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From: The Gig Kahuna The truth is out there — but it's grounded in reality  In most cases, playing out of town and touring before you’re realistically ready is a foolish waste of time, effort, and money—all of which would be much better ...
From: The Gig Kahuna The truth is out there — but it's grounded in reality  In most cases, playing out of town and touring before you’re realistically ready is a foolish waste of time, effort, and money—all of which would be much better ...
Overcome common problems when recording and get cleaner, more professional sounding tracks  Playing the acoustic guitar can be a lot of fun, but in some ways it can be more challenging than playing electric guitar, and some of these unique challenges real...
Guitars are cool because they're so amazingly versatile—treat 'em right, and they'll fit right in with today's cutting-edge dance music   By Craig Anderton   I’ve been playing guitar with DJs and electronics-oriented groups for 15 years, ...
  Familiarize yourself with the different types of bass strings and find the sound you’re after. Gauge, material, type of winding, coated or uncoated...shopping online for strings or at your local music store can be a daunting task for the uninitiat...
Five Blues Guitar Secrets That Will Make You a Better Player by Mike B.                  Learning how to play blues guitar? Pay extra attention to these five things from guitar teacher Mike B. 1. In Tune...
“Too many bands and artists give up when they don’t end up with a record deal, thinking there is no other reason for them to exist. F##k that! I love playing this music, and therefore I will!” – Nameless Local Musician The above stateme...
The more interesting the synth sound, the better   By Craig Anderton   One of the great advantages of virtual instruments is that many parameters are automatable, so you can introduce dynamic changes as you do with other elements of a mix. But which ...
It's not only "the right mic for the right job"—you also need to choose the right polar pattern   By Phil O'Keefe   I often like to draw analogies between photography and recording. In particular, I often compare microphones to a photographer's...
 Important Players in the History of the Saxophone Woodwind & Brasswind Contributing Writer – Greg Vail   There are so many names we could mention in classical and jazz, but I am going to focus on the big name, popular saxophonists of their...
From: The Gig Kahuna The truth is out there — but it's grounded in reality  In most cases, playing out of town and touring before you’re realistically ready is a foolish waste of time, effort, and money—all of which would be much better ...
Sometimes simple changes can lead to big results   by Craig Anderton   Want a bigger sound from your guitar? Consider using medium gauge strings (.011 top instead of .010). Sure, you won’t be able to fly around them as fast as lighter-gauge strings...
From: The Gig Kahuna The truth is out there — but it's grounded in reality  In most cases, playing out of town and touring before you’re realistically ready is a foolish waste of time, effort, and money—all of which would be much better ...
From: The Gig Kahuna The truth is out there — but it's grounded in reality  In most cases, playing out of town and touring before you’re realistically ready is a foolish waste of time, effort, and money—all of which would be much better ...
  Make quantization work for you, not against you   by Craig Anderton   Quantization was controversial enough when it was limited to MIDI, but now that you can quantize audio, it’s even more of an issue. Although some genres of music work ...
From: The Gig Kahuna The truth is out there — but it's grounded in reality  In most cases, playing out of town and touring before you’re realistically ready is a foolish waste of time, effort, and money—all of which would be much better ...
Five Blues Guitar Secrets That Will Make You a Better Player by Mike B.                  Learning how to play blues guitar? Pay extra attention to these five things from guitar teacher Mike B. 1. In Tune...
Overcome common problems when recording and get cleaner, more professional sounding tracks  Playing the acoustic guitar can be a lot of fun, but in some ways it can be more challenging than playing electric guitar, and some of these unique challenges real...
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