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GearFest ’15 Photos

The gear tents are packed with attendees, but there's still plenty to see inside Sweetwater's brand-new retail store too!

GearFest ’15 Photos

Sweetwater's Nick D'Virgilio presents "Making Drums Sound Great!" for a packed Performance Theatre.

GearFest ’15 Photos

Sweetwater Founder and President Chuck Surack greets visitors at the main GearFest entrance.

GearFest ’15 Photos

We've opened up the doors for GearFest '15 and thousands of guests are already here! With so many great seminars and workshops inside, lots of gear tents outside, and deals everywhere you look, there's something for... Read more »

Q: What is the Difference Between an “Effect” and a “Processor”?

Many people use the two terms interchangeably. But if we're going to get picky about it, we'd say an "effect" treats your audio, in effect adding its own signal to the existing signal (such as a delay effect that... Read more »

GearFest ’15 Photos

Mitch Gallagher with Glenn Hughes in Sweetwater Studios. Glenn Hughes played bass and vocals in Deep Purple, has worked with Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi and Gary Moore, and was a founding member of Black Country... Read more »

GearFest ’15 Photos

GearFest workshops and seminars on recording, mixing, and getting great tone are always huge hits with attendees.

Akai iMPC Pro Updated to v1.3

iMPC, the iPad virtual MPC from Akai and Retronyms, has been updated to version 1.3. This feature packed upgrade offers: Added a Slice Loop mode to the EditorSliced loops can be used with the padsSupport for sliced... Read more »

GearFest 2015 is Almost Here!

On Friday, June 12 we'll open the doors to Sweetwater's GearFest 2015, and it's our biggest GearFest yet! We have over 10,000 visitors pre-registered, and as always the doors are open to the public so we expect even... Read more »

GearFest Countdown!

The largest pro-audio and music expo in the Midwest is almost here! Sweetwater's 14th annual GearFest happens this weekend, June 12 and 13, and it's open to the public and completely free of charge. You'll enjoy... Read more »

Lynx Releases Hilo Control App for iPad

Lynx has released the Hilo Remote for iPad app, which allows setting up custom mixes and remote volume changes as well as metering for Lynx Hilo with firmware version 6 or higher. The app can communicate using... Read more »

Yet Another Reason to Come to GearFest!

We're proud to announce the opening of our brand-new, super-amazing retail store here at Sweetwater! You have to see this space to believe it. There are separate rooms for electric guitar, bass, and acoustic guitar... Read more »

Android Users, Start Your Guitar Engines!

If you're an Android user who has been gazing longingly at all the guitar interfaces that are available for that other platform, then rejoice, your wait is over! IK Multimedia has unveiled the iRig UA, a new guitar... Read more »

IK Multimedia iRig PADS Demo by Sweetwater Sound

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5CefbYYdHq8 Get the iRig PADS controller here: https://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/iRigPads Derrick Floyd from IK Multimedia presents the iRig PADS USB/MIDI controller. This... Read more »

GearFest 2015 is Almost Here!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4QKHOw179sY Join thousands of gear fanatics from all over the country at Sweetwater in Fort Wayne, Indiana for GearFest! Two days of gear, deals, workshops, performances, giveaways... Read more »

Start GearFest with an Amplified Workshop!

GearFest 2015 is coming! Just a couple of weeks away...and since you're going to be coming to Fort Wayne, why not come in a day early and check out one of the Pre-GearFest AMPLIFIED WOrkshops? This year, by popular... Read more »

Korg Releases M1 as iPad App

The Korg M1 is arguably the synthesizer that began the "keyboard workstation" craze back in 1988. They have kept the M1 alive as a software instrument, which currently comes included with the KORG MicroKEY 25. And... Read more »

Free Guide to Making a Great Master

The latest free guide from our friends at Disc Makers — Making a Great Master — is packed full of tips and advice for musicians, engineers, and producers on workstations, master preparation, post... Read more »

More Mic Month Madness!

It's no secret that May is Mic Month at Sweetwater, which means that you could save up to 83% on the microphones you've been dying to add to your studio locker! Sweetwater's 11th Annual Mic Month is the only place... Read more »

Save Up to 83%

May is Mic Month at Sweetwater, which means that you could save up to 83% on the microphones you've been dying to add to your studio locker! Sweetwater's 11th Annual Mic Month is the only place you'll find... Read more »

Mic Month Continues!

Sweetwater's 11th Annual Mic Month runs the entire month of May — and this year, it's bigger and better than ever! We're featuring mics from AKG, Shure, Manley, Blue, Audio-Technica, Royer, Audix... Read more »

IK Multimedia UltraTuner Supports Apple Watch

Purchasers of IK Multimedia's UltraTune iOS app can pair the tuner with the Apple Watch via the Watchkit extension app. This will allow you to see note data via UltraTuner's "Stage" mode. With Apple Watch, you can... Read more »

Kawai Touch Notation App Review – Sweetwater’s iOS Update, Vol. 104

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ctpQGZkQi4 Get this and other music-related apps here: https://www.sweetwater.com/shop/ios/apps.php Mitch Gallagher presents the Kawai Touch Notation app on his iPad. After the... Read more »

May is Mic Month!

The Original! The Biggest! The Best! Others may try to copy us, but there's only one true Mic Month, and it's at Sweetwater! The 11th Annual Sweetwater Mic Month runs from May 1 through May 31 — and we've got... Read more »