Acoustic Pickups Explained
We have spoken before about electric guitar pickups but acoustic pickups are a different prospect entirely,...
Pro Isolation For Your Home Studio
The Reflexion Filter Pro from sE Electronics is designed to improve the life of the home studio engineer,...
Win A Guitar
The Hagstrom Ultra Swede electric guitar features a slender body, an ultra-slim neck profile in an easy ‘D’...
Multi-Effects and Sound Modules
Recording and Interfaces
Triggers and Hardware
Hardware and Accesories
Lighting and Stage
I hear a lot of conflicting theories about what is needed for monitoring in the home studio. Everyone has an opinion. The most...
Those pesky buggers at Apple. We didn’t care about the child labour. We don’t care that they probably intentionally make our...
As a member of The Police and out on his own, Sting has been one of the most influential bassists around for the last 40 years....
A number of years back we first looked at French software company Arturia. The focus was on where they’d come from and where they...
If you’re just getting into playing acoustic or you need an extra guitar around for backup or travel, you don’t really want to be...
From The Cramps, to Gun Club, through the Bad Seeds and now into the Pink Money Birds, Kid Congo Powers has played in some pretty...
Devin Townsend is about to release Transcendence, a sprawling, ever-evolving, utterly engaging piece of work that is tied...
The 12-bar blues is one of the most common chord progressions of all time. As well as being accessible and relatively simple in...
In my teaching, I come across many different types of students when it comes to being nervous performing. Some are very confident...
So 2016 has well and truly clocked over the half-way mark. Time passes by so quickly in the Mixdown office and every week here we...
Reiterating the idea of not always having to start on the 1 (or the 2, 3 or 4 for that matter, lets take a look at more...
Through the year, we have witnessed some astonishing new pedals brought to us by varying pedal designers. Reflecting on the year...
Ableton Live is a dense and complex bit of software. With version 1.0 being released in 2001 and the current version being 9.6.2...
We’ve been lucky this year to be graced with so many new and exciting guitars from our beloved musicians. Reflecting on the year...
Indie-rock guitar god and king of the Jazzmaster, J Mascis boasts a career spanning four decades –predominately with his main act...