Martin Dreadnought Junior

Martin Guitar presents the Dreadnought Junior

February 6, 2016 in Gear, News

C.F. Martin & Co. celebrates 100 years of the Martin Dreadnought with a new 24-inch scale solid wood acoustic guitar… Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Washburn Apprentice Series acoustic guitars

Washburn presents the Apprentice

January 30, 2016 in Gear, News

Washburn Guitars unveils its Apprentice Series, consisting of two Grand Auditorium-style acoustic guitars with a Barcus-Berry LX4 pickup tuner system… Tags: , , , ,

Roland FP-30 Digital Piano

Roland unveils new digital piano

January 23, 2016 in Gear, News

Raft of new gear announced at NAMM 2016 includes the FP-30 compact 88-key digital piano, available in white and black… Tags: , , , , ,

Orange Tiny Terror 10th Anniversary Stack

Celebrating 10 years of Tiny Terror

January 21, 2016 in Gear, News

Orange Amplification launches a 10th anniversary limited edition Tiny Terror half stack at this week’s NAMM Show in Los Angeles… Tags: , , , , , , ,

Celemony Melodyne 4

Melodyne gets an upgrade

January 15, 2016 in Gear, News

Celemony is set to release Melodyne 4 pitch correction software, with Sound Editor, DNA Direct Note Access and Tempo Editor… Tags: , , ,

Spitfire Hans Zimmer

Play piano like Hans Zimmer

January 8, 2016 in Gear, News

Virtual instrument developer Spitfire Audio adds a piano collection to its signature range from Academy Award-winning soundtrack writer Hans Zimmer… Tags: , , , , ,

Waves Audio Greg Wells PianoCentric

Get PianoCentric with Greg Wells

December 30, 2015 in Gear, News

Waves Audio has worked with the Grammy-nominated producer and songwriter, to create a new piano and keyboard sound engineering plugin… Tags: , , , ,

Breedlove Journey series acoustic guitars

Breedlove starts a 50-year Journey

December 26, 2015 in Gear, News

The Oregon-based manufacturer launches the Journey series of Brazilian rosewood acoustic guitars, with over 50 years of history behind them… Tags: , ,

Cubase Pro 8.5 and Cubase Artist 8.5 pack shot

Introducing Cubase’s better half

December 22, 2015 in Gear, News

Version 8.5 of Steinberg’s music production systems, Cubase Pro and Artist, see enhancements to workflow, creative tools and online collaboration… Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,


Make some NOISE for free

December 18, 2015 in Gear, News

ROLI releases NOISE, a free app that turns the iPhone into an expressive musical instrument with five dimensions of touch… Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Group test: Loop pedals

Group test: Looping pedals

December 10, 2015 in Features, Gear

Whether you’re layering sounds or creating a mini-symphony, loopers are a great songwriting tool. We check out three recent models… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

PRS Guitars SE A20E and SE A30E

Two new acoustics from PRS

December 9, 2015 in Gear, News

Paul Reed Smith Guitars adds the A20E and A30E to their SE range of acoustic instruments, both with Angelus Cutaway… Tags: , , , , , ,

MagicScore Guitar with virtual guitar fingerboard and piano keyboard

MagicScore Guitar gets an upgrade

December 6, 2015 in Gear, News

Eighth version of the tab editing and music notation software for guitarists, provides additional sound, work-flow, effect and interface enhancements… Tags: , , , , ,

M-Audio Songwriter Software Suite

M-Audio announces Songwriter Suite

December 3, 2015 in Gear, News

The music production brand arms songwriters with software from developer AIR Music Technology, including virtual instruments for drums and piano… Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Roland JC-40 Jazz Chorus guitar amp

Time for a jazzy chorus from Roland

November 27, 2015 in Gear, News

Celebrating 40 years of the Jazz Chorus tone, Roland announces the availability of a new 40-watt stereo JC-40 guitar amplifier… Tags: , ,

IK Multimedia iRig Keys MINI


November 22, 2015 in Gear, News

IK adds yet another new product to its portable music-making controller range for songwriters, with the iRig Keys MINI keyboard… Tags: , , ,

Open Labs Stagelight music creation app for Android mobile devices

Android takes centre Stage(light)

November 18, 2015 in Gear, News

Open Labs launches a free Android version of the Stagelight music creation software that has been designed for first-time users… Tags: , , , ,

IK Multimedia iRig Acoustic

iRig goes Acoustic

November 14, 2015 in Gear, News

IK Multimedia unveils the first acoustic guitar mobile microphone/interface for recording and performing live, made for iPhone/iPad, Mac and Android… Tags: , , , , , ,

Deltalab Ninja NT100 guitar tuner

Introducing the Ninja tuner

November 10, 2015 in Gear, News

The NT-100 Ninja guitar tuner, with metronome, from DeltaLab attaches to the rear of the headstock with a silicone backing… Tags: , , ,

Presonus R65 and R80 monitors

PreSonus launches R Series monitors

November 7, 2015 in Gear, News

The Louisiana-based manufacturer unveils the R65 and R80 biamped studio monitor speakers with Air Motion Transformer tweeter and Acoustic Tuning… Tags: , , ,