Author Archives: Joshua Chapman

About Joshua Chapman

Joshua Chapman is the Pro Audio/ DJ category specailist at SonicElectronix.com He is a professional musician and audio engineer that has been working in the professional audio industry for 14 years. Josh Studied broadcast communications at Marshall University as well as graduating with highest honors from SAE Institute in Nashville for Audio Technology.

Why You Need a DI Box?

What is a DI box and what does it DO? Typically, depending on your pick-ups, guitars and similar instruments generate a “Hi-Z” signal.    Z refers to impedance, which is a term used in low voltage DC electronics to describe … Continue reading

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Top 6 DJ Controllers to look for in 2013

Pioneer DDJ SX The DDJ SX is one of the most advanced Serato controllers available today.  The  DDJ SX features eight hot points per deck and vertical waveform display for fast tempo syncing.  The DDJ-SX enables two tracks to be … Continue reading

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Akai Pro’s New MPC Series

The Akai Pro Music Production Controller gets a new face, brains and teeth with the introduction of the MPC Renaissance, MPC Studio, and MPC Fly.  Three brand new and exciting  products coming in 2013!  MPC  Renaissance The Industry standard MPC … Continue reading

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Presonus Debuts a new line of Intelligent Speakers at the 2013 NAMM Show

Presonus has released an exciting new line of Live Sound Reinforcement Speakers that they are branding under their StudioLive flag.    These speakers all feature “Active Integration”   which is a proprietary networking system that allows all the components of your StudioLive … Continue reading

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Club DJ Set Ups Simplified

Classic Battle Set up These set ups are what may come to the mind of most people when they think of a DJ.    As Beck said “I need two turntables and a microphone.”  Since the introduction of the crossfader DJ’s … Continue reading

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