Guides

Best vocal microphones money can buy

In the market for a new vocal microphone? Here are some of the best vocal microphones you can buy -- which should serve as a good starting point.

The best DAWs money can buy

Looking for a new DAW? There are a ton of great options out there, and some are definitely better than others. Here are the best DAWs available.

The top 10 music gear releases of 2019

2019 was a huge year for musicians, and music makers. With the slew of new gear that was released over the last 12 months, we picked our top 10 favorites.

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.

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.

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.

Solid body vs semi hollow body vs hollow body electric guitars: which one is right for you?

There are a number of things to consider when buying a new guitar. Like, for example, if you want a solid body, semi hollow body, or hollow body guitar.

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.

5 Best audio interfaces under $1,000 (2020)

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.

Affordable holiday shopping guide for the musician in your life

Don't know what to buy for the musician in your family? Here is a detailed shopping list of affordable options during the hectic holiday season.

A musician’s guide to Apple’s MacOS Catalina: Should you upgrade?

MacOS Catalina is here, bringing with it a ton of great new features. But is your music-making software compatible? We put together this guide.

Here’s everything you need to know about Gibson’s entire 2019 lineup

Gibson has unveiled its 2019 lineup of guitar and bass models, including the traditional Gibson Original Collection, and the newer Gibson Modern Collection.