Midas M32 vs Yamaha TF5: Which One Should You Buy? (Solved!)

The Midas brand and the Yamaha brand are two of the most popular manufacturers of digital mixing consoles on the market. Yamaha is recognized as the pioneer of digital mixers. This is because it was responsible for introducing the first digital mixer in the year 1987. That notwithstanding, brands like Midas have bridged the gap, thus producing excellent mixing consoles as well. One of the most popular Midas mixing … Read more

Should You EQ Before Recording? (All You Need to Know)

An argument of whether an equalizer (or EQ) should be used before, during, or after a recording has been around for ages. Some audio engineers prefer to process an audio signal through an EQ before recording the final output. Others prefer to record the sound and apply EQ after. But what’s the practice? Should you add EQ before or during a recording? Or you should use EQ after recording. … Read more

Are RCA Cables Balanced?: All You Need to Know (Solved!)

There are lots of audio cables, and all with their unique features and characteristics. One of the factors that make one cable different from another is the concept of whether an audio cable is balanced or unbalanced. If you are an ardent follower of audio cable manufacture and characteristics, you might have little knowledge about whether RCA cables are balanced or not and what exactly this means. However, if … Read more

Midas M32 vs PreSonus StudioLive 32S: Which Should You Buy?

If you’re a sound engineer looking to pick up the Presonus StudioLive 32S or the Midas M32, this article is for you. These are two digital mixing consoles used mostly in churches and for small to medium-sized events. Individually, these two digital mixing consoles are excellent by all standards. However, how well do they perform when compared with each other? You don’t need to answer that because I have … Read more

33 Great Pop Songs with Rap Verses (+Videos)

If you’re a fan of pop and hip-hop/rap music just as I am, then this article. Because we’re gonna talk about 33 great pop songs with rap verses that has been released over the years. And I’m sure you’ll find some of your favorite pop tunes in there. Sit back, and enjoy this list. Baby – Justin Bieber ft. Ludacris Baby is a pop song sung by the famous … Read more

What Instruments Go Well with Piano? (with Video Examples)

Perhaps you are a pianist looking to collaborate with another musician who plays a different instrument. Or maybe you’re a music producer and want to know which other musical instruments sound well with the piano. Whatever your reason, this article will highlight some of the best musical instruments that go well with the piano.  But before we talk about the individual instruments, let’s first talk about piano trios. The … Read more

What Does It Mean To Be a Classically Trained Pianist?

Classical pianists are some of the most respected and highly paid musicians out there. With this in mind, what do we mean when we say a pianist is classically trained?  A classically trained pianist is a pianist who has undergone systematic and consistent practice to master music theory, reading and playing sheet music, finger dexterity, and all the necessary skill required to play classical piano. What Makes a Pianist … Read more

Should You Tip Piano Movers? And If Yes, How Much? (Solved!)

Without the right knowledge, attempting to move a piano yourself can be quite irresponsible and dangerous. That is why piano movers are available to make life a little easier when there is the need to move or relocate your piano.  Usually, piano movers are paid upfront for their service. But after they come and move your piano, should you tip them? You are not expected or required to tip … Read more

Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 vs 4i4: Which One Should You Buy?

When it comes to audio interfaces, Focusrite is, without a doubt, one of the most popular brands out there. Two of their most popular audio interfaces are the Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 and the Scarlett 4i4. For someone looking to purchase one of these, it can be quite confusing to choose because the Scarlett 2i2 and 4i4 look quite identical but with some differences. So in this article, I’ll help … Read more

Can Musicians Insure Their Hands? (All You Need to Know!)

An article I read recently mentioned that many musicians are obsessive about caring for their hands. This is because they fear their hands may get damaged while going about their daily activities. In fact, a famous Canadian pianist by the name of Glenn Gould, is known to openly refuse to shake hands with others for fear of his hands getting damaged. However, accidents can happen out of the blue … Read more