A new Kona acoustic-electric retails for somewhere around a hundred bucks. That makes $60 a fair price *if* everything worked. There’s no telling why the pickup isn’t working. Pickups rarely fail, so it’s more likely something in the pre-amp. Unless it’s a dead battery, it’s not worth fixing. (You can expect to pay a shop […]
Yes I think it’s a bad idea and a waste of time. Watching videos isn’t “lessons” (some people even call them “tutorials”!). Proper lessons are best or just buy and follow a beginners’ book. There are some available that are aimed at young kids – ukelele isn’t a difficult instrument to learn.
Yes, marching band is amazing and you meet so many new friends and bonds with people you never knew before. You get better at your instrument and it only has a few downsides~ You get sore after a few days of band practice, but it is so much fun. Especially if you have nothing to […]
I’m done with this cow patty of a site, too. see ya my friends, I’ve lost all patience at this point.?
Dude. WTF can I say? I’ll just speak from the heart. The same strong passion that makes you a good musician can bring pain, and some of us know that well. And when things go wrong with you, it hurts me too. You go sit on the beach, watch those waves roll in, clear your […]
Triangle, tambourine, Congo/bongo drums, cowbell, gong…or any single hit percussion instrument is easy, but not very rewarding. Blowing on a whiskey jug is about the same. The jaw harp is pretty cool, but has limited applications. Kazoos are actually considered instruments, but you are not likely to get much respect from other musicians as a […]
In a talent show, I know you usually end with the best act. Do you usually open with the second best?
Save the best for last
Look at the highly rated Yamaha FG7xxS or the smaller bodied FS7xxS series. They start at $200, have solid spruce tops for better tone (models ending with S only), are regular acoustics with no cutaway, and are traditionally styled. You can get them at any Guitar Center or Sam Ash. Best to go to the […]
Yamaha has a better rep even on their plywood guitars, but if you have $200+ to spend, you should see a MAJOR improvement by getting one of the solid spruce topped Yamaha 7xxS series, like the FS720S. Solid wood is well known to give better tone than plywood, and it is rare to find it […]
Gabe, you’re new to guitar and an Fm is not one of the easier chords. To play it properly, you should be pressing your first finger across all 6 strings at the first fret. (This is called a “barre”) Then you press the 4th and 5th strings at the 3rd fret. If you do it […]
Buy electric guitar in real music store. Squier or Epiphone brands. I moved your next two questions here to performing arts. One was lost in airlines/travel, the other in languages. I’m very sure you use English much better than I use your native language (as I only use English), but please get some help there […]