Korg Grandstage : Review

Korg Grandstage : Review

The release of the Korg Grandstage took Korg’s keyboard line in an entirely new direction. Rather than a ‘million preset monster’, the Grandstage is a much more focused effort. The flagship piano engine from the Kronos is present, but so is a smattering of...

Guide To A-T’s Drum Microphone Bundles

Guide To A-T’s Drum Microphone Bundles

This fall, Audio-Technica returned to the Audio Engineering Society’s Pro Audio convention, debuting a variety of new audio products, including four new microphone bundles geared specifically toward drummers. Each drum mic bundle provides audio solutions for both...

Tone King : Sky King Review

Tone King : Sky King Review

Tone King has built stylishly retro and tonefully infectious amps for two-and-a-half decades. And when introduced in 2013, the original Sky King was both a repository for all that founder and designer Mark Bartel had learned up to that point, and a signpost to a new...

Caparison Guitars Unveils the FX-AM Series

Caparison Guitars Unveils the FX-AM Series

Cardiff, United Kingdom (December 3, 2018) -- Caparison Guitars is proud to announce the release of the new 2019 FX-AM Series, comprised of three models; the Horus FX-AM, Dellinger II FX-AM and Dellinger 7 FX-AM. All available in Dark Blue Matt, Dark Black Matt or...

Novation SL Keyboard Controller MKIII

Novation SL Keyboard Controller MKIII

With comprehensive DAW integration as well as plenty of realtime controls and the ability to interface with your CV-controlled gear, could Novation's SL MkIII be all the controller you ever need? We finally have a new version of the Novation SL Series keyboard...

Sweet Soul Music

Sweet Soul Music

First, an apology. As with any genre-centric lesson, this study of soul guitar (and bass) of the 1960s will regrettably exclude more than it includes. Nevertheless, by concentrating on a few key players—in this case the studio stalwarts at Stax, the Muscle Shoals...

Acoustic B100C Review

Acoustic B100C Review

Recorded with a Squier P with a passive Kloppmann pickup through an Avid Mbox straight into Logic X. Clip 1_dirty: No EQ or compression, overdrive engaged, overdrive at noon, overdrive level (clean/dirty blend) also at noon. Clip 2_clean: No EQ or compression. When a...

What Makes the Strat So Great

What Makes the Strat So Great

The Fender Stratocaster is THE pop-culture icon that people think about when they picture an electric guitar. First released in the early 1950s, it was quickly adopted by the popular genres at the time and remains the standard by which all other solidbody electric...

Where is the Reverend Guitars Greg Koch signature guitar?

Where is the Reverend Guitars Greg Koch signature guitar?

It seems guitar legend Greg Koch has been working with Reverend Guitars on an intriguing new signature model. A few images have found their way onto the internet, along with footage of Greg playing a prototype. So where is it already?Greg Koch Signature Telecaster: No...