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.

Gretsch Guitars G5244G-12

Hands-On Review: Gretsch Guitars G5244G-12

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We go hands-on with Gretsch's G5244G-12 electric guitar.

Daredevil Pedals Hands-On Review

Hands-On Review: Daredevil Effects Pedals

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We take five of Daredevil Pedals' hottest stompboxes for a spin. 

BOSS GT-100 Multi-Effects Guitar Pedal Hands-On Review

Hands-On Review: Boss GT-1000 Multi-Effects Guitar Pedal

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We go hands-on with the BOSS GT-1000, running it through its paces, evaluating its features and sound quality. 

AKG C314 Condenser Microphone

AKG C314: An Affordable and Versatile C-Series Condenser Mic

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Our friends at AKG give a rundown on the AKG C314, covering the important specifications, application and some recording samples

Fender American Professional Series

Fender American Professional Guitar and Bass Overview

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Everything you need to know about the Fender American Professional Series Electric Guitars and Basses

Hands-On Review: Fryette Power Load

Hands-On Review: Fryette Power Load

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We go hands-on with the Fryette Power Load.

Milkman Sound Creamer Guitar Amplifier Hands-On Review

Hands-On Review: Milkman Sound Creamer

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Curious about Milkman Sound's Creamer combo amp? Read on for our in-depth review and sound clips. 

AKG C414 Multi-Pattern Condenser Microphone

The AKG C414 Microphone: Great Sound Meets Versatility

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Our friends at AKG take us on a deep dive of the C414 XLS and C414 XLII multi-pattern condenser microphones

Sterling Audio Hands-On Review

Hands-On Review: Sterling Audio Recording Microphones

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We go hands-on with the latest studio microphones from Sterling Audio.

Roland's new SE-02 Analog Synthesizer

Hands-On Review: Roland SE-02 Analog Synthesizer

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Get hands on with Roland's new SE-02, an analog synthesizer designed in collaboration with Studio Electronics.

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