Ernie Ball’s ‘Special’ new StingRay basses re-invent the classic

Any self-respecting bass player knows how special Ernie Ball StingRays are and their new Special models bring that innovation into the 21st century. Ernie Ball are back with a brand new rap for a veteran…

Taylor are redefining acoustic guitars with a brand new design

Taylor have been a leading brand in guitars for years now. Their new design for acoustic guitars brings new life to the ageless instrument. This year, Taylor shook up the acoustic world with the introduction…

3 top tips to becoming a pro when learning your instrument

It’s a long road to becoming a master of your instrument but the journey is worth it. Here’s some tips on getting there faster. Whether you’re picking up an instrument for the first time or…

Artists now credited on over half a billion YouTube videos

YouTube have added musical credits for over 500 million videos giving artists and writers their deserved acknowledgement in the millions of videos they are used. YouTube have added a new section to the descriptions of…

6 Best Jobs For Musicians To Make Money On The Side

Following your dream can be hard but it’s worth the effort, and it’s not a cop-out to make money from it while you build your career – got to pay the bills. Whether your aim is…

How to monetise your music on YouTube after Partner Program changes

YouTube have announced some big changes to who they allow to make money from their channels – here’s how to make sure your music makes money, no matter what. YouTube announced this week that they will…

Transform your guitar into a banjo with this small tool: the Guitar-Jo

Banjos are back in style and if you’re pining for that shiny, twang without learning and buying a new instrument then just get the Guitar-Jo. The Banjo has picked up a lot of traction again…

The top 10 best, free DAWs updated for 2017

Following our incredibly popular list of the best free Digital Audio Workstation’s (DAWs) back in 2015 we’re here to bring you a new list of the greatest software for making and recording your music –…

NIN and Apple Music’s Trent Reznor says free music is “here to stay”

The Nine Inch Nails frontman-cum-Apple Music executive Trent Reznor shares his thoughts on streaming, emphasising that free music isn’t going anywhere. The singer and music industry veteran spoke on Wednesday about the future of music,…

The Top 10 Best DAWs for music production in 2017

Getting the right music production software is vital to your music. Whether you’re recording a live band through a mixer or creating an electronic piece completely from scratch, a good DAW is essential to making  your music….