Best Portable and Headphone DAC Amp

Whether you’re looking to get the most accurate reproduction of your digital music or get the best performance out of your headphones, portable digital to analog converters, or DAC’s for short, are just what you’re looking for.

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Best Gear Deals on Amazon Right Now: Price Drops, Glitches and More

We round up the top Amazon gear deals every week, based on historical pricing data. Note: these are not advertised sales. These are the price drops vendors would prefer you didn't see.

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Best Volume Pedal: Dunlop Volume X vs. Ernie Ball VP JR

We compare the Dunlop Volume X, Ernie Ball VP JR and Telonics FP 100 Volume Pedals.

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How to Press Vinyl for Under $100

Despite what you've heard, IT IS possible to press vinyl without breaking the bank. Whether you need a short run of 7" singles, a or a handful of LPs, we've uncovered 8 ways to press vinyl for under $100.

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Best Vinyl Pressing Services 2017: Cheap and Short-Run Options

With high prices, minimum order sizes and long wait times, finding a short run vinyl pressing service can be difficult.. but not impossible! We've rounded up a list of the best vinyl services for independent bands.

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How to Make the Perfect Music Video: 15 Tips from a Pro Videographer

Whether you're shooting, directing or just performing, it always helps to be prepared. Here's 15 tips on creating a music video from a pro videographer.

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Best Tuner Pedal for Guitar & Bass: Pitchblack vs PolyTune vs TU-3

Ready to graduate from a clip-on tuner? Pedal tuners are great for live gigs and loud practices, but not all are created equal.
Read on for our comparison of the 3 top models.

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How to Find the Best Guitar Cables

All you REALLY need is insulated wiring and a solid connector jack.
Check out our guide to the best guitar cables for the money.

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Capturing Your Live Performances with GoPro HERO3+

Most bands *ahem* suck at getting good live footage. 

Fortunately, GoPro has a line of cameras that are affordable, high quality
and let you shoot easily from the stage using remote controls.

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5 Best Hardware Synthesizers For $500 or Less

In the last few years, there’s been a renaissance in the synth world.
We’ve rounded up 5 excellent synthesizers that can be had for $500 or less.
No joke. That's $500... or less.

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SM7b vs. RE20: Best Large Diaphragm Dynamic Microphone

The Shure SM7b and Electro-Voice RE20 are two hugely popular recording mics.
Here we compare their features and sounds.
We'll even give you some audio samples to help decide.

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Best DSLR For Indie Film: A7s vs. 5d Mark III

Need to shoot in low light? Need long battery life for shoots on the road?
Our guide covers two of the top DSLRs (the Sony A7S and the Canon 5d Mark III) from the practical perspective of the indie filmmaker.

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How to Restore a Shitty Reel to Reel Tape Recorder

It's much easier than you think. Most vintage reel to reel tape recorders can be fixed up with these 4 hacks. What are you waiting for!

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Seriously, Why Aren’t You Using Square To Sell Merch?

At least 3/4ths of bands I see are still “cash only” when it comes to merch. Don't be part of that 75%... just use Square.

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Best Wide Angle Lens: Tokina 11-16mm vs. Canon EF-S 10-22mm

Three different wide angles with very different focal lengths. Check out this comparison of the Tokina 11-16mm, Canon EF-S 10mm and Sigma 4.5mm.

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Best Bass Strings: A Comparison of 7 Bass Player-Favorites

We scoured bass forums to identify the 7 most-praised sets of bass strings. Check out our comparison and choose the perfect set for your rig.

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