Make your Cheap Squier sound like an American Fender: Soldering Basics

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Over the last few weeks I’ve covered a few tips on how to upgrade your cheap Squier guitar to make it play like an American Fender costing way more. So far we’ve looked at improving fret finishing and your tuning hardware. Now it is time to help you make it sound like one as well. Yes, […]

Kemper Profiler OS 5.7 upgrade adds 5 new studio-grade reverbs

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Kemper has added 5 new studio-grade reverbs to its Profiler amp. All you have to do to grab your new reverbs is update the OS to version 5.7. Kemper Profiler OS 5.7 upgrade The five new studio-quality reverbs are now available via the new OS 5.7 upgrade and they add Spring, Natural, Echo, Cirrus and Space effects. The […]

Make your cheap Squier play like an American Fender: Three easy upgrades

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Many guitarists look for simple ways to upgrade or modify their Squier Stratocaster in an effort to get it playing like an American Fender. So where to start? A while ago, I posted a few tips on how to polish off poor finishing on fret ends to get your Squier playing better. Here are a […]

Teenage Engineering OP-Z gets a hardware upgrade with the oplab MIDI/CV module

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We saw the oplab at NAMM when Teenage Engineering was using the OP-Z to sequence and demonstrate their new 400 Pocket Operator Modular synthesizer. Now it’s available as an accessory for all OP-Z users. oplab module It’s square, it’s yellow and fits into the bottom of the OP-Z to provide some very handy connectivity. They are […]

NAMM 2019: Line 6 Helix 2.8 update – K.O.T added

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So then everyone is waiting for a certain Line 6 Helix update. Looks like it may well be dropping, but you are going to have to wait a little longer. Line 6 Helix 2.8 update You know me, I love a good rumour and the biggest one at NAMM 2019 was possibly that fabled Line 6 […]

Bring VST plugins into your Eurorack via the extraordinary Percussa SSP module

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There appear to be few limitations to what the Percussa SSP (Super Signal Processor) Eurorack module can do. It’s already capable of being a massive sampler, wavetable oscillator, modulator, filter, sequencer, effects and CV generator. But now, in the latest update, it supports VST plugins. Percussa SSP VST That’s right, you can have VST plugins […]

New modules for old: Befaco introduce a module exchange upgrade policy

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That’s right, Befaco will exchange old modules for new. If a new hardware version of your Befaco module is released you can send your old one back and upgrade to the new one. Awesome, what’s the catch? Well, no one said it was for free. You get a hefty 50% discount on the new module.  […]