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Clinton Ryder

Clinton Ryder
Based in Montreal, Canada, bassist Clinton Ryder uses a solid musical and creative foundation in his work as a professional musician, music teacher and creative coach. Proficient on both acoustic (double) bass and bass guitar, he is energized by many genres of music, particularly American music. A passion for learning, creating, collaborating, and supporting musical performance has led to thousands of live performances and numerous studio recordings reflecting his diverse musical interests. These include performances and projects with Hugh Fraser, Nikki Yanofsky, The Dears, The Irish Rovers, Holly Arntzen, Félix Stüssi, Tania Gill, Dawn Tyler Watson, Jim Byrnes, Petru Guelfucci, and Yourgi Loeffler. Find out more about his work at www.clintonrydermusic.com

Numark DJ2GO2 Touch DJ controller review

The Numark DJ2GO2 Touch kit
The DJ2GO2 Touch DJ Controller from Numark packs classic features in a portable DJ controller at an affordable price.

Focusrite Vocaster One podcasting interface review

Vocaster One solo podcast interface
The solo podcast interface Vocaster One from Focusrite features great sound and a simple design for new and experienced podcasters.

AT2020, AT2035, and AT2040 Audio-Technica microphones review

Three Audio Technica Microphones: AT2020, AT2035, AT2040
I review and compare three microphones from Audio-Technica—the AT2020, AT2035, and AT2040. All three are great microphones that offer fantastic value.

Focusrite Vocaster Two podcasting interface review

Vocaster interface
Vocaster Two is a versatile interface that makes producing voice-based productions, including podcasts, a seamless experience.

IK Multimedia iRig Pro Quattro recording interface review

The Pro Quattro is a portable and versatile audio interface for musicians, streamers and podcasters with endless options for mixing, recording, and broadcasting.

How to maintain and care for your guitar

Man claening his guitar
A large part of guitar maintenance can be done from home. Here are some tips to help you get started caring for your guitars!

Differences between digital pianos versus electric keyboards

Understanding the character variations of a digital piano vs an electric keyboard will help you decide between a digital piano and an electric keyboard.

M-Audio Vocal Studio Pro music production package review

The M-Audio Vocal Studio Pro kit is everything you need to get started with music production! Read on for a full review of its capabilities.

AKAI Professional MPK Mini Play MKIII controller review

AKAI Professional MPK Mini Play MKIII Controller
I review the AKAI Professional MPK Mini Play MKIII for Best Buy's blog. This portable midi controller impresses with its size and features the awesome MPC drum pads!

Focusrite Scarlett SOLO and 2i2 3rd-generation audio interfaces review

Scarlett series SOLO and 2i2 side by side
Focusrite's Scarlett SOLO and Scarlett 2i2 3rd-generation audio interfaces are excellent for beginners, singer-songwriters, and podcasters. Check out their fun new features.