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Drums

NAMM 2019: Roland rolls out the TM-1 trigger module for drummers who want to combine acoustic and electronic percussion live

New at NAMM 2019 is the new Roland TM-1 drum module, featuring two high-tech trigger inputs that are built for the stage or the studio.

Here are the best cymbal packs money can buy

There are plenty of good reasons to buy a cymbal pack, but once you know you want to, you'll need to find the right one. Here are the best cymbal packs.

Alesis releases Strike MultiPad percussion pad just in time for the holidays

The all-new Alesis Strike MultiPad comes jam-packed out of the box and includes a surprising amount of extra features and abilities for such a slim machine.

Guitar

Weezer is giving away one truly limited edition all-black Stratocaster to promote their new album

In spirit of the release of their new album "The Black Album," Weezer are teaming up with Fender to give away one very rare guitar.

Eventide H9 effects processor review

Eventide has a long history of delivering excellent effects processors, and its latest offering, the Eventide H9, promises to do the same.

Gibson adds 23 bold new guitars to its custom shop line-up

Just after NAMM 2019, Gibson has officially announced a series of 23 beautiful, brand new models being added to its Custom Shop.

NAMM 2019: Ed Sheeran teams up with Lowden for the Sheeran signature guitar line

Ed Sheeran has teamed up with Irish guitar luthiers Lowden for a signature model Sheeran guitar line debuting in 2019, during NAMM this weekend.

Recording

Here are the best computers for recording

Looking for a great computer for recording? There are a ton of options out there. Here are the best computers for recording.

Eventide H9 effects processor review

Eventide has a long history of delivering excellent effects processors, and its latest offering, the Eventide H9, promises to do the same.

Everything you need to get started in podcasting

Are you launching your own podcast but don't know where to start? Here's your basic shortlist of equipment to make it sound as professional as possible.

Bass

The Audified ToneSpot Bass Express helps you quickly find the perfect bass tone

Audified dropped its brand new ToneSpot Bass Express plugin that promises an aid in finding your ideal bass tone under one powerhouse plugin.

TC Electronic unwraps the fun-sized BAM200 bass amplifier

TC Electronic recently took the time to announce its brand new powerful bass amplifier with a small package - the BAM200.

Fender teams up with Flea for new Signature Active Jazz Bass

Fender and Flea have teamed up once again for the new Fender x Flea Signature Active Jazz Bass. The new bass builds on Fender's classic Jazz Bass.

Everything you need to know about the new Fender Player series

Fender is entering a new era. The company has announced the new Fender Player series — aimed at replacing the standard series of Mexican-made guitars. It&...[Read More]

Keyboard

Here’s why the Teenage Engineering OP-1 got that frustrating price hike

The Teenage Engineering OP-1 is back -- but it comes at a price. Teenage Engineering recently gave an interview noting why the OP-1's price has been raised.

Teenage Engineering announces the official return of its OP-1 synthesizer — with a price hike

Teenage Engineering, the company behind the famed OP-1 synthesizer broke a year of silence to unveil the unit's return -- with just one stipulation.

NAMM 2019: Native Instruments’ Komplete Kontrol M32 is its smallest MIDI keyboard yet

Announced at NAMM 2019, Native Instruments took time to unveil what is the company's smallest MIDI controller to date, the Komplete Kontrol M32.

Live Sound

Eventide H9 effects processor review

Eventide has a long history of delivering excellent effects processors, and its latest offering, the Eventide H9, promises to do the same.

The Midas M32R Live digital mixing console is an intuitive upgrade to the regular M32R

The brand new Midas M32R Live comes complete with 16 compact fader ports, one master fader, and equipped with a whopping 32 inputs and outputs.

Roland Go:Mixer Pro smartphone audio interface review

Audio recording is getting increasingly portable, and Roland is on a mission to bring recording to the smartphone with the Roland Go:Mixer Pro.

Mackie unveils new line of audio tools, including direct boxes, cable tester, and phantom power box

Mackie has unveiled a slew of new audio tools at NAMM 2018, including four new direct boxes, a phantom power box, and a cable tester.