It sounds ethereal, like a chorus of underwater voices, singing of their sorrows. It is beautiful, melodic, and, unbelievably, Justin Bieber. Yes, I know. Justin Bieber does not have the ability to sound like that. But he can. With help, of course. Bieber’s haunting tones are the products of the phenomenon called 800% Slower. It’s […]
by Summer Muse on June 25, 2012
Beginning in September, world-renowned musician Peter Gabriel will be touring North America for the 25th anniversary of his groundbreaking, iconic album So. Called the Back to Front Tour, Gabriel will begin in Canada, continue on to the East Coast, then the West Coast. Some tour dates are as follows: 2 October HP Pavilion, San Jose, […]
by TheBenevolentSiren on June 22, 2012
Recently, David Lowery of The Trichordist penned a thoughtful, impassioned and well-reasoned response to NPR’s All Things Considered intern Emily White, who stated on her employer’s blog that she engaged in illegal downloading and filesharing. Lowery laid out the anti-torrenting argument as well as I’ve seen anyone do it, highlighting its negative impact on the […]
by Ace of Bass on June 21, 2012
If you are in or near the NYC area, you and a friend could win tickets to one of the hottest parties of 2012. Velodyne Acoustics will be presenting a night of “Real Music Pure Sound” at The Avenue in NYC on June 28th, 2012. We will be featuring The Magnificent DJ Jazzy Jeff […]
by Summer Muse on June 20, 2012
Have you ever noticed the way sound changes as it passes by you? The sound of a car horn as the car drives past? Notice how the pitch changes? This is what is known as the Doppler Effect. The frequency of the sound waves determines the pitch. Sound travels at a constant velocity of 340.29 […]
by Penny Lane on June 19, 2012
Here at Velodyne we always have creative ideas brewing. Check out our latest and greatest t-shirt design. This is a comfortable, high-quality, American Apparel cotton t-shirt with our iconic Velodyne logo on the front. On the back, we feature our unique soundwave design. Comes in black only and size S, M, L and XL. You […]
by Summer Muse on June 19, 2012
Enjoy our continuation of our unique instruments feature. It’s been fun to learn about these rarely seen and heard instruments. 6. Serpent The Serpent is an ancient wind instrument related to the modern Baritone, Tuba, and Euphonium. The mouthpiece is very similar to that of a trombone or Euphonium/Baritone. When played softly, it has a […]
by Apollo Sound on June 18, 2012
With summer just around the corner, EDM fans have had one thing on their minds – Electric Daisy Carnival. EDC has nearly doubled in size each year until it hit capacity for every venue where it has taken place. This year was no exception, with EDC 2012 selling out for the very first time with […]
by Ace of Bass on June 15, 2012
Last night we went as a family to check out “Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted” at our local drive-in. The movie itself did not disappoint, as our friendly quartet of zoo animals head to Monte Carlo this time around. An abundance of non-stop action and bright, colorful circus acts absolutely delighted my children. But even […]
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Born and bred in the Silicon Valley, I have an innate passion for all things technology. I'll post about home theater, quality sound, apps and much more. If I bump into you, its probably because I'm looking at my iPhone. Sorry!
Owner of vPulse and vFree and curious for the ventures of Velodyne Acoustics, I will be exploring our headphones and what we do next. Stay tuned as I share what I find.
Born and raised in Silicon Valley, I am a student at San Jose State University and Marketing intern at Velodyne Acoustics. I am an avid San Jose Sharks hockey fan and San Francisco 49ers football fan. When I'm not watching sports, I'm listening to music and thinking deep thoughts about sound.