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Drums

DW Announces 2020 Collector’s Series Private Reserve Exotics lineup

Drum Workshop Inc. (DW), has just announced its 2020 Collector's Series Private Reserve Exotics drumkits. Featuring six different shell wood types.

Best Drum Microphones

Finding the right microphones for recording drums can be tricky -- but we're here to help. Here are the some of the best drum microphones out there.

Here’s everything that affects the sound of your drums

When buying a new drum kit, there is a lot to consider when it comes to getting the right tone. Here are the most important factors to keep in mind.

Guitar

Ernie Ball Music Man launches five new instruments for its July 2020 Ball Reserve series

Two guitars, one baritone guitar, and two basses have been announced by Ernie Ball Music Man, as its July releases for the 2020 Ball Family Reserve series.

PRS Guitars release the ‘Experience PRS 2020 Modern Eagle V’ limited edition guitar

In honor of this year's virtual "Experience PRS" show, PRS kept its tradition of releasing a new guitar, this year the Experience PRS 2020 Modern Eagle V.

The Fender Parallel Universe Vol II Maverick Dorado has finally arrived

The Fender Alternate Universe Volume II Maverick Dorado guitars were announced earlier this year at NAMM 2020 to lots of excitement. Now, it's finally here.

Best Blues Guitar Pedals

These pedal selections can cover ground from traditional blues all the way to more modern, hybrid sounds. Here are some of the best blues guitar pedals.

Recording

Make your podcast portable with the Zoom PodTrak P4

New from Zoom, is the PodTrak P4 podcasting recorder. An all-in-one, portable recording workstation offering quality and versatility to creators.

The Akai MPK Mini MK3 gets a facelift and a series of major updates

One of Akai Professional's most popular MIDI controllers, the MPK Mini, has gotten a facelift. With the latest MK3 version comes several needed updates.

Aston Microphones’s highly unique ‘Element’ mic is available now for pre-order

UK-based manufacturer Aston Microphones's newest mic experiment, the Element, is now up for preorder. Here's why this mic is such a huge deal.

Bass

Top Must-Have Bass Guitar Accessories

There are certain items that every bass player should have available to them. These are some of the must-have bass guitar accessories.

Best Bass Guitars Under $1,000

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

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?

Across all styles of music, the iconic duo of bass guitars that Fender introduced in the early days of modern music are the gold standard for bass tones. Bass p...[Read More]

Keyboard

The Akai MPK Mini MK3 gets a facelift and a series of major updates

One of Akai Professional's most popular MIDI controllers, the MPK Mini, has gotten a facelift. With the latest MK3 version comes several needed updates.

PreSonus’s Deep Flight One instrument library drops to earth

PreSonus is back with more goodies to share with the public. This time, with a unique new instrument pack, Deep Flight One.

Arturia releases 20th anniversary Sound Explorers limited edition box set

Arturia is celebrating its 20th anniversary in style, with a new limited edition box set, Sound Collection. The box will be available physically, in stores.

Live Sound

Best Ribbon Microphones

Ribbon microphones are known for their warm sound and high-quality. In the market for one? Here are some of the best ribbon microphones out there.

NAMM 2020: This year’s 2020 TEC Awards winners

If you've been excited aout the 35th annual NAMM TEC awards, here is this years' full list of award recipients and nominees.

Review: Eargasm High-Fidelity Earplugs make hearing protection fun

Before NAMM 2020 started, a start-up company called Eargasm gave away a bunch of earplugs. We hopped on the opportunity to try them out for ourselves.

The best DAWs money can buy

Looking for a new DAW? There are a ton of great options out there, and some are definitely better than others. Here are the best DAWs available.