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Finding the Best Ukulele for You

Ukuleles have really been gaining in popularity recently, and for good reason, they’re awesome!  If you’ve been thinking about buying a ukulele for the first time or upgrading from your old uke, you may be surprised to find there are so many variations and sizes available. We’ll highlight and compare the variety of ukuleles available today to help ease your buying decision. So Many Sizes The most common ukulele size is the soprano or standard ukulele.  The concert, tenor and baritone sizes Read More...

Guitar Distortion Pedals: Which is Right for You?

With so many guitar effects pedals to choose from, which one is right for you?  One very popular category of pedals is the type which increases the gain or signal strength from your guitar.  The most well-known of these is the distortion pedal.  But don’t worry; you don’t need to be in a death metal band to appreciate this type of effects pedal.  Many of these gain-boosting pedals are designed to mimic the sound of an overdriven classic tube Read More...

5 Stage Lighting Tips for Your Band

Great stage lighting can help make your first gig amazing or take your experienced road band to the next level.  While you still need to wow them with your music, a great visual experience helps make any performance more memorable. Here are a few things to keep in mind: Be Prepared Find out as much info as possible about the venue beforehand. Do they already provide stage lighting?  If not, what sort of equipment do they provide to help you set up Read More...

Optimizing Your Electric Guitar’s Sound

Looking to improve your electric guitar’s sound?  It’s important to understand all the components involved.  It all begins as your pick strikes the guitar strings.  The electric current created by your guitar’s pickups travels along the cables through any effects pedals and into your amplifier for final massaging.   Each piece affects your final tone and sound. All these components combined are known as your guitar’s sound chain or signal chain.  By reviewing each part, you can optimize your sound. Guitar picks:  Read More...

Choosing the Right Acoustic Guitar for You

In order to know which acoustic guitar is right for you, it’s important to understand how differences in construction and components may alter the sound or tone.  Someone playing classical guitar music will not want to use the same acoustic guitar as someone playing rhythm in a classic country band. When you strum the strings of your acoustic guitar, the vibrations travel from the strings through the saddle and into the soundboard.  From the soundboard, or top face of the Read More...

Welcome to On Stage Music Supply’s BLOG

  Welcome to On Stage Music Supply’s BLOG Everything we do at Onstage Music Supply started with a love of music. From beginners to professional musicians, we’re all about helping everyone experience to fun of playing an instrument and the thrill of live music. We’re musicians too and we understand you don’t want to spend all your money on your gear. Our knowledgeable staff can help you find the right product from our line of guitars, amplifiers, drums, keyboards, live sound, DJ, Read More...

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