MUST OWN: Sabian Stick Flip Bag For Drummers

PROS: Works great, plenty of storage space, folds flat, rugged, inexpensive. CONS: None. PRICE: $39 Here’s an simple way to make life on the road easier for just a few duckets. Sabian’s new Stick Flip bag for drummers is awesome. First of all, it’s a rugged, durably constructed stick bag – you’re gonna need one anyway, […]Read More »

Music Nomad Guitar Care Accessories Review

PROS: Well thought out; practical. CONS: None. PRICE: Varies (most under $20) Keeping a gigging guitar looking and playing new isn’t easy. Spilled drinks, sweat, and sometimes even blood (depending upon your audience) can really muck things up. Music Nomad has a few tricks up their sleeve to keep your guitar or bass looking and […]Read More »

Spice Up Your Tone With Rosemary Pierro Glass Guitar Picks

PROS: Expands creativity; unique sound. CONS: A tad pricey. PRICE: $20 There are so many custom, one-off items for guitarists – from guitars and amps to straps and pedals, but picks seem to always be an afterthought. Rosemary Pierro crafts custom, one-of-a-kind picks in her native Hawaii to fill this niche. They’re hand made of […]Read More »

Keep Your Acoustic Guitar Safe with the Humitar

PROS: Professional option for preventive maintenance. CONS: None. PRICE: $13.99 Acoustic guitars are living things; despite the fact the tree has been cut down, the wood still interacts with its environment. It may have a finish on the exterior, but the insides are still raw and unfinished. Temperature and humidity can be a factor – […]Read More »

TronicalTune Self-Tuning Guitar System Review

PROS: Interesting technology. CONS: May require modifications to an instrument, difficult to understand control system, expensive, not entirely necessary. PRICE: $329 Self-tuning guitars kind of fall into the category of self-parking cars, an interesting concept, but how practical can they be? We were shipped a set for a Fender guitar that included tuners, mounting hardware, […]Read More »

D'Addario NS Micro Clip-On Tuner Review

PROS: Stealthy, good functionality, great price. CONS: Visual metronome is lacking in concept. PRICE: $39 (2/pack) Tuners used to be big and clunky, but everything these days, they’re getting smaller. D’Addario has a new clip-on headstock tuner that lives up to the “bigger isn’t always better” credo. OK, this thing is tiny, but it has […]Read More »

Hercules MS202B Stage Series Mic Stand & MS432 Stage Series Boom Stand Reviews

It’s hard to imagine integrating new technologies or ideas into something as simple as a microphone stand, but Hercules has added a new twist to theirs. Their straight stand with the “H” base sports a cast metal bottom with two cutouts, just the right size for a vocalist who might be using a pedal. It […]Read More »

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