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Updated for 2014: find your perfect pair for between £200 and £600
The legendary electric puts on its birthday suit
The long-awaited DAW is finally here, so does it live up to the hype?
UPDATE: Our favourite multi-track recorders, production hubs and micro-studios
Trevor Curwen (Guitarist)August 21, 2014, 15:00 GMT
A realistic sonic emulation of a rotary speaker with a very practical footswitching setup.
Trevor Curwen (Guitarist)August 21, 2014, 11:00 GMT
A tiny tone transformer to boost your sound.
Stuart Bruce (Future Music)August 21, 2014, 10:00 GMT
An excellent and solidly built microphone that fits its remit well and happily goes beyond it.
Michael Brown (Total Guitar)August 20, 2014, 11:07 GMT
This well-spec'd, flexible configuration makes for a high-class shred machine.
Computer MusicAugust 20, 2014, 10:09 GMT
Pianoteq keeps improving in sound quality. Those still bemoaning its inauthenticity must be hearing a different instrument!
Michael Brown (Total Guitar)August 19, 2014, 11:46 GMT
All in all, this is an impressively well-made and great-playing axe at any price - and one you won't want to keep hidden.
Computer MusicAugust 19, 2014, 9:57 GMT
This modelling, morphing synthesiser makes its intriguing new technology easy to use - perhaps too easy, in fact - sounds great and comes in at a very agreeable price.
Michael Brown (Guitarist)August 18, 2014, 15:07 GMT
For vintage delay connoisseurs, the Alter Ego X4 is a dream come true, with emulations of some of the best echoes committed to tape.
Jake Stacey (Rhythm)August 18, 2014, 12:00 GMT
Expensive, yes, but Guru's drums exhibit an uncompromising approach to performance. If you are after a superbly-fashioned drum that features the best of UK craftsmanship, check out Guru.
Trevor Curwen (Guitarist)August 18, 2014, 11:00 GMT
A rhythmic ring-mod that might find favour with experimentalists.
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