How to Sing on Key Consistently

How to Sing on Key

As a music teacher for 10 years and a musician for over 30 years, I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard the phrase: I’m tone-deaf. Let’s be clear: You’re not! What you need help with is learning how to sing on key consistently.  Learning how to sing on key consistently isn’t as scary … Read more

Fender Squier SA-150 Review, Is it Really Worth it?

Fender Squier SA-150 Review

In nearly every industry, big-name companies also own small subsidiaries.  In the guitar world, the two main subsidiaries are Epiphone (owned by Gibson) and Squier (owned by Fender).  These spinoff companies are great in their own right, but what makes these “budget” brands so much different from their more expensive parent company? In many cases, … Read more

Fender CN-90 Review, Affordable and Easy to Play Classical Guitar

Fender CN-90 Review

The majority of guitarists were drawn to the instrument by some cultural phenomenon, like Jimi Hendrix, Jonny Greenwood, or Kaki King.  Watching these masters of guitar play can be life-changing, but how do you get to that level? If you’ve never picked up a guitar before, you’ll quickly learn it isn’t as easy as it … Read more

In-depth Review of Fender FA-345CE Auditorium by Expert Guitarist

Fender 345CE Auditorium Review

When looking for a new guitar, you generally want to find a balance between quality sound, comfortable playing, and physical aesthetic. Depending on your tastes and preferences, different guitars will suit different people differently. As a lifelong musician myself, I can attest that even my own preferences have changed and evolved over the years. My … Read more

Fender CD-140SCE Review, 12 String Beauty with Fuller Sound

Fender 140 SCE review

When my studio career started gaining traction, I found myself exclusively using solid spruce acoustic guitars, like the Fender CD-140SCE.  Despite what technology can do for modifying sound live and in the studio, your tone is still largely dependent on the “ingredients” you use first, and a well-built acoustic remains the backbone of millions of … Read more

Fender FA-125CE Review, Awesome Brand with Little Price

Fender FA-125CE review

Fender is the name millions of musicians have built their life upon.  From revolutionary electric guitars to starter acoustic guitars, Fender has a line for every level of player.  The Fender FA-125CE is an entry-level acoustic-electric guitar, intended for those who not only want to learn to play, but also want to play shows and … Read more