November 25, 2015

Have you checked out our biggest-ever Black Friday deals?

The annual deals spectacular that is Black Friday is looking bigger than ever this year with huge savings to be made across virtual instruments, effects plugins and samples from many of our top brands. More offers are being announced as the days go on, so be sure to keep your eyes peeled on our dedicated Black Friday page as most of them will be available for a limited time only!

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November 13, 2015

Forever Never talk songwriting, influences and Toontrack

Essex born Melodic metallic quintet Forever Never are back! Earlier this year they ended their 3 year hiatus by smashing sets and packing tents at Takedown, YNOT and Isle of Whight festivals, their comeback single ‘Never Giving Up’ spending 9 weeks in the Kerrang! rock chart and their next single ‘One Life’ is looking to eclipse that. We grabbed frontman Renny to talk, Toontrack, influences and the Forever Never takeover

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September 30, 2015

The nominees are in for the Sound on Sound awards 2016

The nominees are in for this years Sound on Sound awards and our brands have done us proud yet again. The SOS editorial team and writers, got together and reviewed hundreds of products, whittling them down to the very best and now its down to you to choose the outstanding product in each category.

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September 18, 2015

Get your hands on the ultimate Songwriter Bundle

We have teamed up with some of our critically acclaimed brands to bring you an exclusive competition with a huge prize. Enter now and you could win this ultimate songwriting package worth over £1200/€1600! The prize contains award winning software from  Toontrack, Garritan, Vir2 and iZotope and features drums, keys, guitars plus mixing and mastering software – in short it’s everything you need to start making music now! Whether you…

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November 14, 2014

We talk Toontrack with tech metallers Cambion

Following a busy summer of international festivals and a South West Music Award under their belts, progressive tech metal quartet Cambion have taken to the studio. We caught up with them to talk about their love for Toontrack exclusively for Metal Month

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September 23, 2014

Meet one of our newest dealers… Giraffe Audio

Following the takeover of Digital Village (aka DV247) by German music retail giant, Music Store GmbH in May 2013, seven of its eight UK stores were closed resulting in the loss of many jobs. Over the past year, we’ve seen several of these ex-employees successfully join other music retailers or start their own ventures within the industry.

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September 19, 2014

The Story of the Mellotron

Mellotron the brain child of inventor Harry Chamberlin, was born in Birmingham in 1963, hailed as a ‘band in a box’ the Mellotron was quickly picked up by The Beatles and other big name acts soon followed suit making the Mellotron the notable sound in progressive rock. The Mellotron, who name comes from a combination of ‘mellifluous electronics’ features on many iconic songs including David Bowie’s Space Oddity, The Beatles…

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