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

Samantha Bentley4 months ago
Best Headphones for DJing
The art of DJing is often overlooked. Before I started, I honestly thought it was as easy as pressing play on a CDJ and watching the crowd go wild... anyone could do it, right? I didn’t realise the co...
Skunk Uzeki5 months ago
10 Great Gifts for Vaporwave Fans
I'll be the first one to admit that my musical tastes are a bit quirky, but few genres I listen to are as uniquely strange as vaporwave. It's true; us vaporwave fans are an odd breed that care just as...
Zack M.5 months ago
Model:Samples vs. Octatrack (A Sampler Comparison)
With the new Elektron Model:Samples on its way, I began fiending for another shiny new piece to add to my vast collection of production hardware. While eagerly looking up pre release NAMM footage for ...
Iggy Paulsen6 months ago
Customize Your Listening Experience with Lucid Audio Headphones
Music is one of the very few things in life that is both personal and public at the same time. Everyone experiences music a little differently, and will have different reactions to the same song. Ever...
Tony Anthony Greg7 months ago
Why the Boompods Aquablaster Is the Only Bluetooth Speaker You Need
For years, speakers and large quantities of water were, in a sense, considered mutually exclusive. By that I mean you couldn't take your stereo system in the water (obviously), and even bringing it ne...
Ossiana Tepfenhart7 months ago
We Tried the Soundbrenner Core: The 4-in-1 Wearable for Musicians
Have you ever listened to a music track that was slightly off beat? I have, and let me tell you, it's pretty awful. It's best described as mentally jarring and undanceable; and yet, it's an issue that...
Iggy Paulsen7 months ago
PYOUR Audio Helps Those with Hearing Loss Rediscover Music
It's often said that Beethoven could never hear the kind of music he wrote because he was deaf. People also say that the notes he made were just created from his memories of what they used to sound li...
Fred Eugene Park9 months ago
10 Great Gifts for EDM Fans
If you are not personally entrenched in the world of EDM (Electronic Dance Music for the laypeople) it may seem unusual and alien. If you have an EDM fan in your family or friend group, chances are yo...
Best Internet Radio Players for Music Streaming
While the traditional clock radio is fading into the past, a new breed of radio is emerging. These players combine the expansive selection of the internet radio with the latest advancements in portabl...
Nicola P. Young10 months ago
Top 10 Water Speakers to Up Your Listening Game
Remember when two of the coolest things in the world were lava lamps and that Windows program that made change designs to match your music? Well, those were definitely two of the coolest things around...
Nicola P. Younga year ago
Top Rated Turntables to Buy Right Now
Vinyl enthusiasts rejoice! Vinyl is back in style, but you don't have to go digging through your grandparent's garage to enjoy the experience. You also don't have to use all your hard earned cash beca...
Skunk Uzekia year ago
Best Gifts for Anyone Obsessed with 90s Music
Ladies and gentlemen, I'm going to have to confess something to you. I'm obsessed—absolutely obsessed—with 90s music. I love listening to Sugar Ray, enjoy old school rave tracks from Dune, and yes, al...
Krista Almazana year ago
BlackPink's Official Light Stick
YG Entertainment, one of the "big three" entertainment agencies of South Korea, and the home agency of popular girl group, BlackPink, revealed the group's official light stick two weeks ago. Revealing the light stick was an important and timely gesture for fans of the group (BLINKs), who haven't seen a new song from their idols in an entire year. Hot on the heels of this big, long-awaited reveal came the news that BlackPink would debut a new song and music video on June 15. The group has been no...
Nick Paronia year ago
Top 10 Music Production and Editing Software You Should Try Out
When I'm recording a new album, I often rotate between old vintage gear like four track cassette recorders, and modern, digital computer interfaces. While the audio quality is different, the music and...
Will Vasqueza year ago
ROLI Lightpad Block Lets You Create Music on the Go
The ROLI Lightpad Block is an intuitive and expressive tactile control surface that will change the way you create electronic music. It’s the main performance controller for ROLI’s entire Blocks syste...
C.C. Curtisa year ago
Best Outdoor Speakers to Buy in 2018
Summer is the only time I get to spend my days and nights outdoors. I'll invite friends over for barbecues, bonfires, and even pool parties. I always need tunes playing in the background, especially w...
Johnson Bernarda year ago
Best Microphones for Beatboxing
I don't know, maybe you're huge into singing karaoke, or simply want to make the best out of your own beatboxing creations, but the necessary equipment is always a must before you even begin to put wo...
Josh Ben-Moshea year ago
What Is the Best Music Streaming Service in 2018?
How good is music? I'll tell you how good it is: Really good. In line with food and water and sleep, music is something that every human needs. Biologically. Yes, tasty bass lines are part of our biol...