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M-Audio Producer USB Microphone Review

The M-Audio Producer USB was one of the first USB microphones to hit the market a few years ago – ushering in an era of minimalistic mobile recording solutions. You no longer needed a host of middleware hardware to deliver decent audio into your computer or mobile device. USB microphones allow you to plug directly into your computers USB port and start recording. As a solid, professional-looking microphone that’s simple to setup and use, the M-Audio Producer USB is a decent choice in this category of microphones.

Digital Piano Maintenance

Digital piano maintenance consists of damage prevention and general maintenance. Here are some ideas to consider when caring for your digital piano.

M-Audio BX5 and Yamaha HS5 Comparison

The M-Audio BX5 and the Yamaha HS5 studio monitors boast similar studio-level features and specs. They both pack a nice size : punch ratio. You can’t go wrong with either of these little guys. I took them both for a spin, put them head to head and jotted down my thoughts.

Fender DG-60 Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar Review

The Fender DG-60 dreadnought acoustic guitar will soon be available at Best Buy. I’ll come out and say it—this is a great guitar for the price. If asked to recommend something for a beginner or as a small-gig instrument, I’d put the DG-60 on the list for sure.  It has a nice look and feel coupled with great playability and a brighter tone that fills the room.

The Yamaha MG06X is an incredibly compact 6-channel mixer

 If you are in the market for a stereo mixer that won’t colonize a lot of space then the Yamaha MG06X may be what you are looking for. Compact but with incredible power and features, small-scale live performers, DJs, or home studio producers can all benefit from this compact, portable, and well built mixer.

Roland F-20 Digital Piano Review

I was both excited and skeptical when I heard that Roland was releasing the F-20. I was excited because of the sub-$1,000 price point for a weighted-action, 88-note digital piano. I was skeptical for the same reasons.   The appeal of a digital piano is unmistakable – especially for families who want to start piano lessons, but are hesitant to invest in an expensive instrument. The Roland F-20 seems to make the commitment to music a bit less painful.

M-Audio M-Track MkII Review

The re-release of the M-Audio M-Track USB audio interface (the M-Track MkII) is a no-nonsense, straight-shooting package for those who are looking to get audio into and out of their computer.

Bass Guitar Maintenance

Bass guitar maintenance is essential to make sure you're doing a great job holding down the bottom end. From cleaning strings to changing batteries, there are a good many things to consider. Here are some bass guitar maintenance tips you'll want to consider to help keep your instrument in top shape.

Roland BTM-1 Bluetooth Speaker with Guitar Input Review

How do you stand out in a crowded Bluetooth wireless speaker market? If you're Roland's BTM-1, you add a guitar input for a serious dose of "look at me!"

What is the best musical instrument for a child to learn...

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