13 Jun · Arcade is subscription based, looks fabulous, sounds awesome and has a wonderfully intuitive synthesizer engine to manipulate loops. You'll get new content every day, forever provided you keep paying your $10.
Equipment news, leaks and tips
13 Jun · If you like to tweak and tinker then this new version of PG's popular virtual amp software could be for you - especially if you've got an iPad/iPhone and need to unchain yourself from your laptop.
13 Jun · The Emissary is based on a JFET circuit, with clear highs and mid boost section to help make your guitar stand out in the mix. But is there enough here to set it apart from the competition?
12 Jun · Just when you thought Ola Englund's Solar Guitars couldn't release any more guitars in 2018, they go and announce yet another model made using mahogany. And very decent specs for the price, too.
12 Jun · A new Fender model is spotted in the wild at Sam Ash in the USA - will this be part of the new 2018 line-up for Summer NAMM 2018? We know it is called the Jaguar PF Tidepool, it looks very sweet indeed!
12 Jun · The new Old Blood Noise Endeavor Alpha Haunt fuzz pedal will be available available as a limited run of gold-coloured units, and can take you from some light drive to full-on fuzz...
11 Jun · More groovebox action from Denmark's Gotharman's Musical Instruments. This time the deFormer 3 includes 16 light-up buttons for easier step sequencing of the multiple synth, sampler, noise and audio tracks.
11 Jun · This cool little pedalboard-friendly mixer has enough gain on tap to allow you to overdrive all the inputs and outputs. Could the QuardaMix help you expand your live rig?
10 Jun · These four new guitars include some new semi-hollow McCarty models, plus a 'John Mayer-ish' Special Limited Edition and a very limited Private Stock McCarty 594 'Graveyard Limited' model.
10 Jun · 3 years after Arturia introduced Spark 2, their uber-versatile software/hardware drum machine, it crawls up to version 2.4 with some bug fixes and a reminder that it's still good.
09 Jun · Fans of The White Stripes will know that this is the original model Jack White played before he got the more famous Airline guitar, now you can reserve your guitar at a decent price.
08 Jun · This new model adds germanium diodes to the Philosopher's Tone pedal and can vary between super clean or a touch dirty depending on how you dial it in - not bad for such a small piglet of an effect.
08 Jun · British royatly Rupert Neve Designs and German audophiles Elysia added new items to their 500-Series rack unit line-ups. These are the 545 Primary Source Enhancer feedback eliminator and skulpter preamp.
08 Jun · Allen & Heath has completed its line-up of SQ-series digital consoles with the big daddy, the new SQ-7. This is a 33-fader desk that expands on the SQ-5 and SQ-6 which were announced last October.
08 Jun · Waldorf have picked up the Exodus Valkyrie, the only interesting thing at Musikmesse this year, and turned it into a potentially awesome virtual analog hardware synthesizer called Kyra.
07 Jun · Grab your Oculus Rift and immerse yourself in a garden of shapes and falling marbles. Drops is a gravity-based musical instrument set in a serene environment for immersive mindfulness and virtual music making.