Equipment news, leaks and tips
04 Apr · Are you in lockdown and need a new mini practice amp for guitar? These six tiny guitar amplifiers by Marshall, Fender, Blackstar, Yamaha, Orange and Boss should be on your radar.
04 Apr · Dual VCF gives you dozens of modelled analog filters, envelope following and LFO for modulation, for the price of a home-delivered meal. We think this could be a neat little addition to your arsenal.
03 Apr · sonible's Balancer spectral balance plug-in is free to download and own for life until April 13! So here's a free alternative to oZone Mastering Assistant.
03 Apr · Mutant is a visually interactive compositional space of cross-platform musical experimentation and transformation - or messing about with sounds in cubes with your mates.
03 Apr · The Noodlebox from Sixty Four Pixels offers 4 channels of CV/Gate and MIDI sequencing in a neat desktop box with a huge LED matrix screen that revels in accidental and hopefully happy accidents.
03 Apr · Amped: ROOTS is a new signature guitar amp sim by ML Sound Lab and Ryan "Fluff" Bruce, with tight, modern high-gain guitar tones - there's a free and well-priced bundle set on offer.
03 Apr · GibsonTV is giving away free Epiphone guitars all this month and you can also donate money to charity to be in with a chance to win some of Mark’s Music Rig, including some top gear, too!
03 Apr · "Discover your own grey area with the Orion Effects Black and White"! The German boutique pedal maker mashes up an overdrive with a booster circuit into a nice-sounding if pricey new pedal.
02 Apr · Tone Projects has released Unisum, an impressive new mastering compressor plug-in. Unisum is a highly tweakable compressor designed to give engineers precise control. Let's see what it can do.
02 Apr · Need new in-ear monitors for when live music returns? Now is your chance to save on the Sennheiser IE 400 Pro and IE 500 Pro in-ear monitors. At up to 48 percent off, these are real bargains.
02 Apr · Tsakalis Audio Works has launched the Molecular Boost, a devastatingly useful mini pedal combining at least three effects into its dinky little case. A mini powerhouse packs some serious punch!
02 Apr · Boutique electronic instrument makers Critter & Guitari has a new visual box of tricks that will generate fabulously dynamic video projections in response to your music.
02 Apr · Musicians are being hit hard by the Coronavirus crisis: Here are some ways to keep productive during lockdown, generate income and sharpen your skills for the time after Covid-19.
01 Apr · The Novation V-Station and Bass Station plug-in bundle is currently on sale at 80% off. That's a perfect opportunity to add these emulations of two classic Novation synths to your collection.
01 Apr · Carmelo Azzarello of Analog Lab has put together a circuit that adds a square wave sub-oscillator to the Behringer Crave for some really beefy tones. Can work on other synths and Eurorack too!
01 Apr · The Crescendo duo features two mic pres with the same sonic and technical specifications as the flagship 8-channel Crescendo mic pre, the one that's "impossible to overdrive."