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.

Korg Prologue Synthesizer

Korg Prologue Polyphonic Analog Synthesizer Announced

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The Japanese synth manufacturer introduces Prologue, a new polyphonic analog synth available in two configurations, Prologue-16 and Prologue-8.

Fender American Original Guitars and Basses

Unveiled: The New Fender American Original Guitars & Basses

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All the features you need to know about the Fender American Original Series Stratocaster, Telecaster, Jazzmaster, Jaguar, Jazz Bass and Precision Bass models. 

Earthquaker Devices Westwood Overdrive Pedal

Earthquaker Devices Unveils Westwood Translucent Drive Manipulator

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The boutique guitar pedal builder introduces a versatile new overdrive pedal.

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Four Tips to Fire Up Your Inner Songwriter

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These proven approaches encourage creativity by getting you past writer’s block.

14 Combo Amps Under $500

14 Combo Guitar Amplifiers Under $500

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Check out 14 guitar combos to help you achieve serious sound without breaking the bank.

Universal Audio Arrow Audio Interface

New Universal Audio Arrow Audio Interface Announced

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Universal Audio's Arrow Audio Interface delivers classic sound and the UAD platform at an affordable price point.

Moog DFAM Drummer From Another Mother

Moog Drummer From Another Mother (DFAM) Percussion Synth Unveiled

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The Ashville, NC-based synthesizer maker announces DFAM, an exciting new semi-modular percussion synthesizer built on their existing Mother platform. 

JBL 3-Series

JBL Introduces New 3 Series MKII Powered Studio Monitors

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JBL's new 305P MKII, 306P MK II and 308P MKII studio monitors feature refined transducers, inherited flagship technology and more, making them excellent choices for recording studios of all sizes.

Gibson 2018 Acoustic Guitars

First Look: The 2018 Gibson Acoustic Guitar Collection

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Gibson’s Montana artisans raise the bar again with new J-45, SJ-200, Hummingbird, 00 and parlor guitars.

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

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