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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

Harley Benton brings a new CLD-60SMCE acoustic for late summer jams

The CLD-60SMCE is a brand new acoustic guitar from manufacturer Harley Benton. It offers great tone at a super low price.

Epiphone confirms Slash Les Paul Collection

Epiphone has finally released its awaited line of signature Slash Les Paul models - available now in five colors.

Best loop switchers

Is controlling your pedalboard getting out of control? This is where loop switchers come in. Here are 6 of the best available today!

Top 6 Guitar Amp Pedals

The days of lugging around an amp rig that weighs as much as your car are over! You can now get big, realistic amp tones from pedals that aren’t much bigger tha...[Read More]

Recording

Mac vs PC: What’s best for music production?

Deciding on a new computer for your home studio? If so, you may be wondering which is better -- Mac, or PC. Here's everything you need to know.

Samson Q9U microphone review

Podcasting is all the rage, but it can be hard to find the right microphone. Samson thinks it has the solution with the Samson Q9U. Does it?

Best Hardware Equalizers

Software equalizers can do things hardware just can’t, but outboard EQ definitely has its merits. Here are some of the best hardware EQs out there.

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

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.

The best DAWs money can buy

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

Best country guitar pedals

Country music is a style that demands technicality. Here is a list of some of the best country guitar pedals, and some suggestions to get you started.