Squeeze boxes - Pigtronix offers two radical takes on compression
Resources for Musicians - Page 76
Guitar World - Sound check!
Precise tuning for band and symphonic instruments
Dean Markley delivers long-lived brilliance by dropping the temperature.
Tube-Tech Build Philosophy
Orange expands its low-wattage family with a sweet amp for stage and studio
Microphones can be one of the most crucial (and under-valued) elements in a musician’s rig. The right microphone can capture a vocal or instrumental performance in just the right way, and allow the performer’s voice or instrument to shine in both live and studio settings. Selecting the right mic for the job might seem a complicated task. Much like guitar players will own multiple guitars, many musicians and producers will amass quite a collection of microphones throughout their career, favoring different mics for different applications. However, choosing a microphone doesn’t have to be a challenge.
If you play a Gibson, the smart move is to keep it a Gibson. When it comes time for new tuners, a new bridge, or even just a three-way toggle, authentic Gibson replacement parts may be a little more expensive than the many off-brand copies available, but this is one time when it pays not to save a few bucks. There are a number of reasons.
Powerful tactile control for your DAW software
A Journey into Adventure Rock
On Being Human – January 2014 Band of the Month