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Hybrid Drumming

Hybrid Drumming

Hybrid is hot right now. Everything is a hybrid of some kind. Add a sample pad to your kit. Trigger your bass drum. These little steps will take your playing and your band to a whole new level. Let’s take go back in time to the experimental time of the 1980s Read More Comments

How To Play Electric Guitar Without Risking Eviction

How To Play Electric Guitar Without Risking Eviction

Following up on a previous blog post, How To Drum Without Risking Eviction, let’s not neglect that other common neighbour-rousing art, the electric guitar. Let’s look at a few ways you can still kick out the jams without losing the roof over your head. Read More Comments

NAMM 2016: Keyboards and Bluetooth Controllers from ROLI, iRig, and Alesis

NAMM 2016: Keyboards and Bluetooth Controllers from ROLI, iRig, and Alesis

Today we get to take a look at the Roli Seaboard Rise 49 multi-touch sensitive keyboard controller. This article is from our Namm Show series, where we focus on new and upcoming products in the world of music. Read More Comments

When Your Rig Gets Big: How to Rationalize Your Gear

When Your Rig Gets Big: How to Rationalize Your Gear

Musicians today are fortunate to be in a position of having an abundance of riches when it comes to available gear choices. This will discuss how to rationalize your pedal gear and make the best choices for your musical endeavors. Read More Comments