3 MIDI Controller Keyboards That Don't Suck: 2018 Picks

Midi controllers are a way to play synth, piano, or drum tones on your computer or smartphone. We take a close look at some of the top models to see how their keys, controls, and drivers compare.

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Best Vinyl Pressing Services 2018: 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 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 6 hacks. What are you waiting for!

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Best iPhone Microphone For Instrument Recording & Podcasts

External iPhone microphones allow you to record professional quality audio directly to your phone. Upgrade the audio quality of your iPhone videos, or use it to record podcasts, live music, field recordings and more.

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Best Portable Recorder: Tascam vs Zoom vs Yemenren

A portable audio recorder, or digital voice recorder is a handheld microphone that records and stores audio files. We reviewed the top 4 best portable recorders, ranging in price from just $40 to $260.

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Best Podcast Microphone For Every Budget: 2018 Picks

The best podcast microphones capture the full range of one’s speaking voice while minimizing background noises and static. We reviewed the top 4 podcasting microphones, ranging in price from $17 to $170.

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Best USB Microphone For Home Studio, Podcasts & More

USB microphones allow you to record high quality audio straight to a digital audio workstation (DAW) like Garage band, Logic or ProTools. We compare the 3 top USB mics, including the Blue Yeti, Samson GoMic and Rode NT-USB.

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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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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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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 tone. We'll even give you some audio samples to help you decide.

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