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Is the Piano a Percussion or Stringed Instrument?
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Is the Piano a Percussion or Stringed Instrument?

The Piano is both a percussion instrument AND a stringed instrument. To understand more, keep reading! Invented by Bartolomeo Cristofori in the early 1700s, a piano is one of the most popular and generally most beautiful instruments. However, it is also one of the most complex instruments around, despite it ...

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The Best Karaoke Microphones for Quality and Price
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The Best Karaoke Microphones for Quality and Price

A good karaoke microphone should be sturdy, cheap, and portable. They also need to sound great! We've listed out some of your best options in this post. Microphones today are becoming cheaper and of better quality. Modern karaoke microphones are usually Bluetooth or UHF connected and come in pairs. The options ...

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The 5 Best Looper Pedals for Guitar – Our Round-Up
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The 5 Best Looper Pedals for Guitar – Our Round-Up

This article takes you through 5 of the best looper pedals for guitar. We have also included some great videos to help you see them in action. Loop pedals were initially quite tricky to develop, as they needed basically a recording device inside the pedal which could record and then play the recorded signal in a ...

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The 5 Loudest Bluetooth Speakers (2020 Round-Up)
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The 5 Loudest Bluetooth Speakers (2020 Round-Up)

Bluetooth speakers have become so popular that they are now the main source of music listening for many people. We take you through the loudest bluetooth speakers that still have great sound quality. Because of the technology development, they have become ever more powerful and compact, allowing for anyone to get a ...

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The 7 Best Arpeggiator Plugins – Free and Paid Options
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The 7 Best Arpeggiator Plugins – Free and Paid Options

Is the stock arpeggiator on your DAW getting you bored? Fret not! We've put together a list of 7 of the best plugins available for you to download. This includes both free and paid options. Arpeggiator plugins provide a MIDI routing effect that can be aligned to the track in your DAW. It can detect notes or chords ...

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The 9 Best Guitar VST Plugins – Free and Paid Options
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The 9 Best Guitar VST Plugins – Free and Paid Options

Want to expand your guitar recording options but don’t want to spend thousands of dollars on physical gear? No problem! Getting a good guitar VST plugin is a great alternative for all those who seek decent guitar tones. Of course, the sound quality usually can’t match the sound of physical units but in most cases, ...

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The 10 Best Vocoder Plugins – Our Pick
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The 10 Best Vocoder Plugins – Our Pick

Looking for a great vocoder plugin to add some extra creative flair to your vocals or other sounds? We've got some great options in this article. The classic 'robotic' sound is the most common example that comes to mind when it comes to vocoders. However, you can do so much more with them. Just check out some of ...

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MP3 to MIDI: Easy Guide, Best Tools, How it Works
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MP3 to MIDI: Easy Guide, Best Tools, How it Works

Looking to quickly convert an audio file to MIDI? (This can be anything from MP3, WAV, AAC, WMA, AIFF, FLAC) We talk through the best online converters and free tools to use. We also tell you how to convert mp3 to MIDI in Logic Pro, Ableton Live, and FL Studio. Despite being around for decades, MIDI protocol is still ...

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MIDI Controllers for iPad (How to Connect, Best Controllers)  
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MIDI Controllers for iPad (How to Connect, Best Controllers)  

iPads are a very viable option to use for both music production and live performances. In this article, we talk about how to connect a MIDI controller to your iPad. We also have listed some recommended MIDI controllers. Some musicians now use iPads as full-on music workstations, without the need for a laptop at ...

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The 7 Best Tablet Holders for Mic Stands (iPad, Android)
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The 7 Best Tablet Holders for Mic Stands (iPad, Android)

This girl needs a tablet holder! It's becoming more common to see musicians using tablets while performing live. They are a great way to display song lyrics, chords, trigger backing tracks or even control live electronic music performances. There are many different types of these available, so it can get hard ...

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