Best Plugin Subscriptions for Audio Engineers

It once was frowned upon to mix strictly “in the box,” but with the ever-growing library of high-fidelity tools being offered to mix-engineers paired with a previously unattainable and equally unaffordable amount of computer … Read more

Best PA Systems Based on Price

PA systems vary in size, shape, functionality, price, and quality. There are hundreds of models to choose from dozens of manufacturers. With so many options available on the market, it’s often hard to find … Read more

An Early Look at Akai’s MPC Live

If Akai's MPC X replaces your laptop and Maschine, the MPC Live is coming for Ableton Live. With the leak that kept on giving, the second item from the MPC 2.0 family goes a bit sleeker, … Read more

A First Look at the MPC X

Akai's new MPC X could replace your laptop! It's rare that an eighty-year-old company experiences a leak, but on January 9th that's exactly what happened to Akai Pro with an early release of the product photos, … Read more

Best Guitar Pedals in Each Price Range

2017 is shaping up to be a great year for guitar pedals. The industry is showing major growth and is refreshingly innovative. But before we can consider the best, how do we know which … Read more

Best Combo Guitar Amps Under $1,000

Like buying most music gear, the consumer is given an ocean of choices, and guitar amplifiers aren’t immune to this phenomenon either. Here, we’ve chosen a handful of amps that cover the spectrum … Read more

Best PA Systems for a Large Venue

The cutting edge of live sound consoles is evolving and changing at an astonishing rate. Every few years, leading manufacturers will design new consoles that outstrip their older counterparts in all respects including channel … Read more