When assembling your amplified setup, there are a lot of options. The best thing you can do is assess your needs and see which products best fit them. A lot of companies offer fully integrated systems, from pickups to preamps.
Tone is your instrument’s voice. And all tone begins in the basis of achieving a great clean tone. Masking Music Mag visited with guitar expert, Christopher Ames at Guitar Center (in this video) where he imparts professional insight regarding the attributes of “clean tone” with the help of Vox and Fender amplifiers and a Telecaster.
Do you sometimes struggle to get out the door and listen to live music? After all, it’s easier (and cheaper) to just stick in earbuds or crank up the speakers and listen to familiar, dependable sounds. But listening live is essential if you want to improve as a musician. “Musicians go see bands and hear […]
Professional bassist, Edgar Pagan shares a few options in A-minor that are sure to bring depth to your playing and color to your arrangements….
Drum master Bill Ray shreds light on drums and drumming with MakingMusicMag, and to talk shop from a pro’s perspective.
The secret to cool stick tricks is having good finger control. When you have full control of your fingers, you are able to add stick trick maneuvers to any drumbeat. With practice, your stick tricks will appear effortless and are sure to impress even your biggest critic. One of the easiest stick tricks is the […]
The Digital World is Both the Opportunity and the Existential Threat Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X may be weathering the pandemic storm (although the big money comes from touring), but in the larger community of independent artists and teachers a shudder is palpable. What do you do when your income disappears overnight? What happens […]