Author: Reinhardt Dias

Timbre and Tone of the Electric Guitar

One of the most important aspects that guitarists often work hard for, is to achieve the desired tone with their instrument. Most of us are unaware of the factors that contribute to the way our guitars sound and why it sounds the way it does. Here is the anatomy of the electric guitar so you… Continue reading Timbre and Tone of the Electric Guitar

Author: Hitesh Shukla

Tips For Choosing The Right Keyboard Amplifier

As a keyboardist, you will realize that arranger keyboards come with built-in speakers while music workstations come without onboard speaker. So for the times when you need your keyboard to sound louder or wish to perform with others, the keyboard amp is what you are looking for. Here are some factors to look out for… Continue reading Tips For Choosing The Right Keyboard Amplifier

Author: Reinhardt Dias

Accessorize Your Mic Stand 101

Musicians who use mic stands for their performance and studio sessions can now supplement their experience by using holders that can be clamped to mic stands. There are a variety of holders that are so ergonomic that they are seen as a necessary accessory in the music industry. Voice-over artists and studio session vocalists often… Continue reading Accessorize Your Mic Stand 101

Author: Vignesh Venkatraman

All New D’Addario Ascenté Violin Strings

Violin as an orchestral instrument is a very integral part of any classical ensemble. The importance of being able to play perfectly and having the ideal tonality is something that has to be considered. In a country like ours, it is not very easy to get by really good violin strings and people end up… Continue reading All New D’Addario Ascenté Violin Strings

Author: Pratika Prabhune

Overview of the Manhasset Model #48 Symphony Stand

MANHASSET® makes sturdy and durable music stands. Manufactured in USA, they are the number one choice of schools, symphonies and orchestras worldwide.  The stand desks are lightweight, powder coated, glare-free, with a black textured finish which resists scratches and chipping. The easy, automatic no-knob friction-tilt neck delivers constant tension at any tilt position. They are secure at… Continue reading Overview of the Manhasset Model #48 Symphony Stand

Author: Hitesh Shukla

Difference Between Insert (IFX) and Master (MFX) Effects on Workstation/Arranger-Workstation Keyboards

In any electronic keyboard, effects play a very important part in enhancing the sound. On a good workstation/ arranger-workstation (like Korg Pa series, Kronos series, Yamaha MO series, PSR S series or Roland Phantom series) effects can be assigned as Insert Effects (IFX) and Master Effects (MFX) separately. Many keyboardists have doubts about the proper… Continue reading Difference Between Insert (IFX) and Master (MFX) Effects on Workstation/Arranger-Workstation Keyboards