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  • How To Get A Good Sound From An Unfamiliar Guitar Amp

    Learning how to quickly get a good sound from an amp you have never used before is an important skill. It’s not uncommon these days for clubs or venues to supply their own amps on top of their house sound system. Reasons for this might be anything from space issues to time constraints, as having their own amps will help lessen the time between band setups. And if you’re one of the many players out there who book time at a rehearsal studio for practice sessions, being able to use the in-house amps quickly will give you more time to do what you’re paying for. Read on for three key tips on how to quickly get a good sound from an unfamiliar amp.

     

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  • Brand Spotlight: Goby Labs Instrument And Mic Stands

    Goby Labs has been creating some of our favorite microphone and instrument stands as of late, combining quality materials and a rugged design that can stand up to anything players might throw at it. They also happen to work with environmentally friendly materials, just in case you needed another reason to support the company. Below, we take a look at some of our favorite instrument and mics stands from Goby Labs.

     

     

     

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  • Seymour Duncan Catalina Chorus Effects Pedal Review

    When most musicians hear the name Seymour Duncan, they most likely think of great pickups. And while that part of Duncan's business remains the core of their brand, the company has quietly amassed an impressive lineup of fantastic effects pedals as well. From the 805 Overdrive to the Dirty Deed Distortion, Duncan's effects display the same amount of quality and construction found in their pickups and usually offer a unique take on the concept. First announced at this year's Winter NAMM, Duncan's Catalina Chorus pedal has created a good deal a buzz despite its short time on the market. We take a closer look at the Catalina to help you decide if this new pedal deserves a spot on your board.

     

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  • How to Write a Great Band Bio

    There are few things that an artist finds as excruciatingly bothering as explaining themselves. Not that this problem is particular to them – have you met a person in the public domain who finds it easy to write his biography? Even the most successful musicians get chills when it’s time to talk about themselves.

     

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  • Top New Year's Resolution Ideas For Musicians

    Being a musician to the outside world looks like a career that is just fun and easy to handle when in fact it is not. It requires a lot of hard work and patience. For many musicians, there are good and bad times in the industry. However, the trick is to do whatever it takes to survive and make people aware of your music. Well, for some musicians last year may have been a good year but there is a way to make it better. On the other hand, there are those who had a bad year and almost gave up. It is not the end as you can make up for the time lost and achieve more. As you make these New Year’s resolutions, try to keep them despite the temptations that may come your way.

     

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