Thanks to Tronical Systems, your guitar can now tune itself. Is this a valuable tool for committed guitarists, or a crutch for the lazy and tone‑deaf?
Two very handy 'accessories' come under scrutiny: PJB's Bass Buddy, a Bass Guitar Recording DI Box, and from Little Labs their STD Instrument Cable Extender.
Little Labs' Redeye gets the GT once-over, while we also offer some handy tips and look at the latest ppedals from Eventide.
• Towersonic Speaker Stands • Book: The Insider Audio Bathroom Reader by Paul D. Lehrman • Book: Understanding and Crafting the Mix: The Art of Recording by WM Moylan.
This affordable wireless system offers some unusual features, including stereo operation and tablet and computer interfacing.
Ground loops are the bane of many people's home studios. If you're suffering, this little black box from Hall Electronic Devices offers a neat solution.
Mic stands are an essential bit of gear that few people spend enough time thinking about. Really well–engineered stands are frustratingly rare, though.
In the post-console world, some of us lack facilities we used to take for granted. These ‘Latency Killers’ aim to plug one of the gaps.
Study photos of recording sessions from the ‘60s and ‘70s, and you’ll often look in vain for a microphone shockmount.
I discovered this very handy software, created by the makers of AA Translator almost by accident after searching for a way of batch–interleaving pairs of mono WAV files.
Flux FX ambitious iOS guitar effect processor. Cubase iC Pr controller app.
It’s becoming ever more important to monitor the loudness of music mixes, and Nugen Audio’s MasterCheck makes it easy.
Learning Cycling ’74’s Max presents a challenge even if you’re used to other music software. Is this new version easier to get to grips with?
It might not be glamorous, but Little Labs’ Pepper could save you a lot of time and unnecessary compromise.
If you want more storage, want it faster and want it smaller, Angelbird’s portable SSDs might be just the thing.
Guitar tuners now come in many guises, from clip-on devices, plug-ins and phone apps to pedals and rackmount offerings. TC...
With the tiniest bit of DIY, this could banish the gremlins from a ‘floating’ recording setup.
The DI box is a crucial but often-overlooked part of many signal chains — and, as we found out, it really is worth investing in quality.
Unhappy with what was commercially available, the Aphex boffins designed the Headpod for their own use — and they liked it so much they decided to release it.
• Peterson Strobotomp strobe guitar tuner • Perfect Tune Bridge guitar bridge
Many companies make multicore cables, but Planet Waves have come up with a simple modular system that covers most eventualities without the store needing to stock dozens of different configurations.