Music Instrument Product Reviews

Get the straight skinny on the music gear you want with The Hub’s exclusive Hands-On Reviews. You’ll find in-depth details on all manner of musical instruments including guitars, bass, drums, keyboards, and many more. Looking for live sound or recording hardware or software? We’ve got you covered there too. Whether you’re a DJ seeking to amp up your show, a beginning guitarist looking for learning tools, or a seasoned weekend warrior searching for the right music gear and accessories to fit your needs and budget, count on The Hub for no-B.S. product reviews. And be sure to stay tuned as we continue to add new music equipment reviews in the coming months.

Hands-On Review: BBE MaxCom Dual-Channel Compressor

Hands-On Review: BBE MaxCom Dual-Channel Compressor

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A must-have live/recording sound processor

Hands-On Review: Focusrite Saffire Pro 14

Hands-On Review: Focusrite Saffire Pro 14

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Pro-level FireWire interfacing for those on a budget

Hands-On Review: DigiTech GSP1101 Guitar Effects Processor

Hands-On Review: DigiTech GSP1101 Guitar Effects Processor

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Back in the rack with double AudioDNA2 power!

Hands-On Review: BBE Sonic Maximizer Signal Processors

Hands-On Review: BBE Sonic Maximizer Signal Processors

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Definition, clarity, and punch for your sound

Soundcheck: LR Baggs iBeam Active Guitar Pickup

Soundcheck: LR Baggs iBeam Active Guitar Pickup

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If you have an acoustic guitar that you really love, the last thing you want to do is gouge big holes in it in order to install a pickup. So if your acoustic doesn’t have built-in electronics, chances are you've checked out a whole mess of soundhole pickups, only to discover that most of them fail to convey the warmth and dynamic range crucial to a good acoustic sound.

Back to the Future: Roland Rolls Out AIRA

Back to the Future: Roland Rolls Out AIRA

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New series links today's performance needs with Roland's legacy EDM gear

It's hard to believe that electronic synths, sequencers, and beat machines have been with us for going on four decades now. Roland led the march of the microprocessors that transformed the sounds of modern music; by the early 1980s the company's groundbreaking drum machines and synthesizers were reshaping the musical soundscape.

Product Spotlight: Line 6 AMPLIFi

Product Spotlight: Line 6 AMPLIFi

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A Radical Rethink of What a Guitar Amp Can Be

Hands-On Review: Epiphone John Lennon Casino

Hands-On Review: Epiphone John Lennon Casino

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In 1965, Beatle John Lennon acquired an Epiphone Casino. It became his main axe from them on and one of the most collectible of vintage guitars. Now Epiphone has recreated this legendary instrument in authentic detail.

Hands-On Review: Fender '65 Princeton Reverb Guitar Amp

Hands-On Review: Fender '65 Princeton Reverb Guitar Amp

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The welcome return of an affordable workhorse

Hands-On Review: Fender Bullets Strings

Hands-On Review: Fender Bullets Strings

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The Strings for Strats!

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