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Theremin Instrument: Explanation, History and Purchase Recommendation

Theremin: How it works, history and popular models

The Theremin is a very unusual instrument that amazes many people. Today we will talk about the history and function of this electrical marvel.
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The best electronic drumsets

The 11 best e-drums for beginners and professionals

The same thing happens to me time and time again: When someone asks me whether they should buy an acoustic or an electronic drum kit, I almost always recommend an electric drum kit. Then I listen to the next 10 minutes, ...
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Ribbon microphones: functionality, history and best models

Ribbon microphones: functionality, uses and popular models

Ribbon microphones were very popular in the 60s and 70s, but lost importance with the advent of inexpensive condenser microphones. In recent years, however, they have regained popularity and are now part of the basic equipment ...
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Vocal recordings in the studio with a Neumann U87Ai

How to record vocals in your home studio: A step-by-step guide

Vocal recordings are probably the most important recordings of all - after all, the vocals are the centrepiece of every song. While you can still produce reasonably decent songs with mediocre drum or bass recordings, every listener immediately realises when ...
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Instructions for recording the electric bass

Recording bass guitar: A step-by-step guide

Recording the bass is a very enjoyable process and not particularly difficult. Whether with or without an amplifier - excellent results can be achieved with both methods these days. Here you will find a detailed guide to ...
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Electric Guitar Studio Recording Setup

How to record an electric guitar: A detailed guide

The electric guitar is one of the most important instruments in modern music - it can be heard in almost every genre in one way or another. In this article, I'll explain step by step how ...
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The best guitar amps for all budgets

The 20 best guitar amps: Our pick of the best combos and tops for every budget

There are now so many guitar amplifiers on the market that the choice can be very difficult, especially for beginners. Whether all-tube, transistor or digital - the choice of amplifiers has never been so large ...
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The best drum sets for beginners

The best drum sets for beginners

A musician's relationship with their first instrument is often a never-ending love story. How often do we hear or see world-class artists who keep their first cheap guitar or their first drum kit as a memento of the time ...
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Microphones around the drum kit

How to record drums - the ultimate guide

Drums are one of the most difficult instruments to record, if not the most difficult. This is simply because this instrument consists of many different drums and cymbals and you have to use many different microphones to ...
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Record a podcast - it's that easy!

How to record a podcast - beginner's guide

Recording a podcast is now easier than ever - in principle, all you need is a microphone and a computer. Ideally, you also need a room that can dampen the sound with carpets and absorbers. Read on and ...
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Melody simply explained

What is a melody? Explanation, examples and composition tips

When we think of a song that we particularly like, the first thing that comes to mind is the melody. After all, it is the main element of the song and makes it unmistakable - you could also say ...
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Different rhythms in one song

Rhythm (music) - all about time, meter and tempo

Rhythm is the centrepiece of every piece of music, the thing that makes us dance and sets our bodies in motion. From the regular beats of a march to the complex, irregular patterns of jazz and ...
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