19 Jan · Eastman has just announced two new SB55 models based on that classic student guitar from the 1950s. Lightweight Okoume mahogany bodies finished in Antique Varnish, plus a Lollar P90 = tasty!
Equipment news, leaks and tips
19 Jan · JST finished NAMM 2020 with Howard Benson Vocals, a vocal chain plug-in. Knowing Mr. Benson's productions and Sturgis' workaholic tendencies, there's no way this channel strip can disappoint.
19 Jan · This year Thorpy FX recreates two highly sought after '90s Lovetone boutique pedals, with his new Field Marshal and Bunker effects. Hand built in the UK this brand just keeps getting better
19 Jan · Electrosmith's Daisy is a development platform for audio applications. It's like an Arduino but designed for audio use. You can run it on a breadboard or in their Euro, pedal and synth test platforms.
19 Jan · Here are the best guitar videos we made at NAMM 2020, featuring highlights and crowd winners right from the show floor!
19 Jan · The new Vintage ProShop Unique Series, have wear and tear patterns applied to them at the factory to emulate a guitar that has been owned and played for decades.
19 Jan · The first virtual instrument from Krotos gives us Concept which uses a powerful modulation engine to mess with sound in all sorts of directions from all sorts of sources.
19 Jan · A new plug-in developer by the name of Silo SoundLabs debuted a pair of Trident-inspired console EQ plug-ins at NAMM 2020. Low CPU use and low latency are a priority here!
19 Jan · Artesia is known for their elegant and compact Xkey controller but now they've added a nicely designed Xpad to the mix for some finger drumming and loop triggering.
18 Jan · Yes, yet another Mooer GE series amp simulation and effects floor unit. Surely, the world has enough variations of this unit already? The new Mooer GE 300 Lite suggests that, no it does not.
18 Jan · The new Ibanez Yvette Young YY10 Talman Slime Green Sparkle signature model will always stand out from the crowd with its super eye-catching finish and unique neck profile.
18 Jan · Cre8audio has been spotted with a two-tier stand for their NiftyCASE Eurorack case. They are calling it the NiftyCASE Ears and could make it the perfect place for some Roland or Moog Modular clones.
18 Jan · Fender's Corona facility in California makes the American Originals range and this year they have added the new 60s Telecaster Thinline and 70s Telecaster Custom models.
18 Jan · Birdkids are collaborating with Formlabs to introduce Grid. It's the first in a series of products designed as a handheld, wireless, haptic controller for creative audiovisual apps.
18 Jan · Building on the success of the Blipblox's Fisher-Price approach to synthesizers they've stuck it through a portal of evil and Blipblox After Dark is the horrifying result.
18 Jan · Fender has two new pedals called the Treadlite Wah and Volume/Expression. Each one has a bit of a '70s retro vibe to it with the wooden panels, but has modern day features for working musicians.