18 Jun · After much speculation, ROLI has revealed the LUMI lighted keyboard. ROLI LUMI is an integrated learning system that consists of the keyboard and an interactive app.
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18 Jun · Uli Behringer would like to recruit 70 synthesizer engineers including collaborations with boutique manufacturers. Rob Keeble from AMSynths has signed up for a bit of that vintage synth re-action
18 Jun · Honey 3 recreates an American mixing console used on classic records by Michael Jackson, AC/DC, ABBA, Queen, Led Zeppelin, Genesis and others. The suite comprises four plug-ins.
18 Jun · The new Dave Sommerfield GiG Personal Guitar Workshop makes working on your guitar a lot easier when you're on the road, providing a neat, portable solution that uses your guitar case.
18 Jun · Becos Effects aims to give you a studio-grade compressor in a compact, pedalboard-friendly chassis with simple controls: Enter the CompIQ MINI ONE Pro Compressor pedal!
17 Jun · Portland-based Mr Black has squeezed a whole 19" rack-mount delay into a tiny pedal in the form of the Mini Echo-Delay, aiming to give you those classic '80s tones without the hassle and strain.
17 Jun · Audiophile Circuits League (ACL) has put together another complete system to take all the bother out of choosing individual modules. They are calling it System 2.
17 Jun · Offered in limited runs, June's Ball Family Reserve Collection has 3 guitars with some creative finishes and nice tone woods; all are based on existing models from the company's catalogue.
17 Jun · The IK tease machine claims they are tackling the "oldest instruments in human history". Unlikely to be a caveman analogue synthesizer or ancient axe - it's got be all about banging rocks together.
17 Jun · The SP 2400 is still some way off but they've decided to open up preorders for people who want to get their money down on this exciting evolution of "the greatest drum machine the world ever saw".
17 Jun · Now is your last chance to see all 120 guitars in Dave Gilmour's collection being auctioned for charity. If you can't make it to New York then at least take Christie's Virtual Tour...
17 Jun · Canadian boutique guitar maker Morifone Guitars has announced the Quarzo, a guitar based on a '59 Burst Les Paul but with an offset body and a spectacular Aileron headstock design. Check it out.
16 Jun · The "7-way switch" or "Gilmour mod" is the easiest and most effective modification for your Stratocaster, giving you additional tones with minimal effort. Here's how (it's way easier than you think).
15 Jun · The new Custom Shop Fulltone CS-OCD-Ge is the latest incarnation of Michael Fuller's famous OCD drive pedal made possible by a stash of 'unobtanium' Germanium diodes. Is this the "ultimate" OCD?
14 Jun · Audiothingies has announced the Doctor A desktop delay and reverb box. With assignable CV inputs, MIDI sync, and hands-on-control, it looks like a neat little box for electronic live sets, and more.
14 Jun · Gibson goes on the offensive against copyright infringement, with a stark warning to luthiers copying its designs in a new YouTube video entitled, "Play Authentic". And it's, well, a bit odd.