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.

Native Instruments Maschine Mikro MK3 review

The Maschine Mikro has become a staple for beat-makers and electronic producers. Does the Native Instruments Maschine Mikro MK3 live up to that?

Native Instruments

Native Instruments is a company known for its excellent software instruments, beat-making hardware, and more. The company was founded in 1996, and since then has grown to be a global precense in the music production world.

Audio-Technica

Audio-Technica is a Japanese audio company known for its high-quality microphones, headphones, turntables, and other audio equipment.

Overloud

Overloud is an audio software company founded in 2006 and known for its high-quality plugins and emulations of classic hardware units.

Roland

Roland is a Japanese music technology company known for its electronic drum line, guitar effects, keyboards, and more.

Adam Audio

Adam Audio was founded in 1999 as a premium speaker company, and since then has been building top-quality speakers for professional studios around the world.

PreSonus FaderPort (2018) DAW controller review

The PreSonus FaderPort is a great way to easily control your DAW a little more elegantly than using your keyboard and mouse. But is it worth the cash?

Soundbrenner

Soundbrenner was founded in 2015 with the goal of solving universal problems of musicians. The company combines hardware and software into tools that not only help musicians focus on their music, but that do so by offering a great user experience

Solid State Logic

Solid State Logic is a recording equipment manufacturer from England, known for its high-end analog and digital consoles and processing tech. It's used in music studios and by professionals around the world, and SSL claims more than 3,000 SSL-equipped studios worldwide.

Best guitars for beginners

Finding a great guitar can be very daunting if you're just starting out, because of how many options there are. Here are the best guitars for beginners.

NAMM 2018: Yamaha announces DTX402 series entry-level electronic drum kit

At NAMM 2018, Yamaha has unveiled the a new entry-level electronic drum kit, the Yamaha DTX402 Series, as well as the new Crosstown lightweight hardware.

Yamaha

Yamaha was founded in 1887 as a piano and reed organ manufacturer. Since then, the company has evolved into manufacturing a range of musical instruments, equipment, and audio gear.