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The Big Muff Blockbuster Story

The Big Muff Blockbuster Story

When Premier Guitar Magazine said they were doing an effects pedal special, it was obvious that Electro Harmonix’s Big Muff Pi was going to be included. Read the blockbuster story with never before told stories of the iconic Electro-Harmonix Big Muff Pi Effects pedal in an interview with Mike Matthews. Also inside the 253 page digital magazine are reviews on brand new pedals, Andy McKee answering your questions, an interview with Ron Wood and a 2010 Pedal Round Up. An issue not to be missed.

V Studio 20

V Studio 20

Guitarists have only dreamed about it until now: BOSS guitar effects and Roland’s breakthrough COSM modelling built right into powerful hardware and recording software. That’s the V-Studio 20. Matching the simplicity of a portble, hardare recording system with the power, flexibility, and control of modern PC-based recording. Whether you’re at home or on the road, you can easily connect your guitar or mic to the VS-20 hardware and dial up genuine BOSS sounds. Check out Roland’s 5 easy steps to recording guitar and vocals, the e-book and 7 tutorial videos here….!

Introducing Pro Tools 9

Leveraging a next-generation architecture, version 9 of Pro Tools offers customers the unprecedented choice to work with Avid audio interfaces, third-party audio interfaces, or no hardware at all when using the built-in audio capabilities of a Mac or PC. This first-ever software-only option for Pro Tools delivers customers the most open, flexible and feature rich version in history, while also providing top professional features customers have requested. Also, new support for the Avid EUCON™ open Ethernet protocol now enables customers to expand control surface options to include Avid’s Artist Series and Pro Series audio consoles and controllers (formerly known as Euphonix® consoles and controllers).

Ashdown ABM 500 Limited Edition

Ashdown ABM 500 Limited Edition

Already a classic in its own right the Ashdown ABM 500 Head has been the power behind countless high profile bass players over the last decade providing the low end for bands such as U2, The Foo Fighters, Paul McCartney, Biffy Clyro, Pink Floyd, Crowded House, The Jam and The Stranglers. Ashdown have made a very limited, very special edition of the ABM 500 Head - the ABM 500 Head Black Edition. Handmade in the UK and only 40 worldwide, this bass amp is definitely a collectors item integrating a custom matt black finish, chrome push buttons and alloy race inspired rotary knobs. The upgraded power section has faster transient attack, more headroom and even less noise!

SONAR X1

SONAR X1

As one of the most popular DAWs in the market for almost a decade, Cakewalk have now launched a brand new update to SONAR. Sonar X1 Essential, X1 Producer and X1 Studio are expected to be in stock just in time for Christmas! Prices are yet TBC…but we have a sneaky feeling it will be lower than you’d expect from such a cutting edge DAW. We’ve a preview video of the SONAR X1 right here…

Paper Jamz

Paper Jamz is the hottest new range of super-cool guitars from WowWee. Paper Jamz guitars feature unique, paper-thin technology that is played by touch alone, letting you grind out killer riffs and strum note-perfect rock anthems every time!

sE Electronics and Snow Patrol

sE Electronics and Snow Patrol

Johnny McDaid is a writer and producer working with some of the biggest talents around including Snow Patrol, Paul Van Dyk and Gary Go. Every day brings a different recording challenge so it’s a good job he is armed with a whole range of sE gear…

Freeze Your Sound

Freeze Your Sound

The Electro Harmonix Freeze Sound Retainer pedal lets you capture a frozen moment and turn it into a tonally unique sonic foundation.
The Electro Harmonix Freeze pedal delivers infinite sustain of any note or chord at the press of a momentary footswitch. Release the footswitch and you are again sample ready. Three selectable decay rates, including a latch mode, guarantee liquid, smooth tonal transitions. Watch a demo video of the EHX Freeze…