Brandon Stoner

Best mini guitar amps in 2022

Mini amps for guitar have come a long way in recent years. Let's take a look at the features and benefits of seven of the best!

Best electronic drum kits in 2022

Electronic drums have a lot of benefits. No matter your level, there is one perfect for you. These are some of the best electronic drum kits.

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.

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!

Guitar neck tonewoods guide: Everything to know about guitar neck woods

This guide to guitar neck tonewoods takes you through what makes each option unique, and give you a better idea of what to look for.

What to look for in a music production laptop: Everything you need to know

Laptops are the preferred type of computer by many engineers and producers. Let’s examine what to look for in a music production laptop.

Best creative guitar pedals

Sometimes playing around with new gear is just what you need to create a spark! Here are some of the best creative guitar pedals.

Best free EQ plugins

EQ is one of the primary tools in the engineer's arsenal. Whether you need surgical or something else, here are 7 of the best free EQ plugins.

Best budget gear for your bedroom studio: Recording for cheap

There are so many fantastically affordable products on the market that finding the best budget gear for a bedroom studio offers more than a few options.

Best EQ pedals: Sculpt your sound with these great pedals

EQ pedals might not be glamorous, but there might not be a more versatile addition to your rig. These are some of the best EQ pedals available.

Best 500 Series preamps in 2022: The best preamps in API’s format

500 series units let build out your dream signal chain without needing a console. Here are some of the best 500 series preamps.

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.