The New Gibson HP Acoustic Range Has Landed

New designs, classic styles – introducing the Gibson 2017 HP Range Thanks to Gibson’s outstanding reputation for producing world class acoustic guitars, when a new line is announced, the world stands up and takes notice. 2017 looks to be an impressive year for the brand with the release of the new 2017 HP acoustic range, featuring… Read More

How Do Coil Tap & Split Coil Pickups Work?

Coil Tap vs Coil Split – we clear up the differences In the world of guitars there are many popular myths. Mistruths, wrapped up in half-baked theories, often presented with absolute certainty. Music is, as we know, entirely subjective. Conversations around what is the ‘best’ guitar, for example, are largely moot. However there are certain ambiguous subjects… Read More

The Coolest New Roland And BOSS Products For 2016

New amps, drums and some real surprises… 2016 has been an amazing year for the Roland and BOSS brands. Releasing a plethora of unique musical instruments throughout the year must seem like a tiring affair, but both of these innovators are showing no signs of slowing down releasing ingenious new products and improving on an… Read More

A Look At Komplete’s Newest Recording Software

A custom built piano, orchestration and delays – 7 features of Komplete 11 to get excited about Since the announcement of Komplete 11, producers and home studio enthusiasts have been eagerly awaiting the September 1st release date, anxious to get their hands on the new recording software bundle from renowned brand Native Instruments. Although information on… Read More

An Amazing Year For Fender Gets Even Better

Discussing the new Fender 2016 Deluxe range of guitars 2016 has been an absolute landmark year for Fender, with the brand releasing some absolute essential instruments and amplifiers for professional musicians such as the Elite Range and Fender Bassbreaker series of amps. The release of the Fender Elite range in particular has seen the brand… Read More

11 Things We Love About The Pioneer DDJ-RZX

The DDJ-RZX might be the last DJ Controller you’ll ever need Pioneer have announced the release of their new DJ controller, the Pioneer DDJ-RZX 4-Channel Professional Rekordbox DJ Controller – and it’s set tongues wagging in the DJ scene thanks to its intuitive layout, ease of use and almost indestructible construction. Pioneer seem to just… Read More

How Yamaha Apps Change The Way You Learn, Practice And Perform

Yamaha Apps open up a whole new world of capabilities within your instrument Yamaha have created a whole host of great apps to enhance all aspects of your playing, adding a very useful element to their already formidable repertoire of products. Whether you’re looking to improve your playing, your recording capabilities or you’re just starting… Read More

The Scarlett 2nd Generation – Focusrite Set The Bar

The worlds best audio interface just got better Since it was founded by Rupert Neve in 1985, Focusrite has become one of, if not the go-to brand for both professional and home recording enthusiasts and musicians who want easy to use, reliable and highly portable options for laying down studio quality recordings. The Scarlett range… Read More

Best Guitars From Brands You May Not Have Heard Of

It may be time for you to switch brand There’s a huge range of different guitars on the market, each brand having their own style and loyal following. If you’re a Gibson loyalist, a Fender enthusiast or an Ibanez fan for instance, it’s fairly commonplace to stick to the brands you love, which is of course… Read More

Talking Tiny Terror and O Bass – Orange Amplification Interview

We talk new gear with the legendary Adrian Emsley NAMM 2016 was a fantastic year for the guitar world, yielding new products from some of the world’s most prestigious and well-known brands, including Orange. We have already spoken about some of this new equipment in an earlier blog, but at NAMM 2016 we were lucky enough to chat to Orange Technical… Read More