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Noisegate – My Gear ILUKA

My Gear: ILUKA

ILUKA is a voice and soul of power, passion and empowerment. Her soulful “retro pop” songwriting has taken her to stages all across Australia on her own headline tours, as well as strings of festival appearances, supporting the likes of Killing Heidi, Dan Sultan, Alex

My Gear: Dark Water

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

Would You Like a Strat Built Out of Colour Pencils?

There have been many talented people using colour pencils to craft hand-carved sculptures and patterned jewelry but what about a guitar? Yes that’s what an artist who goes by the name of Burls Art has built, an electric guitar, a Fender Stratocaster in fact, out of

My Gear: Fuzzsucker

My Gear: Fuzzsucker

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

Effects Pedals 101: Distortion

Since the birth of the electric guitar in the 1930s, guitarists have been looking for ways to warp and enhance their signature sounds. The world of guitar effects is a mammoth one, and it can feel a bit overwhelming to know where to begin your
EBow: The Electronic Bow for Guitar

EBow: The Electronic Bow for Guitar

If you don’t know what an ‘EBow’ is, chances are you’ve probably heard it but not realized what it was.  ‘The EBow is a battery-powered electronic device for playing the electric guitar. The EBow uses a pickup – inductive string driver – feedback circuit, including a sensor coil,
Road Test: Blackstar U-120 Bass Combo

Road Test: Blackstar U-120 Bass Combo

We got our hands on the Blackstar Unity 120 watt 1x12 bass combo. This amp is part of the new to 2018 Unity bass range, a new line of amps introduced by the UK guitar team at Blackstar. The range consists of 5 amps from
Clip On Tuner RoundUp

Clip-On Tuners Round Up!

[addtoany] Picture this: you show up to your big show, guitar or bass in tow, ready to rock! You set up for sound check, plug into your amp and strum your first chord only to realise you’re out of tune! And you’ve forgotten your tuning
Soundcraft Notepad 12FX

Soundcraft Notepad 12FX-More Than an Analogue Mixer

We were recently able to get our hands on the Soundcraft Notepad 12FX, the largest in the Notepad family of compact analogue mixers. Yeah, cool story bro. We know right? But when we teamed up with DJ extraordinaire Leroy to lay down some dubby vibes,
Tiny Lunchbox Amps With a Big Sound

Tiny Lunchbox Amps With a Big Sound

‘Lunchbox’ style guitar amp heads have become very popular in today’s market and are almost becoming a must-have piece of guitar gear for many guitarists. Here are some of our favourites that would be perfect for the house, studio and stage! Orange Brent Hinds Terror