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DIY Quick Fix Repairs for the Piano

Owning a piano is a big responsibility. Pianos are expensive, take up a lot of space, and require a great deal of maintenance to preserve the quality of sound the instrument produces…

What Size Amp Do I Need?

If you’re interested in learning to play the electric guitar, you’ll find that there’s a lot to consider. For most people, it’s a bit overwhelming at first. Once you’ve decided which electric…

Four Tips for Choosing the Right Instrument
Signs Your Guitar Needs a Set-Up

Over time, the quality of sound your acoustic or electric guitar produces will start to decline. Guitars are primarily made of wood which makes them susceptible to damage from temperature, moisture, string…

What is a Ukulele Guitar?

First and foremost, the ukulele is a paradoxical instrument. It manages to be known around the world and tied to a single location at the same time. The ukulele is a relatively…

Brand Spotlight: Epiphone

Founded in 1873 in the Ottoman Empire, Epiphone is one of America’s oldest and most revered instrument manufacturers. Before moving to the United States in 1903, Epiphone founder Anastasios Stathopoulos manufactured fiddles…

Six Essential Principles for Playing the Guitar

There’s a reason the guitar is one of the most popular instruments to learn–it’s portable, relatively inexpensive, easy enough to learn the basics, and pretty much everyone at one point or another…

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