The Shure SM57 has quickly developed a reputation as *the* go-to dynamic microphone for both studio and live situations. But just why is it so popular?
21 Sep 2020 - 6 min read | 11 min watch
Rubber pads and mesh heads are the most common materials used on modern day electronic drum kits - but which are actually better?
24 Aug 2020 - 5 min read | 15 min watch
Thinking about learning the drums, but not sure how to get started? Our handy guide explains all - helping to kickstart your drumming journey!
15 Jul 2020 - 10 min read | 2 min watch
If you record music regularly, you've probably come across the term 'polar pattern'. But what exactly are they? And just how do they impact the quality of your recordings? We explain all...
6 Jul 2020 - 5 min read | 21 min watch
The Akai MPC is one of the most iconic electronic instruments ever produced. Used by the likes of J Dilla, Kanye West, Warren G and other heavyweight acts, this drum machine left an indelible mark on hip-hop music.
5 Jun 2020 - 8 min read | 4 min watch
We explore the best ways to record drums as a guitarist - from drum machines and programming, to electronic kits and MIDI.
27 Mar 2020 - 5 min read | 18 min watch
MIDI 2.0. What is it, when does it release, and how will it impact your instruments?
6 Mar 2020 - 4 min read