Smart strategies you need to make music practices count and keep your chops growing
Welcome to The HUB's Tech Tip center where you'll find musician-friendly advice about how to get the best out of your instruments, amps, and recording gear. If you don't know the difference between a balanced and unbalanced input or want to learn how to install premium Gibson pickups in your Epiphone guitar, you've arrived at the right place. In coming weeks we'll be posting expert advice on setting up your guitar for optimal playability, the ins and outs of using a mixer, effects pedal signal chains, getting single coil tone without the hum, and a whole lot more.
Do’s and don’ts that will help keep your music equipment in shape and optimize your onstage and studio sound
Your guitar is an extension of your style. Swapping strings, pickups or refinishing your off-the-rack guitar can help project that style.
Wondering about the value of that old guitar? Here are some ideas to help you decide if it’s worth appraising or if your guitar’s value is mostly sentimental.
How to choose drum heads that dampen excessive ring and overtones in your drum kit
How to make the most of those challenging small recording studio spaces
If you’ve ever thought about building your own guitar, start here. We present the advantages and disadvantages of a DIY project—the things to consider before you dive in.
The do’s and don'ts that will keep your show on track, convert the crowd into fans and get you return engagements
Being able to quickly and accurately tune a guitar is one of the hallmarks of an experienced musician. Learn how to sharpen your tuning skills.
Live by these seven rules if you want your budget to survive technological change