Guitars

60-Second Songwriting: Song Structure Basics—the Verse

60-Second Songwriting: Song Structure Basics—the Verse 60-Second Songwriting aims to offer quick, concise song-craft tips, basics and blasts for the time-crunched and attention-challenged...

Hear Prince's Original 1984 Recording of “Nothing Compares 2 U”

Hear Prince's Original 1984 Recording of “Nothing Compares 2 U” The Prince Estate and Warner Bros. Records have released Prince's original, 1984 recording...

How to Reinvent a Modal Melody by Changing Only One Note

How to Reinvent a Modal Melody by Changing Only One Note Most of us are familiar with at least a few of the...

Treya Lam Premieres New Song, "Magic"

Treya Lam Premieres New Song, "Magic" Recently, master acoustic guitarist Kaki King—fresh off the release of her immersive live album, Live at Berklee—decided...

Fun with Two Bright-Sounding, Uniquely Flavored Scales Built from the Same Six Notes

Fun with Two Bright-Sounding, Uniquely Flavored Scales Built from the Same Six Notes Last month, I presented the intriguingly exotic C Lydian hexatonic...

Basses

Interview: JD McPherson – School’s Out

Interview: JD McPherson – School’s Out Teacher turned acclaimed rock ’n’ roller JD McPherson tells Chris Vinnicombe all about recording within the hallowed walls of...

Lazy J J10LC

Lazy J J10LC Many discerning pro and amateur players consider Jesse Hoff’s amplifiers to be among the finest on the planet. Huw Price meets a...

The Reverb Top 10: Reverb Pedals

The Reverb Top 10: Reverb Pedals A reverb pedal can be one of the most transformative boxes on your board. Dan Orkin from Reverb.com picks...

Larson Bros Prairie State OM Style 2 VS 1900

Larson Bros Prairie State OM Style 2 VS 1900 Swedish brothers Carl and August Larson crafted some of the most sought-after acoustics of the golden...

Lowden S-35 12 Fret Acoustics

Lowden S-35 12 Fret Acoustics The body size and shape may be familiar, but these are some of the very first Lowdens with a 12th...

Other

Report: Global 3D audio market to grow 16.4% by 2025

Report: Global 3D audio market to grow 16.4% by 2025 The global 3D audio market is to grow at a CAGR (compound annual growth rate)...

Jools Holland plays Yamaha live at Canary Wharf tube station

Jools Holland plays Yamaha live at Canary Wharf tube station 4pm at a London Underground station is hardly a typical venue for a concert, but...

Rosetti to distribute Prohands hand exercisers.

Rosetti to distribute Prohands hand exercisers. Rosetti has taken on UK and ROI distribution for Prohands exercisers, devices designed to enable musicians to strengthen their...

EXCLUSIVE: Pro audio exhibitors give their verdict on Prolight+Sound 2018

EXCLUSIVE: Pro audio exhibitors give their verdict on Prolight+Sound 2018 Exhibitors at this year’s show highlight positive trade figures but overall light footfall in conversation...

Watch Jools Holland play Yamaha live at Canary Wharf tube station 4pm today

Watch Jools Holland play Yamaha live at Canary Wharf tube station 4pm today At four pm today, Jools Holland will be performing live at Canary...

New PMC monitors make UK debut at Tape London

New PMC monitors make UK debut at Tape London The exclusive London club has installed BB6 monitors in its members lounge.Private London members...

OSA invests in record amount of Martin Audio Wavefront Precision cabs

OSA invests in record amount of Martin Audio Wavefront Precision cabs Some 248 Wavefront Precision Compact and Mini line array cabinets were purchased in the...

Acoustic Review goes live!

Acoustic Review goes live! Gold Media and Events continues its expansion programme with the launch of its latest online consumer publication, Acoustic Review, which goes...

Radial debuts Tonebone AC-Drive

Radial debuts Tonebone AC-Drive Radial Engineering has announced the launch of its new AC-Driver, a compact acoustic instrument pre-amp designed for use on stage. Radial’s Class-A...

Producer K-Minor on her career so far and Red Bull Studios’ ‘special’ #NormalNotNovelty nights

Producer K-Minor on her career so far and Red Bull Studios’ ‘special’ #NormalNotNovelty nights The multi-talented producer and #NormalNotNovelty host talks gear and changing attitudes...

Win £2,500 of gear at second Miloco Studios Pro Audio Showcase

Win £2,500 of gear at second Miloco Studios Pro Audio Showcase The event will feature yet more gear ‘shoot outs’, masterclasses with top producers, gear...

‘We’re on the right track’: Prolight+Sound trade attendance up 10 per cent

‘We’re on the right track’: Prolight+Sound trade attendance up 10 per cent Messe Frankfurt hails ‘upward trend for internationality and exhibitor satisfaction’.Last week’s...

Musikmesse 2018 – Should I stay, or do we go?

Musikmesse 2018 – Should I stay, or do we go? MIN’s Neil Golding reports on this year’s show Music Instrument News returned to Musikmesse following a...

Ernie Ball Expression Tremolo on the way

Ernie Ball Expression Tremolo on the way Ernie Ball has announced the US launch of its new Expression Tremolo pedal and is promising supplies outside...

TC Electronic reintroduces iconic TC2290 delay as a plug-in

TC Electronic reintroduces iconic TC2290 delay as a plug-in Denmark’s TC Electronic has pulled off the improbable feat of squeezing its industry standard TC 2290...