I, like many practicing guitarists/musicians, have grown tired of the annoying sounds of a metronome. So when I was presented the opportunity to review the BeatBuddy, I was excited. I thought it would be a great tool to make my practice sessions more interesting. Once I started using the BeatBuddy, I felt like a kid in a candy store. With 200 preloaded beats, and 10 drum sounds on the provided 4 gb SD card (you can get new beats and updates online), I realized it was everything I was hoping it would be, and so much more.
XVIVE V6 Phaser King
Did you ever want your hands to feel conditioned and not greasy or too dried and cracked? Guitar Hands lotion is the perfect solution!
Any musician or DJ that uses MIDI instruments for either recording, practicing, or live performance knows the super highway of cables that it sometimes takes to connect everything. Well, thanks to Minneapolis based company, Zivix, there is now an easier way. The PUC is a MIDI interface that was specifically designed with iOS devices in mind (must be running iOS 6 or higher). You can use it to connect your midi controller wirelessly to your MAC device via wifi connection.
Christopher Widmoser, a guitarist and entrepreneur from Germany, sent his new product called The Pick Bag for me to review. It is a rubber cover that you place over the top of your pick. It is supposed to give...
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.
Killer Guitar, Great Value - the Monoprice Retro Vision Guitar (Tele-style)
Wall-Axe Custom Guitar Hangers was started by Michael Lambert in 2009 as a way to clean up the clutter of his son’s guitars that were always lying around the house. Their custom guitar hangers come in a variety of designs, finishes, and materials.
There seems to be a growth in popularity of pick grip products and I recently tried Monstergrips. They are a small, clear circular shaped silicone grip that you apply to your pick. You really can not see it, which is my favorite thing about this grip, so it is not distracting.
Having seen the wonderful line of LUNA guitars at the recent National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) show in Anaheim, CA, I was jazzed to review the LUNA Henna Oasis Spruce Top Acoustic Guitar - Model HEN 02 SPR.