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The Top 5 Best Acoustic Pre-Amps For 2018

By Glen Parry

As every acoustic instrument has a certain range of volume, sometimes you just need an extra kick. Not to mention a good boost when it comes to sound clarity and overall presence. A great way to get all that is by using an acoustic preamp. However, choosing one for yourself can prove to be a difficult task. In the sea of different models, options, features, and specifications, how do you find the perfect one for yourself?

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Alesis Recital Review

By Glen Parry

For over 30 years, Alesis has been known as one of the leading companies when it comes to electronic instruments and musician- oriented devices. Offering a wide range of electronic instruments, from drum machines, various types of recording equipment, and of course, digital pianos, they have shown that they really do know their business.

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27 Easy Ukulele Songs For Beginners

By Glen Parry

Starting out on ukulele can be challenging. Your fingers lack the dexterity and muscle memory to smoothly transition between chords. Each chord takes effort to memorize and recall during playing. Your strumming is stiff and inaccurate and you are mistakenly muting strings when you shouldn’t be. If this sounds familiar you’ve come to the right place! I’ve found the easiest ukulele songs for beginners.​

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Ukulele Sizes – A Guide For Comparison

By Glen Parry

Ukuleles come in 4 common sizes: soprano, concert, tenor and baritone. Each size has its own unique set of characteristics as well as a few pros and cons. Choosing your first ukulele won’t be difficult if keep a few considerations in mind when making your selection. We’ll discuss everything you need to know about the different sizes of ukuleles so you can feel confident when making your selection. We’ll cover the different costs, versatility, playability and volume of each size.

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How Often Should I Change My Guitar Strings?

By Glen Parry

How often should I change my guitar strings? This is a question I hear a lot from beginner guitar players. ​While it’s not always a straightforward answer, it doesn’t have to be rocket surgery. You really only need to take into account a few different factors to get a good idea of when to change your strings. We’ll cover the basics in this article and hopefully, leave you with a good sense of when a string change is required.

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Best Earplugs For Musicians – Concert Ear Protection

By Glen Parry

We all know and love that feeling. Your favorite band gets out on the stage and hits that first chord. The adrenaline rush you get when on a concert is certainly a great feeling, however, your ears may not feel the same. Whether you’re a musician, a fan that likes to attend concerts or simply work in the concert industry, you have to take care of your ears.

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