01 Jul 2017 · Epiphone have signed up singer-songwriter James Bay as an endorser and produced a signature model guitar that recreates his widely recognisable workhorse instrument.
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30 Jun 2017 · Ever felt the need to mangle your voice in a live situation? Then TC Helicon has something for you. Despite its toy-ish looks, the Perform VE houses effects and algorithms, a built-in mic pre-amp and MIDI ...
30 Jun 2017 · Summer is almost upon us and the Fender Custom Shop is about to assault our wallets with these 'vintage' guitars that never actually existed!
30 Jun 2017 · Looks like these new Custom Shop guitars will turn heads in more ways than one! With vintage Firebird colours and matching headstocks, they will certainly stand out from the crowd.
29 Jun 2017 · Last night's leak foretold this morning's announcement of a new and updated Octatrack MKII. Seems like it might be more cosmetic than anything else and Elektron say it won't come with Overbridge.
29 Jun 2017 · In 1981 the Minimoog Model D was discontinued because of the pressure of the digital age. In 2017 could it be the attack of the clones or have they simply run out of parts? Either way, we're sad to see it go.
29 Jun 2017 · Stoner rock band All Them Witches have collaborated with Stomp Under Foot to build the Alabaster, their new signature dirt box, featuring both fuzz and boost circuits - just in case you need even more volume!
29 Jun 2017 · Everyone looking to add some gruffness to their tracks can benefit from having a multi-band distortion plug-in in their arsenal. Something like Kombinat Tri, with no less than 13 distortion algorithms...
28 Jun 2017 · Out of the blue, UK retailer Juno just hoisted the Elektron Octatrack MK2 up for pre-order! The purported successor to 2010's premium Dynamic Performance Sampler costs an eye-watering 1450 EUR...
28 Jun 2017 · Drop a virtual modular system into Ableton Live via Max For Live. Dope Matrix Mod Squad will keep your fingers busy in sound generating, pattern making and effects processing.
28 Jun 2017 · Behringer goes on the offensive after Roland and Studio Electronics muscle in on their cheap-as-chips Moog Model D clone with the release of the SE-02. How far will the Behringer D go to stay cheapest?
28 Jun 2017 · Grab yourself some early Led Zeppelin tones with this re-imagining of Jimmy Page's legendary modded Supro Combo, now presented in a head and cab format, the 1695TH Black Magick.
28 Jun 2017 · This American pedal giant manages to squeeze out its second compressor pedal in as many weeks. This one, however, has some really handy features including metering, stereo mode and a dedicated drive section.
27 Jun 2017 · Audio Assault knows the punches tend to come free. So it made The Punch, a $10 saturation and compression tool with a single knob, free until July 10. Get on this and use the plug-in to fatten up your tracks!
27 Jun 2017 · soothe lets you take advantage of a proprietary algorithm that automatically cleans up audio, suppresses unpleasant resonances, and engages only when appropriate. Sounds almost too good to be true!
27 Jun 2017 · The Discumbobulator 2 is an update to the classic boutique autowah/envelope filter pedal, and a dropped price means this little orange box of filtered funk has become better value...