedals)

Friday, June 27, 2014

Last month, Robert Randolph’s tour manager was kind enough to invite me to attend a show at The Capitol Theater in Port Chester, New York (located less than 20 miles north of New York City). Robert had recently re-built his entire pedal board (including Source Audio’s Soundblox Multiwave Distortion, Orbital…

The Goo Goo Dolls’ John Rzeznik and Brad Fernquist Add the Programmable EQ to their Touring Rigs.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

The Goo Goo Dolls…if you’re a fan of driving guitars, knock-you-on-your-ass vocal hooks, emotionally sincere lyrics, and stellar singing, you gotta love the Goo Goo Dolls. It's been a long road for these guys, from their snarling and ragged days as an in-your-face Buffallo indie-rock band in the late 80s…

Deep Banana Blackout: Imperial Funkmasters!

Wednesday, June 04, 2014

The late 1990s were heady times for the jam music scene.  After the painful loss of Jerry Garcia - which sent hordes of Deadheads out on the street looking for a new gig in 1996 - bands such as Phish, moe. and a reinvigorated Allman Brothers Band led a jam…

Ellie Goulding Rocks Boston With A Little Help From Source Audio

Thursday, April 10, 2014

If you’ve sold over 4 million albums, and have over 10 million people following you on Twitter and Facebook, then you’re probably doing something right.  Ellie and her band have been on tour around the world supporting her most recent album, “Halcyon Days”.  Last month, we got a chance to…

Comedy is all about… … … timing.

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Other than music and musical gear, I’ve always been a fan of television sketch-comedies and late-night talk shows.  I will watch re-runs ad nauseum of Chappelle Show, Saturday Night Live, Seinfeld, The Simpsons, Family Guy, and many more.  I find myself being able to quote lines from shows like these…

The Soundblox Hub v1: the Power of a Multi-Effects System

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Source Audio have released the Soundblox Hub v1: MIDI Interface / Port Expander / Multi-Pedal Scene Saver. The Hub introduces an entirely new "modular" approach to multi-effect systems. It has the power to unite up to five Soundblox 2 pedals into one thoroughly integrated, MIDI controlled, multi-effect machine.  "We're very excited about…

Electronic Musician Awards The Hot Hand USB with Their Editors’ Choice Award

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

Electronic Musician Magazine, an authority on electronic music gear and technology since 1975, has honored the Hot Hand USB Wireless MIDI Controller from Source Audio with their 2014 Editors' Choice Award. Roger Smith, president of Source Audio, said, "Hot Hand USB is the result of brilliant engineering work and really innovative thinking on…

The Motet: the best live band right now?

Friday, April 04, 2014

More than anyone in Source Audio, I live for the live music experience.  And when I see something important, I let you know.   Imagine that a live musical act goes through an intense and prolonged “pre-season” to get ready for primetime.  I am not talking months of preparation, I…

Sylvain Sylvain and Glen Matlock Reveal Their Softer Sides in Asbury Park, NJ.

Thursday, March 06, 2014

By Lou Vitto As far as "rocktowns" go, Asbury Park, NJ needs no introduction to the faithful. This past week, Source Audio's Artist Relations team met up with two legends that rival the iconic status of that Jersey Shore town. Sylvain Sylvain of the NY Dolls and Glen Matlock from…