What you should know if you’re going to buy a flute

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Buying a flute is one of the best ways of approaching music. From school children to adults, any age is good for an instrument that has evolved over the centuries without losing its essence. Today it is possible to buy a flute even in an online music store, but that comfort also needs to be … Continue reading “What you should know if you’re going to buy a flute”

The clarinet, a versatile instrument

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If you are considering taking on new challenges, maybe it’s time to think about learning to play an instrument. Many of our customers choose the clarinet because of its versatility and ease of learning compared to other wind instruments, such as the trumpet or trombone. The clarinet is synonymous with romanticism, dexterity, communication, and expression. … Continue reading “The clarinet, a versatile instrument”

How to choose the best amplifier for electric guitar

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A common mistake we make when we play an electric guitar is to focus on the qualities of the instrument, while we disregard other equally important elements to obtain the desired sound… The amplifier is one of these elements. It is useless to buy the most expensive or the best quality guitar on the market, … Continue reading “How to choose the best amplifier for electric guitar”

The new generation of Fender electric guitars

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In MusicNexo we wanted to end the year with one of the most outstanding releases of 2016: the Fender American Elite electric guitars. With this new series, the American brand wanted to launch a product that meets the demands of today’s musicians, without renouncing its traditional and classic style, and indeed it did so! They … Continue reading “The new generation of Fender electric guitars”

Using guitar slides: where do I start?

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This is surely the first question asked by all those guitarists who, in a particular moment of their lives, fell in love with the sound of Ry Cooder, Derek Trucks, Duane Allman, or Eric Sardinas… all of them are masters of a technique employed to play the guitar and whose sound is unique and hypnotic: … Continue reading “Using guitar slides: where do I start?”

Guide to set up your home recording studio

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You are experimenting with your guitar or keyboard, and suddenly it comes … Inspiration. The idea is there, and you can not materialize it until you’re in a studio. So why wait? If you have decided that you are going to dive into the world of music, surely set up your home recording studio is … Continue reading “Guide to set up your home recording studio”

History of the electric guitar: eternal youth

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Mother of the rock and roll and symbol of youthful revolt… Understanding music as we know it today is not possible without knowing the path of the instrument that has praised many of the modern myths: the electric guitar. Its invention marked a before and an after, opening the way to musical genres and styles … Continue reading “History of the electric guitar: eternal youth”

Buying guide: best instruments for beginners

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Holidays are over… It’s time to back to school! October has arrived and, with it, the desire of facing new challenges, starting new projects and, of course, learning new things. That’s why they are increasingly those who dare to learn to play an instrument in this season of the year. No matter if they’re parents … Continue reading “Buying guide: best instruments for beginners”

The return of vinyl: a trend or reality?

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It was in the 80’s when, in the music industry, the vinyl record began to be displaced by the emergence of a new format: the CD. More convenient and a cleaner sound… With the advantages that this new support had to offer, it seemed a given that vinyls were facing their final goodbye; however, three … Continue reading “The return of vinyl: a trend or reality?”

Tips on looking after your guitar in summer

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The sun, heat, humidity, traveling… August has arrived, and with it, we must make time to pay special attention to our guitars. Weather conditions at this time of year can greatly affect your instrument; so it’s good to learn some tips and maintenance guidelines to give it the pampering it needs during the hottest time … Continue reading “Tips on looking after your guitar in summer”

5 essential guitar pedals

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One of the greatest things about playing the electric guitar is that you can experiment with a myriad of sounds. If you have a versatile model, you’ll usually be able to try out and delve into different musical styles with just your instrument and amplifier; but there are also add-ons that allow you to achieve … Continue reading “5 essential guitar pedals”

Speaker Power: don’t be fooled!

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Follow my blog with Bloglovin If you’ve ever thought about buying a loudspeaker, you may have noticed that there are lots of specifications that you should look out for if you want to choose the one that best suits your needs. For example, impedance, which is expressed in Ohms and determines the resistance to the … Continue reading “Speaker Power: don’t be fooled!”