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A MixerFace and More

Our latest Gearhead roundup of new and interesting musical instruments and equipment

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CEntrance MixerFace R4R Interface/Recorder
CEntrance MixerFace R4R Interface/Recorder

CEntrance MixerFace R4R Interface/RecorderLike its predecessor the MixerFace R4, the R4R is a mobile recording interface with three inputs (two doing double duty as ¼” and XLR, with mic preamps and 48V phantom power) that’s compatible with most smartphones, tablets, and laptops; powered by a rechargeable battery; and not much bigger than a passport. But it one-ups the R4 by also having a stereo micro-SD card recorder built in. Getting high-quality recordings of gigs, rehearsals, or song sketches couldn’t be much easier.

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Mac Randall

Mac Randall

Mac Randall has been the editor of JazzTimes since May 2018. Prior to that, he wrote regularly for the magazine. He has written about numerous genres of music for a wide variety of publications over the past 30 years, including Rolling Stone, The New York Times, Vanity Fair, The New York Observer, Mojo, and Guitar Aficionado, and he has worked on the editorial staffs of Musician, LAUNCH (now Yahoo! Music), Guitar One, Teaching Music, Music Alive!, and In Tune Monthly. He is the author of two books, Exit Music: The Radiohead Story and 101 Great Playlists. He lives in New York City.