BandLab

BandLab 3.0 arrives with a Shout

July 25, 2016 in Gear, News

A new version of the free, cloud-based music-making app comes with Shouts social functionality, expanded sound banks and more effects… Tags: , , , , , ,

Korg TM-50TR

Korg announces new tuner/metronome

July 25, 2016 in Gear, News

The forthcoming TM-50TR pitch/rhythm tool comes with several additional features including Periodic Metronome, Sound Out, Sound Back and Tone Trainer… Tags: , , ,

Casio GH400BK

Casio completes Celviano digital piano range

July 17, 2016 in Gear, News

The electronics manufacturer expands its Grand Hybrid range of pianos, integrating new features and aesthetics, with the newly launched GP-400BK… Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Olympus LS-P2 audio recorder

Pick a Pocket with Olympus

July 15, 2016 in Gear, News

Two new pocket-sized high-resolution audio recorders, the LS-P1 and LS-P2 have a built-in USB connector, internal memory and MicroSD storage… Tags: , , , , ,

Cakewalk Sonar

Three major announcements for Sonar

July 10, 2016 in Gear, News

Cakewalk announces lifetime updates for Sonar Platinum, public alpha testing of Sonar for Mac and enhancements to the DAW’s performance… Tags: , , , , , , ,

Tascam iXR

Tascam releases USB interface for iOS

July 7, 2016 in Gear, News

The new iXR USB audio/MIDI interface with Ultra-HDDA mic preamps, designed to deliver direct connectivity to an iPad and iPhone… Tags: , , , , , ,

Yamaha Pacifica 612VII

Yamaha unveils limited edition Pacifica 612VII

July 6, 2016 in Gear, News

Two limited models of the electric guitar from the 90s features a dual single-coil, humbucker pickup configuration by Seymour Duncan… Tags: , , , , , ,

Supro 1600 Supreme amp

Supro’s Supreme tribute to Keith Richards

June 30, 2016 in Gear, News

The new 1600 Supreme ‘Classic Series’ combo amplifier is a replica of the 1×10 amp used by the Stones guitarist… Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Taylor Guitars 700 Series

Taylor redesigns 700, 400 and 800 series

June 27, 2016 in Gear, News

The weekend’s Summer NAMM in Nashville saw Taylor launch new rosewood, spruce and Deluxe acoustic guitars with additional premium features… Tags: , , ,

Fender Mod Shop

Fender introduces new Mod Shop

June 22, 2016 in Gear, News

Iconic guitar brand allows players to select the look, feel and sound of their instrument, then modify their selection online… Tags: , , , ,

Yamaha PSR keyboards

New PSR keyboards from Yamaha

June 20, 2016 in Gear, News

Two new models – the 61-key PSR-E453 and 76-key PSR-EW400 – are added to the manufacturer’s range of portable instruments… Tags: , , , , , , ,

Sound Magic MegaSteinwaySE

Steinway piano in a flash

June 17, 2016 in Gear, News

Sound Magic creates Mega Steinway SE virtual piano plug-in on flash drive, featuring eight instruments and almost forty user-adjustable controls… Tags: , , , ,

Mitchell MO120CESB acoustic-electric guitar

Mitchell announces new orchestra-style guitar

June 13, 2016 in Gear, News

US manufacturer introduces an affordable acoustic-electric instrument with a smaller body consisting of spruce top and mahogany back and sides… Tags: , , , , ,

Tracktion T7 screenshot: in iMac

Review: Tracktion T7

June 13, 2016 in Gear

Tracktion returns with the latest edition of its sleek, single-screen DAW with drag & drop functionality. George Butler gets testing… Tags: , , , , , ,

Focusrite Scarlett second generation range

Second coming of Scarlett

June 8, 2016 in Gear, News

Focusrite launches improved versions of its range of studio bundles and USB audio interfaces offering increased headroom and sample rates… Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Cort Manson Guitar Works Matt Bellamy Red Sparkle MBC-1RS

Cort and Matt Bellamy sparkle in red

June 7, 2016 in Gear, News

Collaborating with Manson Guitar Works, the instrument manufacturer releases a Red Sparkle version of the Muse frontman’s signature model guitar… Tags: , ,

WireTap Riff Recorder

Introducing the WireTap Riff Recorder

June 5, 2016 in Gear, News

TC Electronic unveils what is claimed to be the “must-have songwriting tool” – a pedal and app for capturing song… Tags: , , , , ,

PRS SE Bernie Marsden guitar

PRS Guitars announces SE Bernie Marsden final run

May 24, 2016 in Gear, News

Only another 250 of the Whitesnake songwriter’s signature guitar will be made available across Europe, before the model is discontinued… Tags: , , , , ,

Arturia Piano V

Arturia lifts the lid on Piano V

May 21, 2016 in Gear, News

The French manufacturer delivers a virtual instrument modelling nine different acoustic pianos, including classical upright, concert grand and pop grand… Tags: , , , , ,

Larivée East Indian Laurel

Larrivée harnesses the East Indian laurel

May 18, 2016 in Gear, News

Canadian luthier Larrivée Guitars brings out a run of limited edition acoustic instruments made from an unusual species of tonewood… Tags: , , ,