Some Basic Articulation Markings

It’s not just the words you say that get a message across—it’s the way you say them. Similarly, in music there are many ways to “say” the same notes. Without following articulation markings, your playing could end up sounding like the equivalent of speaking in a monotone. Here’s an easy guide to help you become more “articulate” and bring more life into your playing by using accents, slurs, and staccatos.

Sennheiser MK 4 and MK 8 Review

With a price tag of $699.00, the Sennheiser MK8 is among the more impressive of Sennheiser’s less expensive range of microphones. Sort of a “pro-sumer” solution, this microphone is perfect for project studios right along with professional studios. It’s versatile, clean, pretty darn neutral for the most part and it fared very well with more expensive competitors and counterparts.