Drummer Matt Halpern reveals his rhythmic philosophy, gear choices and the unexpected influences that helped form his technique.
From heavy-metal bangers to country twangers to EDM mix wizards, The Hub gets up close and personal with musicians from every significant genre. We ask probing questions about their gear, their inspiration, their strategies in carving out a distinctive sound and style. We skip the fluff in seeking their perspectives about what it takes to launch and sustain a life in music. You’ll find interviews with major recording and performing artists and bands as well as profiles of new, emerging acts. Count on The Hub’s exclusive Artist Interviews for the inspiration and gear intelligence you need to make your own musical aspirations a reality.
Our panel of pro guitarists offers hard-won advice on pairing your electric guitar with an amp that’ll do it justice.
Our panel of music photographers offers tips to musicians on how to get the most out of photo shoots and concert coverage.
The longtime Bonnie Raitt sideman dishes on his history and gear, then talks about cutting with Ray Charles.
The master of shred dishes deep on his gear, creative process and…love of Letterman.
Our panel of kid-friendly performing and recording artists weighs in on the rewards.
These artists and and organizations bring the transformative power of music to a world in need of education and healing.
The slide guitar phenom talks about why Rolling Stone’s all-time guitarist list is bogus and reveals the iconic instruments he’d love to own.
From basic recording gear advice to the right DAW, our experts tell you what you should and shouldn’t expect from a home setup.
Our panel of pro musicians run down the must-have music gear (and other things) they won’t leave home without.