Cricket has left us with Bradman or Tendulkar, while car lovers always have that Holden or Ford thing should the conversation go stale. Hell, even guitarists can fill a forum or two on who’d win a shred-a-thon between James Marshall Hendrix and Stevie Ray Vaughan. So what is the sure-fire topic to ignite any bass player? Well, it’s more like two letters really – P or J?
One of the really appealing things about electronic drum kits is their practicality (read: less noise!). Electronic drums overcome THE major hurdle for every drummer: how to play and practice without causing family breakdown, neighbourly meltdown or both. Simply pop on your headphones and get to it – no fussing, scheduling or bargaining required. On practicality and peace-keeping ability, acoustic drums cannot come close to their electronic siblings.
It’s that wonderful time of year when there is electricity in the air and our favourite music brands head to NAMM and Musikmesse to reveal their newest creations. This year, one of Roland’s most anticipated releases is the newest addition to the V-Drums line – the TD-25.
Continue reading Meet Roland’s New Mid-Range V-Drum Kit: The TD-25
We recently got our hands on a late-stage prototype of Roland’s new mid-range V-drum kit, the TD-25. As well as all the usual V-Drum features you’d expect from Roland, the TD-25 threw a few nice surprises our way…
Continue reading Sneak Peek: Roland TD-25KV V-Drums Prototype
That’s right, “Bob’s Tip” #8 picks up the Active vs Passive debate. Here’s Bob’s take on one of our most-asked questions: “Do I need active or passive pickups in my guitar?”.
Everybody’s doing it, and in “Bob’s Tip” #7, Bob talks us through down-tuning your guitar, and some of the considerations around string selection and gauge.
Staying in tune can be the bane of any musician’s life. But with all the methods of tuning out there, what is the difference and what is best for your situation? Well, we at Better Music are here to help.