Ableton Live 9.2 released as beta

Ableton releases Live 9.2 as public beta

February 27, 2015 in Gear, News

A free update of the popular DAW introduces latency compensated automation, improved warping, 64 drum pads for Push and more… Tags:

Manuel Rodríguez Guitars Flamenco Moderna FLM0500

Say hola to the Flamenco Moderna

February 22, 2015 in Gear, News

Spanish instrument luthier Manuel Rodríguez Guitars introduces two new nylon string acoustic-electrics with low-profile neck, thinner body and Fishman electronics… Tags: , , , , ,


Shure Songwriting Award judge confirmed

February 20, 2015 in Competitions, Gear, News

The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance launches Shure’s annual songwriting competition, in partnership with BASCA, with indie band Daughter judging… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Ed Sheeran X Signature Edition Martin Guitar

Sheeran and Martin join forces again

February 17, 2015 in Gear, News

Martin Guitar and the multi-platinum singer-songwriter team up for a second time to create the Ed Sheeran X Signature Edition… Tags: , , , ,

GMF Music Ai1 DI and preamp

GMF Music introduces a new acoustic DI with preamp

February 14, 2015 in Gear, News

New Iowa-based product developer joins the market with a compact interface, with analog signal path, for musicians on the go… Tags: , , ,

Breedlove 25th anniversary models

Breedlove celebrates 25 years with new acoustics

February 10, 2015 in Gear, News

In celebration of their 25th year in the business, the Breedlove Guitar Company introduces four new anniversary acoustic guitar models… Tags: , , , , , ,

IK Multimedia iRig Mic Studio

IK brings the large-diaphragm mic to mobile recording

February 1, 2015 in Gear, News

iRig Mic Studio is unveiled, boasting 24-bit A/D converters and high-definition preamp in an enclosure that’s smaller than an iPhone… Tags: , , , , , , ,

Behringer Motör Series USB/MIDI Keyboard Controllers

Behringer gets the Motör running

January 31, 2015 in Gear, News

The new Motör series 61-key and 49-key USB/MIDI master keyboard controllers include touch-sensitive motorised faders and backlit, pressure-sensitive drum pads… Tags: , , , ,

Taylor Big Baby with Expression System Baby pickup

Expression System Baby pickup introduced to Taylor Guitars

January 25, 2015 in Gear, News

The ES-B pickup system is added to the Baby Taylor range of travel acoustic guitars, with onboard digital chromatic tuner… Tags: , , ,

Casio's new Celviano AP-460 is an 88-key, cabinet digital piano with bench, available in black or brown

Casio introduces four new digital pianos

January 23, 2015 in Gear, News

Unveiled at this year’s NAMM Show, Celviano and Privia models offer Concert Play, Hall Simulator and Casio’s proprietary AiR technology… Tags: , , , , , , ,

Orange Crush 2015

Orange Amplification launch new Crunch series

January 20, 2015 in Gear, News

This week’s NAMM Show sees Orange reveal the new Crush range of practice amps with high gain, four-stage preamp design… Tags: , , , , ,

Epiphone Gary Clark Jr Blak And Blu Casino

Epiphone introduces the Gary Clark Jr. ‘Black & Blu’ Casino

January 11, 2015 in Gear, News

The Grammy award-winning rock, pop and blues artist designs a new limited edition signature model, based around his favourite guitar… Tags: , , ,

Samson Meteorite USB microphone

Samson reveal new Meteorite USB microphone

January 10, 2015 in Gear, News

This week’s gadget-fest in Vegas, CES gave Samson an opportunity to unveil a USB mic for songwriters to capture ideas… Tags: , , ,