Zen and the Art of Extreme Metal Production
Dave Otero has worked with everyone from Primitive Man and Khemmis to Cephalic Carnage, so we went to Denver to find out what makes him tick.
13 Ways to Make Running Suck Less
A guide to running gear for people who hate running.
These Intimate Photos Show a Side of Detroit's Movement Most People Miss
Poignant little moments at America's biggest techno festival.
Ride the Feedback: A Brief History of Guitar Distortion
Or, how one of music's happiest accidents went on to shape countless careers and spawn entire genres, from rock 'n' roll to experimental noise
J. J. Anselmi
What to Bring to a Peaceful Protest
The gear you should bring when exercising your Constitutional right to peaceably assemble, and what you should leave behind.
holiday gift guide
The Best Kitchen Gear Gifts of 2016
Everyone needs to start with the basics, but so many basics are just plain <i>basic</i>. These are the kitchen essentials that absolutely anyone would want.
'Pee World VR' Is Everything It Sounds Like
And so, so much more.
The Music Issue
Comedian Jon Glaser Reviews the Best Music Gear
Comedian Jon Glaser loves gear. He loves it so much that this fall, he's launching a new comedy series on truTV—called, appropriately enough, 'Jon Glaser Loves Gear'—that documents his obsession.
Could a $9500 Bicycle Turn Me, a Sad Sack of Flesh, into a Superathlete?
I rode a Tour de France-worthy bicycle for a month to see how fast a normal person could go. Spoiler: Kinda fast!
Everything I Brought With Me on a 1,200-Mile River Canoe Trip
It took five months to plan, purchase, test, re-purchase, and pack the gear I'd need to paddle the entire length of the Mackenzie River to report on climate change.
Gear Physics: The ATC Is Climbing's Cheapest Piece of Gear and Its Most Crucial
A $15 aluminum tube that stands between you and the ground.
The Story of the Synth that Changed Pop Forever
We investigate what it is about Roland's Juno-60 that's made it one of the most important synths of all time.