Labels can often be detrimental to a genre of music, and they sure have been unkind to one of Metals most commercially successful offshoots; Nu Metal. Are they warranted, not always! However daft Nu Metal appears on the surface, underneath the questionable fashion choices and
Universal Audio’s impressive line of UAFX effect pedals now have a free companion mobile app for iOS and Android. The UAFX Control Mobile App connects directly to UAFX pedals via Bluetooth giving quick access to advanced customization features such as bypass routing options, footswitch modes and
If you thought Universal Audio were unusually quiet at this year’s NAMM Show you weren’t alone. Despite the show itself being relegated to an entirely virtual online affair, the string of amusing yet revelatorily sparse 1-minute videos UA released throughout the week were a rather
If you’ve been tuned into Noisegate for a little while, you’ll know our resident bass guitar contributor Steve is a huge fan of the Source Audio C4 Synth pedal (check out his insane dnb workout from a few months back), touting it’s incredible quality and
If your pedalboard is struggling for real estate yet you still want to access the classic drive tones of the Ibanez/Maxon Tubescreamer and the ProCo RAT, then the new Magnetic Effects “Limited Edition” Dual Drive boutique pedal may be just what you are looking for.
Strymon continues to release high-end guitar effects pedals and with their latest Iridium Guitar Amp Modeler & IR Cabinet Pedal, they have not disappointed. The Iridium offers three iconic amplifiers created by their Matrix Modeling system. These are based on the Fender Deluxe Reverb, Vox
Whether they’re a gear nerd or a gear noob, the type of gear an artist uses has a huge impact on their signature sound. In this regular series called My Gear, Noisegate picks the brains of exciting and diverse artists for a behind-the-scenes scoop on their
Electro-Harmonix have just announced the release of their new Mod 11 pedal and as the name suggests is packed with 11 different modulation effects. EHX certainly keep pushing the boundary when it comes to their effect pedal releases and this pedal emphasizes their commitment to
The new guitar Mono Synth and the Bass Mono Synth effect pedals from Electro-Harmonix do as the names suggest, sound like synths and they certainly look like a lot of fun! Both have only five main rotary controls and both synth pedals look very easy
Walrus Audio has added two new pedals —the Lillian Phaser and the Deep Six Compressor V3 to it’s already extensive and forever expanding range of guitar effects pedals. The Lillian is a true bypass, all analogue, multi-stage phaser drawing control layout inspiration from their Julia Chorus.