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Product reviews and how-to's of rising music merchandise, CDs, albums, concerts, and more.

Dr. Ethan Levi4 days ago
The Best Band Merch Gifts of 2017
It can be hard to find a great gift for the audiophile in your life. Their closet already looks like a cartoon character's—black band tee after black band tee for every day of the week. You don't want...
Joseph Farley4 days ago
Best Reverb Guitar Pedals to Buy Right Now
I'm sure you've heard of reverb before, but most people aren't exactly sure what it means—other than it's some sort of sound. Reverb is the continuation of sound after it's made as it carries across t...
The Best Tech Gifts for Music Lovers
The kind of music tech product you want to get depends on the audiophile you're shopping for. For example, is this person serious about recording or their home studio? Or would they rather have someth...
Buddy Brown6 days ago
Best Guitars Under $500
If you love the idea of playing an electric guitar, you're not alone. It's awesome and always will be. Getting a quality electric guitar isn't easy, especially when you have a limited budget—and let's...
Joey Anderson7 days ago
Why This Microphone Was Chosen to Record Taylor Swift's Vocals
If you are anything like me, you get extreme cases of GAS. No, I didn't have one of the infamous gritty cheese dip episodes many have had. I'm referring to GAS-gear acquisition syndrome. It's an epide...
Will Vasquez10 days ago
Holiday Gift Ideas for the Vinyl Enthusiast in Your Life
If you know someone or are someone who collects vinyl, you know the hobby doesn't stop at just the records themselves. Frankly, it's more than just enthusiasm—it's obsession. But that's not a bad thin...
Hi-Tunes
There is a new company that just started only a few weeks ago, and we think it is an ingenious idea. Getting the idea of having a record label and not able to monetize Scott Mckinley started up Hi-Tun...
Unique Gifts for Music Lovers
Speaking as someone who spent that past 10 years basically eating, sleeping, and breathing music, I can tell you that music lovers are a very unusual bunch. No other group of people will be as discern...
Joseph Farleya month ago
Best Reverb-Delay Combo Pedals
If you're a guitar player that loves experimentation and functionality, then looking into the best reverb-delay combo pedals on the market is something you should be doing. The great part about the co...
Adam Quinna month ago
Best Budget Recording Microphones
There isn't a singer alive who hasn't daydreamed about the moment they'd be able to enjoy the luxury of a home recording studio that costs more than the home they live in. Recording equipment is expen...
Kelsey Langea month ago
Best Electric Guitar Cases to Take on the Road
When you're shopping for the best electric guitar case, there are a few things you want to keep in mind. Whether it's stratocasters and telecasters, handles, durability, cushioning, neck support, or e...
Jake Pinea month ago
Best Portable Hi-Fi Music Players
If you're a true audiophile who isn't satisfied with whatever is coming out of your new iPhone X, but instead want a richer audio experience, you might be in the market for a portable hi-fi music play...
Joseph Farleya month ago
Best Record Players for Under $500
It's safe to say that vinyl is back and here to stay, so it might be high time to invest in something a little better than that cheap one you picked up at Urban Outfitters that will only scratch your ...
Coolest Guitar Picks for Every Type of Sound
Getting started playing a guitar comes with simple essentials. All you need is a guitar and a pick to strum the strings with. Easy, right? Unless you want to include guitar straps or even a guitar boo...
Kelsey Langea month ago
Best Musical Instruments for Kids
Your child's brain is guaranteed to develop faster with the encouragement of music in their lives. Though the "music" they will start off playing will consist of banging, blabber, and off tempo tappin...
George Nekilana month ago
Necessary Albums Every Man Should Own
Music, it's one of the many forms of art that contains creativity, connection, and culture — the three Cs. Even though I just made that up, it's still very true. Music does connect people. They're abl...
Joseph Farleya month ago
Coolest Guitar Straps Every Player Must Own
Guitar straps aren't the most glamorous part of playing the guitar, but if you want people to take your playing more seriously, it might be a good idea to invest in one that's high quality. Guitar str...
Joseph Farleya month ago
Best Guitar Books for Beginners to Learn the Basics
You've finally taken that first step and bought that guitar you always wanted to start playing. You pick it up and try to pluck a few strings and it feels so foreign you put it in the corner of the ro...