We explore the best ways to record drums as a guitarist - from drum machines and programming, to electronic kits and MIDI.
27 Mar 2020 - 5 min read | 18 min watch
Preamps, power amps, cab sims - what is an ampless rig and why should you consider giving it a go?
25 Mar 2020 - 8 min read
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!
17 Mar 2020 - 7 min read
The National Association of Music Merchants hosts two large trade events every year - 'The NAMM Show' and the 'Summer NAMM Show'. While Winter NAMM is arguably the flagship event, Summer NAMM still draws a large audience. So, what are the differences between the two?
We take a look at the inner workings of the biggest instrument retail convention in the world.
We explore what's behind the huge variety of price points in the world of synthesizers.
The story of the legendary Metropolis Studios, brought to you by our friends at ACM in Guildford.
For music retailers and gear-savvy musicians, The NAMM Show is without a doubt the biggest event of the year. We’ve put together a concise survivor's guide, to help you stay informed and calm during the 2020 show!
What's the best type of pickup for acoustic guitars? Let's take a look...
We explore the science behind what makes amplifiers loud!
What's best for practicing your drum chops: acoustic or electric kits? Let's find out...