Musician Resources

  1. Top Home Recording Mistakes To Avoid

    Top Home Recording Mistakes To Avoid
      Nowadays, many musicians tend to prefer working in their very own home recording studios. This trend is usually meant to avoid the pesky booking process and exorbitant fees associated with using professional studios. Most of these people feel rushed and constrained to accomplish their projects in the allocated time. Still, putting aside the costly fees for utilizing professional studios, you cannot overlook the numerous advantages of settling for this process. Some of the most notable are being able to work with sound engineers and professional recording equipment. Granted, in-home studios are hard-pressed to offer such unparalleled convenience. However, this doesn’t necessarily equate to obtaining lackluster outcomes. When you take the time to discern the errors, which many a musician often make, you can ensure your projects are successful even if you are on a tight budget. So, here are some few tips on how to make this a reality.   Continue reading →
  2. Tips on Minimizing Hand and Finger Pain for New Guitarists

    Tips on Minimizing Hand and Finger Pain for New Guitarists
      Learning how to play the guitar requires time, commitment, determination and lots and lots of practice. A new guitarist will often experience hand and finger pain within the first weeks and months and this is one of the reasons why people give up learning how to play this instrument in the early days. The pain is a part of the learning process and especially pain on the fingertips of the fretting fingers but it eventually dissipates. There are, however, ways that can help you minimize the pain and here are a few of them.   Continue reading →
  3. Speaker Cabinet Construction And Tone

    Speaker Cabinet Construction And Tone
    Much like a guitar, there are multiple parts of a speaker cabinet that contribute to its overall tone. While major components such as the speakers themselves are obvious factors, other attributes play a role as well. Today, we’d like to focus on the rest of the story. Read below for more information on how size, wood type, and baffle construction affect a speaker cabinet’s overall tone.       Continue reading →
  4. How Do You Match Amp Heads with Speaker Cabinets?

    How Do You Match Amp Heads with Speaker Cabinets?
    Q: "I'm in the market for a brand new speaker cabinet and I am pretty much lost on how to go about finding the right match for my amp head. I had been using the cab that can with my head so never really went through the process on my own. Is there anything I need to look out for when trying to match an amplifier head to a speaker cabinet?"     Continue reading →
  5. Tips to Improve Your Guitar Soloing

    Tips to Improve Your Guitar Soloing
      The ability to play a spontaneous, improvised guitar solo is indeed an impressive skill. While everyone can take a guitar and play a song using three chords, play a guitar solo, on the other hand, it takes a lot of hard work and practice. So I decided to write a short article about playing the guitar to share with you four tips that over the years certainly improved my guitar solos and improvisational skills. Continue reading →

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