22 Sep · Zoom says its H8 Handy Recorder is "the only recorder which adapts to your way of creating". Is it the only recorder you'll ever need? Our own Bob Malkowski takes it through its paces.
Equipment news, leaks and tips
22 Sep · With 52 programs to choose from, A.O.M.'s newly released Nu Compressor is like many different compressors in one plug-in. But does that justify its premium price tag?
21 Sep · Warm Audio has announced the WA-87 R2. The new version of the condenser microphone uses higher-quality components to get even closer to the sound of the famous U87.
21 Sep · The September 2020 Ernie Ball Music Man Family Reserve models include a Cutlass, Mariposa, JP, and a Bongo bass, in striking Lemon, Lime, and Cinnamon finishes.
21 Sep · Kirk Hammett of Metallica has just posted a photo on his Instagram of Peter Green's 1959 Les Paul Standard - cloned by Gibson! Does this mean we will see a limited run of this guitar soon?
21 Sep · Harley Benton adds to its range of affordable amps with the Mighty-15TH, an all-tube 15-Watt amp head offered at a very impressive price point.
21 Sep · Roland introduced the FANTOM in 2019 as an all-in-one music production environment. Version 2 overhauls the sampling engine, introduces effects to the master section and brings automation editing to the touch ...
21 Sep · An image emerged of the back of what could be the Ableton Push 3. There appeared to be audio in/outs and MIDI connections that got us all excited but it turns out it was a fake - Oops!
20 Sep · WAVIATRIX will fire off 24 samples in response to buttons or trigger inputs with looping, polyphony and pitch control. Opens up huge soundscape potential in 5U Moog Modular.
20 Sep · We've got some awesome sample packs for you this week: dark cinemascapes, versatile lo-fi loops, a free collection of brass instruments, and a raft of sounds you need to create sound design for film.
20 Sep · This week’s collection of the best free plug-ins has a little bit of everything: A stereo compressor, a useful stereo goniometer and an open-source fuzz. Here’s jParaComp, GON and Fuzz Ball.
19 Sep · As the release of the Fender American Professional Series II seems imminent, we take a brief look at the Stratocaster, and how one Leo Fender changed the landscape of music, forever.
18 Sep · Fifty years ago today, the world lost Jimi Hendrix. Looking to replicate some of those legendary tones? Here's some tips and a list of gear that will get you started.
18 Sep · Error Instruments brings us a metallic nightmare that'll generate shifting digital soundscapes. Sound Scaper is available in Eurorack or desktop with unique features.
18 Sep · You can never have enough VCAs and the Quad VCA has become a classic route to the control of CV and audio. Erica Synths updates the Black Quad VCA 2 to make it more versatile.
18 Sep · The Strymon NightSky has now officially been launched, a reverb with analogue-synth like control and a step sequencer. It is everything we all hoped for and could be the perfect creative effect for your rig