A few years back, KRK introduced the KNS line of monitoring headphones for recording and mixing. With more music being made in bedrooms on computers, a cost-effective monitoring solution that offers a more “neutral” sound for DJ/producers compared to standard DJ cans is a must. We review the KNS8400 in this article.
This curious Kickstarter, called Magzet, adds a magnetic connection between your headphone jack and audio device aiming for hot-swap convenience, gear use safety, and longer plug life. The Magzet consists of two parts; the MagKap, which is what you connect to the end of your plug, and the MagJack, which is what you connect to your DJ mixer’s headphone outputs.
We braved the massive crowds from Hall A all the way to the depths of Hall E to bring you NAMM 2015’s Best Of The Rest for DJ’s and producers alike. Four days simply aren’t enough to cover all the excellent gear and technology on display at this year’s show, but we did out best to search high and low for interesting bits to include in this roundup.