The Leslie speaker was designed as a simple improvement for the Hammond organ and grew into something much bigger.
Headless guitars may have seemed like an '80s oddity, but have lived thanks to decades of reinvention.
With guitar players hungry for vintage yet affordable designs, new firms whet nostalgic appetites by bringing back old favorites.
One of the wildest sounds in early rock and roll came from making tape into a simple loop. Here's the story of echo.
While Eurorack has made modular synthesizers portable, a synthesizer the size of a wall still proves irresistible.
Expensive equipment isn't the only thing that makes these studios great places for Adele, Rascal Flatts, and more to record.
This is the tale of a modest distortion pedal loved by Scandanavian Death Metal and David Gilmour alike.
It takes a keen eye to even notice if an acoustic guitar has round or square shoulders, but does it take a keen ear too?
We look at the sample and all-in-one studio that changed music technology and hip hop forever.
The locally beloved valve amp brand is making a comeback after shutting its doors four decades ago.
The AC30 isn't the only Vox icon. The keyboard takes us from garage rock to New Wave, via The Doors and Iron Butterfly.
The digital revolution in audio would revamp the music industry from top to bottom, as tape quickly gave way to software.
From too ahead of their time to too out to lunch, the drum industry has innovated some truly wonderful flops.
Framing Touré as a cousin of American bluesmen is a stretch. The deeper story is much more interesting.
Mourning cracked cymbals is hard on the soul and the wallet. But some people can raise cymbals from the dead.
The co-founder of Travis Bean Guitars discusses how old school lutherie relates to machining with his protégé from EGC.
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