15 Jan 2019 · Ruokangas has announced the Valvebucker, an insane sounding valve pickup system for their guitars and yes, it uses tubes to get you tone! In the pickup! Count us in.
Equipment news, leaks and tips
15 Jan 2019 · At almost six years old, a a major update to Apple's DAW seems warranted - either Logic Pro X 10.5 or Logic Pro XI. Could the timing of the latest bug fix update suggest an imminent major update?
15 Jan 2019 · PRS will debut new SE models at NAMM 2019: the SE Santana Singlecut Trem, SE Schizoid and SE Paul’s Guitar - three different guitars in look and character but all with their own allure...
15 Jan 2019 · At just USD 99, the Ember wants to be a great starter microphone for content creators such as podcasters and live streamers. Can Blue deliver the ideal condenser for beginners?
15 Jan 2019 · Berlin's premium microphone maker is to present its first pair of cans at Winter NAMM 2019 - but what's the likely price point? How much would you pay for Neumann-branded headphones?
15 Jan 2019 · JBL's new 104 is a desktop speaker for musicians, YouTubers and podcast producers with some neat features but not all the trappings (or bass frequencies) of full-on studio monitors.
15 Jan 2019 · Korg takes a decent synthesizer and pushes it into being an awesome synthesizer. Minilogue XD takes on the Prologue's digital oscillator and tweaks the Minilogue into something really quite fabulous.
15 Jan 2019 · Volca Drum is a 6-part DSP based digital drum synthesizer that models analogue waveforms and physical resonators to offer a uniquely noisy and exciting percussive experience.
15 Jan 2019 · The leaks were right - it's a Buchla Music Easel in Volca form (almost). Volca Modular is the 200 dollar hardware modular synthesizer we've been waiting for.
14 Jan 2019 · Designed in Denmark, this little guitar upgrade could add MIDI expression to your guitar - without the need for any routing or permanent modifications to your instrument!
14 Jan 2019 · Three new instruments recall SG models from the 1960s and 1970s with three humbuckers - and there's a bass model too. Looking for a budget SG-style guitar? Check these out.
14 Jan 2019 · Tsakalis is making bold claims about its new multi-mode overdrive pedal - if it can even get close to the three premiere boutique overdrive pedals mentioned in the marketing, it will be a bargain.
14 Jan 2019 · A new, slightly more wallet-friendly Premium version of Steve Vai's famous JEM guitar is being premiered at Ibanez's NAMM 2019 booth - and it screams shred!
14 Jan 2019 · IK Multimedia get the tease machine working on the run up to NAMM 2019 with what appears to be the AXE I/O audio interface with some "Z-TONE" guitar tone built in.
14 Jan 2019 · An emulation of the fabled Yamaha C7 Grand Piano, Piano One uses the Sound Magic Hybrid Modelling Engine which utilizes both sampling and modeling.
14 Jan 2019 · Noise Engineering has a new 24HP uber-module to show at NAMM this year. The internet is alive with combinations of latin words to try to guess the name of what is probably a complex digital oscillator