voxengo span

Span – a very useful FREE analyser plugin

Span by Voxengo is a multi purpose and ultra useful FREE analyser plugin available in multiple native formats for both PCs and Mac. SPAN is a free real-time “fast Fourier transform” audio spectrum analyzer AU, AAX and VST plugin for professional music and audio production applications.  For the most part it was derived from Voxengo … Continue reading Span – a very useful FREE analyser plugin

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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

Friedman Mini Dirty Shirley

Recording the Friedman Dirty Shirley Mini – Clip included!

I finally completed my new hybrid analog/digital guitar recording rig! I couldn't be happier ... I've got a great sound, amazing easiness of use, and a lot of options at my fingertips without resorting to editors, menus or other stuff. So for now, I can say that I'm happy after selling my beloved Fractal Axe … Continue reading Recording the Friedman Dirty Shirley Mini – Clip included!

Friedman Mini Dirty Shirley

Why I sold my Fractal AXE FX and I’m going back to Analog

I just recently sold my Fractal Audio Systems AXE FX II XL on Reverb.com I had been an all-digital guitar player for 3 years after switching from the analog world. In the past, i owned A LOT of tube amps: Marshall, Mesa, VOX, ENGL, Fender...you name it. For me, the AXE FX has been a … Continue reading Why I sold my Fractal AXE FX and I’m going back to Analog

Buy this now! All Mars Samples for $39

ALL the samples from Mars for $39 on sale! (more than $1000 less than list price...) Seriously, do yourself a favor and buy them now. All the samples are playable with NI Kontakt or other samples, and some even included custom GUI for making it all way easier and better looking! Here's the link to … Continue reading Buy this now! All Mars Samples for $39

NDLR arpeggiator

NDLR Real Time Hardware Arpeggiator

Conductive Labs' NDLR is an indiegogo-backed Hardware Arpeggiator that is looking to put some fun back to MIDI arpeggiating devices. The NDLR is designed to work with external synths, either virtual or hardware. It has a clear "key" knob so it's easy for users to actually make music instead of ...well, just sounds. Connectyour hardware … Continue reading NDLR Real Time Hardware Arpeggiator

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Gear Porn: Clever Gear Rocks Pinterest

** WARNING ** This is pure, GAS inducing gear porno. I collected a bunch of the most intriguing, innovative, experimentally designed gear on Pinterest. I'm keeping the Pinterest page constantly updated so check back often for even more lust. Feel free to recommend or suggest any new piece of gear you'd like to see pinned. … Continue reading Gear Porn: Clever Gear Rocks Pinterest

TheoryBoard

Theory Board makes music theory easy.. and much more

There are countless ways to learn music theory out there. You know - chords, intervals, scales, arpeggios.. that kind of stuff. Most of them are (let's be frank) quite boring, old or just not interactive, making the process of learning a very difficult and tedious one. Worst of all, however, none of the theory methods, … Continue reading Theory Board makes music theory easy.. and much more

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

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7 FREE Virtual Instruments I Recommend

Virtual Instruments are pieces of software that allow you to play an instrument without relying or owning any physical hardware. They have internal sound engines (which can be modelling, synthesis or sample based) and are able to generate sounds and music. Most of them are usually controlled though some kind of MIDI (wired or wireless) input. Let's … Continue reading 7 FREE Virtual Instruments I Recommend