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testing the best studio headphones

The 8 best studio headphones for music production in 2023

Whether you’re recording, monitoring, at home, or a professional studio, headphones are always going to be a necessity. Throughout my career, I’ve tested a wide range of cans, and in this article, I’ll show you what I consider to be the best studio headphones in 2023 to help you get the most out of your music productions.

Audio & Hi-Fi

testing stereo integrated amplifiers

The 7 best stereo integrated amplifiers for 2023

In the constantly evolving landscape of hi-fi audio systems, integrated amplifiers bridge the gap between tradition and innovation, embodying the industry’s effort to adapt to new generations of audiophiles while maintaining the highest standards of sonic reproduction.

Studio & recording

testing Adam Audio A series studio monitors

The 7 best studio monitors for music production in 2023

During the last three years, I’ve tested a wide range of monitor speakers here at Higher Hz, and in this article, I’ll be providing you with what I consider to be the best studio monitors for music production in 2023 for home and professional studios alike.

Pianos & keyboards

testing the best digital pianos on the market

The 12 best digital pianos and keyboards to buy in 2023

I’ve tested a wide and varied range of instruments to bring you what I consider to be the best digital pianos and keyboards available in 2023. My list includes the best options for professionals, hobbyists, and a few budget options for complete beginners.

testing the best online piano lesson apps

The 9 best online piano lesson apps and platforms in 2023

Learning to play the piano online has never been more popular, but with no shortage of online courses, choosing the best one is no easy task. I decided to find the best online piano lesson platforms in 2023 to make your choice easier.

Guitars & basses

testing Boss guitar amp for beginners

The 6 best guitar amps for beginners to buy in 2023

You know how it is: you have just bought your first guitar and barely managed to sort through all the superabundant options on the market, and pick the right one. The same thing is expected to happen when buying your first guitar amplifier, right?

easy guitar songs for beginners

Top 12 best easy guitar songs to learn for beginners

Easy guitar songs might seem like wishful thinking when you first pick up a guitar. Everyone takes the same path of bum notes and sore fingers. But, all is not lost; stick with it because we have some amazing beginner guitar songs to get you playing in no time.

Singing & songwriting

how to write a melody guide

How to write a catchy melody in 6 simple steps

As someone who writes music for a living, its my job to maintain a constant creative mindset. The way I personally like to go about this is to write a single melody on guitar first thing each morning.

writing powerful song lyrics

How to write powerful lyrics for your music in 7 steps

If you ask most songwriters what their biggest challenges are when starting something new, you’re likely to hear the topic of lyrics come up. I can immediately relate to this as I personally feel that the music you are writing can convey emotions on a level far deeper than any words can begin to articulate.


beginner drum set test

The 5 best beginner drum sets to buy under $500 and $1000 in 2023

Choosing your first drum set is a choice that will impact the rest of your drumming journey. Drumming is fun, and the experience is greatly enhanced when jamming on a proper instrument. I have compiled a list of the best beginner drum sets for anyone getting into the hobby.

easy drum songs for beginners

The 16 best EASY songs for beginner drummers

Some of the biggest hits through the ages are the easiest to play on the drums. This can be seen through the lens of a musician noticing very similar concepts between the hits.

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Q Acoustics 3050i review

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