Posts by Brandon Stoner
11 Sep in GuitarKnow your EL34 from your KT88? Here's our condensed primer on guitar amp tubes, from preamp and power amp valves through to rectifier tubes.
09 Apr in GuitarNeed a compact amp for home practice sessions or as a songwriting tool? Here are nine of the best-value guitar practice amps on the market.
02 Apr in GuitarThe best FRFR cabinets for your digital rig! These boxes cover all price points, from budget-conscious to audiophile, and everything in between.
21 Feb in StudioOn 12 February, Rupert Neve, the “godfather of modern recording”, passed away. Today we look at six of his most iconic creations and their lasting impact.
12 Dec 2020 in TechInject some new creativity into your mixes with these 6 must-have plug-ins that let you get creative with dynamics and EQ.
06 Dec 2020 in TechThis week: A vocal set from Sri Lanka, an ancient instrument crafted from an apricot tree, ambient techno loops, laid back hip-hop samples and free industrial samples.
22 Nov 2020 in TechCool new new sample packs for you: millennial metal drums, heavy bass, Caribbean marimba and vibraphone vibes and female house vocals. Check 'em out.
15 Nov 2020 in TechA harp for Kontakt, heavy techno and thick synths, Afro-Cuban rhythms, 70s-style rap and hip hop beats and a traditional Vietnamese instrument. Phew!
13 Nov 2020 in StudioThese plug-ins go way beyond boring standard effects and will help you open up new horizons: Here are the Best Creative Reverb and Delay plug-ins!
25 Oct 2020 in TechThe best sample packs this week include scenic sounds created with unusual objects, emo beats, dubstep vocals, instruments that help you paint a daydream, and jazz breakbeat drums.
18 Oct 2020 in TechSuper cool new samples! An impressive foley sounds collection, a swathe of authentic Chinese instruments, funk and disco sounds for house productions, and the sound of the British Invasion!