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.

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?

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


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


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 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.