The Rock Guitar Academy in Milan, Italy teaches how to become a true Rock guitarists. The Academy specialises in seminars and courses to take you from the classroom to the stage. What amps do they use to assist fellow guitarists in their dream pursuit? Blackstar of course!
Blackstar artist Marshall Gill from New Model Army did a backline master class at Oldham college in February. The course took the music students through the pro Artisan and Series One lines through to the a HT5. Much fun was had during the day and much knowledge passed on.
This years Musikmesse is in full effect over in Frankfurt! If you are at the event then make sure you visit booth C40, Halle 4.0.
Check out the award winning lineup of Blackstar products, chat with the Blackstar team, see live product demos from Steve Marks, pick up some awesome Blackstar Merch and if you are lucky enough, catch a sneak peek of whats to come.
Blackstar are pleased to announce the updated version of the INSIDER software offered with the ID:Series and ID:Core.
· INSIDER support for connection to the NEW ID:Core Series amplifiers
· Latest v1.0.0 firmware included
· USB Audio improvements, including low-latency recording
· USB Audio extended to 44.1k sample rate in addition to the original 48k.
· Extended TAP ‘shift’ functionality for ID:15TVP and ID:30TVP - hold the TAP switch and change the Bass, Treble and ISF controls to gain access to Resonance, Presence and Middle parameters respectively
· Effects loop controllable via MIDI (Control Change #69). Effects loop should be activated within INSIDER; see the latest handbooks
· Save patch command via MIDI set to CC#119
· Line In can now be used without a cable in the instrument input to bypass the master muting
· Tuner improvements
· Line out level and USB out level increased
· Voicing improvements to the ID:15TVP and ID:30TVP
· Preamp improvements
· Multi-select and sync patches
· Save Layout on Exit fixes for PC
· USB audio device improvements for Mac
· Further support for latest operating systems
All existing INSIDER users from v1.3.0+ will receive a prompt to download the latest version the next time they log on.
Go to: http://www.blackstarinsider.co.uk to get the latest version.
Join Field Product Trainer Steve Marks and Blackstar artist Jamie Humphries for a live webinar on our flagship Series One and Artisan series. Jamie will be explaining why he and so many professional guitarists choose the Series One and Artisan as their touring and recording go to amps. We will also be giving a short overview of the NEW ID:Core line. Make sure you tune in!