Do Audiophiles Use Equalizers? Here’s The Truth

Using an equalizer for music listening purposes is something that always brings up endless discussions. There are many arguments on whether it’s a good idea to use an EQ or not. And I even have a dedicated article on that subject which you can check out here. But what do audiophiles think of equalizers? Do they use equalizers or not? After a few hours of research, here is what … Read more

Should You EQ Headphones? Pros, Cons & Helpful Tips

Using EQ on headphones is a topic that sparks endless conversations in audio forums and Facebook groups. It seems like every audiophile or casual music listener has an opinion on whether or not you should use EQ on headphones.  Before we even discuss this, I’m going to say right off the bat that this is a very subjective issue, and there is no one-size-fits-all answer. So, to answer the … Read more

Can Equalizer Damage Headphones? +Important Tips

There are many controversial conversations about applying EQ on audiophile forums. Some audiophiles are totally against using equalizer settings, and it could potentially damage a pair of headphones. While others think there is absolutely nothing wrong with using EQ settings.  So after some hours of research, here is what I learned about the equalizer and how it affects headphones.  Can equalizer ruin headphones? At normal listening levels, using an equalizer … Read more

Can You Run Vocals Through a Bass Amp? All the Facts + Helpful Tips

Perhaps you are a bass player who wants to double as a singer, and you want to use your bass amp for vocals instead of investing in a PA system. Or maybe you’re playing a gig where there is no PA system at the venue, and you have no option other than to run the vocals through a bass amp. Whatever the reason, certain situations require us to employ … Read more

Can You Use a Keyboard Amp for Bass? Pros, Cons, & Important Tips

Perhaps you are a keyboard player who wants to learn the bass. And you want to save money buying a bass amp by using your existing keyboard amp. Or maybe you only have access to a keyboard amp at the venue you’re playing. Whatever the reason, can you use a keyboard amp for bass? In short, yes. You can use a keyboard amp for a bass guitar without any … Read more

Can You Use a Bass Amp for Keyboard? Full Details

Perhaps you are a bass player learning the keyboard, and you don’t want to save money on buying a dedicated keyboard amp. Or maybe you are a keyboard player who has no option but to use the bass amp available at the venue you are playing. Whatever the reason, is it a good idea to plug a keyboard in a bass amp? Can you use a bass amp for … Read more

Can You Use a Bass Amp As a Subwoofer? +4 Helpful Tips

There are some situations where we have no option other than to compromise. One of such situations is using a bass amp as a subwoofer. Obviously, a bass amp is not designed to be used as a subwoofer. But is it a good idea to use a bass amp as a subwoofer? It’s not ideal to use a bass amp as a subwoofer. That’s because bass amps are not … Read more

Do Drumsticks Wear Out? +5 Helpful Tips

One important component of being a drummer is having good drumsticks. A good pair of drumsticks will bring up the tone of your drums and help them cut through the mix. But how durable are drumsticks over time? Do drum sticks wear out? In short, yes. Drumsticks do wear out over time. How often you play with the drumsticks, how hard you hit the drums, the drumstick’s thickness, how … Read more

Drums vs Piano: Difficulty, Difference, and How to Choose

Picking up your first musical instrument to learn can be quite a daunting task. That’s because there are so many options to choose from. However, two of the most popular musical instruments we have today are the drums and the piano. And if you are having a difficult time choosing between the piano and the drums, then this article is for you.  We’ll talk about the differences between the … Read more

Are Guitars any Cheaper in Mexico? Here Are The Facts!

Mexico is, undoubtedly, one of the few countries in the world that produces a lot of guitars per year. It is the country where the giant guitar brand, Fender, makes all of their Taylor guitar series and other well-known series. Martin Guitar is also another brand that produces most of its guitars in Mexico. Since many guitars are produced in Mexico, does that make guitars any cheaper in Mexico? … Read more