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Sputnik Is The Craziest MIDI Guitar You've Ever Seen

With a bunch of realtime BlueTooth MIDI controllers and Arduinos built right in, Sputnik just might be the most useful custom built guitar around.

Exploring Avid SansAmp PSA-1 Plugin

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.

Waves Releases PRS SuperModels Amp Simulation Plugin

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.

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.

Mono To Stereo Plugins That Make Guitar Tracks Shine

Guitars generally work in mono but by adding stereo effects with these plugins you can increase the space and size of your guitar tracks. Read on to find out how it works.

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.

Pro Tools 12 Bonus Plug-Ins

Avid is offering a bundle of bonus plug-in effects for users to purchase or renew their subscription. Joe Albano breaks down what each of the plugs brings to the table.

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.

7 Amp Sims Every Producer & Guitarist Should Know About

Guitar and bass amp simulations are often indistinguishable from the real thing. Here are seven of the best, plus a couple of honorable mentions.

Review: Mercuriall Spark

Hot on the heels of their popular U530 plug-in, Mercuriall have released Spark. Will its sound and features ‘marshal’ your tonal desires? Matthew Loel T. Hepworth takes it for a spin.

Re-Amping With A Real Amp Vs. Plugins

Re-amping can lend grit, warmth and authenticity to any recorded sound, not just guitars. Joe Albano explains your options if you decide to go down the software or hardware route.

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.

Distortion Mistakes To Avoid: Don’t Confuse Input Gain & Amp Gain

Confused about the different types of gain on guitar amp sim plugins and on the guitar itself? What's the best way to match input and amp gains? All this and more is revealed in this video tutorial.

FREE Tubes Creamer Stompbox Plugin From Mercuriall Brings Ibanez TS-808 to Your DAW

Based ona real circuit of the Ibanez TS-808 stompbox, the new Mercuriall Tubes Creamer 808 is a high quality VST/AU/AAX plugin for Mac and PC. It sounds impressive and it's free to download.

Joey Sturgis Tones Release “Conquer All VOL. 2” Guitar Impulse Pack

This Set of 136 raw and mixed Impulse Responses from Joey Sturgis Tones is available now for just $34.95