What Are the Best EQ Settings for Perfect Sound?

EQ settings on a musical device
July 18, 2024

Sound equalization is both nebulous and exact. In some ways, equalization is a matter of preference, but at the same time, there are objective facts that describe the changes equalization makes possible.  One thing is certain —  the balance of frequencies impacts the listening experience. It’s your job to sculpt what you want to hear by […]

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Turntable Buying Guide: How to Choose the Right One for You

Turntable being used
June 12, 2024

There’s nothing like scrolling through your collection of vinyl, placing a record on the turntable, and relaxing ⁠— or rocking out ⁠— to your favorite music. There’s something about playing a record that connects you to a simpler time in music’s history. Regardless if you’ve been collecting vinyl for years or if you’re new to the physical […]

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The Best Instruments to Learn as a Beginner

Best Instruments to Learn as a beginner
May 6, 2024

Music resonates with us all, so it’s no wonder you desire to learn a musical instrument, even if you were not exposed to music theory or performance as a child. While learning any new skill can feel like a massive undertaking, you can make things easier when you know the best instruments to learn as […]

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10 Best Video Game Soundtracks of All Time

Best Video Games sound tracks
January 29, 2024

Like a movie soundtrack, the music playing while you explore enchanted lands or blast away alien enemies in a video game sets the tone and propels the story forward. To celebrate this art form, we’ve compiled a list of the best video game soundtracks of all time. 1. Journey (2012) One of the few video […]

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History of Fender: Stratocaster vs. Telecaster

Fender Guitar Neck
November 24, 2023

The Telecaster and Stratocaster are two of the most legendary guitars in history. Many iconic musicians play the Strat or Telecaster, and both guitars have left their mark on music history.  Electric guitarists love quibbling over which is better, but what is so unique about Fender guitars, and why are guitarists so passionate about the […]

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Top 10 Bands From the 80s

Top bands from the 80s
October 25, 2023

The 80s were alive with new and exciting musical genres and sub-genres inspired by icons of the 60s and 70s, and this era gave us some of the most influential bands of all time. Here are our picks for the top 10 bands from the 80s. 1.The Cure Influenced primarily by 70s punk bands and […]

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10 Essential Records You Need for Your Collection

10 essential records
September 21, 2023

While music is personal for each listener, there are some records every collector should own, regardless of age or musical preferences. These are some of the top vinyl records to collect.   Rumors – Fleetwood Mac As one of the top-selling albums in the past decade, “Rumors” is full of hits listeners of any age can appreciate.  […]

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10 Reasons Why Playing Video Games is Good for Your Brain

man in red shirt playing video games
September 6, 2023

From action-packed shooter games to challenging strategy games, we love a good video game. As technology advances and game developers keep creating fresh content, there seems to be a new game to try every day. Luckily for gamers like us, there are many benefits to playing video games that will encourage you to keep playing […]

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Guide to Getting the Best Sound From Your Turntable

getting the best sound from your turntable
August 24, 2023

Listening to music on a turntable is one of the more unique music experiences. However, it also comes with its fair share of work to ensure the music that reaches your ears is of the highest quality. Whether you recently bought a new turntable or want to improve one you’ve loved for years, here are […]

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10 Songs to Test Your Speakers

Sony Speaker
July 27, 2023

You have your new speakers set up, and you are ready to roll. But the first thing you want to know is what these babies can do. To find out, you have to push them to their limits, which means you need to find the right songs to test those speakers out — songs with […]

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