Can You Use a Power Amp with an Integrated Amp? (& How To)

The quest for improved sound can be likened to a never-ending journey for most audio enthusiasts. In that regard, the possibility of using a power amp with an integrated amp is a scenario many people would love to experiment with. However, is it really possible to achieve this setup? Can you use a power amp with an integrated amp? You can use a power amp with an integrated amp … Read more

What is Tape Out on Mixers and Receivers? (Explained + Tips)

Tape Outs have been around for quite a while now. And even to this day, they are still found on several mixers, receivers, and even on some amplifiers. However, many people have no idea what these outputs are, including me. Well, not until I decided to write this article. So, after some hours of research, here is everything I learned about tape outs. So, what is a tape out? … Read more

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

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 Amplifiers Overheat? +3 Important Tips

Heat is the major enemy of most electronic devices, including amplifiers. It is widely known that excessive heat affects how electronic components function and reduces their overall life span as well. Yes, amplifiers can overheat, and it is a common problem with amplifiers. Overheated amplifiers generally occur when amplifiers are left on for extremely long periods or when they are placed close to other heat-generating devices.  What Causes Amplifiers To … 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

6 Things You Should Know About Piano Players

There are many misconceptions about piano players circulating on the internet. And honestly, it can be quite frustrating sifting through many opinion-based answers about pianists to find the right answers. So I did the hard work for you. Here are the answers to six common questions about piano players that you should know. Why are pianists skinny? Many pianists are skinny because skinny people usually have thin fingers and … Read more

Artist vs Musician: What’s the Real Difference?

Artist and musician are two words that are used interchangeably, and many people think they mean the same thing, myself included. However, these are two different words with totally different meanings. After some research hours, here is the difference between an artist and a musician that I found. What’s the main difference between an artist and a musician? A musician is anyone who plays a musical instrument, sings, performs, … Read more

Why Do Many Musicians Have Long Hair? 4 Fascinating Reasons

As a curious musician with short hair, I have always wondered why there so many musicians with long hair. Few minutes into my research to find the answer, I realized I’m not the only one who wants answers. After a few hours researching why musicians keep long hair, here are four reasons I found 1. Long hair is associated with classical music Musicians having long hair dates back to … Read more