17 Aug · Puremagnetik release Console Y, an expanded library of the Ensoniq ARS-X across Ableton, Logic and Kontakt formats, but only in their Spark subscription service. Does $8 a month work for you?
Equipment news, leaks and tips
16 Aug · ESP has come in line with worldwide CITES regulations and they now have an official page on their site explaining how they will be achieving this in 2017.
16 Aug · Walrus Audio has secretly built an Easter Egg function into its pedal - with the right button combinations, you can access a hidden 5th delay mode!
16 Aug · uniCYCLE is an analog oscillator with 6 waveforms and PWM. quadroPOL is a polarising VCA with hidden depths as a ring modulator, attenuator, inverter and CV source. Pure understated Vermona quality.
15 Aug · Thought you had enough drums with the 20GB in Superior Drummer 2? Oh no, Superior Drummer 3 has 230GB of drums, just drums, over just 6 kits. It's the biggest drum source ever!
15 Aug · Utilising Russian fighter aircraft components to squeeze valve technology into a smaller format overdrive pedal, will this new Kickstarter campaign take off?
15 Aug · PolyGAS is a very capable granular synth. It's easy to use, it has a good range of preset sounds and wave files, looks fabulous and works a treat. And it's free. That's very useful indeed.
15 Aug · An all-white limited edition Stratocaster based around the Supreme skateboard brand has just dropped on Instagram - and it looks like it could be very expensive indeed.
14 Aug · New kids on the block Sound Machinery launch their first two products for Kontakt, The Morphologist synthesizer and DR.110 REDUX. And to celebrate you can have the drum machine for free.
14 Aug · A new dynamic distortion pedal designed for Greek producer Nikolas Farmakalidis, the lupine-themed Nikaos drive pedal has some great tones on tap, all of which can be accessed via your guitar's volume knob.
13 Aug · When you make excellent guitars and undoubtedly some of the nicest boutique models in current production in the world, why would you ruin them with a poor relic finish?
13 Aug · When Fender decides to do an FSR version of their back catalogue you sometimes get something really special. Of course, that also means sometimes you don't.
13 Aug · Soundless is a cool little VST synthesizer with a fierce amount of resonance and loudness. It's the first VSTi from TopSounds and they believe it's going to be the best thing ever!
11 Aug · This is the latest in Fender's FSR Series and comes with some subtle 'fruity' upgrades that should make the tone as smooth as a fine Malbec. This Fender Special Run should appeal to you all cork sniffers.
11 Aug · The new Cock Fight Plus looks like it could take on the big boys in the fight for who makes the toughest wah pedal, with the most features, especially if the price is right.
11 Aug · Today's Google Doodle is celebrating the 44th anniversary of the birth of the Hip-Hop break. You'll find an eclectic box of records and a pair of turntables to play them on - go do your DJ thing.