IK Multimedia iRig Mic HD-A and EZ Voice for Android

Vocal recording and processing solution for Android

November 22, 2014 in Gear, News

IK Multimedia brings real-time vocal digital processing to Samsung devices with the EZ Voice app and new iRig Mic HD-A… Tags: , , , , , ,

Fishman acoustic analog preamps

Fishman releases new Platinum acoustic analog preamps

November 18, 2014 in Gear, News

Acoustic amplification specialists take a fresh look at the Platinum range to create the Pro EQ and Stage all-analog preamps… Tags: , ,

Focusrite Scarlett Solo Studio Pack

Focusrite compiles studio recording set-up

November 14, 2014 in Gear, News

The new Scarlett Solo Studio Pack with interface, mic, headphones, cable and software, for musicians and songwriters to record anywhere… Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Gretsch G9520-BRB Jim Dandy Flat Top

Gretsch releases limited edition ‘Jim Dandy’ flat top acoustic

November 12, 2014 in Gear, News

The Fender brand announces the release of a second-edition limited release instrument, faithful to the retro Gretsch ‘Rex’ parlor guitars… Tags: , , ,

Fender FA-300CE Acoustic/Electric Guitar Pack

Fender releases new acoustic-electric pack

November 11, 2014 in Gear, News

The venerable US guitar maker unveils the FA-300CE Acoustic/Electric guitar pack with SLIDE interface plus AmpliTube and Rock Prodigy software… Tags: , , , , , ,

Kurzweil Forte

Kurzweil Forte premium stage piano arrives in the UK

November 1, 2014 in Gear, News

Distributor Sound Technology bring us the new Kurzweil Forte – the most advanced keyboard ever to bear the manufacturer’s logo… Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Reason 8 layout

Review: Propellerhead Reason 8

November 1, 2014 in Gear

Stockholm-based Propellerhead has updated its flagship music-making software, Reason. Reason 8 has landed and we put it through its paces…… Tags: , , , , , ,

M-Audio M-Track audio interfaces

M-Audio upgrades the M-Track range

October 25, 2014 in Gear, News

The M-Track family of USB audio interfaces benefit from several improvements and now include a suite of Waves Audio plugins… Tags: , , , ,

Check the Technique Volume 2: More Liner Notes for Hip-Hop Junkies

Book review: ‘Check The Technique Volume 2′ by Brian Coleman

October 24, 2014 in Gear

Coleman gives a background to some of the hip-hop classics you love, and shows greatness can be achieved by all… Tags: , , , , ,

Nashville Songwriter

Book review: ‘Nashville Songwriter’ by Jake Brown

October 23, 2014 in Gear

Jake Brown has written an insightful book looking at the methods of the 20 most influential songwriters in country music… Tags: , , ,

Sampletank 3 SE

A new tank of samples launched by IK Multimedia

October 14, 2014 in Gear, News

IK releases SampleTank 3 SE – a fully functional special edition of their flagship music creation software for Mac and… Tags: , , , , , ,

The Modern Kit in EZdrummer 2 has a crisp, contemporary sound

Review: Toontrack EZdrummer 2

October 13, 2014 in Gear

Toontrack strikes plug-in gold with EZdrummer 2: a beat-making package that’s simple and exciting to use, and surprisingly songwriter-friendly, too… Tags: , , , , , , , ,

M-Audio Oxygen keyboards

New M-Audio Oxygen controller keyboards

October 10, 2014 in Gear, News

The long-established keyboard series expands to include a wider array of sounds with two virtual instruments for songwriters and producers… Tags: , , , , , , , ,