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Drums

Tama launches duo of stunning limited edition S.L.P. snare drums

Tama has launched two new snare drums in its S.L.P. line, one built from Hickory and the other Maple. They'll be available in January.

Holiday purchase guide 2021: Gifts under $100 for the musician in your life

Having trouble finding presents for the musician in your life this season? Here are some affordable gifts that will please any music maker.

Best drum kits under $1000: You don’t need to spend a lot for great sound

If you're a drummer looking for some new gear but are working with a limited budget consider some of the best drum kits under $1000.

Guitar

Orange Amp’s Guitar Butler serves up two preamp channels on a platter

Just days ahead of the 2022 Believe in Music event, Orange Amps dished out Guitar Butler. A stompbox packed with a dual set of pre's.

PRS John Mayer Silver Sky SE specs announced ahead of January 11th release

Just four days ahead of its scheduled January 11th release date, PRS put out the John Mayer Silver Sky SE specs online.

Ibanez launches six new AZ Premium and RG Premium electric guitars

Ibanez has taken the wraps off of size new electric guitars, in both the AZ Premium and RG Premium guitar lines.

Ibanez’s new acoustic guitars, acoustic basses, and ukuleles, offer excellent value for money

Ibanez has taken the wraps off of two new acoustic guitars, a new acoustic bass, and two ukuleles. They all offer excellent value for money.

Recording

Orange Amp’s Guitar Butler serves up two preamp channels on a platter

Just days ahead of the 2022 Believe in Music event, Orange Amps dished out Guitar Butler. A stompbox packed with a dual set of pre's.

Shure adds SRH440A and SRH840A, two new studio headphones, to its lineup

Getting a proper upgrade from their last editions, Shure just dropped two new pairs of studio monitors, the SRH440A and SRH840A.

Best free 1176 plugins: That classic 1176 sound without spending a cent

Looking for a great free 1176 plugin? In this article we dive into five of the best freeware versions around!

Bass

Ibanez’s new 2022 bass guitars are beautifully-designed and ultra-premium

Ibanez has launched a slew of new bass guitars for 2022, including in the SR, SR Premium, and BTB bass series.

Best Bass Guitars Under $1,000: Avoid breaking the bank

Every bass player loves when it's time to upgrade! In this guide we go into detail over the 10 of the best bass guitars under $1,000.

Best beginner bass guitars: Get a classic tone on a budget

New to the bass? Perhaps the first thing to do is get your hands on a new bass guitar. Here are the best beginner bass guitars we could find.

Jazz Bass vs. Precision Bass: What’s the difference?

The Fender Jazz Bass and Fender Precision Bass are two of the most iconic bass designs. But what are the differences between them?

Keyboard

Holiday purchase guide 2021: Gifts under $100 for the musician in your life

Having trouble finding presents for the musician in your life this season? Here are some affordable gifts that will please any music maker.

Best digital pianos: How to get that premium digital piano sound

Digital pianos have never sounded better. You can find one that sounds and feels great. These are some of the best over $1,000.

Behringer announces MS-5 prototype clone of Roland’s SH-5

Behringer's latest synth clone project draws inspiration from Roland's SH-5. The company dropped prototype photos of the MS-5 via Facebook.

Live Sound

Best live sound microphones: Get the best sound on the stage

Musicians and engineers know live sound is a different animal than the recording studio. Here are our top picks for live sound microphones.

Orange Amp’s Guitar Butler serves up two preamp channels on a platter

Just days ahead of the 2022 Believe in Music event, Orange Amps dished out Guitar Butler. A stompbox packed with a dual set of pre's.

Shure adds SRH440A and SRH840A, two new studio headphones, to its lineup

Getting a proper upgrade from their last editions, Shure just dropped two new pairs of studio monitors, the SRH440A and SRH840A.

Holiday purchase guide 2021: Gifts under $100 for the musician in your life

Having trouble finding presents for the musician in your life this season? Here are some affordable gifts that will please any music maker.