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Equipment news, leaks and tips
01 Apr · The Novation V-Station and Bass Station plug-in bundle is currently on sale at 80% off. That's a perfect opportunity to add these emulations of two classic Novation synths to your collection.
01 Apr · Carmelo Azzarello of Analog Lab has put together a circuit that adds a square wave sub-oscillator to the Behringer Crave for some really beefy tones. Can work on other synths and Eurorack too!
01 Apr · The Crescendo duo features two mic pres with the same sonic and technical specifications as the flagship 8-channel Crescendo mic pre, the one that's "impossible to overdrive."
01 Apr · The Audioslave-era heavily modded Fender Strat wielded by Tom Morello is now available officially as the Soul Power Stratocaster. It comes complete with a kill switch, Floyd Rose and optional sticker!
01 Apr · The new Audio Simplified Pedal Pusher is a 19" rack mount solution that helps you work with effects pedals within your recording or live setup. A new Swiss Army knife for pedal-heavy guitar setups?
01 Apr · Steel Panther's Satchel has just announced his new Butthole Burner overdrive pedal and essentially this is the infamous Pussy Melter pedal, back and this time ready to kick some doors in.
01 Apr · Gibson debuts a new line of Custom Shop '59 Les Pauls, the Abort Nacho series. Recreating the classic 1959 Les Paul, they weigh only 7lbs each - without weight relief. But how has Gibson done it?
31 Mar · API has introduced the 2500+ stereo bus compressor. It retains all the signature features of the classic 2500, but adds a blend/mix circuit for parallel compression.
31 Mar · Klevgränd Hood:ify is the plug-in developer's way of helping you stay creative. Buy at least three of the company's plug-ins and get 50% off your entire cart and an additional license for a friend.
31 Mar · Finishing off their T-Networks series of modules based on vintage drum machine technology the ADDAC106 pumps 4-channels of noise into the circuit for some snare and hi-hat action.
31 Mar · Developer and musical collaboration visionary Tim Exile has released Endlesss his online jamming app for iOS that'll have you making music with friends and musicians all over the world.
30 Mar · Ableton has joined the list of companies offering extended trial periods to help you stay creative. You can now try Ableton Live 10 Suite for free for 90 days, with no feature restrictions.
30 Mar · Birdkids collaborate with Formlabs to introduce Grid, the first in a series of handheld, wireless, haptic controllers for creative audiovisual apps. Now on Kickstarter.
30 Mar · From saturation to lo-fi flavoured with extreme echo and rhythmic modulation, it looks like there's plenty of fun to be had with Undertow, an absorbing new plug-in by Psychic Modulation.
30 Mar · Catalinbread's latest pedal, the Blood Donor, is designed to raise awareness and funds for the American Red Cross, with 100% of the profits going to the charity.