Christian de Looper

Christian de Looper was born in Canberra Australia, and since then has lived in Europe and now lives in sunny California. When he's not tinkering with the latest music gear, Christian is devouring news on new consumer technology.

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.

Teenage Engineering

Teenage Engineering is a synth and synth electronics manufacturer based in Stockholm, Sweden. The company is known for products like the OP-1 synthesizer.

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.

Roland Go:Mixer Pro giveaway

We're giving away a Roland Go:Mixer Pro for FREE! The Go:Mixer Pro features a number of inputs and the ability to work with your smartphone.

The Native Instruments Komplete Audio 1 and Audio 2 interfaces are perfect for budget-minded

We've already seen a number of audio interface announcements from NAMM 2019, but Native Instruments is adding to that with the Komplete Audio 1 and Audio 2.

IK Multimedia iRig Acoustic Stage Giveaway

We're giving away an IK Multimedia iRig Acoustic Stage! Featuring an advanced microphone system, the iRig Acoustic Stage scored excellently in our review.

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.

Ibanez

Ibanez is a Japanese guitar manufacturer started in 1957 by Hoshino Gakki, a Japanese musical instrument sales division of the Hoshino Shoten bookstore chain. The company is known for its unique-style guitars, and for being one of the first Japanese instrument companies to gain a large foothold in the U.S.A and Europe.

Korg

Founded in 1962 as Keio Electronic Laboratories, Korg is known around the world for its keyboards, synthesizers, guitar pedals, and so on. The company is based in Japan.

Fender Stratocaster vs. Fender Telecaster: Everything you need to know

The Fender Stratocaster and Fender Telecaster are both absolute classic guitars, but there are some major differences between the two.

FabFilter Pro-Q 3 review: The single best EQ plugin money can buy

FabFilter has been making headlines for its excellent plugins, and now it's back with the FabFilter Pro-Q 3. Is the new EQ plugin worth buying?