12 Jan 2018 · Looking a bit like a retro '50s Jackson Roswell Rhoads, this new V could be the star of the show for Gibson, but will it be enough to win back the fans?
Equipment news, leaks and tips
12 Jan 2018 · A new leak of Fender guitars slated to debut at the NAMM Show later this month include Jazz Tele, Whiteguard Strat, Strat Tele Hybrid, Troublemaker Tele and the Jaguar Strat - enter the Parallel Universe!
12 Jan 2018 · With an active EQ section designed to compliment you amp's tone, this subtle drive pedal from boutique effects builders Earthquaker Devices looks like one to check out.
12 Jan 2018 · The DFAM used to be only obtainable if you built one yourself at a Moogfest DIY workshop. Now Moog will build you one for you and it could be the first in a line of "Mother" inspired synthesizers.
11 Jan 2018 · NAMM 2018 is nearing fast, and the first announcements and rumours are starting to seep through. We'll be covering all the latest developments as they happen - watch this space.
11 Jan 2018 · Not seen since Superbooth 2017 the Spherical Wavetable Navigator is back on the radar and due to be the centrepiece of the 4MS stand at NAMM 2018. Could it be available soon?
11 Jan 2018 · Mooer is digitally cloning boutique American guitar preamps and offering us twin-channel versions that will fit in your pocket - at under £100 each. With built-in speaker emulation. Phew.
11 Jan 2018 · A Black Corporation Instagram photo reveals the new Deckard's Dream Expander is ready to go and will be on show in Anaheim at NAMM 2018 along with this dream of a synthesizer.
11 Jan 2018 · Ahead of NAMM 2018, Roland and Zoom each announced a new field recorder product, the R-07 and the H1n respectively. Both have some nifty features to lure musicians, journalists, podcasters and the like.
10 Jan 2018 · This new limited edition Fender Meteora looks like a cross between a Telecaster and an offset Jazzmaster style body, will players love it or hate it?
10 Jan 2018 · XG, Touch Innovation's magnificent touchscreen MIDI controller is the knobby, posh, over-compensating DJ-ing version of an iPhone X. If you really, really want this, be prepared re-mortgage your house.
10 Jan 2018 · Yet another slew of TC Electronics vintage-inspired effects pedals using digital technology - we just hope they will be cheap enough to warrant taking a punt on.
09 Jan 2018 · Epiphone has announced two new Slash signature Les Paul models, one of them signed by the man himself. Yes, that will cost you a little more, but it's still cheaper than last year's Gibson version.
09 Jan 2018 · New 24-fret semi-hollow body guitars available in pearlescent colours have just been teased via Gibson's Facebook page and they look like they will once again divide opinion with fans.
09 Jan 2018 · Momo Müller's MIDI editors for hardware synths are probably the best in the business. He's just released the SE-02 MIDI editor for the Roland monosynth so you can automate the hardware from your DAW with ease.
09 Jan 2018 · A beautiful video has emerged demonstrating the elegant strumming of virtual guitar sounds with Gridlab Strum. It employs the Monome Arc and Grid instrument controller devices through Maxforlive.