26 May · Mercuriall Audio is known for making some pretty fantastic free software plug-ins for guitarists and now they are giving away the WS-1 Chorus pedal for your DAW.
Equipment news, leaks and tips
25 May · A re-imagining of the classic Arp Solina Strings to make it groovier, fruitier and even more heavenly. They've mixed in an analogue synthesizer and some sequencing to create a heady cocktail of lushness.
25 May · Ola Englund's Solar Guitars has a new baritone signature model for At The Gates guitarists Martin Larsson and Jonas Stålhammar - the second new baritone to be announced this week...
24 May · A conundrum of a modular synthesizer waiting to be puzzled over. The Melody Puzzle experimentally patches together all sorts of combinations in the hope of finding the solution to your musical yearnings.
24 May · The Multi Engine architecture of the Korg Prologue lets you code and design your own customised digital oscillators and effects to run alongside the VCOs. The SDK is now available for download.
24 May · With a drive section comprised of a NE5534 op-amp for hard clipping and a MOSFET variable boost section, the new DRVA MK II pedal also manages to cram in 12 voicings, making it pretty versatile indeed.
23 May · With the grit and spacey grunge of waiting for the last train home on a London Underground platform Softube's Tube Delay will patch itself beautifully into Modular and keep you repeatedly in the zone.
23 May · Hand-built in Northern California, these new baritone versions of the Mendocino guitar use high-quality tonewoods and very decent hardware throughout. Would you go with a Bigsby or a hardtail?
22 May · There's talk of loops and beat production, pattern editors, chords, seamlessness, sampling and advanced virtual instruments. That's a lot to pack into the new version 4 of Studio One.
22 May · It took 20 years, but FL Studio finally arrives on Mac OS with version 20. FL Studio 20 is truly multi-platform, with projects interchangeable between the Mac and Windows operating systems.
22 May · Finding synthesizers a bit too complicated? Tone Lab provides simple interactive hardware that lets you build up sounds in layers of clearly labelled synthesizer blocks. How high will your tower of sound go?
22 May · If you need a lightweight yet full-powered speaker cabinet, the new BluGuitar TwinCab 2x12 could be the answer to your prayers. Coming in at under 20 kg, there's still 150 W power on tap.
22 May · Alice in Chains frontman William Duvall has just landed himself a couple of very highly specified signature models, both the guitars are all made in Germany and one is even Masterbuilt!
21 May · Just on Kickstarter is the MK2 of the Ginko Synthese real-time sampling module Sampleslicer. With better quality, all through-hole components, clock CV, auto-calibrating, higher gain and an inaudible noise ...
21 May · A polyphonic virtual synthesizer that integrates perfectly with a knob and touch-screen controller. Giving you the tacticity of hardware with the versatility of software. Is it the best of both worlds?
21 May · Bringing together aspects from the Organelle and Pocket Piano ONDA is an open platform of synthesis, effects and sampling in an enhanced, Raspberry Pi based form factor, with cool light up buttons.