Author: Bruce Bartlett

The Original Church Sax In "C"

With an almost vocal quality, the saxophone can be a great addition to your praise team. The problem is…  saxophones are pitched either E flat or B flat, so to play with piano accompaniment, the sax player has to...

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Fashion Axe Straps For Kids

Capturing Couture’s collection of 35+ guitar straps helps fledgling players showcase their style while expressing their talents. For young girls, Capturing Couture’s Organza straps, available in cobalt blue, hot pink, red...

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Ampeg Expands Heritage Series

The Heritage B-15N features distinct 1964 and 1966 channels, Ampeg’s flexible Baxandall EQ and selectable bias modes for ultimate tone control. The high-quality flip-top, double-baffle cabinet is covered in black diamond tolex...

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  • Emulating musical models
    Online tutorials these days have a simple format. Just follow and of course you will need to slow it down, freeze frame it and work it up bit by bit in emulation of the model. This is what students do in coming to GCSE study in one Cambridgeshire secondary school and no doubt more widely. […]
  • Review: PreSonus Air Series
    The PreSonus AIR loudspeaker series offers great sound and enhanced portability at an acceptable price. Over the summer, I’ve been putting a pair of 15″ two-way tops with 15″ subs through some rather excruciating trials. The most recent event was a concert by the Australian duo Severed Heads. You can read the review at FOHonline.  […]
  • Bruce Springsteen Talks Politics, Marriage and Why He Won’t Write an ‘Anti-Trump Diatribe’
    Check out the second part of Variety’s interview with The Boss. The post Bruce Springsteen Talks Politics, Marriage and Why He Won’t Write an ‘Anti-Trump Diatribe’ appeared first on Level11Media.
  • Snapshot Review: Audio-Technica’s ATM350a
    Cardioid Condenser Instrument Microphone with UniMount components We all know that to get the best, most accurate, sound from any instrument, with the least possibility of feedback, we need the mic to be as close to the source of the sound as possible. This can be a challenge, especially when working with an ever changing […]
  • “The Guys That Are In Control Are Not Honoring the Arts” (LA Times)
    While walking from his sculpture and painting studios to his recording studio on a typically Pacific-breezy afternoon, trumpeter, A&M Records co-founder and philanthropist Herb Alpert paused to describe his first brush with a horn. It was at a music appreciation class when he was a kid, Alpert, 82, said during a tour of his oceanfront Malibu […]