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.

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.

Komplete 11 Release

Product Spotlight: Native Instruments Komplete 11

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Now available in three strengths to meet any music production challenge

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

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

Ernie Ball Expression Pedals

1st Look: Ernie Ball’s Expression Overdrive & Ambient Delay Pedals

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Bringing foot-sweepable magic to the world of guitar effects

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.

Gibson 2017 Electrics

First Look: Gibson’s 2017 Electric Guitar Collection

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Gibson USA's 2017 lineup of electric guitars finds the sweet spot between tradition and innovation

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