2012 – The Year of iPad Recording

Whay would you need a MIDI interface - Garageband iPad

2012 may well be remembered as the year that the iPad recording studio became a reality… It would be fair to say that 2012 was the year that iPad recording came of age. The iPad’s power as a multimedia computer with a stunning, multi-touch interface made it an excellent platform for music software, but the… Read More

Signature Sounds – Mercury Music Prize Nominees 2011

Mercury Prize 2013 – The Arctic Monkeys Gear

It’s hard to believe that it’s that time of year again, but once again the greatest UK music of the last twelve months is due to be put in the spotlight for Mercury Music Prize. Somewhat unbelievably, the prize is now in its nineteenth (nineteenth!) year, but shows no sign of losing public interest. Sometimes… Read More

IK Multimedia and Line 6 MIDI Interfaces for Apple’s IOS

Ik Multimedia iRig MIDI

Since its launch, the Apple iPad has quickly established itself as powerful and flexible platform for all things musical. From Apple’s own Garageband app, to the more esoteric synthesiser and audio apps available, it seems the possibilities are endless for the iPad. However, the problem has always been that, despite it’s unbelievable flexibility, the multi-touch… Read More

Line 6 Spiders Rule the Web

Line 6 Logo

Line 6 Spider amps bring modelling to the masses Guitar amp modelling technology is now so widespread, to some younger guitarists it may seem as if it has always been there. Its ubiquity, coupled with its accessibility and ease of use, has put incredible tonal variety into the hands of players and allowed them to… Read More

Gary Moore Visits Manchester and bags a Rat

Gary Moore

Gary Moore stopped off at our Manchester store the other day when he was in town to play the Manchester Apollo as part of his  world tour which goes from the UK, over to Spain and then on to Germany, over the next 3 months. While in the Manchester shop, Gary had no hesitations and… Read More