Author: Michael DiMattio

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Gibson’s New “Eric Clapton 1964 Firebird I” Pre-sale To Begin August 20

“I remember one night, in particular with the Firebird,” explains Eric Clapton. “It was a Cream show in Philadelphia, and it was one of the greatest gigs I ever played.” NASHVILLE, TN (August 20, 2019) By acknowledging its iconic past and leaning into the innovative future, Gibson, the legitimate leader in professional instruments proudly presents […]

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IK Multimedia’s MODO DRUM – the breakthrough physical modeling drum virtual instrument – is now available

Modal synthesis acoustic drums instrument offers unprecedented customization and levels of detail August 8, 2019 – IK Multimedia announces that MODO DRUM, its first physical modeling drum virtual instrument, is now available. A sequel to IK’s award-winning MODO BASS software, MODO DRUM brings musicians of all styles and genres a new level of customization, detail […]

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Eric Clapton Announces 2019 Crossroads Guitar Festival

Widely considered one of the world’s all-time greatest guitarists and known amongst his peers as a great collaborator, Eric Clapton announced March 28, 2019 the fifth installment of the Crossroads Guitar Festival. The Festival, which has become legendary in its own right for hosting performances and impromptu collaborations from the world’s most legendary guitar players, […]

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IK Multimedia welcomes Joe Satriani to its family of artists

Iconic guitarist endorses AmpliTube and AXE I/O, with future collaborations coming soon IK Multimedia is proud to welcome legendary guitarist Joe Satriani to its family of artists.  A long-time IK user, Satriani enthuses, “I’m happy to be working with IK Multimedia. I’ve used AmpliTube software at home, in the studio and on several albums. And […]

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Eventide Releases Instant Flanger Mk II Software for Mac/PC

Eventide emulates iconic Instant Flanger with perfection, providing Instant Flanger Mk II plug-in Eventide is proud to release the Instant Flanger Mk II plug-in — perfectly emulating the iconic sounds of the recording technology trailblazer’s original Instant Flanger hardware released in 1975, and available with added creative features and functionality for use in all of the most […]