Many people believe that learning to sing is a natural gift, and you either have the skill or you don’t. However, that is largely untrue. It is possible to learn to sing, and to improve on your natural abilities with practice. Just as in learning any other skill or talent, you can learn how to [...]
Stages are simple but vital things. They give a speaker or performer the platform from which to best relay his message to the assembled audience as well as providing a focal point for your event venue.
Over recent years there have been a number of on-going changes to the frequencies being used to transmit signals from close range wireless systems such as handheld radio microphones, lapel microphones and headset microphones. As such regular users of such radio microphone systems have been asking questions on how the changes will affect the use [...]
Although all PA systems have the same ultimate aim – to allow an audience to clearly hear a performer or event – PA systems and the equipment used therein can vary significantly depending on a number of factors. This guide will discuss how PA systems can differ depending on various event factors and how to decide [...]
When you are looking to hire audio visual equipment such as PA systems and data projectors for an upcoming event, the best place to start looking for quotes is the internet. A simple web search will usually result in a good number of companies who can cater for your event requirements and will happily provide [...]
This article will discuss that essential piece of equipment that can let a whisper be heard by a thousand people – the public address system. The purpose of the public address system is to amplify sound and project it with sufficient quality, volume and direction to cater for all members of the assembled audience. Public [...]
For the inexperienced, using a microphone may initially seem to be a fairly easy operation. You simply talk or sing into the round bit at the top and a beautifully clear and balanced sound will be emitted from the speakers to wide acclaim from the assembled audience. The reality however can be very different with [...]
Of all the musical instruments you can purchase, the acoustic guitar is one of the most popular these days. Why is that? Well, a number of reasons: an acoustic guitar is not only popular in mainstream and alternative music, but it is easy to carry, relatively cheap, and doesn’t require a whole lot of skill [...]
Learn how to play finger style guitar, including finger picking techniques in this free video music lesson.