Yamaha MX88

Yamaha expands MX Series

April 29, 2017 in Gear, News

The new 88-key, weighted-action MX88 keyboard combines synthesizer features with real piano feel, but now offers computer and iOS integration…

Arturia Keylab 49

Arturia announces Keylab Essential Series

April 10, 2017 in Gear, News

French manufacturer prepares to release a new fully-featured range of universal MIDI controller keyboards designed with “budget-conscious musicians in mind”…

Korg G1 Air Concert white piano

Korg unveils new concert piano

April 3, 2017 in Gear, News

This week’s Musikmesse trade show in Germany will witness the premiere of the new G1 Air Concert Series digital piano…

Focusrite iTrack One Pre

Focusrite boxes clever with the iTrack One Pre

March 6, 2017 in Gear, News

A tiny, cube-shaped audio interface with mic preamp and guitar input, designed for mobile recording in the tightest of spaces…

Mitchell D120 and D120S12E acoustic guitars

Mitchell unveils next-generation 120 Series acoustics

February 25, 2017 in Gear, News

The US guitar brand’s new line of steel-string acoustic and acoustic-electric instruments presents seven new models and two complete packs…

Ernie Ball Music Man Stingray and Cutlass

Ernie Ball refreshes StingRay and Cutlass models

February 16, 2017 in Gear, News

Newly updated guitars combine original Music Man designs first introduced in the 1970s with modern Ernie Ball engineering and features…

Abbey Road Studios

Get that Abbey Road sound!

February 7, 2017 in Features, Gear

A range of software and hardware products help you capture some of that Studio 1 magic in your own recordings…

IK Multimedia iRig Acoustic Stage

IK Multimedia sets the iRig Acoustic Stage

February 2, 2017 in Gear, News

The new digital microphone system captures the natural sound of any acoustic instrument, while allowing the freedom to move around…

Punks On Scooters

Book review: ‘Punks On Scooters’ by Michael W Salter

January 26, 2017 in Gear

A look at the late 70s/early 80s mod revival, as experienced by one man who lived through it in Bristol…

Orange Rocker amps

Orange amps are off their Rockers

January 21, 2017 in Gear, News

This week’s Winter NAMM 2017 gives the colourful guitar brand the opportunity to unveil Rocker 15 and 32 combo amplifiers…

Fender’s American Professional Series set to debut

January 14, 2017 in Gear, News

Next week’s NAMM 2017 show will see the introduction of a new flagship collection of professional-grade electric guitars and basses…


HeadRush reveals high-tech Pedalboard

January 9, 2017 in Gear, News

New brand releases guitar amp and FX modelling processor with interactive seven-inch touch display, effects presets, looper and quad-core DSP…

Hofner Ignition bass guitars

Hofner releases pair of Ignition basses

January 2, 2017 in Gear, News

The iconic violin bass maker announces two new Ignition guitars – the Black Club and the Sunburst ‘Cavern’ Violin models…

Justin Guitar Beginner Song Course by FourChords

Learn to play FourChords

December 19, 2016 in Gear, News

YouTube guitar teacher Justin Sandercoe and software development studio Musopia join forces to create a FourChords beginners’ guitar learning app…

IK Multimedia MODO BASS

IK Multimedia releases MODO BASS

December 5, 2016 in Gear, News

The digital music specialists claim to have produced the first physically modeled electric bass virtual instrument for Mac and PC…

ROLI's Lightpad Block and Noise on iPad

ROLI unveils Blocks modular music studio

November 24, 2016 in Gear, News

The inventor of the innovative Seaboard and Rise interfaces launches Blocks, a Lego-like music creation system, at Apple Stores worldwide…

Arturia MiniLab MkII

Arturia announces second gen MiniLab

November 21, 2016 in Gear, News

Grenoble’s gear brand readies MkII model of the petite controller keyboard with 25-note slim-keys and a space-saving, small studio-friendly size…


Offline music discovery made possible

November 19, 2016 in Gear, News

London startup, Myooz-ik believes they have invented the world’s first offline music discovery and texting iPhone app with wireless headphones…

PRS Private Stock Guitar Singlecut Mccarty 594

Introducing PRS’ Guitar Of The Month

November 9, 2016 in Gear, News

It’s the eleventh model in the series from Paul Reed Smith, celebrating 20 years of designing and building customised guitars…

Pitchblack Advance

Korg releases new Pitchblack Advance

November 5, 2016 in Gear, News

Latest pedal tuner offers better visibility, ±0.1 cent accuracy, four meter display modes and up to 60 hours battery life…

IK Multimedia iLoud Micro Monitor

IK Multimedia now shipping iLoud Micro Monitor

November 2, 2016 in Gear, News

Ultra-compact reference studio monitor speakers, designed to give musicians, producers and engineers ultra-accurate linear frequency response with the smallest footprint…

Roland JC-22 Jazz Chorus guitar amplifier

Roland releases JC-22 combo

October 29, 2016 in Gear, News

The iconic Jazz Chorus guitar amp gets trimmed down, making it suitable for home practice, songwriting, recording and intimate performances…