Christian de Looper

Christian de Looper was born in Canberra Australia, and since then has lived in Europe and now lives in sunny California. When he's not tinkering with the latest music gear, Christian is devouring news on new consumer technology.

IK Multimedia iRig Keys 2 Mini Giveaway

We're giving away an IK Multimedia iRig Keys 2 Mini for free! Featuring a lightweight build and wealth of features, it's perfect for the musician on the go!

IK Multimedia iRig Keys 2 Mini controller review

IK Multimedia has finally launched a follow-up to the iRig Keys Mini -- the IK Multimedia iRig Keys 2 Mini. But just how much better is it?

SoundCloud can now master your songs for you when you upload them

SoundCloud has announced a new Mastering tool that can master your music for you when you upload them. Masters cost $4.99 each.

Acoustic guitar string buying guide: everything you need to know

Looking for a new set of acoustic guitar strings? Choosing the right set can be hard -- that's why we're put together this acoustic guitar string guide.

The IK Multimedia AmpliTube Joe Satriani collection helps you replicate Joe’s tone

Looking to get closer to that classic Joe Satriani tone? IK Multimedia is here to help you achieve that, with the new AmpliTube Joe Satriani collection.

The FXpansion BFD 3 virtual drum kit is now half price

Looking for an amazing virtual drum kit that sounds good and boasts a ton of nuance? FXpansion BFD 3 is the way to go -- and it's currently half price.

PreSonus Quantum 2626 Thunderbolt 3 audio interface review

PreSonus has long been the gold standard for affordable interfaces. Does the PreSonus Quantum 2626 continue that tradition? We put it to the test.

Cherry Audio’s Voltage Modular Nucleus is free for stay-at-home musicians

Cherry Audio has announced that its much-loved Voltage Modular Nucleus is now available for free. That's perfect for musicians that are stuck at home.

Fender Stratocaster vs. Fender Telecaster: Everything you need to know

The Fender Stratocaster and Fender Telecaster are both absolute classic guitars, but there are some major differences between the two.

Warm Audio Bus-Comp Review

The Warm Audio Bus-Comp takes on much more expensive bus compressors with its low price tag -- but is it ultimately worth buying?

Avid pulls out of all shows for next 60 days due to coronavirus, cancels Avid Connect 2020

Avid has announced that it is pulling out of all trade shows for the next 60 days, and has cancelled Avid Connect 2020, due to coronavirus.

Behringer is making a free new DAW with VST plugins

Behringer has announced that it's officially making its own DAW. The new DAW will be free, but it will take 18 months to build, according to the company.