Hot bands, cool kit, monstrously simple. Music-makers show and tell how they get their sound – the gear they use and what they do with it. Interviews, tips and how-to’s, plus the latest from kit-makers.

Wanted Blog

Find band members / a band to join / rehearsal studio

Sleaford Mods Band

Explosive words and beats - interview

Femme Band

Avant-pop powerhouse

Teenage Engineering Pocket Operator Kit

NEW - Mini synth in three flavours

The Ting Tings Band

The making of their new disco-tastic album

Electro-Harmonix Bass Soul Food Kit

NEW - Natural bass overdrive with clean boost

Clinker Band

New psychedelia album with hand-built waterphone

Deux Furieuses Band

Blistering guitar and drums duo

Waylayers Band

Passionate pop - and DIY sounds

Slaves @ The Victoria, Dalston Blog

Garage punk duo take it to a new level

Johnny Foreigner Band

Indie rockers talk kit

Songs About Women - Compilation Album Blog

Electronic, post-punk, experimental

Music Tech Fest London - Day 1 Blog

Brain hacking, interactive merch, apps