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The Essential Gig Gear Checklist for Your New Band

Starting your own band is a blast. There’s no better feeling than playing in front of a live audience and absolutely captivating the crowd. The memories, camaraderie, perhaps even the money built…

Microphone Preamp Buying Guide

In case you’re not familiar, a preamp’s job is to take an audio signal and give that signal shape and definition before the signal is output through speakers, headphones, or other audio…

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…

Success With the Young Guitar Student

I have been teaching guitar for over 30 years, and through those years I have taught students of all ages 12 through the mature adult.  I was working out of the local…

The Best Metronomes and Tuners

The Best Metronomes and Tuners

For musicians, metronomes and tuners are incredibly important tools. Metronomes are designed to help musicians keep musical time, regulating rhythm and beat to ensure that the music being produced sounds the way…

Martin Strings Brand Spotlight

C.F. Martin & Company may be well-known for their guitars, but their strings are designed with the same attention to quality and performance that made the brand famous. With a history that…

6-String vs 12-String Guitars – Which Should You Choose?

When it’s time to select an acoustic guitar, you may notice that you can choose from a 6-string or 12-string guitars. There are several differences in these two types of instruments. Let…

More Stocking Stuffers for Musicians

More Stocking Stuffers for Musicians

Do you need to finish your shopping in a hurry? Whether you got invited to a Christmas party at the last minute or enjoy waiting until December to do your holiday shopping,…

How to Choose a Beginner Guitar for Your Child

How to Choose a Beginner Guitar for Your Child

  If your child is still interested in playing the guitar after some after-school lessons, it may be time to trade in that rental and surprise them with their first guitar. When…