I've been looking for a 5-string bass recently so it was with great delight that I got the call from NZM to review an American Fender Jazz Deluxe V. ...more
Fishman Aura Acoustic Imaging Blender
by Dan Sperber
The howls of feedback were echoed with howls of dismay from the audience. Expecting pleasant sounds from the James Taylorish 40-something on the small stage, they got only a tinny, nervy jangle. ...more
by Matt Scott
The Fantom-X is Roland's current flagship workstation keyboard, building on the success of the original 2002 Fantom series, and the Fantom-S (2004). Classic features include the 320 x 240 colour LCD screen, the D-Beam, drum pads, and 24-bit D/A converters. ...more
DPA IMK4061 Instrument Microphone Kit
by Rikki Morris
I'm sure you have all heard the old adage 'it's not the size that matters, it's how one uses it'. Personally I've always thought that to be a bunch of bollocks - at least I did until I was given this DPA 4061 Instrument Microphone Kit to play with!
Joe Meek One Q Channel Strip
by Sam Airy
For some years now there has been a change in the wind amongst studio owners. To be sure, there are lots of things for which you might use a recording mixing console. But do you actually need one? ...more
Superscope PSD300 CD Recording System
by Mark Dennison
In the early '80s I bought a state-of-the-art Marantz Superscope cassette recorder. Not only could it record straight to cassette through a condenser mic with adjustable levels, you could also slow down or speed up the tempo of the song on your cassette.