The Best Guitars and Basses Under $500 (GBG Part II)

Posted by on Sep 9, 2008 in Opinions, Reviews, Tips/Tutorials, Top Articles | 17 Comments

As promised, here is a list of reviews of different instruments for different styles and tastes. These instruments are what we consider to be today’s best options for inexpensive, quality guitars and basses. Either you’re buying your first or 50th guitar, be sure to check out the options on this list – some are amazing […]

Super Review (2nd Edition): Yamaha HS50M – The new NS-10M?

Posted by on Jan 9, 2008 in Reviews, Top Articles | 58 Comments

Yamaha is attempting (again) to replace the legendary standard, and studio owners and engineers appear to be accepting it! Are the HS Series going to be the new nearfield monitors of the if-it-sounds-good-here-sounds-good-on-anything type? Read on. We placed them under the microscope and under our refined ears. Extended review!

Waves Guitar Tool Rack 3 vs. IK Multimedia Amplitube 2

Posted by on Oct 26, 2007 in Reviews, Top Articles | 9 Comments

Waves GTR3 (Guitar Tool Rack) is out and no one made a lot of fuss about Digidesign Eleven – Sorry Digidesign, but the demos seem to suggest it’s another average amp modeler. But not GTR! That one sure sparked a lot of interest at AES 2007 in the field of high quality amp modeling, and […]