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Jack Bruce, legendary Cream bassist and singer, dies

Read more about Jack Bruce, legendary Cream bassist and singer, dies at MusicRadar.com Jack Bruce, singer, bassist and co-founder of '60s titans Cream has died aged 71, of liver disease.Bruce's death was announced on his website and confirmed by Claire Singers, his publicist, who said "He died today at his home in Suffolk surrounded by his family."His family have also issued a statement: "It is with great s ...

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Morley M2VO

Read more about Morley M2VO at MusicRadar.com This evolution of Morley's classic volume pedals is passive, which means it doesn't require any power: just plug it in and get swelling. "The M2VO has a smooth taper, which makes for precise transitions"The M2VO has a smooth taper, which makes for precise transitions, whether you stick it post-dirt for volume adjustments or pre-dirt to control your overdrive lev ...

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Weekend riff: The Beatles – Day Tripper

Read more about Weekend riff: The Beatles - Day Tripper at MusicRadar.com This week TG takes a look at one of our favourite Beatles guitar riffsThis classic Beatles riff isn't too much of a challenge provided you've passed that initial novice-level hurdle of using more than one finger. If you are comfortable coordinating three fingers then this riff should be well within your grasp. Make sure to keep your f ...

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Gibson Slash Vermillion Les Paul

Read more about Gibson Slash Vermillion Les Paul at MusicRadar.com It's refreshing to see new Slash models that aren't clad in the classic light Honeyburst, and the man himself has certainly been favouring this Vermillion version of late."The neck pickup is elegantly restrained and ticks both Kossoff and Moore boxes at a stroke"Colour can be subjective, but we'd describe the hue of our example's hand-spraye ...

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Gibson Slash Vermillion Les Paul

Read more about Gibson Slash Vermillion Les Paul at MusicRadar.com It's refreshing to see new Slash models that aren't clad in the classic light Honeyburst, and the man himself has certainly been favouring this Vermillion version of late."The neck pickup is elegantly restrained and ticks both Kossoff and Moore boxes at a stroke"Colour can be subjective, but we'd describe the hue of our example's hand-spraye ...

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Blackstar teases new product launch for 1 Nov with cryptic video

Read more about Blackstar teases new product launch for 1 Nov with cryptic video at MusicRadar.com Blackstar is gearing up for a new product launch on 1 Nov with the release of a cryptic teaser video. While we can't say for sure what the new product is, we can try to decipher the details in the video:The 46-second video shows the silhouette of someone playing, along with the outline of a box (an amp head?) ...

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WIN! A signed Fender Jim Root Telecaster

Read more about WIN! A signed Fender Jim Root Telecaster at MusicRadar.com If you're trying to capture the sound of your hero, getting hold of their signature model is a good first step. But thanks to the good people at Fret12, we can go one better: up for grabs is a Fender Jim Root Telecaster, which has not only been signed by the man himself, but was used to record guitar tracks on the new Slipknot album ...

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MusicRadar basics: introduction to guitar pedals and effects

Read more about MusicRadar basics: introduction to guitar pedals and effects at MusicRadar.com MusicRadar basics is brought to you in association with Boss.Don't forget you can link up with Boss UK on Facebook and Twitter.Guitar effects are a great was for any guitarist with any setup to take their core sound and enhance it. You can guarantee your favourite guitarists have used effects to find their own voi ...

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The quick guide to warming up a digital mix

Read more about The quick guide to warming up a digital mix at MusicRadar.com Analogue recordings and mixes have accustomed our ears to a certain type of warmth, but we now work predominantly in the software world.Digital audio environments can be perceived as cold and clinical when compared to the hardware realm, but we do have the flexibility of exceptional sound quality, almost-infinite headroom, instant ...

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Rockschool makes Drums, Guitar and Bass syllabuses available via KR Player app

Read more about Rockschool makes Drums, Guitar and Bass syllabuses available via KR Player app at MusicRadar.com Regular readers of TG's Get Your Grades pages will be more than familiar with Rockschool's accredited exam pieces. Now, Rockschool's grade books are available via the KR tab and audio player app, which means you can prepare for your exams using your iPad. The KR Player app is free to download and ...

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