Fractal Audio shoots for Line 6 Helix with FM3 floor-based amp modelling and FX

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FM3 is Fractal Audio’s latest product based on its Fractal Axe-Fx III system, this time in a compact pedal format that reminds you of Line 6’s Helix range… The FM3 is based around a 3-Core “Griffin” DSP with one ARM an two SHARC+ cores. It’s the same engine as the company’s flagship Axe-FX III rack system, with the […]

Dimebag’s Cowboys From Hell rig modelled by IK Multimedia

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IK Multimedia has announced the Dimebag Darrell CFH Collection for AmpliTube. The company has previously modelled many famous players’ guitar rigs and hopefully this new one will do justice to the late Pantera guitarist. Cowboys From Hell This new set of amps and effects models the legendary metal guitarist’s entire rig from Pantera’s Cowboys From […]

Waggi Pedalboards: A solid, safe, gig-worthy solution for pedal junkies?

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Waggi has announced a new line of handy pedalboards featuring an integrated cabling system and innovative two-stage design, which could help you get your favourite effects pedals to a gig with less hassle. Let’s see if this design brings anything new to the table, Waggi Pedalboards Each Waggi pedalboard has an easily accessible front deck, a […]

Apple MacBook Pro 2018 rumours: A better laptop for musicians?

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The Apple MacBook Pro is so ubiquitous on stage and in the studio that calling it a musical instrument in its own right is well-deserved! However, its latest incarnation, which surfaced back in 2016 (and got updated to newer-generation processors last year) proved a bit of a disappointment for some. Apple essentially forced USB-C on […]

Apple Mac Mini 2018 specs, price, release date rumours: budget Mac for musicians?

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The Mac Mini has traditionally been the most budget-conscious choice in Apple’s desktop Mac line-up. It’s also an opportunity for musicians and producers to set up a reasonably capable Mac rig by hooking up the modestly-sized yet fully-featured computer to whatever keyboard, mouse, and monitor they have laying around. Unfortunately, the Mac Mini isn’t much […]