Dirac Live: Original Article published on the Dirac blog. UPPSALA, Sweden, April 15, 2021 — In 2004, guitarist Dom Brown was an up-and-comer. He’d found a groove performing for TV with artists such as Elton John and Lionel Richie and backing up popular English bands like Go West and Curiosity Killed the Cat. Then Duran … Continue reading Duran Duran Guitarist Dom Brown achieves the perfect studio sound with the Dirac Live room correction system
With everything happening in the world right now, more of us than before are shopping online. But with this, for many, comes that slight feeling of guilt. Feeding the large faceless corporations at the expense of our independent stores. So, is it possible to shop online with confidence, and at the same time support independent … Continue reading SICK TO DEATH OF TERRIBLE SERVICE? KENNY’S MUSIC – YOUR ONLINE INDEPENDENT MUSIC STORE
With so much choice online these days, it’s more difficult than ever to find the best affordable online music lessons. And why should you even bother when there are so many free videos out there? Well, today we look at MusicGurus to see if we can find the answers. MusicGurus work with some of the … Continue reading The Best Affordable Online Music Lessons From MusicGurus
It’s always a little disconcerting when there’s a product that seriously undercuts all others. Surely, it’s going to be no good? Well, when it comes to wireless in-ear monitor’s we have the Gear4Music WPM-200. At a little under £70, it’s worryingly affordable. But does it work? The short answer? Yes. However, there are obviously areas … Continue reading Gear4Music WPM-200 Wireless In-Ear Monitor Review. The Cheapest and Most Affordable Solution?
The final results of the Great Guitar Build-Off 2020 have been announced by Crimson Guitars. It’s fair to say the results are causing some controversy, though, with the standard of entries in the inaugural competition, it was always going to be close. All in all though, the competition has raised a whopping £30,000+ for the … Continue reading Great guitar Build off 2020 results!
Looking for sheet music, guitar tabs or digital sheet music you can download or print anywhere? Then look no further. Empeda Music is proud to partner with Musicnotes, an online catalogue offering over 400,000 arrangements. Musicnotes has been transforming the way people purchase and play sheet music since 1998. Over the last two decades, they … Continue reading Sheet Music, Guitar Tabs and Digital Sheet Music to Download or Print Anywhere
Here at Empeda Music, we are honoured to partner with Insure4Music. As one of the top insurers for musicians out there, they provide a large range of musician insurance for all. They have a number of bespoke policies from instrument insurance, public liability and band insurance, right up to cover for your precious vinyl collection. … Continue reading The Best Musician Insurance. Public Liability and Instrument Cover – insure4music
The Crimson Guitars Great Guitar Build-off is now in full swing, and with the cut-off date of September 4th fast approaching, it’s make-or-break time for the contestants. So what is the competition? In their words: ‘In these interesting times, the idea was hatched to create a competition to see who could build the best guitar … Continue reading The Great Guitar Build-off 2020
Hercules is a company renowned for producing top-quality stands for all areas of musicianship and the ultra-portable GS200B EZ Pack, for what is it, is no exception. Here’s our full Hercules GS200B review. It’s fair to say that guitar stands are not the most exciting accessories to talk about, but they are absolutely crucial. The … Continue reading Hercules GS200B Guitar Stand Review. The Best Ultra-Portable Stand?
The Boss TU-3 Chromatic Tuner Pedal is the standard torch-bearer when it comes to compact-size digital tuners. Since Boss introduced the first digital tuning pedals in the early 1980s, they have been seen as the benchmark for the devices, and with good reason. Anyone who has owned a Boss stomp pedal will attest that the … Continue reading Boss TU-3 Tuner Pedal – Is It Still The Benchmark Tuner?