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TC Electronic take on the infamous eBow with new AEON Infinite Sustainer

The eBow has been around since the 1970s and is easily the most popular infinite string sustainer on the market used by the likes of David Gilmour, Radiohead and Sigur Ros. If you want to add ambient swells, prolonged drones or bowed like tones to your arsenal a string sustainer is definitely for you. Up until now the eBow has seemed to … Continue reading

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RAT RACE: Ten Guitarists who love the ProCo RAT!

The RAT was developed in the basement of the ProCo factory in Michigan, USA in 1978. “Yes, there were literally rats down there” says creator Scott Burnham. He stumbled upon the unique sound when he attached the wrong resistor to an in-progress distortion machine. From there, during the 1980s, the RAT took over the guitar world with its screeching distortion … Continue reading

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Google have announced a touch screen hardware Synth!

Yep, you heard right. Google have just announced a touchscreen hardware synthesizer that uses artificial intelligence to combine a range of sounds into something entirely new. Entitled NSynth, the technology interprets the sounds as numbers and mathematically generates a new series of ‘numbers’ that are then transformed back into audio. Samples include a car’s engine combined with a sitar, a bass … Continue reading

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How to sound like John Mayer on a budget

In this blog we are going to look at an artist who often divides people’s opinions when it comes to musical taste, but someone who nobody can deny is a modern day guitar hero, and a gifted player. John Mayer is one of the most successful musicians of the last 20 years, and is well known for albums such as … Continue reading

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Legendary Guitarists Who Have Used the BOSS DS-1

There’s no doubt that the BOSS DS-1 is among the most popular effects pedals around, providing cheap but incredible quality distortion to everyone round the globe. The BOSS DS-1 has even been used by some of the most famous and some of the best guitarists in the world, and in this blog I’ll be taking you on a sensational journey … Continue reading

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Student Guitar Amp Buying Guide

Choosing your first practice amp can be a difficult process due to the amount of choices available on the market today. As a student studying music performance at LIPA sixth form college, I needed an amp that was suitable for everyday practice with good quality sound and ideally a few built in FX. So, I put 5 amps to the … Continue reading

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NAMM 2018 – Boss Products Announced – GT-1000 : Katana Artist : Katana Air

So far, this year at NAMM has been pretty spectacular, with Fender announcing some brand new effects pedals, from the Mirror Image Delay effects pedal, to the Santa Ana Overdrive effects pedal, as well as Elektron announcing their brand new Digitone synthesizer! But most importantly are the Boss products that have been announced. These include the GT-1000 Guitar Effects Processor, … Continue reading

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Line 6 HX Pedal, Like A Helix But Smaller (And Cheaper)

Line 6 HX Multi Effects Carrying on in the fine tradition of condensing their top of the line modelling amps/FX into more compact units that are affordable for the masses. The original Helix’s transistor modelling and Throbber photocell emulation are in place offering the holy grail of any digital emulation, proper fuzz tones and vibes. There’s over 100 effects in … Continue reading

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The Top 5 Mini Amps On The Market

More often than not these small form factor amplifiers go unnoticed compared to their larger counterparts that house more power, yet these amps are optimised for home use due to their light weight, portability, and small yet powerful sound that won’t smash your windows even when you turn volume to the max. In this blog we will be listing the … Continue reading

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Orange release new Rocker 15 Terror and Crush Mini amps

Orange have announced some exciting updates to two of our favourite products from the British amp giants. The new Rocker 15 Terror head and Crush Mini amps can fulfil all your needs, from the bedroom to the stage! The combination of the Rocker and Terror series is sure to unleash some monster tones, especially with it’s all-valve design. Perfect for … Continue reading

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