Gear Reviews

With so much quality recording equipment out there, how can one person ever test it all and make a decision? Dodge the rest and get the best, thanks to our meticulous reviews below. After you snag what you need, apply the tips and tricks in our other columns to make the most out of your new gear.

The Best Guitar For Metal & A Guide To Amps, Strings, & Pickups

Thursday - Jul 13, 2017 Gear Reviews

Click here to jump straight to the reviews! Metal music has become among the most popular genres in the past few decades. On top of that, we have seen all kinds of new variations and sub-genres hitting the scene, offering a much more diverse selection. If you are just starting to play guitar and you […]

The Best Electric Guitar to Keep Beginners Learning & Excited

Tuesday - Jun 13, 2017 Gear Reviews

Click here to jump straight to the reviews! Compared to acoustic guitars, electric ones have been around for a fairly short period of time. We are talking 60 to 70 years of active use. Even so, this instrument has completely changed the way we understand music. The electric guitar's almost unlimited flexibility is exactly why […]

The Best Acoustic Guitar for Gentle Weeps & Blazing Solos

Thursday - May 25, 2017 Gear Reviews

Click here to jump straight to the reviews! Starting to learn how to play guitar is one of the most exciting, but also most frustrating adventures you will encounter. There's so much stuff you need to pay attention to, techniques to learn, and theory to memorize. However, before you can even get to any of that, […]

The Best Patchbay for Studio & Live Audio

Wednesday - Apr 19, 2017 Gear Reviews

Click here to jump straight to the reviews! There's two types of people on this planet when it comes to patchbays: "Grab a cheap one, they're all the same!" "Forget it, I'll just make one!" Both types are crazy to me (no offense to the people with the DIY skills). My plan today is to […]

The Best Mic Stands for Every Budget

Thursday - Mar 23, 2017 Gear Reviews

Click here to jump straight to the reviews! Everyone knows what this contraption is, what it looks like, and what its purpose and function are for a vocalist or recording engineer. However, just as it is with pretty much everything that you can fork over hard-earned money for, no two microphone stands are alike. What's more, […]

The Best Music Stands - Folding, Portable, Collapsible, & Accessories

Friday - Mar 3, 2017 Gear Reviews

Click here to jump straight to the reviews! The fact is even the best cheap music stands don't cut it. Thankfully cheap is a relative word. As long as you don't venture into the realm of custom lathe woodworking and diamond-encrusted nonsense, all sheet music stands are cheap. You just don't want to mess around […]