(Ed. Note: In light of the recent passing of legendary Beatles engineer Geoff Emerick, we have republished our interview with Geoff, originally conducted around the release of his auto-biography, Here, There and Everywhere.)
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.
The things to look for in choosing an electric guitar that matches your music, budget and skill level.
How to choose the right power amplifier to match your speakers, PA system and the venues where you’ll be playing.
The basics: From bedroom to stage to studio—the types of mics and miking techniques that’ll help your audio creations shine.
How to choose the right audio monitor speakers to match your music, budget and recording space.
A comprehensive buyer’s guide to all Fender and Squier Stratocaster series electric guitars to help you choose the best Strat model for you.
How to choose the right stage monitor speakers or in-ear monitors to match your budget, music and shows
How to Choose a Wireless Microphone, Monitoring, or Instrument System
How to choose the right audio preamp to match your music, microphones, instruments and budget.
Here’s the intel you need to turn your iPhone or iPod into a full fledged recording studio and powerful music production tool. Learn about the iOS interfaces, controllers, mics and other mobile music gear you need.