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Review Harley Benton TE-52 NA Vintage Series Telecaster

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The Harley Benton TE-52 NA Vintage Series Telecaster is a Fender Telecaster “look-a-like” Telecaster guitar and not only a lookalike but also a ‘sound-a-like’. It comes with all the sparse features the original Telecasters had: 3-way switch, tone and volume, 2 single coil pickups (Roswell TEA alnico-5 TE-style). A solid wood (Ash) body. C-profile neck,  … Read more

MXL770 Studio Condenser – Unboxing, Review and Testrecording

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The MXL770 Studio Condenser is a very budget friendly yet high quality studio condenser microphone made by Marshall. It is a perfect microphone for those recording at home – it’s suitable for recording acoustic instruments like an acoustic guitar, as well as electric instruments and vocals. So – I turned 50 the other day and  … Read more

Harley Benton MM88A SB DeLuxe Bass Guitar (Demo)

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  On may 2017 I did my first review of the Harley Benton MM88A SB DeLuxe and I’ve had it for almost two years now. I still am not a great bass player but I’d like to give a little update on it. I was rehearsing some parts for a new song and thought “why  … Read more

Album Review “Down for the Count” on Drooble

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Drooble, the social music website, reviewed the album “Down for the Count” today on their blog. Here’s the full text. Almost needless to say we’re very happy with this review (we, yes. Since even though it’s a solo project there are co-writers involved). A guitar player and singer from the Netherlands, Rudy Brinkman has all  … Read more

Promote Your Music For Free on Drooble

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Do you want free promotion for your music? Do you want to join a free and awesome community of musicians worldwide and for free? Post your songs there, your videos,.. chat, collaborate? Join Drooble! At Drooble they believe that music has the power to change the world for good. So their mission is to provide  … Read more

Multitrack Recording Behringer U-Phoria UMC404HD

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The Behringer U-Phoria UMC404HD is a 4 in/4 out audio interface allowing you to record up to 4 intstruments or vocals at the same time. The 4 inputs all have 48v Phantom power and are equipped with fantastic “dead silent” Midas pre-amps. It’s a step up from the cheapest models with Xenyx pre-amps. This makes it  … Read more

DIY Guitar Upgrade: stratocaster mini humbucker (from China)

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Upgrading your guitar, especially a stratocaster, telecaster or les paul model, isn’t too difficult. You can buy complete kits for it, or just put in some new pickups yourself. A few years ago I build a stratocaster from material left over from other guitar kits. I “painted” it by mixing ink and water and rub  … Read more

Recording using Linux is not professional!

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Some time ago I was discussing recording software with an online friend of mine. He stated that “none of the professional studios uses Linux”. Or similar words. Is that so? Is recording using Linux not professional?  I happen to have a ‘recording career’ at my home studio using Windows software. I’ve used many programs over  … Read more

Every Guitar has it’s own song .. SAMICK Greg Bennett GD-101

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Some time ago I heard a guitarplayer say, when he got a new guitar, “I’m curious what songs this guitar will teach me”. I happen to agree with that. Everytime I pick up another guitar, songs come out that couldn’t have happened on a different guitar.. This week I’ve bought a new guitar at an  … Read more

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