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Drums

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.

Snare drum shell materials: How different woods and metals affect the sound of your snare

Looking for a new snare drum but unsure of the type of drum to get? Here are all the different snare drum shell materials and how they change your sound.

Drum heads: Everything you need to know

Drum heads can have quite an impact on the overall sound of your drums. Here's everything you need to know about drum heads.

Guitar

Everything you need to know about acoustic guitar body shapes

Acoustic guitars come in a wide variety of acoustic guitar body shapes, and there are differences between them. Find the type that is best for you.

Guitar Pedal Chain Order

Guitar pedal routing can have a pretty remarkable effect on your sound. Here are some tips for tweaking your guitar pedal chain order.

7 of the Best Semi-Hollow Guitars Under $1,000

There are a lot of reasons a semi-hollow guitar might be right choice for. These are seven of the best semi-hollow guitars under $1,000.

Guitar Speakers: Everything You Need to Know

Let’s get one thing straight – speakers are a huge element of a guitar player’s overall tone. This is everything you need to know about them.

Recording

Melodyne vs. Auto-Tune: Which tuning software is best?

The debate between Melodyne vs. Auto-Tune has been ongoing for years. Let's dive in to how they work and see which one is right for you.

How to reamp: Everything you need to know about reamping and reamp boxes

If you've been wondering how to reamp, and why you would want to, you're not alone. This guide will teach you how to perform the technique.

5 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.

Bass

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 guitar designs Fender introduced in the early days of modern music are the gold standard for bass tones.

Best bass pedals money can buy

Bass players love to play with pedals just as much as guitarists, but the best bass pedals can be a confusing subject.

Keyboard

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.

Best digital pianos under $1,000

With cutting edge DSP, the best digital pianos are more versatile than ever before. Here are five of our top picks!

Rhodes instruments may be returning under new self-ownership

Rhodes, an e-piano previously made by Fender is coming back. The newly registered Rhodes Music Group may have instruments coming soon.

Live Sound

Everything you need to know about microphones

How do you tell the difference between all of the microphone types available today? Here is your all-in one guide to help you make that final decision.

Mackie unveils three new products anticipating live music’s return

In celebration of the awaited slow-return of live events, Mackie released three new products to help maximize music enjoyment.

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.

PreSonus Studio One 5 review

PreSonus Studio One 5 cements the DAW as a professional-tier, full-fledged alternative to the so-called industry standards.