09 Jan 2018 · The latest desktop guitar amp from Boss is the new Katana-Air:, a completely wireless amp with quite a few tricks up its sleeve. Could this new practise amp make you ditch your cables?
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09 Jan 2018 · Uli Behringer shares his thinking behind the cloning of classic synths and I'm starting to believe it. Is it time to stop the trash talk and celebrate what he's doing? Next up is an Oberheim OB-Xa clone.
08 Jan 2018 · It's here, the first proper photo of what we now know is the Behringer Vocoder VC-340 and it looks an awful lot like the Roland Vocoder Plus VP-330, exactly as we hoped it would.
07 Jan 2018 · A full teardown of the new iMac Pro reveals that the CPU and RAM could be relatively easy to upgrade after all, but storage and graphics are perhaps another story.
06 Jan 2018 · A new lower powered, affordable version of the Tony Iommi signature LA100BL amp head, this new 30-Watt version also has a matching 2x12 slant-front cabinet to help achieve it's vintage British amp tones.
06 Jan 2018 · Waveform, formally known as Tracktion, is heading towards a brand new version and Tracktion Corp has opened it up for public beta testing if you are a registered user.
06 Jan 2018 · Oh do me a favour and show us the front panel. We're all assuming it's a Roland VP-330 vocoder clone so why not just put us out of our misery? New tease image - yay!
05 Jan 2018 · Dave Friedman has combined some of his most famous amp circuits into one all-singing, all-dancing boutique valve amp head with plenty of options on board for tweaking your tones.
05 Jan 2018 · Announced ahead of its NAMM debut the CEntrance MixerFace R4 is a rechargeable mobile recording interface with SD card option for internal audio capture.
05 Jan 2018 · The surprisingly featured Pico Quant lets you design your own microtonal scales via a handy graphic web-based app. All it needs is an audio connection to your computer.
04 Jan 2018 · Catalyst Audio has been quietly working on recreating these classic Buchla 100 series modules for Eurorack. With no published updates since NAMM 2017 we have all the details on these awesome modules.
04 Jan 2018 · Panic ensues as security problems are reported on first Intel and now AMD and ARM processors. Patching "Meltdown" and "Spectre" at OS level could mean a performance hit of up to 30% - but is this true?
04 Jan 2018 · A brand new polyphonic pitch shifting mini pedal from Mooer, the bright red Pitch Step will debut at the NAMM Show and looks like serious competition for Digitech and its Whammy pedals.
04 Jan 2018 · The SWT16 (Sweet 16) is a wonderfully glowing 16-step sequencer with 16-tracks and 16 modes of operation. It's Arduino based open hardware and will be available as a DIY kit soon.
03 Jan 2018 · Gibson is snubbing the biggest musical instrument show of the year at Anaheim, so no NAMM 2018 stand for the US guitar giant. What does this say about the state of the company?
03 Jan 2018 · Attention audio manglers and sound designers: Cosmosf FX5 is here, and it's pretty nuts. A live audio stochastic processor, it's got a GUI like spaceship terminals in sci-fi movies with cryptic controls to ...