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.

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?

Best audio interfaces under $1,000

Looking for a high-quality audio interface but don't want to spend too much cash? Here are the best audio interfaces under $1,000.

Top 10 must-have accessories every guitarist needs

After buying a guitar, there are a number of accessories worth buying to take care of your guitar. Here are the top accessories every guitarist needs.

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.

Roland Rubix 44 audio interface review

The audio interface world is dominated by the likes of PreSonus and Focusrite. Can the Roland Rubix 44 take out the competition in its price range?

Zaor Miza D-Stand speaker stands review

A great speaker stand can really help ensure that you're getting the best sound possible. But are the Zaor Miza D-Stand stands worth buying?

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?