Hit The Tone! The Video Series

Hit The Tone! The Video Series

We present to you, Hit the Tone, in a new video series. Stay tuned for regular episodes…

Turn your cajón into a drum kit

Turn your cajón into a drum kit

The cajón, which originally comes from South America, is now also used in Western Europe and North America, and not always as a folkloric instrument. Here we speak of its potential as a drum kit replacement, a quieter and more easily-transportable alternative. But not everything that a real drum kit offers can also be reached […]

Hit the Tone! Secrets of postpunk

Hit the Tone! Secrets of postpunk

How do you sound like your postpunk heroes? It’s not easy but if you know a few tricks you could be well on your way…

How to Create Spooky Sounds

How to Create Spooky Sounds

Scare the living daylights out of your friends and family a little differently this Halloween… do it with your musical instrument. Read on…

How to improve your Piezo sound on a budget

How to improve your Piezo sound on a budget

The sound of acoustic guitars equipped with a piezo pickup is rarely the best. But these systems remain one of the most practical, compact and cheapest and offer a pretty decent, balanced and interesting sound. This being said, a number of methods for considerably improving the sound exist using preamps and/or effect pedals.!  Here are […]

E-bass: Groove & the Metronome

E-bass: Groove & the Metronome

Ever wondered how musicians, especially bassists, improve their rhythm and timing? This article will answer some questions…

HIT THE TONE! ’70s Funk Bass

HIT THE TONE! ’70s Funk Bass

That funky bass tone of the 1970s that simply makes you NEED to move. “How can I achieve it”, you ask? Read on for some tips…

Getting electronic sounds out of acoustic drums

Getting electronic sounds out of acoustic drums

Many drummers these days combine acoustic sounds with electronic ones, live and in the studio. How do they do it? This article will give you some insight…

Do you need mastering for your music?

Do you need mastering for your music?

What mastering is and why it’s so important: a simple overview.

Flute vs. Recorder

Flute vs. Recorder

The flute and recorder, two different instruments with the same distant roots, get confused very often. This article should clear up some misconceptions.