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.

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.

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 computers for recording

Looking for a great computer for recording? There are a ton of options out there. Here are the best computers for recording.

Top 10 accessories for drummers

Drumming can be a lot of fun, but it can also be a hassle -- from tuning to practicing to grabbing your drink, here are the top 10 drum accessories.

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?

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.