This month we look at a two iOS Apps - Pulse Code Modular and Stage Traxx.
While the latest version of Hughes & Kettner's Red Box guitar amp DI adds some new tone-shaping options, the basic equation behind the Red Box remains unchanged.
Everyone must have seen those wooden pedals that guitar players stomp on to create a pseudo kick...
I'd normally be very sceptical if somebody said they'd come up with an all-analogue pedal-sized preamp that could emulate not only the tonal coloration but also the power stage harmonic characteristics of a particular valve amplifier
Hugh Robjohns checks out a mic kit from Rycote designed to accompany the USM (reviewed in SOS in March 2010) and USM-L microphones.
Rycote's resilient plastic lyre suspension system quickly established itself as a 'better mousetrap' microphone...
DI boxes may have a simple function to perform — transforming impedance and changing or matching levels — but there are...
Do these closed‑back cans from German company Ultrasone have what it takes to compete with established studio models?
Hugh Robjohns gets to grips with a cable tester from Studiospares that offers great value for money.
At last, the quest to recreate the classic single-coil tone — but without the noise — appears to be over.
Hugh Robjohns checks out a wooden-faced master clock made by Dutch engineers Grimm Audio.
Paul White investigates this passive, eight-point balanced patchbay.
Paul White looks at this simple valve amp which comes with one 12AXL dual-triode preamp and an EL84 providing the output stage.
Ardán Audio have filed no fewer than 28 patent claims on the design of their unique and highly engineered EVP M1 monitor stands. We find out whether the appliance of science has paid off...
Graph Tech show us that MIDI pickups and guitar synthesis needn’t be solely the preserve of the electric guitarist.
Hugh Robjohns checks out this new speaker stand from Zaor.
Paul White puts these guitar pickups from Kinman through their paces.
Schertler’s Unico portable acoustic amplifier is something of a stand-alone PA in disguise.
A decent DI box is a must-have in everyone's recording toolkit, and Hugh Robjohns weighs up this offering from Raindirk.
If you want to connect your USB keyboard to your MIDI gear without a computer, this little box might fit the bill...
Probably everyone has suffered from ground-loop hum problems at one time or another — transformer isolators like the ART DTI can help eliminate these problems.