Gear: Product Reviews, Ratings and Buying Guides

The wah-wah effect is a hallmark of the electric guitar sound. This distorted sound is normally produced by a manual foot pedal, which puts the guitarist in complete control over when and to what degree the wah effect is applied. But when you want to apply distortion faster than the human foot can react to your guitar ...

Whether you have aspirations of being your generation’s Eric Clapton or enjoy gigging with your band, humming, squealing, and other noises can compromise your sound. Fortunately, a noise gate pedal can provide a great solution for these issues. Noise gate pedals are designed to eliminate the noises beyond a specified ...

Some people prefer the natural-sounding effects of an acoustic guitar to that of the electric one. However, you don’t have to buy a whole new guitar to replace your electric one when you could buy an acoustic simulator pedal. There aren’t many top devices that you can choose from in this regard. Nevertheless, ...

Playing metal requires crushing tones, often at extremely loud volumes. Packaging all that sounds into an amp requires getting a high-quality product. The best amp for metal needs to be able to push the gain tones high, offer extreme compression, and allow for plenty of distortion and boosting in order to let your ...

Vibrato is one of the key ways that musicians add expression and bring their sound to life. It adds character and personality to your playing and, if done right, can give notes a vocal quality that can’t be matched. To do this, of course, you’ll need a vibrato pedal. To put together this review, we looked at ...

To make the music your audience will enjoy, you as a musician must feel comfortable at performing your craft. For drummers, that means a quality drum throne that gives you the support and comfort you require. But not all kits come with thrones, and from time to time you may need to replace or upgrade your old one as ...

One of the first pieces of kit any aspiring DJ needs in their bag is a good DJ Controller. This is the brain of your setup and it’s an important part of learning the ropes too, for beginners. In this article, we’re going to take a look the options available on the market when looking for the best DJ controller for ...

Gone are the days when you needed a contract to produce and market your music. Thanks to improved technology, recording music is not only effortless but also basically free. With a smartphone, you can easily record yourself singing with its recording feature. However, for professional recording quality, you need a ...

A good DJ mixer should be at the heart of any DJ setup. For many beginners, a two-channel mixer will be sufficient and there are some fantastic models on the market. Our research team assessed 15 DJ mixers to determine the functionality and performance. We’ve created a list of top picks and our editor’s choice, the ...

Once you get good at playing the electric guitar, it’s only right that you explore different sounds, and a wah pedal can help you do that. The tool in question can be used to change the tone and or frequency of a particular song. Our team has already reviewed more than 20 products, and in the spirit of bringing you ...

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