10 Aug · Fender has updated its Tone Master amp series with classic '60s Blonde Tolex, and new Celestion speakers. But will these new digital recreations replace the old classics they are based on?
Equipment news, leaks and tips
10 Aug · Fender has just announced a new range of Road Worn Strat and Tele models that span the '50s, '60s and '70s. Now you can get that relic'd look without paying Custom Shop prices!
10 Aug · Desmodus Versio is less of a room simulator and more of a synthetic tail generator which can take you to unusual places and it's also the first module based upon Noise Engineering's DSP platform.
10 Aug · The Midilooper was one of the coolest boxes to emerge over the virtual stay-at-home Superbooth and it's shipping now. Record your MIDI input, loop it, quantise it and route it to 3 different boxes.
10 Aug · Yoshinosuke Horiuchi came up with this modelling of the classic TR-808 Rhythm Composer during lockdown and is offering it for free. It can take you inside the coded heart of 808 sound design.
10 Aug · Robaux is calling the LL8 the little brother of its SWT16 trigger sequencer and it offers classic 16-step drum programming over 8 tracks in a very neat little package.
10 Aug · A decade in the making, Reflex Pro X is an unusually deep delay plug-in with modulation and feedback crossovers. If you're looking for a new delay machine for your DAW, check this one out.
10 Aug · The stylish new Fender limited edition 60th Anniversary Jazz Bass celebrates 60 years of an iconic bass design, with vintage looks and all the low-end you're ever likely to need.
09 Aug · This week's collection of the best free plug-ins has got you covered in the preamp department with one FET and one tube emulation. We've also got a nifty performance sequencer that's now open source.
08 Aug · No doubt, the 1176 is one of the most popular compressor designs of all time - here's our list of the best 1176 plug-in emulations to get this classic sound into your DAW.
08 Aug · The best sample packs this week: a modern take on a vintage 70s electric piano, unique samples of Asian frame drums, synth pads with nature sounds and lo-fi hip hop sounds for the Babylon application.
07 Aug · Slate Digital is chopping USD 400 off the price for its Virtual Recording Studio, which includes a modeling mic, interface and a whole bunch of plug-ins.
07 Aug · Harley Benton has updated its SC-Custom range, now named the SC-Custom II. These single cut models have a redesigned neck joint for better upper fret access, along with a new roasted fretboard.
07 Aug · Earlier this year, Danelectro teased a couple of guitars that are now finally getting an official release. The company has also added a cool new finish to its ‘64XT and ‘59X12 models.
06 Aug · The awesome ASM Hydrasynth is getting even better with the latest firmware update. Version 1.5 adds a bunch of new filters, modulation capabilities and microtonal scales.
06 Aug · A plug-in made to deal with your acoustic guitar woes, Quick AG blends compression, EQ, reverb and other FX to quickly touch-up an acoustic performance.