19 Sep · The Red Devil PAF pickup set gets you closer to Billy Gibbon's Texan Blues tone without having to hack up your beloved Stratocaster. But how close to Billy's Pearly Gates do they sound?
Equipment news, leaks and tips
19 Sep · With lots of control, four effects sections, MIDI integration, a simple user interface and 100 presets, could the new Electro Harmonix Mod Rex be the king of modulation effects pedals?
19 Sep · TC Electronic has continued its TC ICON software-hardware integration journey by resurrecting another classic unit in the series, the DVR250-DT reverb. The classic EMT 250 Electronic Reverbator lives on!
18 Sep · Antelope Audio has expanded its Edge large-diaphragm condenser modeling microphone into a full-on mic line-up. The Edge family, as it's called, encompasses the Edge Solo, Edge Duo, and Edge Quadro.
18 Sep · We found three wo fantastic free plug-ins you can download right away: a distinct and unusual distortion called Tarabia, the Youlean loudness meter and Hora Music's free Pure Mono synth. Enjoy!
18 Sep · With the OP-Z they plan to push more boundaries, annoy more people and reach new levels of hipster smugness. 16 tracks of sequencing covering drums, synths, sampling, MIDI, CV, lights and video - and it's tiny.
18 Sep · This great-looking limited edition new signature guitar for Slash offers a (way, way) cheaper way of getting a Slash-endorsed Firebird than last year's eye-wateringly expensive Gibson model.
17 Sep · Become one with the Touché SE wobbly block controller and you'll be gesturing your control over all your software instruments. This USB only version is a great price for a fabulous amount of nuance and ...
17 Sep · TipTop Audios new Steiner-Parker inspired multi-mode analog filter is going to take your Eurorack into orbit! Forbidden Planet combines the usual 3 modes with some unusual CV control - things could get spacey.
17 Sep · The second batch of Analogue Solutions 3-channel, CV and gate sequencer are ready and the Generator is now generally available. Could this be the modular controller you've been looking for?
16 Sep · Financial news outlets and trade press have been reporting that Gibson is likely to leave bankruptcy in a matter of weeks. But the news doesn't have us jumping for joy just yet.
16 Sep · Fed up with emails flogging "great deals" on software? This one is worth checking out: Ozone Elements 8 is going for (nearly) nothing, that's USD 129 off. Just spend $1 and give them your data.
15 Sep · One of these three (very different-sounding) amps is a transistor amp, the other two are valve amps. Can you guess which amp is the solid state one? And what does "valve tone" mean, anyway?
14 Sep · Having trouble getting all your synths and laptops to sync together at your local synth jam? The Missing Link will fill in the gaps by turning Ableton Link into 5V Clock - but how many will you need?
13 Sep · Equal parts nuts and awesome the AX-Edge is the coolest thing ever. Any normal person would feel ridiculous but in the hands of the right sort of extrovert this thing is gonna rock!
13 Sep · I was so frustrated that the JUNO-DS61 felt a little small and yet the JUNO-DS88 was too many notes for me to cope with. With the new 76-keyed JUNO-DS76 I couldn't be happier.