5 Of The Best Monitor Speakers For Your Studio

Throwing a few options into the mix We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, a good pair of studio monitors is an essential tool for creating good quality mixes. You’ve spent hundreds, if not thousands on good quality instruments, interfaces and all sorts of equipment to create music, so it’s an absolute travesty… Read More

6 Best Samplers For Live Bands & Songwriters

Adding a new element to your songwriting or live performances Samplers don’t have to be used exclusively in the world of electronic music, and are often overlooked by those in bands or acoustic guitarists as something best left to the EDM community. However, they can be a valuable tool for all styles of music, including… Read More

10 Useful Things About The Alesis Entry Level Drumkit

From rudiments to rockshows – discussing one of the best beginner electronic drumkits available. The world of the electronic drum kit is vast, and somewhat difficult to navigate if you don’t know exactly what you’re looking for, especially if you’re just starting out. It can also be very difficult trying to find a kit that… Read More

9 Favourites From The New Ibanez Collection

Essential guitars from the 2016 Spot Run range 2016 has been a remarkable year for lovers of high quality, and of course, highly limited guitars with some epic products being revealed as part of the Ibanez Spot Run series. Now we usually do these blogs in a top 5 sort of scenario, but there were… Read More

Our Top 5 Synths of 2016 (so far!)…

Gorgeous analogue sounds and sequencing capabilities 2016 has been an exciting year for analogue synth lovers, with the announcement and eventual release of some extremely coveted synthesizers from the likes of Korg, Moog and Arturia to name but a few. Now these aren’t just any type of synth, these are the crème of the crop,… Read More

The Top 3 Best Electronic Drum Kits For Beginners

Learn to play drums without waking the neighbours If you’ve decided to take up the drums, you may find that starting out with an acoustic kit is simply not viable, whether due to noise constraints, space constraints or even budget. Thankfully there are whole host of electronic drum kits designed for beginners that you can… Read More

5 Great Chorus Pedals You Need To Try

Adding a new dimension to your sound with a chorus pedal If you’re a fan of alternative rock, you’ll likely have heard of the chorus pedal, or at the very least heard it being used in some classic tracks from bands like The Cure, U2, The Police, and (probably most famously) on Nirvana’s ‘Come As… Read More

7 Best Mini Amps You Can Take Anywhere

These mini amplifiers are perfect for those with limited space As all guitarsists and bass players will understand, there’s nothing quite like plugging in to the loudest amp you can find and letting your guitar wail. However, your neighbours may disagree, especially if you decide to start busting out some serious riffage late at night…. Read More

Top 7 Beginner DJ Products – Our Expert’s Pick

Our experts walk us through the best starter DJ gear If you’re a beginner to the world of DJing and want the insider info on what gear you need to start breaking into the DJ world and EDM scene then look no further, we spoke to our in house DJ specialist Benjy over at Dawsons Music… Read More

Best Keyboards For Guitarists – Adding An Extra Layer

Every guitarist should have a keyboard or synthesizer at home Every guitarist and singer/songwriter needs a keyboard in their home studio kit, whether it’s for recording overdubs, jamming along with friends or simply learning a new skill that they can bring to the live stage thus adding a new dimension to their show. In any… Read More