In this blog, we explain how G&L's MFD pickups work and reveal what their advantages are over traditional single-coils. We also look at the different versions of these innovative Leo Fender-designed pickups, comparing their physical designs and tonal characteristics.
13 Jul 2020 - 7 min read | 6 min watch
If you record music regularly, you've probably come across the term 'polar pattern'. But what exactly are they? And just how do they impact the quality of your recordings? We explain all...
6 Jul 2020 - 5 min read | 21 min watch
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.
5 Jun 2020 - 8 min read | 4 min watch
The guys attempt to sound like one of the biggest bands in the world: American outfit Foo Fighters. And they have an unlimited budget to spend on their full bore, slamming tone.
The Fender Acoustasonic Tele is an innovative acoustic/electric hybrid guitar. In this article, we compare it with the Taylor T5Z - its main competition.
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...