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Walrus Audio releases the Mako ACS1, a feature-packed stereo amp and cab simulator for guitar

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar Walrus Audio has announced the Mako ACS1, an amplifier and cab simulator and the third entry into the Mako series. The pedal retains the core structure of the other entries into the Mako series: a stepped enclosure with two LEDs, two footswitches and two rows of three controls, as well … Continue reading Walrus Audio releases the Mako ACS1, a feature-packed stereo amp and cab simulator for guitar

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Reverb and PRS crack down on Lunar Ice Silver Sky preorder scalping

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar Many listings for the new, limited-edition PRS Lunar Ice Silver Sky have been removed from Reverb.com, after both the marketplace and PRS seemingly cracked down on preorder listings from unauthorised sellers. Reverb’s policies prohibit the use of listings that use stock photography (that is, photos directly from manufacturers) by sellers … Continue reading Reverb and PRS crack down on Lunar Ice Silver Sky preorder scalping

Andertons and Behringer parent company Music Tribe announce “Super Partnership”

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar Behringer parent company Music Tribe and UK music gear retailer Andertons have today announced the beginning of their “Super Partnership.” The announcement follows that of Music Tribe’s similar arrangements with retailers Thomann and Sweetwater. Other brands under the Music Tribe umbrella include TC Electronic and Bugera. Andertons owner Lee Anderton … Continue reading Andertons and Behringer parent company Music Tribe announce “Super Partnership”

“We’re never scared of doing anything”: Why You Me At Six refused to bound by genre

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar The groundbreaking debut, the sophomore slump, the difficult third album, the fourth album curse and… well that seems to be as far as those tropes go. The reason being? No one is expecting much from a band after this point. Once a band has gained a certain level of success … Continue reading “We’re never scared of doing anything”: Why You Me At Six refused to bound by genre

The Big Review: Epiphone 1959 Les Paul Standard

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar Les Paul enthusiasts are all about the details. Perhaps more than any electric guitar subculture, its members will debate metal alloys, plastic formulations, neck joints and pickup specifications ad infinitum. It’s nerdy, for sure, and the average guitar player might understandably be indifferent to details such as switch tips and … Continue reading The Big Review: Epiphone 1959 Les Paul Standard

Meet Chubby & The Gang, the most important new punk band in the UK today

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar What first inspired you to pick up a guitar? Razor: “I got an electric guitar for Christmas when I was around seven years old. A junior Strat copy thing, I think it was a Cort. I used to pick it up and tinker around on it but couldn’t get the … Continue reading Meet Chubby & The Gang, the most important new punk band in the UK today

“We wanted to pay attention to the details that only guitar geeks would appreciate”: Epiphone on the ’59 Les Paul

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar What inspired Epiphone’s tie up with the Gibson Custom Shop? Richard: “We’d been talking about having an upscale Les Paul with our head of product development, Mat Koehler, who is from the Custom Shop. He suggested we should collaborate to do it right. Since the new ownership has taken over … Continue reading “We wanted to pay attention to the details that only guitar geeks would appreciate”: Epiphone on the ’59 Les Paul

Korg Announce Revival Of miniKORG 700

Pianos – Keyboard and Synths – Music Instrument News The miniKORG 700 was KORG’s first mass-produced monophonic synthesizer released in 1973 at a time when the form of synthesizers as musical instruments had not been fully established. After a lot of experimentation, the miniKORG 700 arrived bringing the world of synthesizers to a wide group … Continue reading Korg Announce Revival Of miniKORG 700

NAMM 2021: Red Panda announces the Bitmap 2, a bitcrusher for your pedalboard

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar NAMM 2021: Red Panda has announced the Bitmap 2, a versatile bitcrusher for your pedalboard. Bitcrushing is an audio effect that creates distortion by reducing the resolution of digital audio signals. It isn’t the most commonly heard effect in the world of guitar pedals, but has been gaining popularity in … Continue reading NAMM 2021: Red Panda announces the Bitmap 2, a bitcrusher for your pedalboard

Korg’s Monster Synth Modwave Released

Pianos – Keyboard and Synths – Music Instrument News In 1985, Korg’s DW-8000 combined digital wavetables with rich analog filters to give users sounds which were impossible to create with analog oscillators. It’s still a cult favourite today. Key Features Powerful and highly evolved wavetable synthesis Features incredibly “deep” wavetable oscillators Over 200 wavetables, each containing … Continue reading Korg’s Monster Synth Modwave Released

NAMM 2021: D’Angelico’s Premier Series LS Acoustics now come in Aged Mahogany

Guitar.com | All Things Guitar NAMM 2021: D’Angelico has announced that all five of its Premier Series LS Acoustic guitars will be offered in an Aged Mahogany finish. The new dark satin finish not only gives the models a smooth feel, but a mature and rustic look to boot. It’s available on the Premier Gramercy … Continue reading NAMM 2021: D’Angelico’s Premier Series LS Acoustics now come in Aged Mahogany

UVI Release PX Memories – A New Instrument Based On The Definitive LAMM Analog Synthesizer

Pro Audio and Studio – Music Instrument News UVI release PX Memories, a new instrument based on the LAMM, the definitive version of a massive and highly-esteemed six-voice analog synthesizer from 1982, presented in a dual-layer configuration with a generous sound selection and switchable hardware analog unison. PX Memories is available now, with a special introductory … Continue reading UVI Release PX Memories – A New Instrument Based On The Definitive LAMM Analog Synthesizer

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