Equipment news, leaks and tips
20 Nov · If you need to plug a MIDI controller into an analogue synthesizer then Kenton have you covered. The Pro Solo Mk3 in a stunningly similar silver box with more CV outputs, envelope and drum triggering.
20 Nov · After a difficult birth, Wampler Pedals has finally delivered its new baby, the Fuzztration fuzz/octaver pedal. Will this new US-built effect help fix your fuzz-tone woes?
20 Nov · Uli Behringer takes to the internet to tell us that the RD-909 is not coming as soon as we'd like but if we're patient then we're going to love the price.
20 Nov · The new Hollywood Skyline Les Paul Custom was hand painted by Gibson Custom Shop artist Darron Dubose. It celebrates the iconic skyline and their re-opening. Warning: Sunglasses required.
20 Nov · Someone has created a sequencer and compositional tool out of a spreadsheet. It's rough, raw and ready but if you're into Excel then this could brighten up your work time.
19 Nov · The latest Way Huge release is the Purple Platypus Octidrive MkII, a pedal combining the company's Red Llama overdrive with an octave-up effect with plenty of tweakable options.
19 Nov · FM is notoriously annoying to program. Dtronics DT-RDX pulls out 50 FM parameters from the Yamaha Reface DX and puts them under your fingers for immediate, tactile and intuitive knob fiddling.
19 Nov · Australia's renowned manufacturer RODE has gone all-in on the podcasting segment with the RODECaster Pro, an integrated podcast recording station that doesn't seem to skip a beat.
18 Nov · As always, freeware Sunday is all about free gifts from generous software developers. For that, we say: Thank you! Today we have Ravage Lite, BassKit, and Adam Monroe's Delay to show you.
18 Nov · Johan Segeborn is at it again! This time he is comparing 17 different preamp valves in his old Marshall amp - and the differences in sound are astounding. But which one sounds the best?
18 Nov · Developer OpenLabs brought its StageLight cross-platform music production platform to version 4. Being a major update, it delivers significant changes and improvements.
18 Nov · Chase Bliss Audio has released a teaser for a new reverb pedal called Dark World that's dripping in 1980s vibe, complete with low-resolution 8-bit graphics and plenty of retro aesthetics.
18 Nov · The new Monkeyman pedal distils the classic Fender Tweed amp tone and puts it into a surf green pedal. Will this new boutique pedal from the USA make you want to rock'n'roll?
17 Nov · Marshall and Alexa join forces: The new Acton II Voice and Stanmore II Voice smart speakers combine classic rock amp looks with modern day smart speaker technology.
16 Nov · Dave Friedman makes a mean Plexi circuit and his amp brand is among the more desirable out there. But he's also a dab hand at the good ol' drive pedal, of which he's about to release two more...
16 Nov · The new James Hetfield ESP LTD Snakebyte SE Baritone comes factory tuned to low B and has some great hardware included in the price. Limited to 500 guitars worldwide, could this be the low 'One' for you?