07 Dec · The Best Electric Guitars 2019! What a year it's been for an instrument that's often reported to be dead (or dying). Here is our roundup of the hottest and best value guitars from the past 12 months.
Equipment news, leaks and tips
06 Dec · But that's cheaper than a plug-in! The Lunastone True Overdrive 1 is going for a song while supplies last! If you want one, you'd better be quick at this bargain price.
06 Dec · DrumComputer pulls together 8 sound engines, layered synthesis, sequencing, performance controls and effects into a deliciously vintage-looking beat making virtual drum machine.
06 Dec · Moog Music has announced that they've put Moogfest 2020 on hold for logistical reasons in order to focus on the future and to investigate new ways of exploring the future of music, art and technology.
05 Dec · These headphones have a Katana amp stuffed in, with bags of amp sounds and effects! Oh, and there's some 3D spatial imaging tech going on in there, too. The perfect home practise set-up?
05 Dec · Teenage Engineering has come up with some headphones that pair nicely with the OP-Z and other devices for on-the-move music listening and music-making.
05 Dec · Epiphone's new Tommy Thayer Electric Blue Les Paul is an eye-popping new model in a blue, sparkly finish. This new signature model screams for attention. Can it win over anyone who's not a KISS fan?
05 Dec · Eurorack modular continues to generate interesting pathways into sound and synthesis and is becoming more accessible all the time. Here's our choice of modules that stood out this year.
05 Dec · Boss has just unveiled its most powerful guitar and bass synthesizer system to date, the SY-1000. Yup, it packs in a lot of features and has an epic-looking blue frame. But is it simply too expensive?
04 Dec · It's Korg's turn to tease with a little video on the Korg UK Instagram channel. It reports to be a "New Legendary Synthesizer Recreation" and Korg says that "something super exciting is coming!"
04 Dec · Radioactive is a 6HP digital chiptune-inspired synth voice for Eurorack with 5 different waveshaping modes, 3 oscillators with selectable waveforms, multi-mode envelope, quantizing and slew.
04 Dec · Waldorf Music celebrates 30 years in the business with a very limited edition version of what they are calling the Quantum Shadow. They will make only 30.
04 Dec · Tesseract has taken the Open Source 16n Faderbank project and respun it into a Eurorack module with 16 CV inputs and outputs, MIDI and USB MIDI, and I2C connections.
04 Dec · Pittsburgh has released a neat and perfectly formed bucket brigade "Analog Delay Unit" taken straight from the Lifeforms Voltage Lab modular synthesizer.
04 Dec · Mad Professor's new Super Black is a Fender Blackface amp-in-a-box pedal, adding classic '60s valve amp sounds to your favourite guitar amp. Plus, it has a built-in overdrive pedal too!
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