Can You Use Guitar Strings On A Banjo? (+ Important Tips)

The guitar and banjo belong to the string family of musical instruments. To many people, a banjo is just a small-sized guitar. This is because guitars and banjos have a lot in common. Since both musical instruments come with strings that are plucked to generate music or sound if your banjo string breaks and you have no means of replacing it within the shortest possible time, can you fall … 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

Ableton Live vs Cubase: Which One is Best for You?

After I wrote an article comparing Ableton Live Lite to Garageband, I received several requests to compare Ableton Live and Cubase. After much hesitation, I finally decided to do this shootout. Let’s go. Ableton Live and Cubase are two of the most popular Digital Audio Workstation (or DAW) you can find today. Both are world-class professional software used by renowned music producers, artists, and composers.  Some popular music producers off … Read more

Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 vs Audient EVO 4: Which Should You Buy?

Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 has been around for a while and is one of the most popular entry-level audio interfaces available today. Audient EVO 4 is a relatively new audio interface but increasingly gaining popularity. And in this article, we’ll discuss the similarities and differences between the Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 and the Audient EVO 4 in great detail to help you decide which option to go for.  Specifications Focusrite Scarlett … 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

Can PA Speakers Be Used as a Guitar Amp? (+2 Important Tips)

Perhaps you are playing at a venue, and there’s no guitar amp available, but there’s a spare PA speaker available. Or maybe you own a PA speaker, and you don’t want to buy a new guitar amp as you learn to play the guitar. Whatever the reason, is it possible to use a PA speaker as a guitar amp? PA speakers can be used for an acoustic guitar, and … 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