Tech Tips & Tutorials

tech tip and tutorials for all musicians. Including studio engineers, guitar players and singers.

  1. Is a 7-String Guitar Worth It?

    Is a 7-String Guitar Worth It?
    The 7-String Regarded by many as the greatest instrument of all time, the guitar is becoming increasingly more popular. The popularity of the 6-string electric has long overshadowed the 7-string guitar. So that poses the question, is a 7-string guitar worth it? Towards the end of the 20th Century the 7-string guitar has risen as a powerhouse. The extra B...
  2. A Closer Look At 2-Way And 3-Way Speaker Systems

    A Closer Look At 2-Way And 3-Way Speaker Systems
    If you’ve ever shopped around for studio monitors or PA loudspeakers, chances are you’ve come across the terms 2-way and 3-way. These two terms are pretty straightforward – they designate the number of speakers featured in the monitor. While that might seem simple, there's a lot more going on that just the number of speakers. Below, we take a closer look at these type of systems and things to think about when deciding between the two.   Continue reading →
  3. Do Capacitors Change Tone?

    Do Capacitors Change Tone?
      You've probably come across guitar capacitors from time to time, not really knowing what they do aside from being part of the guitar's electronics. Well, yeah, that's true, but did you know they can affect a guitar's tone? And with that said, how do they really affect your tone anyway? Check out the article below to find out! What Are...
  4. Keeping Your Voice Healthy As A Singer

    Keeping Your Voice Healthy As A Singer
    A great performer always strives to match audience's expectations regardless of what they are going through. As a lead singer (or even backup vocalist), it’s your voice and performing prowess that matters. This makes it very important to take good care of your vocals. A musical instrument, such as a guitar, can be tucked in some corner after performances but your voice is always with you. You should thus protect the vocal chords as a priceless gift. Below, we take a look at a few tips that should help keep your voice in good shape.  Continue reading →
  5. Tech Tips: Using An Acoustic Guitar On Stage

    Tech Tips: Using An Acoustic Guitar On Stage
    There’s just something in the natural tone of an acoustic guitar that can’t be replicated by an electric guitar, no matter how many effects pedal you use. Unfortunately, using an acoustic guitar as part of a band on stage is not as easy as simply plugging in. There are two main problems when it comes to using an acoustic guitar on stage – hearing yourself over the rest of the band and feedback. With the quick tips below, you should be able to better craft the response and sound of your acoustic in order to help make it a natural fit on stage. Continue reading →

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