electro harmonix superego plus

Electro Harmonix Superego+ Review and Sound Clip

As soon as you open The Electro Harmonix Superego+ (Plus) box, you can read: "Your psychological thriller". The pedal delivers some very intriguing, lush and organic sounds, especially when it comes to pads, drones, infinite sustain and synth-ish sounds. And you can definitely come up with some thrilling ideas by playing with it. The pedal … Continue reading Electro Harmonix Superego+ Review and Sound Clip

Can Neuroscience improve your chops?

Neuroscience is the branch of science that studies neural (brain) activity. Neural activity is responsible for intelligence, thinking, movement and coordination.. and for musicians, it is responsible for both the learning of new things and the way your body is able to play (via your instruments) the musical ideas your brain comes up with. The … Continue reading Can Neuroscience improve your chops?

Reverb.com launches Reverb LP

In an unexpected (for me) Christmas Launch, Reverb.com, the leading gear online marketplace, just launched Reverb LP, dedicated to record (especially vinyl) trade between private citizens and shops worldwide. Looks like Reverb.com wants to compete further with eBay and especially Discogs, which is the most important website for vinyl collectors trade at the moment. Good … Continue reading Reverb.com launches Reverb LP

Blue Mic Spark SL

Blue Spark SL Test with Acoustic Guitars Part 2 – STEREO

Lately, I've been experimenting a lot with the Spark SL Large Diaphragm Condenser Microphone. Overall, I am extremely pleased with its performance, both with acoustic guitars and vocals. At 195€ I think it is one of the best bang for the bug pieces of gear I ever purchased. Fact is, i bought two in order to … Continue reading Blue Spark SL Test with Acoustic Guitars Part 2 – STEREO

Halloween Sound Generator

Deserted Soundscapes Generator for Creepy Halloween Sounds

This is my "treat" AND trick for Halloween. In the night where all fears and phantoms are celebrated, you need a proper soundtrack. You could choose among the thousands and thousands of Halloween playlists on Spotify or other streaming services, but, in pure Clever Gear fashion, it's WAY cooler to create your own. How can … Continue reading Deserted Soundscapes Generator for Creepy Halloween Sounds

Blue Mic Spark SL

Blue Spark SL Condenser Microphone Quick Test with Acoustic Guitars

Blue's new Spark SL Large Diaphragm Condenser Mic is the entry level model of the world famous, award winning "bottle" design microphone whose higher end versions are vastly used in professional studios worldwide. Blue Mics are renowned for they warm full, yet detailed sound. Their flagship iconic blue valve mic lists for around €4k. The … Continue reading Blue Spark SL Condenser Microphone Quick Test with Acoustic Guitars

FREE Plug in collection

9 FREE Plug-ins I Recommend: Effects

Music production and recording nowadays largely relies on the use of Digital Audio Workstations (DAWs) and plug-ins. Plug ins can be roughly split into two categories: Virtual Instruments Effects Virtual instruments can either be used to mimic real instruments by employing software (modelling or sampling based) or can be new types of instruments altogether, and … Continue reading 9 FREE Plug-ins I Recommend: Effects

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MIDI Control for the Electro Harmonix 9 series Pedals

Personally, i am absolutely in love with Electro Harmonix 9 series Pedals. You know, the Mel9, Synth9, C9... those guys. These are probably the coolest, hippest, most innovative thing happened in guitar FX since the Kemper Profiler and Fractal Axe FX. They pack a lot of retro vibe together with ultra fast tracking, great unguitar … Continue reading MIDI Control for the Electro Harmonix 9 series Pedals

humon music composer

HumOn – Hum in your Android, create fully arranged songs (Review)

Looks like something is finally getting goin within the small world of music apps for Android. I don't mean apps that were ported from iOS to Android, but that were actually designed with being Android native from scratch. HumOn is a very nice sample of a super easy to use, convenient songwriting tool that was … Continue reading HumOn – Hum in your Android, create fully arranged songs (Review)

Ash by ibeyi

Streaming of the Week – Ash by ibeyi

This is one of the records I was most excited for in 2017. ibeyi is the band name of two Cuban / American sisters whose mix of unique voices, deep electro beats and impeccable songwriting produced, in 2015, one of the most surprisingly stunning albums I've heard in a long time. If it is true … Continue reading Streaming of the Week – Ash by ibeyi