Hints and Tips for would be vocalists. For singers, your body is your instrument, so always warm up before practising or performing - simple scales and arpeggios sung to different vowels and other sounds are good for gradually extending your range as your muscles warm up. If...

ARE YOU WASTING MONEY IN YOUR HOME RECORDING STUDIO? PAUL WHITE, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF OF SOUND ON SOUND MAGAZINE, SHARES TIPS TO HELP YOU SPEND MORE EFFICIENTLY ON YOUR HOME RECORDING STUDIO Home studios are wonderful things, and other than the pleasure they give the user, they can also...

Become a better drummer, faster! When you’re serious about drumming, you need a kit to match your ambition. The V-Drums TD-17 series lets your technique shine through, backed up with training tools to push you further. Combining a flagship TD-50-class sound engine with newly developed pads...

All guitars will fade and suffer after a few years of use or even lack of use! It`s really important to keep your instrument in tip top condition if you want to get the best out of it. Here are some tips to help you. Clean...

INDUSTRY-LEADING TONE WITH BREAKTHROUGH BOSS TECHNOLOGY Delivering unmatched sound quality and musical expression, the GT-1000 ushers in a new era of performance in amp/effects processors. This premium tone machine debuts the groundbreaking new AIRD (Augmented Impulse Response Dynamics) technology, realized with decades of advanced BOSS research...

The word "ukulele" is Hawaiian for "jumping flea". The story goes that a Portuguese immigrant jumped off a ship into the water while playing one, and the Hawaiians watching dubbed him - and the instrument - the ukulele! The original ukuleles were a combination of several...

Recently we held a Fantastic Facebook wordsearch competition to promote Tanglewood Guitars and our Exclusive Cornish Dealership of these fine instruments. This is the, top of the range, Tanglewood Guitars TSR1 Masterdesign Guitar. Normally this fine instrument sells for £1699.00, (More info and specs...

Music is a great social activity, so why not “string” some songs together and learn to play a member from the family of orchestral string instruments. Although closely associated with classical music, there is much more versatility to these beautiful instruments and you will find...

With the popularity of electronic and dance music on the increase, City Music have increased our range of synthesisers and related equipment. We now have a dedicated area that displays the very best from Korg, Roland, Yamaha and more. We also have a very enthusiastic guy who can...

Hints and Tips: Playing the Acoustic Guitar Before playing your guitar you’ll need to tune the open strings to the notes E-A-D-G-B-E with the bottom note being the second E below middle C. If your guitar hasn’t been played for a while you might need a new...