07 Jul · Initial Audio has released the IA-LA1 compressor. It's not an LA-2A clone, but it does borrow some ideas. And here's a nifty feature: you can dial in the amount of colouration.
Equipment news, leaks and tips
06 Jul · Semiconductor manufacturers Coolaudio has designed an "analog synth on-a-chip" based on the CEM3396 called the V3397 and it will open the door to some very compact polyphonic synthesizers.
06 Jul · Based on the Orange Rockerverb valve head, the all new Brainworx Rockergain 100 plugin gets you high-gain tones without the need for hearing protection.
06 Jul · Neural DSP takes its Archetype series in a refreshing new direction, modelling the clean, tight funk tones of Vulfpeck guitarist Cory Wong, including his favourite amps, cab IRs and effects.
06 Jul · Blackhole Cases has a special edition portable Eurorack case called THREE they are releasing in collaboration with Afrorack and you can win one by donating to Afrorack's educational program.
05 Jul · Some awesome sample packs this week: more of SampleScience' Vaporwaves series, Clavinets run through guitar amps, a free chillstep pack and some of the best dubstep samples available. Bring it on!
05 Jul · Our contributor Jef Stone is a pedal addict. A certified AAA stompbox junkie, in fact. Here's the story of how his pedal collection grew from a single BOSS SD-1 to hundreds of effects.
05 Jul · Two unique synths and an 80s-style reverb – that sums up this week's collection of the best free plug-ins. Check out K1v, JP-ME-1 and Universe!
05 Jul · Ever wanted to experiment with different tubes, transformers and transistors in a compressor? Pawn Shop Comp 2.0 by Korneff Audio lets you do just that. The plug-in has just received a major update.
04 Jul · Summer is the time for "Krazy Deals"! IK Multimedia has slashed the prices on some of its products by over 70%. Grab Amplitube 4, T-RackS 5, SampleTank 4 SE and more for under 50 quid each!
03 Jul · Do you own monitor speakers or headphones by ADAM Audio? You could be eligible for free plug-ins and an extended five-year warranty! Check out the details here.
03 Jul · It's unlikely that most of us will ever get to play a real Dumble. But here are eight pedals that could conceivably get you closer to that legendary sound.
03 Jul · Controller pioneer Yann Seven has strapped two Sensel Morph controllers and overlays from the Joué Play controller to a piece of board to make an intriguingly awesome guitar style MPE controller.
03 Jul · Supporting music industry workers who have lost their livelihoods due to COVID-19, the Hamstead Ascent boost pedal is built by techs working with A-list music acts.
03 Jul · The new Harley Benton ST-Travel Candy Apple Red cuts away body wood - and price - to offer you a neat and compact little travel companion for your holiday.
03 Jul · Amped Studio's latest technological breakthrough is hosting third-party plug-ins inside the browser-based DAW! Is this the future of online music collaboration?