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  • Many keyboards have weighted keys, although the lower-end models often don’t come with that feature. The best weighted keyboards are those that have a graded hammer action, as those resemble the feel of a piano the most. Let’s see what the different types of weighted keyboards are. How do weighted keys work? The origin of weighted keys comes from pianos. This instrument is made to offer a good response when playing it. When you press…
  • First of all, a good uke player needs some good strings, that’s why we wrote a guide on some great soprano ukulele strings if you’re interested in that. But what sets a good player apart from a not-so-good one is the knowledge that he or she has, how that knowledge is applied, and the mental attitude that the player shows. Understanding the theory One of the things that separate good ukulele players from mediocre ones…
  • You might be surprised, but Eddie Vedder plays a lot of instruments, including different types of ukuleles. His music knowledge is a vast one and he lets it show through the instruments he plays. You will find more information about his style and instruments in this article. Guitars Electric As the vocalist of Pearl Jam, Eddie most often plays the electric guitar. Although when the band first started, the two guitarists Gossard and McCready had…
  • If you’re a guitar player you might also be interested in an electric concert ukulele, as it resembles an electro-acoustic guitar a lot. But can guitarists play uke with ease? Those with big hands and fingers might have a hard time playing a ukulele, but then again, beginners and people with smaller hands will enjoy more success. Which is easier? Generally, it is considered that the ukulele is the easier instrument to play, and that…
  • If you want to protect your tenor ukulele strings, you shouldn’t play your uke too vigorously, using harsh picks. This article is here to give you some information on the types of picks that you can, or you can’t use for your ukulele, to help you protect your instrument. Should you use a pick or not? The first ukuleles were made in Hawaii, and their makers got their inspiration from Portuguese instruments that the sailors…
  • If you’re an experienced guitarist and you love playing anywhere you go, a folding guitar is great for you. However, if you’re just beginning, you should consider one of the following: acoustic, electric or classical guitars. Each of them has its pros and cons, and we will be discussing them in this article. The choices There are 3 main types of guitars that you can usually find and they all have their good and bad…
  • After reading this article you might also be interested in some delay pedals, so for more information on that, see one of our other articles. Blues is a type of music that requires a certain sound from your guitar. To get that sound you need different effect pedals. This guide will help you identify some of the pedals that you need to add to your setup to get the best blues sound. Overdrive pedals If…
  • We love writing about guitars, and that’s why we recently published an article on some of the best cheap acoustic guitars, so, for more info, check it out. This short guide will be focusing on the most important accessories that you need to have for your acoustic guitar, and we’ll provide you with some details about each of them. Guitar picks and pick holders Some players prefer using their bare hands to pick the strings,…
  • If you’re interested in delay pedals, check out this post after you finish this guide. Making changes to your guitar pedal requires some skill and some soldering, but it’s something that can be achieved by nearly anyone, with the right knowledge. That’s why this article will show you some easy steps to follow to modify your pedal as you wish. How to get started? First of all, find out what model your pedal is and…
  • Instruments, like many other objects, are in the best state when they are new, and that is when they perform the best. So if you’re looking for some brand new Cecilio instruments, we have a guide on that. Beginner instruments especially should be as new as possible, but you can be lucky and find a great second-hand violin for a decent price. Purchasing a second-hand violin is up to your decision, but there are some…
  • If you’re interested in how violins are made, you might also be looking for some electric violins from Cecilio. Making a violin is something that takes years of practice and expertise to do right. Violin makers treat each of their instruments with great care and getting from a piece of wood to a fully-functional instrument can take them years. So let’s see how they do it. Creating the ribs Violin makers start building the instrument…
  • We previously wrote an article about how to find the most suitable children’s violin, so we thought it would be a good idea to give beginners some tips on how to differentiate between a violin and a cello. These instruments are part of the same family and they have many common features; however, there are some things that set them apart. Let’s find out more about these things in this guide. The size One of…
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