Gibson loses Flying V trademark case in EU court

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Gibson has just lost their Flying V trademark case in EU court. The court has stated that the Flying V body shape has “no demonstration of distinctive character”.  Flying V trademark case blow Dean Guitars’ legal team will surely be watching this outcome and using it in their defence against Gibson, over the alleged copyright infringement […]

Superbooth 2019: Gibbon Digital Mono 42 case, TK-1 keyboard and MODUL app

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We know Gibbon Digital by their cool looking ALAK polygonal 4-track sequencer from last year. Now they’ve got a couple of supporting modules, a really natty console style Eurorack case, an unusual 1U CV keyboard and a MIDI sequencer for iOS.  Mono 42 At first glance it looks like either one of the Modal CraftSynths […]

Is The Kapsule the ideal guitar travel case?

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Gruv Gear’s new Kapsule looks like it might combine the best features of guitar hard cases, gig bags and suitcases into one travel case for guitars and basses. Could this be the perfect solution for guitarists on the move? Let’s take a look at some of the details. The Kapsule The Kapsule has a polycarbonate […]

Behringer Eurorack 104 skiff case looks very familiar

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In what is no doubt merely a reflection or a re-imagining of the Moog 104hp Eurorack case Behringer appears to have released a useful and very good value 104hp Eurorack skiff case. Eurorack 104 When Behringer was first talking about making some Eurorack modules I noted that actually what we could do with is a […]

QB: a cuboid spinning Eurorack case from outer space

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Romanian electronic and film music composer Silent Strike has posted a little clip of his stunning new revolving “QB” cuboid Eurorack case. QB There’s not a whole lot to say other than WOW! QB is built by Ioan Bârlădeanu expressly for Silent Strike and is not currently for sale (I wonder what we have to do […]

Light up your rack with Lightstorm Eurorack LED control module and glowing case

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Not content with trying to wrangle our way through the complex nature of modular synthesis sound generation and CV control we now want to take on the visual content. Lightstorm from Strange Electronic is a module and case combination that offers a full spectrum of LED lighting to enhance your live shows or studio ambience. […]

Epiphone Lzzy Hale Explorer: A badass rocker unleashed!

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The new Lzzy Hale Explorer from Epiphone follows on from her Gibson signature models from last year. Once again, this is a great looking guitar and screams classic rock! Epiphone Lzzy Hale Explorer This new signature Explorer for Lzzy Hale looks pretty sweet in that Alpine White finish with the gold hardware! It also has a […]

EuroTile: a mini case for Eurorack modular in 1U format

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Syinsi has championed the idea of Eurorack modular in the 1U format for some time. 1U modules is a “thing” in Eurorack but they are often utility modules that supplement the regular Eurorack 3U format. Syinsi does a whole range of compact and inexpensive 1U tiles that can be oscillators or filters or any other modular component. The […]

Raw Army Cases upcycled into limited edition Eurorack cases

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Jan Willem, the man behind modular makers GinkoSynthese, has come across a shed load of old army cases. They found 100 that were in good enough condition to use for something interesting. That project has become The Raw Army Eurorack Case, a collaboration between GinkoSynthese and Error Instruments, and has just launched on Kickstarter. The Raw […]

Top 5 Modular Gear of 2018 by Strymon, Mutable, Endorphin, Erica, Arturia

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Modular synthesis is complicated, expensive and completely awesome. We can’t seem to get enough of it these days. If you don’t already have a rack bursting at the seams with modules then you are probably thinking about perhaps getting a small case and a couple of modules. Ha! Fool! That’s how it all begins, just […]