The cell phone has become an undoubtedly powerful tool for musicians of every type. It can bring a cabinet full of music, a desktop computer’s worth of ideas and record at a professional level with no deviation. It’s become such a great tool that app makers have made it big business creating thousands of apps that promise to make you a better musician. We’ve gone through the rigors and tested our knowledge bank to come up with apps that are must own for every level of musician.
Exotic woods harvested from tropical forests are disappearing at an alarming rate despite massive amounts of regulation. So much that some woods have already been banned from use as they face near extinction. What does this mean for the future of instruments that rely on woods like mahogany, ebony, and rosewood? What will future instruments look like and be made from and are we looking through the rear view mirror at tonal bliss?
2018 marks the 10 year anniversary of NPR's Tiny Desk Concert Series. 10 years and more than 600 concerts have brought some fantastic performances from major artists, new talent and living legends alike. Who made our list of performances that mattered most on one of the greatest music platforms available today?
The complexities of choosing a new guitar don’t just start with choosing among hundreds of different colors - it even extends to what the finish is actually made of too. In this article, we’re breaking down the positives and negatives of each common finish compound so that you can make the most informed decision on your next axe.
The holidays are once again upon on us and you may be beginning to think about what to buy that special someone, friend or co-worker that is a musician. From guitar picks to instrument strings, players often have an un-bending preference that can be tough to work around.
That’s why Arizona Music Pro’s staff put their expert knowledge to work and compiled a list of the 10 best gifts for the musician in your life.
“The Novation Bass Station II was the obvious choice for my “Staff Pick”. A real Analogue Monophonic Synthesizer with Aftertouch for less than $500 is a great value! With modern features such as 128 Location Patch Memory, MIDI over USB, USB Bus Power, MIDI Clock Sync, Multimode Filters, and Overdrive/Distortion/Osc Filter Mod all available at the same, the BS2 will growl and shake the neighbor’s windows.
We are giving away a BOSS DR-3! Visit our Facebook page to enter for your chance to win. Enter by midnight on Friday, Sept 2nd. The winner will be announced on Labor Day!