It’s the pilgrimage that every music gear-head loves, the NAMM Winter Show. Every year in January, the world gets to see a heap of hot new products and announcements all from Los Angeles, USA. So, you’d be excused if you were confused by NAMM this year, it went completely virtual and the name
If you were thinking that the current tumultuous state of the US of A might slow down the world’s biggest guitar and amp maker, it seems you were mistaken. Fender have an enormous range of new gear incoming for 2021. Here’s a few highlights. Noventa
Yes it’s been a year most of us would rather forget. Amongst the rollercoaster that has been 2020, there has been a number of amazing music gear releases that have kept the creative juices flowing for those that have been in lock-down and isolated. Noisegate’s
Based in Melbourne, Australia, Mike is an in-demand pianist, keyboardist, producer and Musical Director. Mike has lent his talents to many notable artists including James Morrison, David Campbell, Rhonda Burchmore, Bobby Rydell, Kylie Auldist, Sophie Monk, Peter Cupples, Brian McFadden and Deni Hines. He also
Fender has just announced an update to their flagship American Professional range, representing the highest quality off-the-rack guitars and basses in Fender’s most iconic shapes: the Stratocaster, Telecaster, Jazzmaster, Jazz Bass and Precision Bass. The updates are, as you’d probably expect, subtle. Fender are clever
The Fender juggernaut has just released two more pedals targeted at bass and acoustic guitar players: the Trapper Bass Distortion and the Acoustic Preverb.
Universal Audio’s recording interfaces have been steadily increasing in popularity over the past few years. Initially seen as exclusively pro/project studio offerings, UA has evolved their line of interfaces to offer that same pro-level quality and experience to a range of users including home and
In this, the 3rd and final part of our Blackstar Tone Series Steve uses the handy USB out of the UNITY 250 and lays down a quick slap line on the ‘Modern’ channel using the Spector Euro 5 LT bass guitar.
Here’s the second instalment of our Blackstar Unity ‘Tone Series’ using the ‘Classic’ channel on the Unity 30 bass amp. This channel strives to reproduce more of a vintage EQ with a valve-like growl.