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Amplify Your Acoustics

For every guitarists and guitar-loving people, a good acoustic is best accompanied with a nice amplifier. Why is that? As Wikipedia puts it:

Amplifier is an electronic amplifier that amplifies the electrical signal from a pickup on an electric guitar, bass guitar, or acoustic guitar so that it can produce sound through a loudspeaker, which is typically housed in a wooden cabinet. (Source: Wikipedia – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guitar_amplifier)

In layman’s term, it is a machine or a musical accessory that boosts the sound coming from a plugged guitar onto the boxed amplifier like a loud speaker, producing a more pronounced sound.

An example of an amplifier is a fender frontman 15g which is perfect accompaniment to any Fender guitars.

 

 

Keep Musical Instruments Well Maintained

If you play an musical instrument, it is also your responsibility to take good care of it like it is your child or your most prized possession. Musical instruments are not cheap. They are made with precision and high-grade materials to ensure their performance is not substandard and that they can produce sounds that are beautiful, and crisp.

A guitar is one of the musical instruments that require cleaning and maintenance. It has to be free from dust so its performance is not compromised. And to make it very presentable and pleasing to the eyes while in use, it is best to buy a kit use to polish guitar and keep it from the elements.

A piano will require fine-tuning regularly to ensure that the sounds of each key are how they should sound like.

A drum set will also require thorough care so that it does not get pricked.

There are many ways to maintain musical instruments. What ever is the type of instrument you have must be treated with utmost care. And if you are not familiar on how to care for your preferred choice of musical instrument, you can always check the internet for plenty of tips and resources.

The Dean Zoltan AR6 Flame Top Electric Guitar For The Serious Rocker

It must be a rocker’s dream to own a Dean Zoltan ar6 flame top electric guitar. It looks very serious and perfect for the rocker people out there.

The Dean Zoltan ar6 flame top guitar has a beautiful maple top and neck. It also has a C-shape neck that allows the rocker to do an easy shred action.  With the features below, this electric guitar is a top in its rock field!

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FEATURES

Made of solid wood or maple flamed (top wood) and mahogany for the body. The finish is gloss urethane. The neck’s scale length is 25.5″ and has a C Zoltan shape. It also has 24 frets and has a standard jumbo fret size. Inlays are black and small square.

As for the configuration and number of strings, below are some details:

Configuration: HH
Neck: DMT Select time capsule
Bridge: DMT Select nostalgia
Brand: Dean
Active or passive: Passive
Series or parallel: Parallel
Piezo: No
Active EQ: No
Special electronics: None

Controls
Control layout: Master volume
Pickup switch: 3-way

Hardware
Bridge type: Tremolo/Vibrato
Bridge design: Floyd Rose with locking nut
Tailpiece: Not applicable
Tuning machines: Grover
Color: Black

Other
Number of strings: 6-string
Special features: Body finish

Self Tuner For Guitars

I have only heard of a piano tuner but not a guitar tuner because I am not really a guitar fan. I don’t even know how to strum a guitar. It is very interesting to know that even guitars need to be fine tuned. That’s good to know for someone who is not very musically inclined.

If you own an epiphone guitar, you probably know there are epiphone tuners used to fine tune your guitar. For those like me who are not so familiar with the acoustic world, a tuner is a gadget used to gauge whether the produced sound from a guitar is at the right tone or pitch.

A tuner comes in different sizes too. There are electronic tuners, LED tuners, analog, digital and orchestral tuners.

Saxophone Reed

Do you know someone who would love to have a saxophone for Christmas? The coming holidays will be filled with great deals and promotions from companies offering musical instruments as great stuff to give for the Holidays.

Once you have decided which one you will choose for the special recipient, make sure you know which saxophone reed to buy to ensure you only get the best quality of saxophone.

If you are in doubt and don’t know where to start in choosing the right saxophone, check out the numerous resources available in the internet and you will learn more about this amazing instrument.

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