I was searching for an inexpensive rechargeable Bluetooth speaker with good sound and an attractive design. Hawk Li's retro-styled Bluetooth speaker system appeared to be a good option.
This is a review of the BlumWay Converter that digitizes audio direct to a USB flash drive without a computer or software.
If you want your 6-string guitar to sound like a 12-string guitar, this may just be the guitar effects pedal for you.
If you play electric guitar and want to start building a pedal board, here are some tips on where to start.
You’ve heard headroom is important for bass and guitar amplifiers. Find out how it affects your sound as a bassist or guitarist, when you should care about an amp’s headroom, and when you shouldn’t.
Learn the pros and cons of a modeling guitar amp when compared to a tube amp or solid-state amp and find out how digital modeling technology can help you grab the sounds you are looking for.
Check out my review of the BOSS DS-1 Distortion Pedal and learn why this rock classic might be exactly what you need to take your guitar sounds to another level.
A review given after testing out the Vox Rock 50-Watt Hybrid Tube amplifier head.
Small 15 and 20-watt guitar amplifiers are popular today, but can you really use them for gigs? Maybe! Learn the best ways to do it, which useful features to look for in a low-wattage amp, and when you should really be considering a more powerful guitar amp.
This is a review of a multi-effects unit from Zoom that specializes in chorus, delay and reverb effects.
Find out what to look for when choosing a distortion or overdrive pedal in this guide for beginners. Learn the difference between distortion and overdrive as well as what different types of pedals can do for your sound.
Find out how Marshall, Fender and Peavey, three kings of the guitar amplifier world, stack up against each other. Learn which amps are best for which genre and level of guitar player.
This article will help you choose between a combo amp and a head and cabinet setup for guitar or bass. There are pros and cons to each whether you play at home or in a band, and one or the other is likely the best option for you.
Here’s a review of the MXR M234 Analog Chorus pedal and the MXR M101 Phase 90. Find out why these two modulation effects may be all you need to take your guitar sound to the next level. These pedals are examples of why MXR is known as one of the best effects brands in the guitar world.
Here is a list of the top Peavey guitar amps for metal and hard rock. Peavey makes some of the best high-gain amps in the world, from tube heads, to combo amps to affordable solid-state amps. This is a brand that has shaped the sound of extreme metal and rock music for decades.
Many people claim that a vinyl record sounds superior to its digital counterparts. I tested four different formats to find out how true this claim is.
Here’s a list of the 10 best rock guitar amp brands, known for producing some of the top tube and solid-state amplifiers in history. If you play classic rock, blues, heavy metal or even country one of these companies probably build the perfect amp for you.
It's easier if your effects pedals a already hooked up together before you play live. All you have to do is plug the guitar into the first pedal and run a cable from the output of the last one.
This article compares the Marshall DSL40C and the Peavey 6505 Plus 112 guitar amplifiers. They’re both awesome tube combos, but which is better? I'll also get into the new DSL40CR a bit, and offer a couple thoughts about how it stacks up to its elder brother.
A look at the Fab Metal Distortion pedal by Danelectro. The Fab is an excellent option for guitar players on a budget or looking for new sounds.
It shouldn't be necessary to spend your life savings to get the right tone.
Are tube amps really louder than solid-state guitar amps of the same power, and why? Is there something we are missing here?
Every music producer have their own tricks and know-hows when it comes to vocals production. Vocals are often the most important part of a song and I'll share with you some of the tricks I've learned