The RATM drummer shows us his favourite snare drums, captured by Lauten's new Snare Mic
Aswani discusses session playing, his new Charvel, meeting Shrapnel’s Mike Varney and learning from the great Greg Howe, and how the irresistible power of rhythm set him on his way
Our guide to the top stage pianos for gigging musicians, with options from Roland, Yamaha, Korg, Dexibell, Nord, Kawai and more.
File under “guitars you could hunt game with”, the Andy James Assassin is a typically weaponised S-style that’s offered in six, seven, and eight-string versions
But if the budget doesn’t stretch to a Golden Era ES-335 there might be something fresh coming soon
Tube lugs, vintage-style shells and a new badge design all feature on this mid-price shell pack
Artist-friendly online music marketplace changes hands for the second time in little over 18 months
Chords that fuelled classic songs by Pearl Jam, Alice In Chains, Nirvana and Stone Temple Pilots
Recreating the impactful bass sound of pop hits like Jax Jones’ Whistle needn’t be difficult. Let’s learn how…
We use Universal Audio's superb plugin emulations of this classin compressor to lift up a mix in seconds
Riding the faders can be a vital way to control a mix. Here’s when and why your levels should react with super-fast dexterity
We use IK Multimedia's Black 76 plugin to recreate a classic effect from one of the most revered processors in recording history
Learning how to play lead guitar can seem like a mountain to climb – but it doesn’t have to be!
Waves' Abbey Road Plates plugin emulates four different physical plate reverbs from the iconic London studio
Download mix-ready effects chains made by the stars for free and grab yourself a great plugin while you’re at it. Surely there’s a catch…?
While the world asks if it’s time to limit AI's exposure to humanity, we ask if it’s time to expose AI to limiters? It’s time to automate (meet) your Master
Sporting a compact body shape, impressive feature set and modest price tag, this PRS acoustic is out to impress