It may be small but Avid's SansAmp PSA-1 is a powerhouse of sonic sculpting that can be used not only on guitars and basses but on any source you like. Here's how it does its magic.
Gibson is dropping a number of its brands in an attempt to survive. But how did it come to this, and what's next for the company's iconic products?
Get the sound of 3 classic PRS guitar amps including the never-before-available PRS Blue Sierra/V9 in this latest software release from Waves.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
So, you're recording acoustic guitar? Here's 5 timeless mistakes every musician, engineer and producer should avoid... along with solutions to each problem.