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Things with Strings

Things with Strings

Through the ages, stringed instruments have developed into a wide variety of unique families. Find out the distinctive characteristics of some of the post popular instruments today!

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Modular Synthesis (Eurorack) - A How-to Guide

Modular Synthesis (Eurorack) - A How-to Guide

Getting into modular builds can be difficult, but it doesn’t have to be!

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Choosing the Right Guitar

Choosing the Right Guitar

Acoustic or electric? Steel strings or nylon strings? With many types of guitars available, how do you decide which is right for you? Learn some of the similarities and differences between each and where to get started!

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Acoustic Pianos vs. Digital Pianos vs. Keyboards

Acoustic Pianos vs. Digital Pianos vs. Keyboards

Is an acoustic piano best to learn on? Are all electronic pianos synthesizers? Learn the REAL differences between the different keyboard instruments available today!

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8 Thing You Need to Know Before Starting Music Lessons

8 Thing You Need to Know Before Starting Music Lessons

Are you looking to find your start in music as an adult? Maybe you're rekindling a long-forgotten hobby. Find out what you should know before getting started!

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Drum & Percussion Month Livestreams

Drum & Percussion Month Livestreams

Be sure to check out our online drum clinics that will be featured throughout the month of May!

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Band & Orchestra Month Virtual Workshops

Band & Orchestra Month Virtual Workshops

Find online workshops for band and orchestral instruments here!

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Gibson Month Livestreams

Gibson Month Livestreams

Check out our YouTube livestreams discussing all things Gibson!

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Learning Series 2021 - Virtual Edition

Learning Series 2021 - Virtual Edition

With national and international legends poised to present these live-streamed clinics, this year's offerings will be like no other!

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The Essentials of Bass Effects

The Essentials of Bass Effects

For the longest time, the world of effect pedals was largely a guitarist's world. But what about bassists? Here's a list of some of the best-bang-for-the-buck bass stompboxes and what they can do for your tone-sculpting.

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Accordion (But Were Afraid to Ask)

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Accordion (But Were Afraid to Ask)

Of all the instruments, the accordion is undoubtedly one of the weirdest and most wonderful. Played badly, it can be irrepressibly irritating; played well, it can be enchanting. Keep reading to find out how the accordion came to be, how to acquire one, and how to make it sing!

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