19 Sep in GuitarAs the release of the Fender American Professional Series II seems imminent, we take a brief look at the Stratocaster, and how one Leo Fender changed the landscape of music, forever.
18 Sep in GuitarFifty years ago today, the world lost Jimi Hendrix. Looking to replicate some of those legendary tones? Here's some tips and a list of gear that will get you started.
05 Sep in SynthsYou're going to finally realise your dream and buy your dream polysynth, now you're standing in a showroom surrounded by magical music machines: How do you choose your first polyphonic synthesizer?
29 Aug in GuitarDo you think established brands still hold the monopoly on the industry that they used to? Or have modern production methods and techology made brand-consciousness redundant?
28 Aug in LiveLive mixing consoles changed the way engineers and audiences experience live audio. These seven mixers changed the industry forever thanks to innovations by Yamaha, Soundcraft, Allen&Heath and others.
21 Aug in GuitarLooking for a high-quality single cut guitar but not happy with Gibson's offerings? Here are five Les Paul alternatives that ooze quality and vibe - be warned, they come with a premium price tag!
15 Aug in GuitarWhile classic rock may conjure images of Les Pauls and rows of Marshall stacks, in truth, many of the legendary tones on our favourite songs were recorded using much smaller amps.
15 Aug in StudioLiven up your arsenal with some of these great echo tools! Here is our list of the 10 best delay plug-ins, from 2020 so far. These belong in every producer's creative toolbox - and some are free!
08 Aug in StudioNo doubt, the 1176 is one of the most popular compressor designs of all time - here's our list of the best 1176 plug-in emulations to get this classic sound into your DAW.
01 Aug in StudioMonitor speakers are a crucial part of any studio, from the bedroom to top-flight facilities. Here are the best 7 monitors for producers on a budget - all of these come in at under €500 per pair.
27 Jul in StudioThe capsule is at the core of any condenser microphone's sound - if you're looking to expand your mic locker, this 101 on microphone capsules is the place to start in selecting your next mic.
18 Jul in LiveCOVID-19 hit live music hard. And though we're all eager for things to go back to the way they were, maybe we should use this time to improve the live industry for the better.