Resources for Musicians

The Hub is the place to be for the critical resources musician’s need when shopping for gear and instruments. You can count on on our exclusive Buying Guides to walk you through the complexities of everything from recording equipment to live sound gear to the ins and outs of choosing the right guitar, bass, drums, or keyboard. You’ll learn all about the key features and specs and how to choose the music gear that’s right for your style and budget. The Hub’s always-expanding Hands-On Product Reviews dive deep into specific music gear and instruments to give you the perspectives of seasoned musicians. Bookmark this page and check in at The Hub whenever you feel the need for some more gear knowledge.

Electronic Drums Buying Guide

Electronic Drums Buying Guide

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Shopping for an electronic drum kit, drum module, triggers, pads or cymbals? Here’s what you need to know to get into digital drumming.

DAW Software Controller Buying Guide

DAW Software Controller and Control Surface Buying Guide

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How to choose the right DAW control surface or MIDI controller to match your software, music production methods and budget.

Best Keyboards and Pianos for Beginners

The Best Keyboards and Pianos for Beginners

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The crucial things to look for when shopping for a first piano or electronic keyboard

AC/DC Guitarist Malcolm Young

RIP Malcolm Young: AC/DC Co-Founder, Songwriter and Guitarist

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AC/DC Co-Founder, Guitarist and Songwriter Malcolm Young passes away.

Headphones and Earphones Buying Guide

Headphones and Earphones Buying Guide

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What do you look for in headphones and earphones? While there are many models to choose from, your planned use should help greatly to narrow your choices.

Stocking Stuffers for Musicians

9 Stocking Stuffers And Gift Ideas For Musicians

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If you need a great gift for the musician in your life, you'll want to check out these 9 stocking stuffers and gift ideas for guitarists, drummers and more.

The Budos Band live at Desert Daze music festival

Q&A with Mike Deller & Daniel Foder of The Budos Band

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The keyboardist and bassist for the funk & Afrobeat 9-piece talk about their rigs and the importance of throwing things away.

Digital Piano Buying Guide

Digital Piano Buying Guide

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How to choose the best digital piano for home use or stage/studio performance that matches your skill level, music and budget

How to Choose an Ukulele

Ukulele Buying Guide

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The ukulele is back—with a vengeance!

Dave Clarke of VOX R&D

Gear Pioneer: Dave Clarke of VOX R&D talks Handwired Amps

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The British amp builder revisits a legacy that includes far more than just amp building while also returning to UK production.

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