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How Much Does It Cost To Refret A Guitar
Guitars

How Much Does It Cost to Refret a Guitar?

If you end up playing your guitar for some time, it might eventually have the frets start wearing out on it. That’s when it’ll need to go through a refretting process to restore its functionality. Although a complete refret is an uncommon repair request, it is something that does occasionally […]

Moode 6 and UPnP Audio Sources
Software

Moode 6 and UPnP Audio Sources

The moOde™ audio player delivers music playback with audiophile quality through the Raspberry Pi family of personal computing. It’s an affordable way to increase your listening enjoyment while helping you enjoy the fun that comes with your own computer build. You receive a download ZIP file with an ISO image […]

Super Audio CD
Music

Why Super Audio CD Failed

When we look back at the different audio and video technologies that hit the market with a lot of promise, several options that were great ideas at the time never reached critical mass. The story starts with Beta tapes and 8-tracks. Although these options were popular briefly, they were quickly […]

Classic Rock, Punk, and Grunge Songs in Drop-D Tuning
Music

Classic Rock, Punk, and Grunge Songs in Drop-D Tuning

Guitarists can tune their instruments in multiple ways. One of the most popular alternatives to the standard setup is called Drop-D tuning. If you’ve never tried an alternative tuning option before, this one is the first to learn. It’s perfect for anyone playing in the rock, punk, or grunge genres. […]

Which USB MIDI devices can I use with the iTrack Dock
Inputs

Which USB MIDI Devices Can I Use with the iTrack Dock?

MIDI stands for “Musical Instrument Digital Interface.” It does what you’d expect from the name. When you plug a controller with this option into a computer, you’ll get ways to make music without needing a separate microphone. The MIDI protocol has been an industry standard for over 25 years. During […]

The Nuts and Bolts of Counterpoint in Musical Theory
Music

The Nuts and Bolts of Counterpoint in Musical Theory

One of the most confusing concepts in music theory is called “counterpoint.” The reason why it is problematic involves how each person describes it. Composers have used this idea to represent an entire number, a singular melodic voice, and virtually everything else you have ever found in music. Its goal […]