Author Archives: Irving Figueroa

About Irving Figueroa

Currently preparing to pursue his legal studies at UNC-Chapel Hill and experienced as a published author in creative and critical journals, Irving Figueroa strives to write balanced and thorough product reviews. With a background as a musician, he favors sound reproduction that best captures live performances.

Roland G5 V-Guitar Review: Fender Stratocaster with Built-In Modeling

Two giants of music have teamed up to create what could be one of the most innovative electric guitar creations: the G-5 V-Guitar. In one hand, Roland takes its legendary COSM guitar modeling technology and integrates it into a traditional … Continue reading

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Favorite Boss Effects Pedals

Few other musical instruments have the allure and mystique of the electric guitar. Since its electrification and early use in the late 40′s by innovators like T-Bone Walker and Les Paul, the electric guitar, with its broad range of tonal … Continue reading

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Do I Need a DAC? When and How to Choose a DAC

A common question that arises among music lovers looking to improve the sound quality of their set-up is the question of whether a Digital to Analog Converter (DAC, for short) is necessary and at what point a DAC becomes a … Continue reading

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Best Sport Earbuds: In-Ear Headphones for Athletes

Anyone at the gym can tell you the difference that music makes in their ability to push through their personal strength thresholds. Working out to the beat of uptempo music has been scientifically proven to increase performance in athletes helping … Continue reading

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FiiO E5 vs. FiiO E6: No Wrong Answers

The FiiO E5 and E6 are twins but this does not mean they are identical. Although they share particular similarities, it would be a mistake to consider them interchangeable or to overlook the distinct characteristics of each. Each amp offers … Continue reading

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