What a big day, on October the 28th at the amphitheater at Musikhaus Thomann. Europe’s largest music retailer had invited us to the Ukulele Day Family Special and we were there with our premium partner Baton Rouge Ukes. After the doors were open at 10 o’clock, we were pretty amazed at the nearly 100 Uke players who stormed in. Young and old, students and teachers came … Continue reading Thomann Ukulele Day 2017 a big success!
Hello, my name is Regina and now I’m going to tell you a little bit about my way of learning tunes on the guitar. I hope it can help you to focus on the right things which are very important to play the music in a good way (it doesn’t matter which instrument you are using). You’re telling a story with the music I’d like … Continue reading Learning tunes: A personal letter from Regina
Since the summer of 2015, over 2.5 million refugees have applied for asylum in an EU country. More than one million of them have migrated through Greece or Italy. While the whole of the European Union is still disputing about a suitable distribution solution, the border countries are suffering from the enormous immigration wave. Continue reading “Boom Bus – A music educational refugee project”
In October, Europe’s biggest music dealer, Thomann, is holding the Ukulele Day 2017. For many years, the ukulele has enjoyed great popularity and is considered to be one of the most exciting instruments for the young and old. It is no wonder since this small instrument can be learned with just two hands and be taken anywhere without any problem. We have had a wide … Continue reading Ukulele Day 2017 – Baton Rouge are Premium Partners
For years, the Ukulele range at Baton Rouge Guitars has enjoyed great popularity throughout all generations. Therefore, their price performance ratio is particularly interesting – high quality workmanship with selected woods at a fair price. This is the philosophy behind Baton Rouge Guitars, for both acoustic guitars and ukuleles. Finally we got our Ukes Cites free! Since CITES we have stopped using rosewood Since the … Continue reading The new Baton Rouge Ukes CITES free!
From the 8th to the 10th of September, we will be together with many other major brands at the first Guitar Summit in Mannheim. As the name suggests, this event is devoted to the guitar and all its related aspects. In addition to the numerous national and international brands, musicians and experts from all over the world are expected to be in Mannheim attending Concerts … Continue reading Reinhardt GmbH at Guitar Summit 2017
Over decades, Shadow Electronics have built a name with their pickup systems. Now Shadow founder Joe Marinic has built a state-of-the-art guitar factory in China. The first shot of Shadow Guitars is now on the market – built with the help of a legend in guitar construction.
In the last part of our series we explained the basics for recording guitars. Now it is about the sound processing and improvement of the recorded audio track. To this time, one of the most important audio processing tools is presented: the compressor. It might not be very easy to understand in the beginning, but with a little practice you will become more familiar in dealing with it.
Drew Roller had one great difficulty. He wanted to learn more about fingerstyle. The problem was that the Internet did not give him the information he was looking for. So he decided to travel around half the world to talk to the people who are active in the scene. The result is this honest documentary “The Fingerstyle Movie”, about a young and very talented group … Continue reading Fingerstyle Movie – Easy to Learn, Hard to master
By Markus Stelzer In Part I of this series, we introduced five tips to help you improve the quality of your YouTube videos. In Part II, we deal with the sound: We will show you how to record your guitar. Before each recording you have to first look for the right equipment. There is a certain basic equipment setup that is needed to record audio … Continue reading The sound makes the music – how to record your guitar