Why An Electric Piano Is Better Than The Alternative


The debate has been going on for dozens of years and countless pianists have argued the advantages and disadvantages of electronic pianos, also referred to as electric keyboards. Some of the top pianists in the world shy away from these devices, but a few modern features may change the minds of future players.

One of the biggest complaints about electronic pianos in the past has been the feel and ergonomics of the keys. In the past, musicians could not draw the correct tone from the keys due to the sensors that pick Read the rest of this entry »

What Angry Customers Say About Synthesizers


What Angry Customers Say About Synthesizers

The Ups And Downs Of Electronic Gear
Electronics can be particularly inspiring to many musicians. However, synthesizers are difficult instruments to learn. In fact, some of the most famous electronic musicians have claimed that they spent years mastering the sounds of synthesizers. Additionally, no two synthesizers are exactly alike. One has to become acquainted with how filters, oscillators and resonance features work. These can be a very daunting task for a naive musician.

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The Pros And Cons Of Buying A Used Electric Guitar


For guitar lovers and music enthusiasts alike, opening the case on a shiny new electric guitar can be one of the best feelings in the world. Whether it is an antique that is new to the buyer or a guitar fresh off the shelf, there are quite a few considerations to make when it comes to finally making a decision.

Unlike some acoustic guitars and a variety of other instruments, electric guitars rarely change in sound after being played extensively. The internal and external electronics produce most of Read the rest of this entry »

Starting Your Own Music Business Online


Thanks to the internet, more and more people can get their fifteen minutes of fame, and even more can find ways to turn that fifteen minutes into a career that lasts a lifetime. Whether you are trying to sell your crafts to the highest bidder, looking for funding on some homebrewed video game or movie endeavor, or even just trying to get your big break into the world of music – the internet now offers specialized sites and forums and the like that make it easier than ever for these people to find their niche. However, how do you maintain your own, let’s say, music business when you decide you want to go pro and do it on your own? How do you facilitate online purchasing and distribution without utterly obliterating your own network?

Most people in Texas who want to break onto the country music scene rely on a internet service, but there are strong, reliable XO T1 services all over the country that make it easier for musicians in any genre, anywhere in the country, to easily distribute their work and make a living without destroying their own network infrastructure. These services give amateur music artists the network backbone they need to stay afloat and go pro.

Steps To Take Before Buying A USB Microphone


In music, technology is a major part as to how musicians translate what they feel and hear into a high quality and reliable sound for others to listen to. Sound is a massive concern in music production and music technology because your equipment will determine what you output during recordings and live performances. Many pieces of equipment serve only one purpose while others serve multiple purposes. Take for example, Cardioid microphones; they hold multiple purposes for some musicians because they can be used in the production of recording vocals, drums, Read the rest of this entry »

Announcing A New Breakthrough In Learning Piano Chords


Learning to play the piano was once an intricate task that required much time, motivation, materials, and perhaps assistance from either a piano tutor or enthusiast, or an instructional video. Today, there are new, greater technologies available to aid in a pupils learning of the crucial piano chords, which are the stepping-stones to a potentially very successful piano-playing career.

Internet and computer programs assist in the learning and understanding of piano chords, where students can follow along with a virtual instructor showcasing the basics of piano playing, starting with piano chords.I was looking for more information and found it here. Programs verbally announce Read the rest of this entry »

How To Find The Best Deals On Guitar Amplifiers


How To Find The Best Deals On Guitar Amplifiers

When trying to discover how to find the best deals on guitar amplifiers, you will realize guitar amps come in different prices. This is where a lot of problems develop because most people that are very new to guitars and amps are not quite sure which amp is the right one for them. If you consider buying a cheaper amp or setting a budget for the amount you would like to spend, you Read the rest of this entry »

When Not To Use An Acoustic Guitar With Pickups


Acoustic guitars are versatile. They can be played with or without electronics. Here are three reasons why you wouldn’t want to use pickups with an acoustic guitar. First, you’d want to avoid pickups if you don-t have an amplifier, if you have a classical guitar and finally if you are playing softly for your lover. After you know these reasons, you will avoid embarrassment and gain a more receptive audience.

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