If the recent announcement of the Moog Matriarch wasn’t enough, the opening day of Superbooth in Berlin has seen a slew of synth announcements from major brands like Korg, Novation, Elektron and IK Multimedia. We’re bringing you the rundown on some of the biggest releases, so read below to get caught up. And best of […]
In case you haven’t heard, Gibson has an all-new roster of guitars and basses that just dropped today. And no, you haven’t time-warped into 2020. This new series takes over where the 2019 lineup left off, and introduces the new Gibson to the world. Gone are the model year naming conventions — this streamlined, but […]
zZounds is back at it, training our eyes at Moog’s annual meeting of minds, music, and technology dubbed “Moogfest.” Located in the lovely confines of downtown Durham, NC, Moogfest is a synth and music lover’s festival complete with intriguing workshops, a huge synth marketplace, experiential art installations and brilliant music performances. Debuting this year is […]
As has become an annual tradition at Moogfest, the top name in analog synths is welcoming a new member to the family. Meet the Matriarch. This semi-modular synth is loaded with creation potential, featuring 4 notes of paraphony that a user can mix, mangle and arrange across a 256-step sequencer. More of a monophile? The […]
There are countless guitar-based covers of the Game of Thrones theme on YouTube, but only one that’s played by show runner D.B. Weiss and theme composer Ramin Djawadi…and guitarists Tom Morello, Nuno Bettencourt and Scott Ian, plus Fender Principal Master Builder Ron Thorn. While that’s enough star power to melt The Wall, the show is […]
Yesterday, Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry tweeted a first look at his new signature Gibson Les Paul. Sporting a tastefully relic’d gold top and single bridge humbucker, it also offers a few out-of-the-ordinary features. There are two knobs — a master volume and a Chandler Tone X control. This unique pot sweeps your midrange for a […]
Shop gear from NAMM 2019 at zZounds: Keyboards & MIDI | DJ Gear | Computer Audio | Recording | Live Sound
Sure, NAMM is first and foremost about gear. But every now and then, a guitar god or producer extraordinaire will grace the presence of us mere mortals. Check out who we’ve spotted at the show so far.