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Foxton Discovers Ashdown

Foxton Discovers Ashdown

He’s responsible for some of the most iconic British bass lines of all time, and now he’s playing Ashdown.  Bruce Foxton was loving the tone of an Ashdown Electric Blue combo, purchased by the legendary Jam bassist for recording. Now hitting the road he’ll be bringing the low end with an ABM 900 head and ABM 810 cabinet. Check out From The Jam dates…

SubDude HD

SubDude HD

Audioholics.com reviews the SubDude HD, a platform for your subwoofer. Why would you want it? Well, a subwoofer, as you may know, generates a lot of vibration due to the fact that it puts out low frequencies and has a larger driver than most speakers. Well, these vibrations move into your floor and reduce the actual efficiency of the sub. After all, if it’s expending energy into moving your furniture around the room, its not putting all of its energy potential into making sound waves. Plus it can just be a nuisance - as anyone who has experienced dishes rattling in their cupboards during a bass-heavy scene can testify.

Ashdown’s Little Bastard Review

Ashdown’s Little Bastard Review

Music Radar have reviewed Ashdown’s Little Bastard Bass Amp this week. Their overall verdict: “There’s something very special about this set-up. It certainly looks good, but the sound of the EL84’s and a couple of 12-inch drivers is just so damn good to hear again. 4 1/2 out of 5!”

Korg and Gorillaz

Gorillaz are to release a new song called ‘Doncamatic’ on November 22nd. The group recorded the track, a collaboration with British singer/songwriter Daley, just a few weeks ago.The inspiration for the new song and its name came from the KORG DoncaMatic, the groundbreaking Japanese-designed drum machine, introduced by KORG Inc. in 1963. The song features a sample of the voice of KORG’s founder and Chairman Tsutomu Katoh.

Fender American Specials

Fender American Specials

The latest incarnations of Fender’s famous Telecaster and Stratocaster models comprise the American Special series-built “by the people and for people” as value-conscious “guitars for the times.” They are designed specifically to bring the full Fender experience of a terrific-sounding, smooth-playing, rock-solid-built U.S.-made Fender guitar to the workingman without emptying his bank account.

The Classic Clapton Fender Giveaway…

The Classic Clapton Fender Giveaway…

Guitar icon and three-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Eric Clapton released his 19th album a few weeks back…
Clapton created a collection that touches on everything from century-old traditional brass bands to little-known country blues to brand-new originals. The result is both relaxed and revelatory, and unlike anything the guitarist has done in his legendary career. See what Clapton had to say about the process of making the album and how to win a signature Fender Stratocaster model AND the sold-out Clapton Deluxe Limited Edition Bundle….

Make Your LIfe Komplete - Abbey Road Drums

As included in Komplete 7, this tutorial gives an overview of both Abbey Roads 60s and 70s Drums, explaining basic parameters and the mixing desk as well as some of the advanced features such as randomization.This KONTAKT Instrument delivers expressive acoustic drums that combine detailed realism with flexible and nuanced control.

Make Your LIfe Komplete - Reaktor Prism

As included in Komplete 7, this introduction provides an overlook of this new Reaktor instrument. It also gives a short glimpse into the basic principles of modal synthesis, its underlying structure. REAKTOR PRISM is a highly playable, responsive polyphonic instrument with an unconventional sound,