Reviews

We’re reviewing the equipment you’ll need for recording and producing beautiful music

  • Sennheiser HD 280 Pro Vs Sony MDR-7506
    A good pair of headphones is an essential piece of gear for any producer. They can help give you a different perspective when mastering a track or allow you to
  • Audix D2 vs Shure SM57 (Pros and Cons, Buyers Guide)
    We review 2 great microphones that are loved by many producers, engineers, and drummers for miking up snare drums, toms and, many other instruments too.
  • Can I Plug A Microphone Into A Guitar Amp?
    Learn how to hook up your microphone to a guitar amp, what kind of cables and adapters you need and how to get the best quality results
  • Sennheiser HD 280 Pro Vs Audio Technica ATH-M50X
    Using a good quality pair of studio monitoring headphones to help you perfect a song is one of the most valuable tools for professional audio production, whether it be in
  • Best Microphone For A Noisy Environment
    If you live or work in a noisy environment you’ll need a microphone that can help reduce background noise when recording. This article discusses some of the best microphones for noisy environments.
  • What is the Best Condenser Mic under $300?
    What is a Condenser Microphone? A condenser microphone uses a small delicate plate which acts as the diaphragm to sense sound waves and convert them to an electrical signal. The
  • Using a USB Mixer as an Audio Interface
    In this article, we explain the differences between a mixer and a dedicated audio interface. We also provide some helpful tips for you to consider so you can choose a mixer or interface that’s best for you. Finally, we review 9 excellent mixers that have a USB connection so you can record directly to your computer
  • Who makes the best MIDI controllers?
    MIDI Controllers… What Are They? A MIDI controller is a hardware device that sends digital information via the MIDI format to another device. Usually, the term MIDI controller refers to
  • How to pick the best studio monitors for home recording
    How to pick the best studio monitors for home recording Choosing the best studio monitors for your studio is an important decision. There are many options available – starting from
  • What Equipment do I need to Record Music? (Our Top 10)
    Want to start recording your own music, but don’t know what equipment you need? We have compiled a list of the most essential equipment anyone at any level needs to
  • What are the best studio headphones for recording?
    Having the right headphones is important for recording, mixing and editing digital music. We’ve put together a helpful buying guide explaining how to choose the right pair for you and we’ve reviewed 9 excellent pairs of studio headphones available today.
  • What is the easiest DAW for beginners? [Updated for 2021]
    Whether you are just getting started producing music or transitioning from outboard analog gear to digital music production on a computer, you’ll need to select the right software that’s the
  • What equipment is needed for a podcast?
    Ready to start recording and producing your podcast? Getting setup for podcasting doesn’t have to be expensive. In fact, you may already have some of the podcast equipment needed –
  • The best 2-channel USB Audio Recording Interfaces under $200 [Updated for 2021]
    One of the most important parts of your recording setup is your audio interface. This is the physical hardware device that takes an analogue audio signal, converts it to digital
  • Snark SN5X Clip-On Tuner Review
    Have you ever recorded a great part only to listen back and realise it was slightly flat?! I sure have! That’s where these ingenious little Snark tuners come in so useful. My rule now is to tune before every take, even when I’m just playing with ideas – you never know when it’s going to be a keeper!
  • Behringer Xenyx 802 Mixer Review
    The Behringer Xenyx 802 mixer is an affordable compact mixer – portable and easy to set up for live performances or a great way to get started for your home studio.
  • KRK Rokit 5 Gen 4 Studio Monitor Speakers Review
    The KRK Rokit 5 Gen3 studio monitor speakers provide stunning sound quality and precision. KRK are recognized leaders in the studio monitor space and have been producing award winning products for over 10 years…