The 5 Best Orange Amps on the Market (2019 Reviews)

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Orange has always made some of the best amplifiers on the market. No other amp sounds like them and most definitely, no other looks like them. They are, and always have been, I even hate to use the word, but they are... Cool. I've been using them personally since the 1980s and currently own two, Read More »

10 Best Synthesizer Pedals for Bass (2019 Reviews)

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Incorporating a synthesizer pedal into your bass's arsenal of sound can be one of the best options available for to you to achieve that special dashed sound that most bassists only get to desire. Thanks to these implements you will be able to explore all the potentialities of your bass, in addition, they are usually Read More »

The 5 Best Drumsticks for Electronic Drums (Reviews)

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Maybe you just bought your new electronic drumset and you finally can play them in your apartment without unnecessary conflicts with your neighbors. Or you are just wondering which are the best options out there. Now the question is: „which drumsticks should I use?“ as they usually don't come as part of the kit. There Read More »

The 7 Best Bass Octave Pedals (Reviews & Buyer's Guide)

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red subunp octave bass pedal, we rate it to be best for classic sound

While a band is trying to play at top of their game every single sound is crucial, and for the bass, there are several ways in which you can optimize its performance. One way is to use a bass Octave pedal, perfect for exploring new sounds by adding or removing sound within an extra octave. Through a bass octave pedal, you can get extremely different sounds, Read More »

The 6 Best Bass Compressor Pedals (Buying Guide)

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  Designed for a cleaner sound, it is difficult to imagine listening to the sound of a bass without the help of a compressor pedal. Differently, from all other effect pedals, the bass pedals are intended to reduce the peaks and create a more harmonic and clean sound, producing almost studio quality in live performances. Read More »

The 5 Best PAF Pickups - Humbuckers (2018 Review)

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Some of the best PAF pickups are on the picture, they are installed on a guitar

The PAF pickups revolutionized the world of music, and effectively separated the use of electric guitars, while making the sound clearer and more versatile at the same time. While this technology has changed over the years, the use of dual and band coils in the vibration receptors of your guitar makes a striking difference in Read More »

8 Best Conga Drums of 2018 (Reviews, Extensive Research)

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You must have heard of Cuban-American singer Gloria Estefan and her song called Conga. Yeah, a great, cheerful track that makes you dance. Unfortunately, we will not talk about this beautiful singer, but our topic will be equally interesting. It's about one of the most awesome percussion drums. There is a really large number of Read More »

6 Best Treble Booster Pedals (2018 Reviews)

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Picture of different guitar pedals on of them is treble booster

Surely you've wondered how Brian May and many other artists do to get those effects in their chords. He is one of many guitarists who use treble booster pedal to get some effect on his treble and high notes. This tool is useful both for live plays, as studio recordings and became very popular in Read More »

9 Best Ride Cymbals (2018 Reviews & Buying Guide)

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stick hitting a cymbal

Choosing the best ride cymbal is a bit relative than one might think. Depending on a lot of factors, there are things to consider before making the final decision. Ride cymbals are divided into several categories based on their price and function. Each price range has its best cymbal, and so does each style of Read More »

The 8 Best Cymbal Polishers & Cleaners of 2018

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hand holding cloth cleaning cymbal with polisher or cleaner

The cymbals are usually made of copper, tin, and silver, so like all instruments they must be kept free of dust or other debris; not only for the aesthetic factor but for the sonority of it. Similarly, keeping your plates clean will be an advantage to detect any fracture that may suffer the instrument. Therefore, Read More »

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