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Review: Positive Grid Bias Amp 2

Positive Grid has a reputation for making uniquely powerful amp simulations with more features than most. Joe Albano put Bias Amp 2 to the test.

Review: Boveda Humidity Control System For Guitars

Physical instruments can react to their environmental conditions, which can be a problem. Matt Vanacoro kept moisture at bay and protected his guitars with the Boveda Humidity Control System.

Gamechanger Audio Launch PLASMA Pedal Pre-Orders

This innovative new guitar effect pedal smashed through its funding target in a few hours and is now available to pre-order. There's also a clever try-before-you-buy feature.

Tips for Tracking Guitars In The Box

Tracking guitars in the box is an ever more common technique for laying down guitar tracks. Matt Vanacoro shares 5 of his top tips for getting the best results possible.

The Benefits Of Adding An FX Pedal To Your DJ Setup

Adding live effects to your DJ setup can bring an added level of dynamics to a performance. And if they're foot controlled, your hands are free to scratch! Sara Simms shows you how it's done.

Review: Hotone Xtomp Mini

A pocket sized guitar FX processor that models both amps and pedals and is insanely portable must surely be on many guitarists' wish lists. Matt Vanacoro checks out the Hotone Xtomp Mini.

Review: Line 6 James Tyler Variax JTV-89F Guitar & Helix Guitar Processor

Recently, I was able to test a Line 6 James Tyler Variax JTV-89F guitar with my trusty Helix guitar processor. Let’s look into how this package works together.

Review: Ample Sound Acoustic Guitars & Basses

Guitars have been among the toughest instruments to recreate authentically in virtual format. But as Joshua Casper discovered, Ample Sound may just have cracked it with Guitars & Basses.

Native Instruments Releases Session Guitarist Strummed Acoustic 2

Find out what's new, including new guitars and separate bass patterns, in Native Instruments' Strummed Acoustic 2 instrument in the video and info below.

New Elektron Analog Drive Is A Multi-Circuit Stompbox Surprise

After Elektron announced the Analog Heat distortion unit, it made sense for them to release a distortion stomp box unit. We didn't expect it to be as fully featured as the Analog Drive though!

Apogee Announces JAM 96k Audio Interface for Windows and Mac

If you've been envious of your Mac and iPad friends rocking out with their no noise, portable Apogee JAM 96k audio interfaces and wished there was a version for Windows 10... well there is now!

5 Mistakes To Avoid When Recording Acoustic Guitar

So, you're recording acoustic guitar? Here's 5 timeless mistakes every musician, engineer and producer should avoid... along with solutions to each problem.

Recording Bass: A Lesson for Guitarists, Part 1

In the first of this two-part mini series Rich Tozzoli explores how guitar players can approach recording bass parts when your bass player is AWOL or you need to get it done yourself.

Mercuriall Audio Software Announces SPARK, New Guitar Amp Sim

Spark is a VST/AU/AAX plugin that models four Marshall® tube amplifiers, four guitar cabinets, four overdrive pedals and a set of the most common spatial effects.

Review: IK Multimedia iRig HD 2