14 Apr in Music TechIn the first of a new series of production tips for musicians, Craig Anderton writes about how to balance audio in a mix - without the volume fader. Try it out on your next project!
31 Mar in GuitarThe classic Marshall 1960A slanted 4x12 is known for its rock tone and great bottom end. But do the modern day versions sound as good as the vintage originals?
22 Mar in GuitarThe tonal secrets of your guitar are often hidden in the controls and this is where cheaper guitars often fall down. The humble potentiometer can unleash your guitar's potential!
01 Mar in GuitarMake your Squier Stratocaster play like an American Fender with a few simple upgrades - these three tips focus on tuning stability to help propel your Squier guitar into the big leagues.
10 Feb in GuitarWhen does the 'Brown Sound' get too, well, brown? Guitar tone chaser Joan Segeborn has taken an old Marshall head and cabs and run them through a Variac, taking us brown sound tone adventure.
26 Jan in GuitarA 'rare' Ibanez 'Foxx' Tone Machine is up for sale and it could be yours for the bargain price of just over Twenty Thousand Dollars!
30 Dec 2018 in GuitarPart two of Jef's Guitar Tone Tips: Ever tried experimenting with thicker plectrums to see how different materials affect your tone? Jef says: you should be...
25 Dec 2018 in GuitarWhat a year it's been for guitars - so difficult to choose the 5 best! We had a go anyway: here are Jef's Top 5 guitars of 2018, chosen for their unique properties and interesting designs.
24 Dec 2018 in GuitarChristmas is here and many guitarists will have walnuts lying around the house. Jef explains how to use a walnut to give your rosewood or ebony fretboard to a healthy, lustrous sheen!
16 Dec 2018 in GuitarThe Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is 20 years old! To celebrate this computer game milestone, guitarist and YouTuber Gerry Trevino has turned the game score into a guitar medley.
30 Nov 2018 in GuitarHeavier guitars sustain for longer - don't they? Or is this one of the biggest myths about electric guitar? YouTuber Darrell Braun has made a little video to help you decide if it's true - or not.
18 Nov 2018 in GuitarJohan Segeborn is at it again! This time he is comparing 17 different preamp valves in his old Marshall amp - and the differences in sound are astounding. But which one sounds the best?
11 Nov 2018 in GuitarWe do love us a good guitar tone shoot-out at gearnews. YouTuber Johan Segeborn has done a neat little video contrasting the sound of the KT66 tube with that of the EL34. Which do you prefer?
02 Sep 2018 in Music TechIt's that time of the week again where we take a look at the more interesting freeware releases. We have four - an Ambisonics metering suite, a proficient metering plug-in, a quirky synthesizer, and a reverb!