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REVIEW: Meinl Cymbal Tuners

REVIEW: Meinl Cymbal Tuners

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At this year’s NAMM show Meinl showcased a handy new gadget to help drummers control the sound of their cymbals.

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 6th 2017 at 10:55AM
REVIEW: Elixir Optiweb electric guitar strings

REVIEW: Elixir Optiweb electric guitar strings

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When innovative US company W.L.Gore & Associates announced to the world that they would be launching Elixir Instrument Strings and leading a new revolution in instrument string manufacturing back in ...

on Mar 1st 2017 at 2:53PM
REVIEW: IK Multimedia's iRig Acoustic Stage

REVIEW: IK Multimedia's iRig Acoustic Stage

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Hot on the heels of a plethora of recent product launches by Italian music technology company IK Multimedia comes the latest hardware product, aimed at musicians looking to capture acoustic ...

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 6th 2017 at 10:10AM
REVIEW: G7th UltraLight Guitar Capo

REVIEW: G7th UltraLight Guitar Capo

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I was recently asked to review the G7th UltraLight Guitar Capo, which is particularly handy at the present time, as I seem to have lost my old one.

on Feb 2nd 2017 at 10:26AM

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REVIEW: Embertone's Sensual Saxophone for iOS

REVIEW: Embertone's Sensual Saxophone for iOS

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When I heard that Embertone was launching its Sensual Saxophone app, I knew right away I had to try this iconic reed instrument in all its full virtual glory! After ...

James Marinos
on Jan 19th 2017 at 9:50AM
REVIEW: IK Multimedia iRig Nano Amp

REVIEW: IK Multimedia iRig Nano Amp

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Micro amps have been around for a good number of years now, with the usual suspects such as Marshall, Fender and Vox all making pint-sized versions of their popular bigger ...

on Jan 12th 2017 at 3:54PM
REVIEW: Korg Monologue synthesizer

REVIEW: Korg Monologue synthesizer

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Korg aficionados, synth heads and instrument enthusiasts will already be familiar with Korg’s product release schedule this year, with the Monologue following hot on the heels of their best selling, ...

on Jan 4th 2017 at 10:14AM
REVIEW: Promark Matt Halpern signature drumsticks

REVIEW: Promark Matt Halpern signature drumsticks

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Drummers can get very picky about the equipment they use, especially drumsticks. The search for the right stick can be a long one, and it appears Matt Halpern knows this ...

Laura  Barnes
on Dec 15th 2016 at 2:37PM

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REVIEW: Korg iWavestation app

REVIEW: Korg iWavestation app

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There seems to be no stopping the R&D team at Korg these days. The Japanese musical instrument and software giant continues to push the boundaries with its virtual incarnations of ...

on Dec 12th 2016 at 2:15PM
REVIEW: IK Multimedia's iRig HD 2

REVIEW: IK Multimedia's iRig HD 2

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Eagle-eyed readers might remember a review that MI Pro posted a couple of months back on IK Multimedia’s superb amp modelling software, AmpliTube 4.

Laura  Barnes
on Dec 9th 2016 at 11:11AM
REVIEW: Hidersine Vivente Academy 4/4 Finetune Violin Outfit

REVIEW: Hidersine Vivente Academy 4/4 Finetune Violin Outfit

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The Hidersine Company has been manufacturing bowed instruments and producing instrument maintenance and care for well over 100 years, founded in 1890 by Mr Francis Hider, who initially started out ...

on Dec 6th 2016 at 2:08PM
REVIEW: Spector Legend 5 Neck-Thru bass

REVIEW: Spector Legend 5 Neck-Thru bass

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The time has finally arrived for me to review the backbone of any respectable band, the bass guitar.

on Nov 14th 2016 at 11:33AM

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REVIEW: Peavey P2 powered line array system

REVIEW: Peavey P2 powered line array system

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Peavey has built a strong reputation on producing fantastic sounding PA systems over many years, so it was with much anticipation this summer that the company announced a new addition ...

Laura  Barnes
on Nov 9th 2016 at 10:16AM
REVIEW: Faith Nomad Mini-Saturn Electro acoustic guitar

REVIEW: Faith Nomad Mini-Saturn Electro acoustic guitar

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Sweet, sweet joy filled me as I was asked to review the new Faith Nomad Mini-Saturn Electro acoustic guitar.

on Nov 3rd 2016 at 10:21AM
REVIEW: Gothic Instruments' Dronar Guitarscapes

REVIEW: Gothic Instruments' Dronar Guitarscapes

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Earlier this year, Gothic Instruments released the ‘atmosphere creator’ software, Dronar Hybrid Module, to rapturous applause and critical acclaim across the music tech media, with users also giving the ...

on Oct 12th 2016 at 2:34PM