What Is the Best Bass for Metal? What makes a good metal bass? On this page we identify that features you should look out for in a metal bass, and suggest specific basses for you to check out!
What is the best guitar for blues? On this page, we explore what makes a good blues guitar, and suggest suitable instruments for all pockets…
What is the best looper pedal for guitar in 2022? On this page we provide a guide to loop pedals, including: what is a looper pedal, looper pedal controls, how to use a looper pedal, and a roundup of the best loop pedals available in 2022.
Automatic choices in a list of the best jazz guitar albums ever recorded include classic recordings such as Jim Hall’s Concierto; Joe Pass’ Virtuoso; Wes Montgomery’s The Incredible Jazz Guitar of Wes Montgomery; and Django Reinhardt’s Djangology.
The list below contains the aforementioned recordings, plus great jazz guitar albums by Metheny, Benson, Di Meola, and other jazz guitar luminaries. We couldn’t quite keep it to a top ten (and could quite easily have added more). The fifteen albums listed below represent (for us) the pinnacle of jazz guitar recordings.
We’ve included albums in a wide range of jazz guitar styles, ranging from laid-back jazz-funk to uplifting gypsy jazz. All are timeless recordings that sound as fresh and inventive now as they did the day they were made.
In a list of the best AC/DC albums, fans and critics alike would generally include Back in Black, Dirty Deeds (Done Dirt Cheap), Let There Be Rock, Highway to Hell and High Voltage. These five albums represent the Australian power blues-rock band at their bawdy, hard-rocking peak, and are classics of the hard rock genre.
On this page we rank these, and every other AC/DC album, to create the definitive guide to the Australian rockers’ recorded output over their multi-decade career.
M-audio BX4 monitor speakers review: are M-Audio’s powered speakers the best cheap monitor speakers for a home recording studio?
M-Audio BX4 120W Multimedia Reference Monitors Review
M-Audio’s BX4 monitor speakers are inexpensive, relatively small, powered monitor speakers marketed not only at musicians, but also at content producers, gamers and streamers.
With this “one-size fits all” approach (and the speakers’ relatively small size and low price point) are the BX4s suitable for “serious” music production, or are they suitable only for hobbyists and occasional use?
Read our M-Audio BX4 monitor speaker review to find out…
On this page we select the five best Iron Maiden albums from the iconic British band’s impressive back catalogue.
Whether you’re a newcomer to the band’s music, or a veteran Maiden fan wishing to compare our choices with your own, read on to discover which albums we’ve chosen…
***2022 Update – where does Maiden’s latest album, Senjutsu, appear in our list?***
Mastodon discography and best albums ranked.
Mastodon are one of the biggest and most respected names in metal. Formed in Atlanta, Georgia in 2000, the four-piece specialize in brutal riffs and complex, multi-layered arrangements that give the band a sound all of their own.
What are the best Rush albums? We delve into the Canadian trio’s entire nineteen (studio) album back catalogue to identify the key albums in the band’s almost 40-year career.
Ed Wynne is the guitarist and leader of English psychedelic rock pioneers Ozric Tentacles. His new solo album, Shimmer Into Nature, was released early in 2019. Read on for our review of the psychedelic-prog master’s first solo album…