Watch this ‘Smash-Proof guitar’ fly through Marshall stacks

A Swedish company have made a guitar that even guitar-smashing veteran Yngwie Malmsteen can’t break even when it’s smashing through Marshall stacks. Swedish engineering firm Sandvik have made a name for themselves in creating powerful…

This tiny paper organ can actually be played!

This person has made a working organ entirely out of paper, even the reeds! The mish mash of paper and cardboard even looks great! The only little bit of “cheating” is a small piece of…

Put an authentic sounding mellotron in your iPhone

You don’t need to carry around a massive keyboard to play a mellotron on the go. This app puts the same level of quality into your iOS devices. Brought to you in partnership with Streetly…

Play with an entire orchestra through one simple app

Finding an orchestra to play along on your own terms isn’t easy… But with a new app you have an orchestra on hand wherever you go that will play along with you. Do you ever…

How to find inspiration: Musician tips for writing songs

Being able to play your instrument is one thing, but finding the inspiration to write music is a whole new kettle of fish. Sometimes you need a little help to get your creative juices flowing….

AudioKit’s amazing Synth One is now on iPhone free

The largest free and open-source iOS music app in history, the fully featured, professional Synth One is now available on iPhone’s totally free. The Synth One app is a massively capable synthesizer made for iOS…

Mooer are set to blow multi-effects out of the water with this pedal

Mooer’s new multi-effects pedal gives unparalleled power with hundreds of effects, amps, and more in one board. Mooer have unveiled the next in their GE multi-effects pedals and the 300 is a serious monster that…

The lost history behind violins and their f-shaped holes

Instruments have gone through hundreds and sometimes thousands of years of refining to the form we recognise them in today. So why do guitars have a big circular hole in the centre whilst violins have…

What is a cow’s favourite instrument? This video reveals it

It sounds like the start of a dad joke but it’s actually an age old question; what do cows like to listen to? Well according Farmer Derek Kingenberg they love it when he plays the…

Can Electro-Harmonix make guitar strings as good as their pedals?

Electro-Harmonix have proved themselves as one of the best guitar and bass pedal makers in the world and now they want to take their world-class quality to the fretboard. We’re seeing lots of exciting news…