The Akai MPC is one of the most iconic electronic instruments ever produced. Used by the likes of J Dilla, Kanye West, Warren G and other heavyweight acts, this drum machine left an indelible mark on hip-hop music.
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In this blog, we explain what a ‘pedal platform amp’ is and why you should consider owning one - especially if you love to dabble with effects!
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Some guitarists like their instrument to look beaten up straight out the box. Let's take a closer look at the unusual concept of relic guitars...
The legendary Stratocaster was tweaked and tinkered extensively over the first 30 years of its existence. Let's explore the main features developed over three decades of Strat design.
Have you taken a long break from the instrument? Unsure where or how to get back into the swing of things? We're here to help...
We take a look at some of the best (and most affordable) gear options for recording your very own podcast!
If you're a guitarist yet to own a looper pedal, you're missing out on some great opportunities to get more from your playing and even your guitar sound. Let's find out why...
We explore the best ways to record drums as a guitarist - from drum machines and programming, to electronic kits and MIDI.
Preamps, power amps, cab sims - what is an ampless rig and why should you consider giving it a go?
There's an almost endless amount of unique guitar and amp combinations possible. But throughout rock history, a few formulas have just "stuck". Popularised by some of the biggest artists in the industry, here are 5 of the best guitar and amp pairings we could think of!