9 Artists Who Have Reshaped the Fender Jazzmaster

The Gretsch White Falcon: A Rare Bird That Almost Became Extinct

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It's arguably one of the prettiest instruments in the guitar world, if not the whole music world. But for a guitar that has become a legend in the hands of…

Watch DAE’s Mind Blowing Video Tribute to Pro Tools

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Yep, many of the world's engineers, producers and music makers in the digital era have spent countless hours glued to the Pro Tools edit screen. But has it ever been…

Autechre Quietley Releases Sysex Files From Their Elektron Synths

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English electronic music duo Autechre have for decades dazzled with their complex beats and rhythms that are just about unreplicable... until, now. If your dream is to reproduce Rob Brown and Sean Booth’s…
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The Strokes’ Albert Hammond Jr to Auction 8 Amps For Charity

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If you're a fan of The Strokes, this is it. Guitarist Albert Hammond Jr has announced that he will be generously auctioning off 8 amplifiers for The Otis Redding Foundation,…
Nick Mason's Saucerful of Secrets

How Nick Mason is Opening Up a Saucerful of Secrets

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Earlier this year, legendary drummer Nick Mason send waves of joy through Pink Floyd fans, with the debut of his new band 'Nick Mason's Saucerful of Secrets'. The new group aims…

Nanolog Audio Launches the Carbon Series Line of Pedals

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Nanolog Audio have taken a scientific approach to the creation of their Carbon Series of distortion stompboxes. Utilising carbon molecules and "quantum tunnelling", they promise to create crunch with unparalleled…

Fingerlab Unveils Mellowsound – the Lush, Free Mellotron App

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Mellowsound - a new app from developers, Fingerlab, captures the luscious tones of the archetypal psychedelic keyboard, the Mellotron. It's free to download, with in-app purchases available.   Everyone's favourite…

MIDI Update Slated as Native Instruments, Ableton and More Join MMA

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The MIDI Manufacturer's Association (MMA) has announced a swag of new partners that will have a hand in shaping the future of the long-standing protocol. The brands include Ableton, Native…

NPR Releases Step by Step Handbook for Mixing Audio Stories

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Rob Byers of America's NPR has recently authored the Producer's Handbook to Mixing Audio Stories. It's a step by step guide for mixing sound sources, with a helpful glossary of…
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EarthQuaker Devices Unveils the Limited Edition Black Ash Endangered Fuzz

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If you like dark, vintage fuzz tones, you need to get moving because this one's about to go extinct. EarthQuaker's new Black Ash Endangered Fuzz is based on the almost-mythical…

Fender Launches the Offset-Body Meteora Into the Parrallel Universe Series

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Yesterday Fender released what is perhaps the most extreme guitar in their already pretty out-there Parallel Universe Series. The all new body design is dubbed the Fender Meteora and is…
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Gibson Reissues ‘The Paul’ Les Paul For Its 40th Anniversary

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Gibson has faced some rocky times in the last few months with an impending bankruptcy. However after a corporate restructuring, the brand seems to be focusing more on going back…
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Midnight Oil to Sell Vintage Gear On Their Official Reverb Shop

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Midnight Oil fans, this is for you. Reverb yesterday announced a new partnership with Global Vintage Guitars in Sydney for the sale of 40 bits of gear used by Midnight Oil…

DSM Noisemaker Launches the OmniCabSim Mini Pedal

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The OmniCabSim Mini by DSM Noisemaker gives up all the delights of a tube amp  plus cabinet, in a package that is conscious of the real estate on your pedalboard.  …

Nectar 3 by iZotope Wants to Own Your Vocal Chain from Top to Bottom

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iZotope's Nectar 3 suite of production tools aims to be the ultimate in vocal processing. Now they've also partnered with Celemony to bring Melodyne 4 essential into the mix.  …

Wooden Sounds on an FM Synth Made Easy in this Video

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A fascinating video from Element 433 explains how to create a variety of wooden mallet-type timbres using an FM synth.   Watch and learn as an expert takes you through…