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.

Mackie CR4-X compact studio monitors review

The Mackie CR4-X monitors are built to deliver studio-quality audio in a budget-friendly, compact design. But do they achieve this?

Here are the best microphones for beginners

Are you a beginner to recording or live performing, and want a decent microphone or two? Here are the best microphones for beginners..

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.

Top 10 must-have accessories every guitarist needs

After buying a guitar, there are a number of accessories worth buying to take care of your guitar. Here are the top accessories every guitarist needs.

Best guitars for beginners

Finding a great guitar can be very daunting if you're just starting out, because of how many options there are. Here are the best guitars for beginners.

Best drum kits for beginners

There are a ton of drum kits out there, but they're not all a good choice for beginners. Hence this guide. Here are the best drum kits for beginners.

Everything you need to know about cymbal alloys

You probably have your favorite series of cymbals, but you may not know exactly what cymbal alloys those cymbals are made of. That's what this guide is for.

Here are the best cymbal packs money can buy

There are plenty of good reasons to buy a cymbal pack, but once you know you want to, you'll need to find the right one. Here are the best cymbal packs.

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.

Audix A150 studio reference headphones review

Audix is entering the headphone game, with the Audix A150 studio reference headphones. But with so much competition, are these the headphones for you?

Audix

Audix Microphones is a microphone manufacturer founded in 1984. The company is best-known for its instrument microphones, but since then has expanded to offer microphones for all situations, headphones, and more.

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, microphone, and so on.