Martin vs. Taylor Acoustic Guitars

Martin vs. Taylor

The world of acoustic guitars is relatively volatile. You’ll see new models and brands enter the market each year. It’s definitely exciting. But here’s the bottom line: There are still some constants you can always count on. There are brands which have established their dominance a long time ago and managed to maintain it to…

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The Best 3 String Banjos for Professionals and Beginners

best 5 string banjos

The banjo has been a quintessential part of folk music for a long time now. It was diminishing in popularity for a moment there, but we have seen a revamp in demand for this incredible instrument. There is nothing better than having a good banjo in your band and a skilled person playing it. Here’s what’s…

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3 Recommended Ukuleles for Beginners

3 Ukuleles for Beginners

Ukuleles are by far one of the most authentic and interesting stringed instruments you can get into these days. They look like scaled down acoustic guitars. But aside from their appearances, there are few similarities. What attracts a lot of people towards ukuleles is the fact that you can take them with you wherever you go…

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The Ultimate Bass Guitar Buying Guide for 2017

best bass guitar brands

If you play bass, you probably don’t get enough recognition. It takes a lot of skill and out-of-the-box thinking to be a good bass player, but it also takes a quality instrument to play well. On that note, I wanted to create a buying guide that will tell you all you need to know in order…

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DJ Turntable Buying Guide: Best Picks for 2017

top 8 DJ turntables

For making music, getting the right gear is half the battle, wouldn’t you agree? Whether it’s a microphone system or a simple DI box for my guitar, I know first hand how important quality is when buying musical equipment. This is why I’ve spent hours researching the 3 main types of DJ turntables, and have…

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The 4 Best Analog Synthesizers for Awesome Sounds and Great Value

best analog synthesizers

Let’s be real: Analog Synthesizers are awesome, and over the last few years they’ve gotten really advanced. Today, you can get your hands on anything from a palm-sized synth to a classic synthesizer without breaking the bank. But here’s the deal: There has been a lot of debate about digital synthesizers versus analog synthesizers. Digital synths…

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Buying Guide: Computer and Laptop Recommendations for Making Music

best computers for making music

When it comes to creating music, you need the proper tools. Slash doesn’t rock out a guitar solo on a $50 guitar does he? Bottom line: When you start to get serious about creating music, you need a good computer. I promise you will not regret it. I bit the bullet a few years ago…

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3 Portable Digital Recorders You Need to Consider

portable digital recorders

If you’re here for quality, then you’re here for the right reason… Let me explain: One of the often forgotten devices that used to be huge not so long ago, are these portable digital recorders. Now that every phone has this ability, you no longer have to go and get specialized devices to record sound…

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The Best Wireless Microphone Systems on the Market

Best Wireless Microphone systems

These days everything is becoming wireless, would you agree? Even though wired systems are still generally considered to be the standard, wireless technology is making its way into the music and entertainment industry. You might be wondering: What took so long? Well the whole issue with early model wireless systems was the cost of creating…

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The Best Direct Boxes for Electric Guitars

3 of the best direct boxes for electric guitars

I hope you’re thinking about using a direct box (DI) for your electric guitar. Here’s the deal: DI boxes are among those things that only a handful of guitar players use, but all of us could benefit from. Even though these devices serve a single purpose that is often overlooked, a DI box becomes a…

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