07 Jan 2017 · While it's often forgotten just how important speakers are for guitar tone, the Iconoclast new speaker emulator aims to let you carry a virtual one in your gig bag at all times.
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06 Jan 2017 · Pre-orders have started on the stunning Morpheus morphing Z-plane filter module for Eurorack pulled from the E-mu Morpheus synthesizer
05 Jan 2017 · Having last year jumped ship from Gibson it looks like the Mastodon guitarist has been busy with ESP and they are about to release this new signature model at NAMM.
05 Jan 2017 · All the classic drum machines packed into a single Kontakt based virtual instrument. Revolution certainly covers all your bases... and snares, hit-hats etc.
05 Jan 2017 · Much loved by musicians around the globe, SoundCloud may - according to one music biz site - soon be bought by Google. What would that mean for the Berlin-based music site?
05 Jan 2017 · Roland introduces three sizes of Rubix USB audio interfaces and puts a useful compressor/limiter on two and a ground lift on all three.
04 Jan 2017 · In a new video, Stevie Salas demos prototype versions of some as yet unfinished Framus models due for release in 2017, currently referred to as The Plank and The Hollywood. Offset semi-hollow body, anyone?
04 Jan 2017 · The Cult 86 has plenty of personality and is sure to get all Living Colour fans hot under the collar!
04 Jan 2017 · Not content with announcing 55 new guitars, Ibanez are also adding these two wee pedals to their range, with the more interesting no doubt the dinky, dirty little 850 Fuzz Mini...
04 Jan 2017 · PRS is preparing a new Limited Edition version of their popular S2 Vela for 2017 - but their production and sales model for this instrument means you'll have to get in your order very quickly.
04 Jan 2017 · Super-cool budget offset electric guitars ready for 2017 you say? Hopefully, yes, with new models announced by Fender Squier. All you Indie darlings will have some great budget guitars to choose from this year.
03 Jan 2017 · Soulsby are poised to release their first Eurorack module. The Oscitron is an 8-bit oscillator based on the Atmegatron with 32 wavetables and input sampling.
03 Jan 2017 · Ibanez has slated 55 new models for release at the upcoming Winter NAMM 2017; we've chosen our favourites from this huge roll-out. And yes, there are a few surprises among them...
03 Jan 2017 · The 1983 French made RCF Polykobol II is resurrected once again by XILS-lab. The PolyKB III is packed with morphing and modulating features. Let's hope they've got it right this time.
02 Jan 2017 · Uli Behringer wishes everyone a merry time and sneaks us a look at the 808 and 909 clones they've made for "evaluation purposes".
02 Jan 2017 · Direct recording to USB or SD card on digital consoles is now a common feature, but perhaps it's time for the X32 - which began the budget desk era - to also add what is on the verge of becoming a standard ...