Superbooth 2019: Endorphin reveals 5 more Eurorack modules

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Endorphin has a bumper bundle of new modules at this year’s show. We’ve already seen the awesome Ground Control sequencer but there are 5 others ready to give your Eurorack some of that Endorphin flavour. Introducing Milky Way, God Speed+, Airstreamer, Swark Dirty to Me and a 2hp power module. God Speed+ It’s a 6hp […]

Birdcord cables can power your pedals and synths from USB powerbanks

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Travelling musicians have lots of conveniences these days, from portable rigs all the way to stuff like the Birdcords cables – charging cables that let you power devices of up to 18-Volt DC power through USB power banks. So, boom! If there’s no power outlet where you practice or perform, your USB power bank and […]

NAMM 2019: Blackstar HT-1R and HT-5R MkII amps

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Coming hot on the heels of three 10-Watt combos, Blackstar has just announced another two new amp models, the HT-1R and HT-5R MkII heads/combos. Blackstar is pitching these as “the perfect studio and practice amps”. Blackstar HT-1R and HT-5R MkII amps Both are available as either heads or combos. Each features a push-pull power amp section […]

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 […]

4ms Pods: mini modular cases for holding a Eurorack module or two

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4ms has released some images of the “Coming soon” 4ms Pods. These are compact, portable and very cool Eurorack enclosures with integrated and daisy-chainable power supplies.  4ms Pods These are a fabulous idea. Even after Eurorack has made it to the mainstream of electronic music gear it’s still a bit of a task to get the […]

KOMA Strom Mobile: Power your gear with USB power banks

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USB power banks are very handy for charging your phone but with KOMA Strom Mobile you can repurpose them to power your synths, drum machines and sequencers.  KOMA Strom Mobile They are made, of course, for the KOMA Field Kit but there’s no reason why they couldn’t run any other devices that take 9v or […]

EarthBoard – This new magnetically powered pedalboard could set you free

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Earthboard is the name of a new product by Rare Earth Music. They have developed an ingenious way to organise, power and set up your effects pedalboard with almost no hassle or messy cabling at all. Combining the use of Rare Earth magnets and a handy rail system to power the pedals of your choice. Earthboard I […]

Joyo releases its cheap, rechargeable JP-05 pedalboard power supply

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Having previewed this unit at Musikemsse 2018, Joyo has now officially announced its new JP-05 rechargeable pedalboard power supply. This clever little unit should be enough to bring most pedal collections to life, and it’s offered at a pretty low price. And it’s rechargeable, so you can use this without mains power… Joyo JP-05 The […]

Mooer SilverEye: A hi-fi music player or a guitar amp?

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Mooer has announced yet more new products, making its 2018 release schedule seem pretty crowded. Hardly a month goes by without some new piece of Mooer equipment seeing the light of day. Today, it’s a small hi-fi amp called SilverEye that lets you jam along with music. It comes with a power supply, Macro Power […]

Deep Space Devices Golem – Clay monster or expressive box of dirt?

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Deep Space Devices has just announced their new Golem ‘overdrive’ pedal, named after a mythical creature born from clay. But what exactly is the Golem pedal? Golem Essentially the Golem is an overdrive/dirt pedal with hints of fuzziness to its core tone. It’s all controlled by a wealth of knobs and mini toggle switches, which […]