18 Results for "1980s"
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How to recreate the classic Roland Juno sound using software plugins
05 Mar 2022 in SynthsThe sound of the Roland Juno has spanned four decades! We check out some of the best synth plugins that capture its classic sound.
Analog Modelling: Recreating the iconic sound of the Roland SH-101
29 Jan 2022 in SynthsThe Roland SH-101 turns 40 this year! We explore its significance in modern music and look at a few ways to reproduce its iconic sound.
Emulation II+: More 80s sophistication than a permed mullet
25 Aug 2021 in SynthsEmulation II+ pulls in the sounds of the iconic 80s Emulator I, II and III samplers plus the Drumlator and SP12 for a massive Babycham and Snakebite party.
Blackstar Fly Neon: An ’80s neon-coloured ‘JEM’ of an amp
09 Feb 2021 in GuitarThe new Blackstar Fly Neon comes in three hot '80s neon colours, and looks like the perfect mini amp for hot shred riffs and more.
MFB-501 Pro: 80s analog drum computer revived with added samples
12 Jun 2020 in SynthsThe MFB-501 Pro revives the classic MFB-501 drum analog computer and fuses it with the 8 sample slots of the MFB-KULT and wraps it up in an oddly authentic beige enclosure.
Chase Bliss Audio Dark World: 1980s 8-Bit Reverbs and a whole lot more
21 Nov 2018 in GuitarChase Bliss Audio has released a new reverb pedal along with Keeley and Cooper FX. Dark World took a hefty sip in the 1980s but can do more. Much more.
Is Fender’s Ryan Adams Signature Master Blaster Strat due for imminent release?
02 Jul 2018 in GuitarThat Ryan Adams MasterBlaster Stratocaster wasn't officially launched at Summer NAMM as we were all hoping, but Ryan has unboxed one via his Instagram account, so it can't be too long!
Subdecay Vector Preamp: Feel Good Hit of The Summer?
19 Aug 2017 in GuitarWith 4 Overdrive Channels, 3 Fuzz Channels and 4 Distortion Channels the Vector uses digital control and a fully analogue signal path to achieve its variety.
Dig up the 80s with JHS Pedals’ VCR Ryan Adams Signature pedal
26 Apr 2017 in GuitarThis new triple effect pedal is so '80s it hurts! The VCR takes three elements and combines them to take you back thirty-odd years to an age when TV programmes were recorded to tape...
ESP preview Cult 86 Limited Edition in ‘Living Colour’
04 Jan 2017 in GuitarThe Cult 86 has plenty of personality and is sure to get all Living Colour fans hot under the collar!
Heart of Noise brings back the 80’s with GalaXynth
29 Aug 2016 in SynthsInteresting morphing technology coupled with a dated sound engine and intentional lack of control - GalaXynth brings back the 80's digital synth
New Vintage Reverbs for Studio One from Convology
19 Jul 2016 in StudioDouse yourself in vintage reverbs and place your music into some legendary space.
Puremagnetik bring back the 80’s with Jax – sounds from the Roland JX-8P
11 Feb 2016 in SynthsMissing some synth brass or lush pads in your 80's pop revival band? Jax might be worth a stab.