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Electro-Harmonix EHX Tortion

Read more about Electro-Harmonix EHX Tortion at MusicRadar.com The latest pedal in the barrage of Electro-Harmonix drives, EHX Tortion, is a JFET overdrive with switchable boost, which promises huge versatility and dynamic response."You can ably transition between a convincing hint of break-up and Page-esque 'Plexi' sounds"Three JFET stages provide the bulk of the tones, controlled via input gain and four p ...

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VIDEO: Rival Sons' Scott Holiday on his live guitars and gear

Read more about VIDEO: Rival Sons' Scott Holiday on his live guitars and gear at MusicRadar.com A lot of guitarists prefer to leave the good stuff at home when they go on tour. That doesn't fly with Rival Sons guitarist Scott Holiday. "My guitars are my sound," he tells MusicRadar, "live and on record. Besides, my guitars are my friends. Why would I not bring my friends on the road with me?"Before a sold-ou ...

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Mesa/Boogie unveils Cabclone cabinet simulator

Read more about Mesa/Boogie unveils Cabclone cabinet simulator at MusicRadar.com It's a company traditionally associated with rows of 4x12s, but Mesa/Boogie has now unleashed the Cabclone cabinet simulator, which does away with those pesky cabinets.An alternative to micing your amp, the Cabclone features a built-in amp load to allow you to plug your guitar amp's speaker output straight into a recording inte ...

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Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar NOS

Read more about Fender Kurt Cobain Jaguar NOS at MusicRadar.com Kurt Cobain's '65 Jaguar is an anomaly: one of those happy accidents that played a huge part in the guitar-playing identity of its owner.Kurt bought the Jag from an unknown seller (possibly thought to be former Cliff Richard guitarist Martin Jenner), complete with most of the mods that makes it unique.When Fender issued the Kurt Cobain Road Wor ...

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Rotosound The Leveller

Read more about Rotosound The Leveller at MusicRadar.com John Oram has been called 'the father of British EQ', so he knows his stuff when designing a pedal such as The Leveller, a three-band EQ, with each band offering a boost or cut of up to 18dB."The Leveller will give you some EQ options that work exceptionally well with guitar"The 12 o'clock position of each knob offers a flat EQ, although there's no no ...

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Wishlist: Patrick James Eggle Parlour

Read more about Wishlist: Patrick James Eggle Parlour at MusicRadar.com Call it the new troubadour movement or 'nu-folk', but whatever it's named, there's little doubt that stripped-down acoustics are the new black.This beauty is the epitome of that trend: it's also a close replica of the guitar that Patrick Eggle built for Jake Bugg.Sketchy brief"When we got Jake's brief for this guitar, it was pretty sket ...

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BBC Radio 2 announces '100 Greatest Guitar Riffs' poll

Read more about BBC Radio 2 announces '100 Greatest Guitar Riffs' poll at MusicRadar.com BBC Radio 2 is on a mission to decide the best guitar riffs of all time.Selected by a panel of music industry types including Radio 2 and 6 Music DJs, journalists and producers the shortlist features 100 classic riffs from some expected legends (Led Zeppelin, AC/DC, Black Sabbath), some modern classics (Daft Punk, Queen ...

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How to build a custom delay in your DAW

Read more about How to build a custom delay in your DAW at MusicRadar.com The simplest delays replay the input signal on output, as many times as is chosen by the user, and delayed by a time chosen by the user.What we're going to do is take the 'amount of times the input signal is repeated' and make a return channel for each one, allowing us to send the input to as many channels as we fancy, and also betwee ...

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