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.

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.

Everything you need to get started in home recording

Looking to get started in home recording or building a small studio? Here's everything you need, including an interface and microphone.

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?

Electric guitar strings guide: How do different strings affect your guitar’s sound?

Choosing the right electric guitar strings can be a bit of a challenge. Here's a guide for what to look for when shopping for new strings.

Nektar SE25 Mini USB Controller giveaway

We're giving away the Nektar SE25 Mini controller! Enter here for your chance to WIN!

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.

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.

PreSonus MicroStation BT Bluetooth monitor controller review

The PreSonus MicroStation BT brings Bluetooth support to your wired monitor setup. But at $130, is it worth buying?

PreSonus Eris 3.5 BT studio monitors and Eris Sub8 subwoofer review

Looking for a pair of budget-friendly speakers for the living room or home studio? The PreSonus Eris 3.5 BT monitors could be the way to go.

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.

Samson Meteor Mic Giveaway

The Samson Meteor Mic is the perfect microphone for recording that podcast or heightening the quality of your video chat audio.