The harp mandolin appeared in the early 1900s. This modern replica exploits the sympathetic vibrations gained with the four additional harp strings to give the mandolin sound a built-in echo chamber reverb effect. The harp strings can be plucked along with the mandolin, extending the range of the instrument. Tuned diatonically starting below the G […]
A Musical Interface of Light and Sound
The Tenori-On is a musical interface of light and sound. In testing an interface based on the tactility and lighting of a 16×16 grid of switches, Yamaha Designers sought to make playing a musical instrument an enjoyable experience for all. The 256 switches that make up the Interface are not reserved solely to output sound, […]
Yamaha YRS-312B Soprano Recorder
Recorders are a fun and accessible first instrument that’s easy to learn and play, and millions of schoolchildren around the world learn the instrument every year. The Yamaha YRS-312B soprano recorder is a Baroque system in the key of C, with double holes: C-C#, D-D#; simulated rosewood finish; and three-piece construction.
“Forest Whisper” 12 Hole Ocarina
The Forest Whisper 12 hole Ocarina was tuned to ensure that each tone reaches the standard before firing. The smoked Ocarina is burned in a high-temperature kiln with natural straw, so it will have a smoky smell, which is natural. In addition, straw fire craft can make the sound of the flute more gentle and […]
JDR Kalimba Thumb Piano
This 17-key kalimba thumb piano is made from handcrafted mahogany and ore steel bars. The keys are engraved with letters and notes, and the instrument comes with a professional kalimba study manual and video tutorial. Suitable for adult beginners, kids, and professionals. Also includes an EVA case and cloth bag, and tuning hammer.
Hohner’s Marine Band 1896 Harmonica
The harmonica has a long tradition in music and popular culture. It’s used in all genres, from rock and pop to classical music and jazz. The harmonica is relatively easy to learn, opens a broad variety of options to the player, and its small size makes it easy to carry around in your pocket and […]
Yamaha P-32D Pianica
Pianicas are easy-to-play instruments that are fun for both beginners and experienced musicians. Like a small air-powered piano with a sound similar to an accordion or harmonica, a pianica can be a great way to start your musical journey or a new addition to your musical toolbox. With 32 keys, the Yamaha P-32D Pianica has […]
Sunnyland Wavy Stainless Steel Washboard
The Sunnyland musical washboard, made by the Columbus Washboard Company in Logan, Ohio, offers a smooth traditional wavy stainless steel rubbing surface that generates a loud boomy tone. Made of durable rust-free metal surface, the corrugated wave pattern is similar to frottoir and zydeco style rub boards — great for jug band and Cajun tunes. […]
Earthquaker Devices Astral Destiny Guitar Pedal
The Astral Destiny is a compact and powerful modulated octave reverb pedal that features eight reverb modes with eight editable presets, assignable expression control, tails for natural reverb decay when the effect is bypassed, and a super cool stretch feature that doubles the length of the reverb while adding an adjustable pitch bending effect.
EVH Wolfgang Special
The EVH Wolfgang Special QM features a basswood body with an arched quilt maple top and a robust graphite-reinforced bolt-on quartersawn baked maple neck. The neck is carved and rolled to Eddie Van Halen’s exacting specifications and features a hand-rubbed satin urethane finish on the back. Primed for high performance, energetic riffing and blazing leads, […]