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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.
We go hands-on with Gretsch's G5244G-12 electric guitar.
Where should you put your money? Into specialized, single-effect pedals? Or go for a versatile guitar multi-processor with a huge range of effects, editing and patch-saving capabilities?
We take five of Daredevil Pedals' hottest stompboxes for a spin.
A protector of the esteemed RCA 44 ribbon microphone's legacy, Wes Dooley and the team at AEA have taken ribbon microphone and preamp technology to new heights.
Throwing a party and not sure what audio, music and lighting gear you need?
Whether you’ve got a U.S.-built American Professional or an imported Player Series Strat, this game-changing pickup upgrade will have you rockin’ the blues like never before!
We go hands-on with the Fryette Power Load.
(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.)
How Royer Labs helped to bring ribbon microphones to the masses with modern designs and home-studio accessibility.