Login or Sign Up
Welcome, !
Logout
Join the HC Newsletter
Subscribe Now!
Smooth feel, with a brighter sound Some people believe "strings are strings," and there isn't a lot of difference between brands. Wrong. Savvy bass players know there's a wide range of string types available, and that different strings can change not onl...
Designed for guitarists, is this a good crossover instrument for them? As many guitarists are no doubt aware, Breedlove is a well-respected manufacturer of guitars. What some guitarists may not know is that their mandolins are equally well-respected among mand...
Designed for guitarists, is this a good crossover instrument for them? As many guitarists are no doubt aware, Breedlove is a well-respected manufacturer of guitars. What some guitarists may not know is that their mandolins are equally well-respected among mand...
This is way more than a simple boost pedal Boost pedals are one of the oldest pedal effects categories and often (but not always, as we'll soon see) some of the simplest pedal circuits. Many only utilize a single transistor in their designs. Some, like the cla...
Smooth feel, with a brighter sound Some people believe "strings are strings," and there isn't a lot of difference between brands. Wrong. Savvy bass players know there's a wide range of string types available, and that different strings can change not onl...
Make your own custom pedalboard with these cool modular units   One thing's for sure - guitarists (and bass players) love pedals. There's literally millions of stomp box effects floating around out there, with new ones being released practically on a dail...
The electric guitar has come a long way over the last 50 years, rising up from the confines of the rhythm section in the early days of R&B to a full-fledged, versatile instrument that drives the sound of modern music. And perhaps no element of guitar playi...
Ahh, the theremin. It still captivates us with its eerie, warbly sound, not to mention the touch-free method by which it’s played (it just looks fun, doesn’t it?). Although some might say the theremin’s time came and went, it left an indelibl...
Modified right-angle version of the legendary SM57 dynamic microphone By Phil O'Keefe   Recording engineers are known for having a wide range of opinions when it comes to their preferred methods and tools, and that's certainly true of microphones. Ask any...
Drum Workshop – PDP Concept Maple Series  INTRO— About DW and PDP DW (Drum Workshop) began as a drum school in 1972, and in 1977  purchased tooling from Camco Drum Co. to reintroduce the 5000 bass drum pedal. And from there, history ...
Rack mount 24 track hard disk recorder / player and computer audio interface Bringing a computer with you to a live gig can be a bit of a pain, and there's always the concern that something might happen to it, or that someone will walk off with your expensive ...
Smooth feel, with a brighter sound Some people believe "strings are strings," and there isn't a lot of difference between brands. Wrong. Savvy bass players know there's a wide range of string types available, and that different strings can change not onl...
If loving you is wrong, I don’t want to be right   By Craig Anderton   I’ve written a lot of reviews in my life, so I appreciate the conciseness and accuracy of a comment that appeared from someone called “sbj” in a thread abo...
...a cost-effective solution to the electronic mesh drum head conundrum by Carmine Strollo I’ve been an acoustic drummer for over 52 years and for almost 21 years, played full-time 5-6 nights a week—performing with floor show bands, in night clubs,...
If loving you is wrong, I don’t want to be right   By Craig Anderton   I’ve written a lot of reviews in my life, so I appreciate the conciseness and accuracy of a comment that appeared from someone called “sbj” in a thread abo...
By Stephen Lynch Bass tone and Ampeg have been pretty much synonymous for decades. The company’s tone stacks, preamps and speaker cabs have played a key role in setting the standard for what’s considered killer bass guitar sound. As a result, when ...
Let’s face it. Playing gigs in venues that lack a PA system can be a drag. Hauling in cartloads of gear, setting it all up, dialing in your sound, then tearing it all down at the end of the show is a recipe for burnout. There’s gotta be a better wa...
Rack mount 24 track hard disk recorder / player and computer audio interface Bringing a computer with you to a live gig can be a bit of a pain, and there's always the concern that something might happen to it, or that someone will walk off with your expensive ...
x
sign in
x
contact us
*Indicates required fields
Name *
Email Address *
Issue Type *
submit
x
message
okay
please wait