Instruments
The Didgeridoo (How to Play, Where to Buy One, Best Players)

The Didgeridoo (How to Play, Where to Buy One, Best Players)

The didgeridoo (or didje as some call it) is an Australian Aboriginal instrument that looks like a long wooden pipe or tube. These instruments are traditionally made from wood by hollowing out the branch of a tree. The hollow tube is finished with an oil finish and embellished with dot painting or other traditional ...

Jam Blocks (Types, Mounting Them, How to Play)

Jam Blocks (Types, Mounting Them, How to Play)

Jam Blocks are great percussion instruments that come in different pitches. They are made out of plastic, and produce a thick, full sound when hit. In this article, we’re going to present to you different types of jam blocks, how to mount them and how to play them, as well as some of the best jam blocks that are ...

The 5 Best Udu Drums (Ibo/Igbo Drums)

The 5 Best Udu Drums (Ibo/Igbo Drums)

Udu drums are traditionally made out of clay and look like a water pot (from which they were created in the first place). The main feature of this drum is two holes – one on the top of the pot and one on the side. By taping or palming these holes you can create different sounds. Udu drums originated from Nigeria, ...

The 5 Best Gongs To Buy Online

The 5 Best Gongs To Buy Online

Gongs are a popular type of thick cymbal originally from East and South-East Asia. They are now used around the world in different settings, from ceremonies and orchestral music, to home decorations! They are usually made out of bronze, with different types of alloy used. In this article, you will find both ...

The 5 Best Music Stand Lights – Our Pick

The 5 Best Music Stand Lights – Our Pick

Trying to read sheet music in the dark can be a nightmare. Illuminate your view by getting a good music stand light. Dimmable lights and anti-glare shields also make them as discreet as possible. This article lists 5 of the best music stand lights available. Some important factors to think about are the color of ...

The 5 Best Autoharps for Beginners and Pros

The 5 Best Autoharps for Beginners and Pros

The Autoharp is not the most widely-known instrument, but its distinctive sound and easy method of playing make it very rewarding to play. (Pictured above: An autoharp by Oscar Schmidt (left), and June Carter Cash playing an Autoharp). The Autoharp was invented in the late 19th century and it’s claimed by ...

Bass vs Guitar (Differences, Which One to Play, Difficulty)

Bass vs Guitar (Differences, Which One to Play, Difficulty)

The Bass is an often misunderstood instrument. This article explains the real differences between the Bass and Guitar, and which instrument might be suited to you. This underrated instrument, so necessary to have a complete rhythmic section and secure a groovy accompaniment, is often categorized as just "another ...

The 5 Best Bass Guitars for Metal – Our Round-Up

The 5 Best Bass Guitars for Metal – Our Round-Up

Are you on the lookout for a great bass guitar for metal? In this article, we go through some great options to suit all budgets. For some metal genres, classic bass guitars like Fender Precision work great, while many contemporary sub-genres require a more aggressive sound. Today’s metal musicians put a large ...

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