09 Feb · Four special limited-run guitars have just been announced for the February Ball Family Reserve release, each one in a limited colour and with a few enhanced features.
Equipment news, leaks and tips
08 Feb · Built in Italy by Mezzabarba, the new Trinity amp head is rated at 100W and has MIDI programmability, three dedicated channels and a few optional extras to help you get the most out of it.
08 Feb · The new TWA Minimorph pedal has finally been released and this little hoodlum can destroy your guitar's signal to give you creative fuzz/synth tones in seconds. One to watch!
08 Feb · Straight out of the futuristic vision of the 1980s comes a synth based on CEM 3340 VCOs and 4-voice poly. But with no prototype and no demos can Paramount Synth capture the imagination of Indiegogo investors?
07 Feb · Waves and IK are having a 50% off sale and plug-in giveaway, respectively. Now that you've hopefully recovered from Christmas spending, it may be the right time to expand your plug-in collection.
07 Feb · This new Mini Classic Switchless Wah from Morley squeezes lots of features into a much smaller housing, making it interesting for guitarists whose pedalboards are already cramped...
07 Feb · Love using guitar stompboxes to effect the signals in your Eurorack? Then you need the AI006 to sort out your levels and drastically improve the signal going through the loop.
07 Feb · Roland pulls their finger out and registers the design and layout of the iconic TR-808 and TB-303 as trademarks in Germany. How will this affect Behringer and other clone manufacturers?
06 Feb · The guitar was stolen 27 years ago within five minutes of the band finishing a live set at Detroit’s Saint Andrew’s Hall in June 1992. It's just turned up and is back with Corgan!
06 Feb · Not only has Softube recreated a very interesting vintage unit, it's also come up with what we think is a really good offer - three plug-ins for the price of one!
06 Feb · The update, which is currently in beta, contains an extensive list of workflow improvements and bug fixes. Perhaps more interestingly, there are new tools for making music as well...
06 Feb · Softube Modular acquires another official Mutable Instruments module. Rings is a popular physical modelling Eurorack module that's helped define the sound of Eurorack over the past 3 years.
05 Feb · Many associate the "Civil War" Big Muff with David Gilmour's sound on Pink Floyd's Pulse. Now you can get closer with the Patriot MkII fuzz - without having to shell out wads on the used pedal market.
05 Feb · Could the new TC Electronic Brainwaves pitch shifter be serious competition for the Digitech Ricochet and Whammy pedals? In a word: Yes. And this one has all that TonePrint gadgetry going on, too.
05 Feb · A new Gibson Custom Shop 'mashup' of two guitars (one from 1959 and one from 1960) the new Les Paul Special Double Cut Figured Top combines two classic guitars into one.
05 Feb · Soma Laboratories has come up with the simplest of classical stringed instruments where vibrations are captured with magnets, transformed, pre-amped, delayed and distorted in completely haunting ways.