01 Aug · In a case filled in the late 90s, the European Court of Justice ruled in favor of Kraftwerk, deeming the sampling of the band's 1977 tune "Metall auf Metall" unlawful.
23 Jul · Reverb, the online auction site for musicians set up by Chicago Music Exchange owner David Kalt., has been sold to Etsy for a reported $275 million. Kalt will step down as CEO, the site announced.
26 Jun · Still snooping around on warez sites for music software? Watch out for a nasty bit of malware written exclusively for people like you, hiding inside your download folder.
23 May · Panic and Teenage Engineering collaborate on Playdate a handheld games console featuring a striking look, black & white screen and a crank handle. Maybe they'll port over the Pocket Operators?
03 Apr · Now here’s a genius idea for all of you cash-strapped buskers out there. Stompai is an app that plays drum sounds, controlled by the movements of your foot.
21 Mar · Intel has removed the royalty on Thunderbolt 3 and opened the flood gates for consistent Thunderbolt 3 ports on everything. Compatible with USB it's coming built into the new Ice Lake processors.
13 Mar · Considering buying a new music production laptop this year? With CPU shortages expected to drive up prices on i3-based budget models, we offer some advice for planning your next purchase.
01 Mar · The developer of Chest Hair Bra Beat has just created the solution to all of your problems: put on this wearable chest hair device and open up your shirt to make sexy sounds!
28 Feb · Tracklib has invited rapper/producer Drumma Boy to judge a beat contest titled “Impeach The President”, one of the most sampled tracks of all time originally penned by The Honey Drippers.
22 Jan · The Winter NAMM show is on this week in Anaheim California - and if this doesn't get your GAS going, nothing will. All the rumours, news and leaks right here, updated around the clock.
09 Jan · Fender has purchased Bigsby in a move that makes a lot of sense and will see the American guitar giant add yet another classic guitar company to its portfolio.
08 Jan · The Winter NAMM Show 2019 hasn't even started yet but we're already seeing plenty of news, leaks and rumours about hot new gear - catch up with our Winter NAMM Preview coverage.
25 Nov 2018 · This young many has taken iconic songs and themes from 40 years of video game history, interpreted them on the bass and crammed them all into this two-minute YouTube video!
17 Nov 2018 · Marshall and Alexa join forces: The new Acton II Voice and Stanmore II Voice smart speakers combine classic rock amp looks with modern day smart speaker technology.
16 Nov 2018 · It's getting cold (in the northern hemisphere) - that can only mean that audio gear makers are offering silly discounts on their products. Here's a list of the best offers and hottest deals.
10 Nov 2018 · Terrible acoustics, no one can hear themselves and the beer's always warm. Sound familiar? Pimp your rehearsal room with gear won in thomann's #PracticeRoomDays contest.