Forte 5 Premium is a Music Notation, Transcription, Composition, and Recording software developed by several German classical musicians. I found that his version of the software is best for musicians whose music reading skills are advanced. This product would be useful for musicians who write scores for movies, band and orchestra teachers, classical and jazz composers, and performers who need to write and print scores for the musicians they hire.
Never really playing a Yamaha acoustic electric, I looked forward to trying out this AC3R to see how worthy it was. And right out of the case, this vintage looking guitar was impressive. The design of the body and the...
As seen in Guitar Girl Magazine June 2018 issue. I just picked up Martin’s 000-15M StreetMaster Acoustic Guitar, a 14-fret, long scale (25.4”) acoustic that really packs a punch! Right out of the case, this lightweight solid mahogany, OM shaped body guitar...
La Luna Sound is a Denver based company that produces beautiful handcrafted guitar picks made from exotic woods such as Rosewood, Bubinga, Olive, as well as a few others. According to their website, they begin with micro-thin layers of wood, and then add an internal layer of natural fiber for strength, and those layers are then joined and glued together using 1,000+ pounds of pressure.
Hotone releasesd the XSTOMP MIni in July of 2017. It's small footprint stompbox simulates over 140 classic, vintage and modern effects for guitar, bass and more. Vanessa Izabella of BAST reviews the XSTOMP Mini here in her 3 Minute...
With texts, tweets, posts, blogs, Skype and OMG phone calls, your phone alone can be a distraction from focusing on making your music. You know when you can look inside to really let your creativity flow. Be it when you’re in your quiet place at 3AM by candle light or at full volume under the bright stage lights with your crew, Hogjim, Kyle Koster’s creation and the Mongolian word for music, their guitar straps, pick holders and t-shirts help focus on making the magic happen.
The Fear the Riff Effects, Pedals and Guitar Gear Expo was held on Saturday, August 11 at the Brooklyn Expo Center in Brooklyn, New York, and was attended by many guitar and effects pedal companies across the U.S. Meet and...
The new digital effects processor and interface for guitarists/bassists, the iRig UA from IK Multimedia, is an external device that plugs into any Android 4.2 or later device whether it be a cell phone or tablet and works with the AmpliTube UA app.  I was extremely pleased to know that IK Multimedia now offers their iRig technology for us Android users. I was given the opportunity to review this new device.
Bryan Kaufman, founder of Dog Days Vintage guitar straps, has come up with a very creative idea of what to do with old, vintage materials.  He had the idea for the vintage straps after seeing some old curtains in a vintage clothing store. Dog Days is a family owned business and all the straps are hand made right here in the U.S.A.
I was very excited to review the Ultimate Ears Sound Tap. As a new user of in-ear monitors for my live shows, I was looking around to see how I can make using them live a bit easier. Well,...