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.

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.

Torrefied Tops - Gibson 2016 Hummingbird True Vintage Square Shoulder Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar Vintage Cherry

Torrefied Tops: Vintage Sounds out of Modern Guitars

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How oven-roasting wood mimics the effects of time

Apogee Element Thunderbolt Audio Interface

Product Spotlight: Apogee Element Thunderbolt Interface

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Apogee’s Element Audio Interfaces are Thunderbolt audio I/O boxes made for creating music on your Mac.

Yamaha Montage vs. Motif: A Comparison

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Does an upgrade make sense for you?

Flea Bass

Product Spotlight: Flea’s Fender Signature Roadworn Jazz Bass

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An exacting replica of his go-to ‘61 J-Bass, in its uber-rare Shell Pink finish

Silver Creek Harmonicas

Product Spotlight: Silver Creek Harmonicas

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Silver Creek Harmonicas - Reliable, Professionally Presentable and Economically Minded

Native Instruments MASCHINE JAM

Product Review: Native Instruments MASCHINE JAM

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Native Instruments' MASCHINE JAM MASCHINE JAM is a modern production and performance system for intuitive sequencing and track building.

Fishman Acoustic Amplifier

What to Look for in an Acoustic Guitar Amplifier

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Noted amp designer Ritchie Fliegler on getting a satisfying amplified sound

Roland 909 Day Product Launch

5 Hot New Roland Units Revealed at 909 Day!

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Part of the company’s massive 909 Day product launch, we’ve got early details.

Fender '57 Custom Amps

Product Spotlight: Fender ‘57 Custom Amps Bring Back That Renowned Tweed Sound

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Bringing Back That Renowned Tweed Sound

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