The 7 Best Bass Guitar Tuners (Clip-On, Pedals, Automatic)
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The 7 Best Bass Guitar Tuners (Clip-On, Pedals, Automatic)

On the lookout for a Bass Guitar tuner? From small clip-on tuners to the tuner pedals, there are many options a available to help you tune your instrument to perfection. This article lists some of the best ones available. The development of cheap and good quality tuners have really made it accessible for any bass ...

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The 7 Best Metronomes for Piano to Stay in Time
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The 7 Best Metronomes for Piano to Stay in Time

The metronome is one of your most important tools as a musician. In this article, we round up the best options for pianists. Staying in time is one of the most important skills a musician must possess. Using a metronome will train you to properly keep in time. In this article, we’re going to look at the top 7 ...

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Synesthesia in Music (What it is, Famous Musicians, Types)
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Synesthesia in Music (What it is, Famous Musicians, Types)

The topic of Synesthesia comes up quite a lot among popular musicians. Some famous musicians claim it's a major source of their creativity and inspiration. What exactly is it and what musicians have it? Synesthesia is a cognitive phenomenon in which senses are intertwined. It is not a disease or a health condition, ...

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The 8 Best Stratocaster Pickups for Your Guitar
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The 8 Best Stratocaster Pickups for Your Guitar

If you’re not satisfied with your guitar's tone, one of the first moves you can make is to change pickups, as they have a quite big impact on the sound of any guitar. A great thing to know is that you don’t have to spend a fortune on Custom Shop models if you want to get that genuine vintage tone. Sometimes, it is ...

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The 5 Best Mixer Lamps and Lights (4-Pin XLR, BNC, USB)
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The 5 Best Mixer Lamps and Lights (4-Pin XLR, BNC, USB)

When working with a mixing console, you need a fair amount of light to see all those knobs and buttons you’re using. And that’s OK in the recording studio where you have lighting. But in a pitch-dark night club where the only light coming in from the visual effects, it can be quite tricky to get enough light to ...

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The 10 Best Musical Instrument Toys for Kids
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The 10 Best Musical Instrument Toys for Kids

Music is well known to boost many benefits for children. Why not give your little one a head start with some great musical instrument toys. We decided to pick 10 of the best music instrument toys for your toddlers. Here you will find many different options, from lovely wooden percussion sets to a magic Mozart Cube! ...

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Types Of Electric Guitars (Body, Materials, Pick-Ups)
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Types Of Electric Guitars (Body, Materials, Pick-Ups)

The electric guitar has been evolving for almost nine decades, so it’s no wonder that it has evolved in so many different directions. These days, you can find numerous types of guitars and the most interesting thing is that we can classify them in so many ways. In this article, we will stick to the most important ...

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How Auto-tune Changed Music
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How Auto-tune Changed Music

Just a couple of decades ago, singers needed to sing in tune: there was no way of adjusting the pitch in post-production. Singers either had to record once again an imperfect note or accept the imperfection as part of the recording. In 1997, Antares Audio Technologies released a revolutionary audio processor that ...

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The Theremin (Best Ones, How They’re Played, Common Questions)
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The Theremin (Best Ones, How They’re Played, Common Questions)

You may know it for its very unique timbre. You may have watched The Big Bang Theory character Sheldon Cooper perform a weird version of Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen on it. The theremin is a very interesting and somewhat mysterious instrument, both for the sound it emits and the method used to play it. ...

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Why Do Musicians Wear and Take Out Their Earpieces?
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Why Do Musicians Wear and Take Out Their Earpieces?

The earpieces that musicians wear are called 'in-ear monitors' (IEMs). They are just fancy earphones, which are often custom-molded for the performer. They are worn for two main reasons: to protect their hearing and so they can hear themselves and their band. Stages are very loud places. Traditionally, musicians ...

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