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Audio Technica and I Blame Coco

I Blame Coco, fronted by Coco Sumner, are the latest UK act to join Audio-Technica’s endorsee list. The band are using a variety of microphones from the company’s Artist Elite, Artist and Pro Series ranges on stage, in addition to an M3 in-ear monitor system. Check out all their gear and where to buy it here!

Have Yourself a Maccabee Christmas

The Maccabees have covered the well known Christmas song, “Walking In The Air” and have also recently got their hands on a Boss VE-20 vocal processor.

Who says stompboxes are just for guitarists? The new, easy-to-use VE-20 has been designed from the ground up for singers, featuring some of the finest vocal-effects technology on the market. With the click of a footswitch, you can instantly add lush vocal layers and harmonies to your singing, add realtime pitch-correction, and you can show your creative side with special effects such as Distortion, Radio, and Strobe.

Winter NAMM 2011: Rotosound

Metal legend Duff McKagan of Guns N’ Roses/Velvet Revolver fame will be appearing on the Rotosound booth at Winter Namm alongside fellow legendary bassist Billy Sheehan. Check out NAMM dates, info and what gear they use here…

Last Chance 2010!

The end of 2010 is near. Last chance for ordering your Christmas presents, last chance to order your favourite gear at its cheapest price, and your last chance to get hold of our best-selling stock before it disappears in front of your eyes in 2011!

Cathedral Stereo Reverb

Dave Weiner takes you on a guided through the Cathedral Stereo Reverb

Audio-Technica Christmas Competition

We posted a blog a while back telling you about Audio-Technica’s ‘Alternative Christmas Song’ competition and the chance to win £500 worth of gear from them! Chosen by a panel of industry experts, the final six shortlist have now been announced. Now it’s up to you to decide who wins. Decide for yourself and vote here…

Practice In Your Pocket V1.1

Practice In Your Pocket V1.1

>AmpKit Update Version 1.1 - The guys at Peavey have just informed us there’s been a massive update to the AmpKit app which supports their guitar interface, the AmpKit LiNK. Now available for everyone, AmpKit 1.1 is available free to everyone who already purchased the AmpKit for iPhone/iPod touch. In addition, any gear (i.e amps, pedals, mics) you already purchased can be easily shared across devices using AmpKit’s Restore Purchases functionality. AmpKit 1.1 leverages the iPad’s seamless rotation between landscape and portrait orientations and takes full advantages of the iPad’s larger display.

Sonar X1’s Call of Duty

The soundtrack to the most anticipated video game of the year, score with the most anticipated DAW of the year. Call of Duty is the game everybody is talking about. If your a guy it’ll be because you’re addicted, if you’re a girl it’s most probably because you loathe it. Sean Murray dove deep into his intellectual music vocabulary to write the score to the game, solely using Sonar X1. The soundtrack has now been released on a worldwide basis through Universal Music Distribution. See what he has to say about SONAR X1 and working on his Call of Duty soundtrack…