Music Gear: Reviews Rated & Ranked

complex calculations are used by GearankGearank.com is dedicated to all the kinds of music gear used to get your music to 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 Live Vocal Mics - $99 to $1000

Live vocal microphones
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 Closed-Back Headphones for Recording

Closed-back headphones for recording
These headphones are great for tracking and can also be used for mixing. Street prices for these highly rated headphones range from $99 to $500.

The Best In Ear Monitors - Wireless FCC Compliant

In-Ear wireless 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 Electronic Drums Under $500

The Best Electronic Drums Under $500
Budget electronic drum sets suitable for practicing, performing and for using as MIDI controllers.

The Best Junior Drum Sets For Kids

The Best Junior Drum Sets For Kids
Great guide for musicians and non-musicians who want to get a drum set for children around 10 years of age or younger.

Best Electric Guitars - The All-Time Classics

Best Electric Guitars - The All-Time Classics
Here are the classic electric guitars played by the greats along with descriptions of the modern versions that are available today.

The Best Modeling Guitar Amps

The Best Modeling Guitar Amps
Be it for inspired practice or for performing on stage, these market favorite modeling amps are worth your time and investment..

The Best Acoustic Electric Guitars - Up to $500

The Best Acoustic Electric Guitars - Up to $500
We scrutinized 73 individual guitars and more than 6,400 review sources to bring you this comprehensive guide including advice to help you get the best one for your needs.

The Best Acoustic Guitar Amps

Acoustic guitar amps
Steel string & nylon string guitars, and other acoustic stringed instruments, need specialized amplifiers to faithfully reproduce uncolored tones while preventing feedback.

Gearank Stats

At last count, on the 9th of November 2017, 514,210 individual reviews and ratings had been processed for Gearank.

Gear to Glean

The Fishman Loudbox Mini Acoustic Guitar Amp has a Gearank Rating of 95 based upon over 600 reviews and ratings.