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.

Waylayers Band

Passionate pop - and DIY sounds

Fender American Deluxe Strat Plus Kit

Radical reinvention with mod cards

Sebastian Melmoth Band

‘Existential Mysanthropop’

Gigs in Space Part 2 - Jordan Reyne Skool

Indie musicians need to play online gigs

New music gear preview - NAMM Blog

Preview highlights from percussion to iRings

Steve Lawson Band

Bass guru talks new album project

Dressmaker Blog

Hot tip for 2014 - live

Saint Saviour Band

Stunning solo album - ex Groove Armada singer/writer tells us how she made it

Ty Band

Top hip hop team show us their studio craft

IK Multimedia iRings Kit

Innovative control of your music apps