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The Guitar Pedals I Use for EVERYTHING. 5 Best Ukuleles to Buy for Beginners. So, you want to learn how to play ukulele, but you’re not sure what uke to buy.

5 Best Ukuleles to Buy for Beginners

I’ve had a lot of questions from friends of mine and those of you who are looking to buy a ukulele. I wanted to look at a few things that are helpful to think about before buying your first ukulele. I also wanted to go over some recommendations for good beginner ukuleles. I’d even love to get your insight in the comments. What tips would you give someone who is buying their first uke? Here is some buying advice I’ve been giving my friends.

Borrow a Friend’s Ukulele If you are just starting to learn ukulele, you might want to consider finding a friend, family member, or coworker who has a ukulele that you can borrow. If you find out you hate it (which I highly doubt), then you’ve not spent a bunch of money, and you can continue about your life. However… Consider Your Budget I will say this. The great thing about learning how to play ukulele is that it’s not an expensive instrument to learn. 1.) 2.) 3.) 4.) 5.) BOSS - Loop Station. Lethal Audio - A brand new world of sound awaits. The Glass Armonica - Benjamin Franklin's Magical Musical Invention. 6 easy ways to connect your guitar to your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. 6 easy ways to connect your guitar to your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch Many of us have iPhones, some of us have iPads, and it can’t have escaped your attention that there are many apps available for iOS devices aimed at guitarists.

6 easy ways to connect your guitar to your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch

From the simplest tuner, to tab and tutorial apps, through amp simulations and multitrack recording suites, there’s plenty for players at all levels – and often at real pocket money prices. To take advantage of some of these, though, you need to plug in a guitar, and there are several devices on the market that let you do just that. Of course, you could always grab a Squier USB Strat from the Apple Store and do without an interface, but that's not the only option. What’s often needed is a piece of hardware that will take the signal from a standard guitar jack lead and get that signal into the iOS device. IK Multimedia iRig (£29) In Use Verdict Altogether the device with the most plug-in-and-play simplicity in our round-up. The Bottom Line Peavey Ampkit Link (£31) London Sound. Keys : Una Corda.

Rare Vintage Indian Drone Synth / Drum Machine. Via this auction"So here is a bizarre machine that I bought that makes drones.

Rare Vintage Indian Drone Synth / Drum Machine

Called the "Sruthi Manasa - Thala". I've never seen one before and probably won't ever again. It has 3 tones / oscillators that you can tune and switch that makes all the pitches the same, Auto and non-auto, and then maybe minor and major? Says "ma and pa" and I am not sure, but it has something to do with the indian scale. Also a main knob that keeps the master pitch. it is in a specific rhythm that you can speed up / slow down, and you can also vary the "pluck" or attack of the tones. Roland JP-8000. The JP-8000 Music Synthesizer has been designed using a first-of-its-kind Roland Analog Modeling sound source, combining the fat, powerful sounds associated with vintage analog synths with the flexibility of digital technology and MIDI.

Roland JP-8000

Like the classic Roland analog synths of the past, the JP-8000 sports a collection of 38 front-panel knobs and sliders for powerful real-time control, opening a brand new world of sonic possibilities. Innovative "Motion Control" feature memorizes all sequential slider and knob movements, ensuring that a great real-time "tweak" will not be lost. "Analog" synth functions like oscillator sync, ring modulation, -12/-24 dB filtering, cross modulation, an assignable ribbon controller and powerful pitch bend/modulation lever make the JP-8000 a very powerful synthesizer for live and studio use! The JP-8000 is excellent for use in any music where classic synth sounds are needed.

For techno, dance, drum&bass, hiphop, film scoring, synth pop and more! Comments. Collidoscope. 85Google +49 28 50Blogger38 32 2427 The Collidoscope is a prototype synthesiser designed by researchers Ben Bengler & Fiore Martin.

Collidoscope

Based on a granular synthesiser engine the instrument can be played by two performers at the same time (as they stand opposite one another on the sides of the unit) using the 2 built-in sets of keyboard, gooseneck microphone, colour display and controllers. The Collidoscope samples from the microphones (or line inputs) and displays in real time a waveform of the sample and allows it to be played back instantly.

The main sliding knob positioned below the waveform allows for the visual selection of a portion of the sample to be played (by moving it horizontally), and for the modification of the size of the portion being looped (through rotating the knob). Effect Pedals, Vacuum Tubes, Pro Audio.