Top 11 Best Online Resources To Learn How To Play Harp
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Top 11 Best Online Resources To Learn How To Play Harp

Online learning resources, be it courses, videos, written content, one-on-one coaching, apps, et cetera, provide fantastic opportunities to learn (and teach) how to play the harp and understand music more generally. Though nothing truly beats dedicated in-person harp lessons, there are plenty of excellent alternatives online. Note that by “resources,” I’m not only referring to…

Top 11 Best Online Resources To Learn Double/Upright Bass
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Top 11 Best Online Resources To Learn Double/Upright Bass

Online learning resources, be it courses, videos, written content, one-on-one coaching, apps, et cetera, provide fantastic opportunities to learn (and teach) double/upright/standing bass and understand music more generally. Though nothing truly beats dedicated in-person bass lessons, there are plenty of excellent alternatives online. Note that by “resources,” I’m not only referring to video tutoring and…

11 Best Online Resources To Learn How To Play Classical Guitar
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11 Best Online Resources To Learn How To Play Classical Guitar

Online learning resources, be it courses, videos, written content, one-on-one coaching, apps, et cetera, provide fantastic opportunities to learn (and teach) classical guitar and understand music more generally. Though nothing truly beats dedicated in-person guitar lessons, there are plenty of excellent alternatives online. Note that by “resources,” I’m not only referring to video tutoring and…

Top 11 Best Guitar & Bass Stand Brands On The Market 2024
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Top 11 Best Guitar & Bass Stand Brands On The Market 2024

Stands are invaluable accessories for musical instruments, including guitar and bass guitars. A proper stand will hold the guitar or bass in place safely and securely between uses, which is advisable at home, in the studio and even in certain live situations. Since guitar and bass are so popular, it makes sense that there are…

Top 10 Best Guitar/Bass Amp Stand Brands On The Market 2024
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Top 10 Best Guitar/Bass Amp Stand Brands On The Market 2024

Guitar and bass amp stands (technically cabinet stands) are superb tools to help position amps in ideal locations and directions and isolate them from the floor to reduce resonance. From studio recording sessions to live performances, amp stands are invaluable tools to get the most out of your guitar and bass amps and cabinets. Since…

Top 11 Benefits Of Learning & Playing Harp
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Top 11 Benefits Of Learning & Playing Harp

The harp encompasses a variety of different plucked stringed instruments found around the world and heard in many different musical genres. Though there are many types of harps, they all share many of the same benefits as we learn to play and practice regularly. Maybe you’re already an accomplished harpist, or perhaps you’re considering trying…

Top 11 Best Violin Brands On The Market 2024
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Top 11 Best Violin Brands On The Market 2024

The violin (often referred to as the “fiddle”) is the smallest and highest-pitched string instrument commonly used by the violin family. The instrument is commonplace in orchestras, chamber music groups such as string quartets, and solo performances. Violin/fiddle is also popular in many other musical genres, including, but not limited to, folk, bluegrass, country, and…

Top 11 Best Online Resources To Learn How To Play Bass Guitar
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Top 11 Best Online Resources To Learn How To Play Bass Guitar

Online learning resources, be it courses, videos, written content, one-on-one coaching, apps, et cetera, provide fantastic opportunities to learn (and teach) bass guitar and understand music more generally. Though nothing truly beats dedicated in-person bass lessons, there are plenty of excellent alternatives online. Note that by “resources,” I’m not only referring to video tutoring and…

Top 10 Best Mandolin Brands On The Market 2024
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Top 10 Best Mandolin Brands On The Market 2024

The mandolin is the smallest, highest-pitched and most popular instrument from the “mandolin family,” comprised of the mandolin, mandola, octave mandolin, mandocello, mandobass and other related instruments. Mandolins come in a variety of build styles, including Neapolitan/round-backed, archtop and flat-backed types. The instrument types are commonplace in European classical and traditional music, American folk and bluegrass,…

How Do Guitar Pickup Switches Work & How To Use Them
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How Do Guitar Pickup Switches Work & How To Use Them

Most electric guitars come with various pickups. At times, these can be selected through switches, providing players with the advantage of various configurations and combinations that largely depend on the number of pickups available. How do guitar pickup switches work? A pickup selector switch triggers the pickups that will send signals to the amplifier. Most…

Electric Guitar Vs. Acoustic Guitar Pickups (+Bass Guitar)
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Electric Guitar Vs. Acoustic Guitar Pickups (+Bass Guitar)

Electric guitars and basses are, for the most part, solid-bodied, meaning that they have no soundhole and rely entirely on electric or electromagnetic induction through pickups. Acoustic guitars and basses ordinarily produce sound through their soundhole, but it may not be enough for large venues, so some of them have pickups fitted. The question would…

Where Are Pickups Located In Acoustic Guitars & Basses?
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Where Are Pickups Located In Acoustic Guitars & Basses?

Electric guitars and basses have magnetic pickups located between the bridge and the neck below the strings. This design is the same, regardless of whether we speak of single-coil pickups, humbucking pickups, P90s, or other similar types. On the other hand, acoustic guitars and basses vary in terms of pickup arrangements since they have different…