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Is Logic Pro X Worth It?

Is Logic Pro X worth it? Yes, it’s only £199.99 which is very reasonable considering bundled extras - you can get a lot of mileage out of the program without purchasing additional plugins. Logic Pro has long been established as one of the go-to DAW's in the...

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Cool Bass Guitar Accessories

Bass, check. Amp, check. Lead, check! Ok, so you might have all the main stuff but how’s your accessory selection looking? Accessories make awesome add ons or gadgets, gifts or presents - they’re a cheap way of expanding your setup. Some accessories are...

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How to tune drums for rock

Want to know how to tune drums for rock music? This article will cover every aspect of getting those drums just right and in tune for rock! The genre of rock has transitioned between many, many different forms spanning the original classic sounds of the 60s...

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Top 10 Drum Set Brands

Cymbals and percussion have been at the heart of music’s rhythm and backbeat for centuries but the modern incarnation of percussion, the drum set, has only really existed for the last 150 years or so. Now found on the stage of almost every concert, gig and...

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Best Bass Drum Mic – Top 5

The best bass drum mic for us is the Sennheiser E902. We have compiled the top 5 which are all great in their own right, we will go over each one and go a little more in detail on bass drum mics further down. So.... Here are the top 5 best bass drum mics...

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Best Reverb Pedal For Synth

What is the best reverb pedal for synth? We will attempt to answer that question right now! FX pedals were originally invented for guitars but when studio production became more mainstream and digitised, so did the creative application of effects in recorded...

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Best Bass Guitar Under £300

If you’re reading this then you need probably no introduction to the bass guitar as an instrument! From slamming bass-lines to percussive effects that help provide the backbeat alongside the drums, the bass guitar is absolutely integral to any band, and the...

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Best Budget Delay Pedal

Since the 50s, the delay pedal has firmly rooted itself to the pedal boards of many guitarists across every genre of music. Used to create everything from depth and fatness to spacey ethereal fx, the delay pedal is an invaluable component of modern music,...

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Best Budget Distortion Pedal

The second in our series of budget guitar pedals, the first one on reverb pedals can be found here, and our delay pedal post here. This time we concentrate on the best budget distortion pedal. We will cover 10 different pedals all with their own unique...

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Best Budget Reverb Pedal

We take a look at 10 of the best budget reverb pedals for under £60. There are some great pedals out there for this price range so rest assured you can get the reverb pedal that you need and for your budget. The top rated pedal on this list is the Marshall...

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Best Studio Monitors Under £100

It's very possible to get great sounding studio monitors on a budget. Whether you are starting out building a home studio or you just want to add some great sounding monitors to your existing set up but don't want to break the bank, here at This Sound we...

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