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  • The Essential Guide to Finding the Best Practice Amp + Reviews Our team did their best to help you find out everything you need to know in order to purchase the best practice amp. We have taken a close look at the market and after careful analysis, we found out that the Fender Champion 20 practice amp is the one you should look for first. It has some unique features, among which is the option…
  • Effect pedals are not compulsory if you play the acoustic guitar, but they will enhance your sound and will make it richer and more interesting, turning playing the guitar into the most enjoyable experience possible. However, if you have an electric guitar, there is no way of playing it at its full potential without effect pedals – without the resonance of an acoustic chamber, the electric guitar will be barely heard without being amplified and…
  • Whether you are a beginner or a more experienced guitar player, you have undoubtedly heard or read about a device called a looper – this is the name guitar loop pedals are known under. They are used for live performances, for studio recording and composing sessions and also by guitar teachers and students as a training tool. A looper pedal is a small gadget, designed to record a part of your song (or the entire…
  • Every good musician knows about the importance of having the right guitar pedal to distort their sound. It gives you access to a much wider range of tunes and can significantly increase the quality of your performance. Most of the times you can buy this accessory online or in a music shop, as we’ve already discussed in our recent article, but some musicians prefer to build their own, be it for budget reasons or for…
  • Whether you are an experienced guitar player or a beginner, you might find your creativity limited because you can only play one instrument at a time with your two hands. If you are not in a band or if you do not have another guitarist to help you, creating new music and presenting new ideas could prove difficult. In order to help you, engineers developed the looper pedal, a guitar effect which could prove essential.…
  • When playing an acoustic guitar, the strings vibrate, and their sound is naturally amplified by the hollow, wooden body specially designed to be as acoustically as efficient as possible. You do not need any effects (even though pedals can be used with acoustic guitars) and, unless playing before a larger crowd, you will need no artificial amplifying for your sound. However, the electric guitar has a solid body which does not amplify the sound of…
  • Every time there’s a birthday coming up you need to start thinking about what would be the perfect gift to show the affection and appreciation you have for your friend or family member. If you’re in luck and they have a hobby they’re passionate about, your job is already half done. Now if this hobby is related to music and more particularly, guitar playing, then we have just the right advice to help you through…
  • After buying a guitar, it is unlikely that you will be able to play it straight away after unboxing, even if it is an acoustic one which requires no amplifying or effects. You will most likely have to tune it, set up the action and maybe change the factory strings, which are usually of poor quality. Soon, you will find yourself limited, and you will want other items – a pick, a strap, new strings,…
  • There is no such thing as the right age to start playing a musical instrument. If you want to introduce your kids to the joy of expressing themselves through music, then the best way to do it would be through buying them a guitar as a present. It’s easy to say why this instrument would be the best choice for a beginner. First of all, it’s relatively easy to practice at home, and most folks…
  • All orchestral string instruments deserve to be correctly maintained. To do so appropriately, one has to invest in a couple of practical accessories. To assist you in your quest of finding reliable products of this kind, we have put together a list of items that are worthy of your time and attention. Quality strings No matter if you play the viola, the violin or the cello, it is essential that you purchase high-quality strings. If…
  • If you have already learned how to tune your violin by reading this article, you should also get familiar with the process of changing its strings. Because, at first, this task might seem overly complicated, we have decided to help you out by putting together a step-by-step guide that you are likely to find practical. Start by removing the old strings The first thing that you have to do in order to change the strings…
  • Learning how to play the violin as an adult beginner is not easy. Because we feel like it is important for you to know just how challenging this process can be, we have decided to lend you a hand. As a result, we have prepared a short but inclusive article that contains all the info that you should know on the topic. Practice makes perfect First things first, all novice players should know that learning…
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