Music Gear: Reviews Rated & Ranked

complex calculations are used by is dedicated to all the kinds of music gear used to get your music to the ears of those listening, whether it be performed live or recorded. Gearank is a score out of 100 given to every piece of music equipment in our gear guides. We research a vast number of online discussions and reviews by users, customers, and experts, and bring all that together in one convenient place. Our legwork makes if much easier for you to decide which music equipment is best to buy. For a more detailed understanding see: How Gearank Works.

Music Gear Guides

Music Gear Guides

Here are some examples of our buying guides offering detailed advice on key topics you need to know about in order to get the best gear for your situation while avoiding potential pitfalls.

The Best Condenser Mics Under $100

Condenser Mics Under $100
This is the place to start if you're looking for condenser studio microphones that won't break your budget.

The Best Studio Headphones

The Best Studio Headphones - An Open and Closed Case
Our rundown of the best studio headphones you can find between $100 and $500. Includes open and closed back varieties.

The Best Studio Mics For Vocals - $100 to $1000

The Best Studio Mics For Vocals
Whether you're planning your first recording project, or improving your home studio, you'll find this guide very helpful in choosing your next studio mic.

The Best Live Vocal Mics - $99 to $1000

The Best Live Vocal Mics
We present the music community's highest rated live vocal mics while offering information about their suitability for additional uses such as recording or miking instruments.

The Best Powered PA Speakers - Up to $1,500

The Best Powered PA Speakers
Powered PA speakers are often the best way to go for small to medium sized venues because you don't need extra amplifiers or other gear.

The Best In-Ear Monitor Systems - Wireless

The Best In-Ear Monitor Systems
Wireless In-Ear Monitors allow you to have a consistent personalized mix, blocking out background noise, no matter where you are on stage or in the venue at large.

The Best Stage Pianos - All Prices up to $5000

The Best Stage Pianos
These offer the most realistic feeling weighted hammer action keys short of lugging an acoustic piano to gigs.

The Best Electronic Drum Sets - Up to $2000

The Best Electronic Drum Sets
Electronic drum sets suitable for practicing, performing, recording and for using as MIDI controllers.

The Best Acoustic Guitars - Between $100 & $2000

The Best Acoustic Guitars
We scrutinized 88 individual guitars and more than 8,600 review sources to bring you this comprehensive guide including advice on everything from tonewoods to strap buttons.

The Best Low Watt Tube Amps - Combo & Heads

The Best Low Watt Tube Amps
Whether it's American or British voicing you're looking for, and you want the real thing rather than a digital model, then we've got the goods for you with this tube amp guide.

Gearank Stats

769,450 individual reviews and ratings had been processed for Gearank as of September 19th, 2019.

Gear to Glean

Martin D-15M: Highest Rated Acoustic Guitar Under $1,500 with a Gearank Rating of 99 based on 200+ rating sources.