Abbey Road Studios

Chance to win tickets to Abbey Road Studios

April 6, 2014 in Competitions, Gear, News

Garritan and Time+Space mark the release of the new Abbey Road virtual piano with an opportunity to visit Studio Two…

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Peavey ValveKing Series

Next generation of ValveKing guitar amps from Peavey

March 26, 2014 in Gear, News

Peavey Electronics announce new ValveKing Series amplifiers consisting of a 20W Combo, 50W Combo, 100W Head and 20W Micro Head…

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IK Multimedia iLoud

Review: IK Multimedia iLoud speaker

March 23, 2014 in Gear

The Pineapple Thief’s Bruce Soord road tests a portable Bluetooth-enabled speaker for musicians… and tries it out at home, too…

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Martin Guitar new acoustic guitars

Martin Guitar reveals four new acoustics

March 22, 2014 in Gear, News

The legendary American guitar manufacturer use the Musikmesse Show to launch two new retro-inspired acoustics and a pair of electro-acoustics…

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Limited Edition Taylor Guitars

Spring arrives with new Taylor acoustic guitars

March 19, 2014 in Gear, News

Taylor Guitars adds a 12-string to its 100 Series and unveils its 2014 Spring Limited Editions, including a Baritone Dreadnought…

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Roland Cube Street-EX

Roland’s new Cube Street has the EX factor

March 15, 2014 in Gear, News

The popular mobile multi-instrument amp for travelling musicians gets an upgrade to provide more projection, more channels and more versatility…

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Olympus LS-14 audio recorder

Review: Olympus LR-12 & LR-14 PCM recorders

March 14, 2014 in Gear

Olympus brings two new models to the crowded portable recorder marketplace. We put them through their paces at Songwriting Live……

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Freshman Guitars Songwriter Series teaser

Freshman unveils new Songwriter Series acoustic guitars

March 12, 2014 in Gear, News

The Scottish guitar manufacturer use the Musikmesse show to launch a new range of acoustic guitars aimed squarely at songwriters…

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Cort Earth 300V

Cort extends Earth acoustic guitar series

March 9, 2014 in Gear, News

The Earth 300V acoustic guitar and 300VF electro-acoustic option are introduced to the Cort range and are now shipping worldwide…

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Rotosound – six new guitar pedals

Rotosound announces six new guitar effects pedals

March 5, 2014 in Gear, News

The famous guitar strings brand release a colourful new pedal range consisting of tremolo, EQ, phaser, chorus, compressor and delay…

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Hogjim Pik-Tik

Hogjim announces handy new guitar accessories

March 1, 2014 in Gear, News

The fledgling US manufacturer succeeds with a Kickstarter campaign to release the Pik-Tik plectrum holder and an innovative Guitar Strap…

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Elephant Temptress plugin screenshot

Elephant entices songwriters with Temptress software

February 26, 2014 in Gear, News

This week saw the songwriting-specific software developer announce a new Temptress plugin, designed to help create and arrange new music…

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Korg LP-380 rosewood digital piano

Korg offers new finish options to digital piano line

February 22, 2014 in Gear, News

The Korg’s LP-380, launched last year in white and black, is now available in rosewood grain and vivid red finishes…

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