The 7 Best Electric Guitars Under $200 for 2019!

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Ever teach music?? I have for over three decades now, and every once in a while the inevitable gear questions come up from a pupil. Like this week’s… : “Hey, Teaj, I’m going to buy my first electric guitar. Which one should I get??” And he thought he was going to get a simple answer. …

The Cloudlifter – Activate That Mic, Will Ya?!

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The Saturn V, breaking the sound barrier! Quick – what’s the most powerful rocket ever made by man?! It’s not Elon Musk’s “Falcon Heavy”, if that’s what you guessed. It’s the “Saturn V”, our tallest and most powerful rocket that took us to the moon and back seven times. We needed that conquering power to …

The 7 Best Keyboard Stands of 2019 – Be A Solid Synth-er!!

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Todd Waites putting his stands to the test! (Photo: Stuartdigital) Stability. It’s what you want when you’re flying. It’s what you want people’s mental faculties to have. And according to all my friends when I was still dating, it’s what girls want in a guy’s financial plan. Well, that wasn’t always the case for me …

What Is The Best Acoustic Guitar For Beginners?? – Ya Gotta Start Somewhere!

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My very first car was not a Porsche. Not even close! It was an Oldsmobile “Delta 88”: Light brown, except for the lower side panels, where they’d scraped off a ton of rust, spread it with epoxy and painted it black!!  lol But I didn’t care, ‘cuz sometimes, you’ve just gotta go with something a …

UAD Plug Ins – Your 7 Essential Must-Haves For The Holidays!!

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Ho-ho-HO! It’s Ho-ho-Holiday SALE time!! At least at Universal Audio Digital, it is! If you’re here, there’s a good chance you already know that an Ocean Way Studio-full of UAD Plug ins are now on sale, through the end of December. Cool, right?! You better believe it! We serious G.A.S.-ers need all the help we …

Black Friday Music Equipment – The Best Deals We Could Find!!

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Morning everybody!   It’s a beautiful Black Friday and it’s time to roll outta bed and greet the savings!   Oh yea, baby… it’s on!! Lower Prices = MORE GEAR!!! We’ve been scouring through the ads of all the music stores to find the best deals that impress us most as informed, selective musicians.   …

Black Friday Music Deals, 2018 – ‘Audio Cha-CHING Day’, Here We Come!!

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Okay… did you know (according to SPRINZ) that surfers spend 54% of their time paddling, 28% waiting for waves, and only 8% of the time actually SURF!   Yea, me neither. LOL.   Well, in just a few days, WE are going to be surfing – not for the ultimate wave, but for the ultimate …