News and Reviews from Paw Music

Review of Lenny White "Epoch" and Joey Waronker signature cymbals

"While being very different, these Signature models are outstanding examples of cymbal-making" By Adam Jones, Rhythm Magazine, Wed 18 Nov 2009 Home to the company's most personalised cymbals, Istanbul Agop's Signature Series includes a set of models used by their first ever endorsee Mel Lewis. An influx of name endorsees to Istanbul Agop in re...

Review of Superlux HD-330, HD-440 and HD-660

"The New Superluxes Are Good! The HD330, HD440 and the HD660"  April 20, 2011 by Mike on www.headfonia.com  I never doubted Superlux’s ability to make headphone drivers. From the time we posted the review of the HD668B, to my other exposure of Superlux headphones, including the HD662, HD662B, and the HD669, I’ve always been impressed ...

Superlux PRA628 MKII Microphone

 The PRA628 MK II replaces the popular PRA628, so PAW is now stocking only the MK II microphones. Here is the user guide for the new model.   General Rules for Use: • For guitar amps captured medium attack sound profile with balanced sound, place PRA628 MK II around 6 - 12 inches (15 -30 cm) away from speaker, centered directly in f...

Superlux HD-668B headphones

The HD-668B headphones from Superlux are selling very, very quickly. Here's a review on these excellent phones:   Superlux HD-668: A Giant Killer? (by Headphonia.com) The HD668B gives you a very well-balanced sound with excellent clarity, while at the same time still managing to sound musical. There are other headphones which has good b...

Istanbul Agop Xist Cymbal Review

Xist Cymbal Review from MusicRadar.com:   By combining modern production methods with more time-honoured techniques, Istanbul Agop is able to make its new Xist range substantially cheaper than its usual cymbals. Unveiled at NAMM', the pricing, look and even naming of the cymbals is obviously intended to appeal to younger and/or non-jazz d...

Hornets drumsticks

 Here is an interview with Aaron from Hornets Drumsticks that was done by www.gearslutz.com:   HORNETS Drumstick Review pan60: I have selected three drummers and asked them to give me a review of your products in addition to my own comments. Hi Aaron! I like things to be a bit more informal than the traditional magazine revie...