Music Specialists Maitland was established in Maitland in 2005 and has been proudly serving the local community for the past 15 years.

Music Specialists Maitland’s mission is simple. Supporting community through music.

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Which guitar is best for beginners? Which guitar you should buy depends on what style of music you will play. If you like to shred on the high frets, an electric Guitar with strings high off the fretboard would be better because it allows for easier string access. For folk, country, and delta blues styles of playing, a hollow body electric would provide nice mellow tones. If you are looking at steel-string acoustics, look at ones with a shorter scale length as they have a warmer sound which is produced by the thicker strings vibrating at a lower frequency than those on a longer scale length. Before deciding which guitar to purchase ask yourself what kind of sound do I want from my instrument? Which body type feels good in my hands? Which neck profile feels best against my palm? Which instruments look the coolest to me? Which guitar has a price that I am comfortable with? Which guitar is easiest for me to play and get a good tone from? Which guitars would look the best in my apartment/room/mancave (if you play electric, keep in mind how much it will be heard outside your room; make sure not to annoy

Music Specialists is your one-stop shop for all things musical. With years of experience in the music industry, we provide a wide range of products and services to meet your every need. We know that when it comes to bass guitars, there are a million and one places to buy them online. But why should you buy from us? Music Specialists an immense range of Bass Guitars including 4 string & 5 string Electric Bass and Acoustic Bass Guitars. We carry the most popular Bass Guitar. Brands such as Fender, Cort, Ibanez and Yamaha. We also offer a range of Bass Guitar Accessories including bass foot pedals and amps. We stock some top brands like Boss and BBE Sound. Music Specialists music shop has great prices, as well as free shipping guarantees on many of our products, will help you save including AfterPay and ZipPay for your convenience. Why buy a bass guitar from us? We offer a great selection of bass guitars, from beginner to pro models. We have something for everyone, whether you're just getting started or you're a seasoned player looking for a new challenge. Our guitars are top quality and affordable, so you can get the most bang for your buck. We also have a wide range of

Many people think that the bass guitar is easier than the guitar. However, this may not necessarily be true. If one were to play bass for the first time, they would probably say it's easy because there are only four strings and you don't have to press down hard on them as you do with a six-stringed guitar. ​ Some of the biggest names in bass include Jaco Pastorius (Weather Report), Geddy Lee (Rush), John Deacon (Queen), Roger Glover (Deep Purple) Phil Lynott (Thin Lizzy) and Flea (Red Hot Chili Peppers). When each person was asked if the bass was harder or easier than a regular guitar, they responded that it was harder. In the very beginning, it's easier to play bass. There are fewer strings and it isn't as hard on your fingers because you only have to press down a lot on four of them. However, once you get into playing, there is a lot more going on with the bass. The syncopated rhythms that go along with songs make it harder than regular guitar even though they aren't strumming chords or anything like that. In order to truly master bass, one would have to learn how to do both

I want to start this article by saying that yes, the bass guitar is easy to learn. It's easier to learn than most other instruments out there! That being said, you can't expect results overnight. Just like learning any other instrument, it takes practice and dedication. But I'm sure you already knew all of that until now

Before deciding if your bass should use a guitar amp or bass amp, you need to ask yourself what kind of sound do you want to achieve. Are you going for a higher fidelity tone? A satisfying enough sound that gets the job done? Or a distorted riff-ready tone? Before the "how", the very first thing you have to ask is: can I even use a guitar amp with my bass? If your bass has passive electronics (no battery-powered preamp), it most likely won't be able to power up a regular guitar amp successfully. In most cases where there's no built-in preamp, most amplifiers will just let out an unpleasant loud hissing noise from lack of amplification. On one hand, this is normal because an unplugged electric guitar will also do this. However, with a bass, it's just not going to sound good. But for those of you with an electric bass that has an active electronics preamp (usually powered by a 9-volt battery), you're in luck! You can use any guitar amplifier you like without any adverse effects. In fact, some guitar amps have powerful enough wattage and EQ settings to give your bass tone a bit more "oomph" than if

5 epic guitars that won't break your neck What is the Lightest Electric Guitar? It may be surprising to some people but electric guitars are not heavy. Some brands that make them claim their instruments weigh less than 4 pounds, which means you won’t have any trouble playing one of these babies on stage! With all those powerful electronics inside and big speakers at your disposal I bet it would sound great too - so give yourself an advantage by choosing light-weighted versions if possible (or just don't forget about how much more fun practising can be). #1 Hagstrom Fantomen The Hagstrom fantomen is an ultra-lightweight guitar

The terms overdrive and bending are frequently utilized reciprocally. This disarray may be because of an absence of mindfulness about the unpretentious subtleties of every idea. Occasionally, even makers might neglect to enough separate the two drive impacts. Fortunately, clearness prompts getting while depicting guitar tone. In this fast aide, we'll unload the fundamental contrasts among overdrive and contortion for guitar players. Overdrive vs. Distortion: Which One is Better for You? Perhaps our companions in the activity flick industry can help. Both overdrive and bending add differing levels of a flawlessly aggro sound to guitars. Those degrees that tell the apparent story. Thus, in the event that you at any point followed the Lethal Weapon series, overdrive would be Murtaugh, and Riggs would be contortion. Or then again, ponder the Sarah Connor in Terminator (1984) as overdrive. On the other hand, the Sarah Connor of Terminator: Dark Fate (2019) is irrefutably twisting. Burrow the Marvel Universe? Indeed, duh, the Hulk is twisting, and we should assign the Silver Surfer as overdrive. "Overdrive pedals and processors address a wrenched tube amp (think AC/DC), or drive an amp into a characteristic abrasiveness." Effectively expressing the Idea We should take a more specialized view. Overdrive pedals and processors either