19 Jan · A two-channel rackmount preamp, the EC2 implements Cranborne's Camden 500 preamp design, Mojo analog saturation circuit, and a dual headphone mixer.
Equipment news, leaks and tips
19 Jan · An out-of-focus shot of a box that COULD be a 303 "tribute" synth has turned up in a promo video for the upcoming RD-909 - will Behringer present a prototype at its NAMM pre-show party?
19 Jan · Erica Synths takes the Gamechanger Audio Plasma Pedal and plugs it into Eurorack. Plasma Drive will boost your signals to 3000V and discharge them via a xenon-filled tube for electrifying distortion.
18 Jan · New MKII versions of Blackstar's HT-1R and HT-5R amp range are aimed squarely at studio and home practice environments, coming in head and combo formats, plus matching cabs.
18 Jan · Teenage Engineering has come up with their own brand of modular synthesis as part of the Pocket Operator family. Colourful, groovy, capable and seriously fun these are a stunning entry into the world of ...
18 Jan · Gibson gets back to basics with a new set of 'Golden Era' guitars including a Les Paul ‘50s spec, Les Paul Special in TV Yellow and two new 61 spec SG’s with “maestro” and “sideways” Vibrolas ...
18 Jan · The upcoming Neuron preamp pedal from Neunaber mimics the gain circuits of valve-based and solid-state amps and adds a set of other useful features, including MIDI.
18 Jan · The Rock MK-III has a new Crystal Membrane 180mm woofer of the same physical size, but supposedly "far superior". Thus, Unity has achieved lower distortion, improved dynamics and higher SPL.
18 Jan · Korg Gadget 2 brings in 6 new gadgets and a redesigned front end of their music production software for iOS and MacOS. Meanwhile, on Windows we get to play with the gadgets as plugins.
18 Jan · Ernie Ball is teasing a new John Petrucci Majesty signature model guitar for the Dream Theatre player, to be launched during NAMM 2019.
18 Jan · Mooer has just landed themselves a "nearly six-figure" damages award by copying EHX software developed for the C9 Organ Machine and Micro POG pedals, according to a press release from EHX.
18 Jan · In a weirdly mysterious press release Plugin Alliance and Brainworx announce that they are getting into the virtual instrument game but forget to tell us anything about any actual products.
18 Jan · Expressive E the makers of the weirdly wonderful Touché wobbly MIDI/CV controller has introduced Arché, a suite of virtual instruments that model the acoustic qualities of three stringed instruments.
18 Jan · An anonymous source provided Gearnews with an image depicting a 3D model of what appears to be a brand new Antelope Audio microphone with USB connectivity - a first for the company.
18 Jan · Has Green Day frontman Billy Joe Armstrong just let the cat out of the bag? We're pretty sure he has and it looks like MXR is going to show a Dookie drive pedal at NAMM next week!
18 Jan · New Fender pedals include the Lost Highway Phaser, Bubbler Chorus, MTG Tube Distortion and a new Downtown Express Bass Multi-Effect all new for 2019