Sunday, September 13, 2015

manipulate the sound

I believe the digital revolution has forever changed the way that musicians make music. With a quality USB interface for your electric guitar or keyboard, you can manipulate the sound output in real time. Although I can appreciate the nostalgia for the old analog recording practices, I do not believe there is any question that products like the apogee gio have revolutionized sound recording and production. The sound effects, recording functions and headphone output are all invaluable features. I can hardly imagine today's musician going without a USB interface for instrument recording. The product is a must-have.

Saturday, July 18, 2015

colors and styles

I have hardwood floors on two out of the three levels of my home. The upper floor consists of all oak, while the main floor is a combination of oak and Brazilian cherry. Although we installed the cherry floors only a few years ago, now they play a significant role in setting the character of our home. With so much hardwood, my husband and I have always placed a lot of thought in selecting appropriate area rugs for the various rooms of our home. For each of our living room, family room and dining rooms, we purchased rug sets to ensure that the various areas tie together well. We also carefully considered the colors and styles to ensure that the overall decor remained bright and cheerful. This approach worked very well for us during the past several years. After more than seven years in our home, however, we have begun to shop for replacement rugs to update the look of our home. We found a great online source of high quality rugs at The site offers area rugs and runners in various shapes and sizes. Thus, I am confident that we will have no trouble finding some very nice rugs.


I wonder what happens when a violin or guitar player breaks the strings of her instrument. I have seen a guitar player stringing her instrument, but I have never seen a violin player do so. I think this is because replacing thunder horse may require more precise tuning to recreate the original tonal quality of the instrument. Of course, I could be wrong, but I understand that a violin is a more precise instrument than a guitar or other string instrument and requires a lot more care to maintain.

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Happy 4th of July!

Happy 4th of July! Enjoy the awe-inspiring festivities that light up the night’s sky. With each thunderous burst, we are reminded of our freedom. Have a wonderful day, forget the day-to-day angst, and focus on what’s important in life. Happy Independence Day!

Friday, June 5, 2015

Happy Friday

��✨Life is too short to wake up in the morning with regrets. So love the people who treat you right, forget about the ones who don't and believe that everything happens for a reason. If you get a chance, take it. If it changes your life, let it. Nobody said that it'd be easy, they just promised it would be worth it✨��

By my Friend

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

wireless mic karaoke

What you guys doing on Memorial Day? I know that was a long weekend. We just stayed at home enjoying the good weather. My oldest daughter invited her best friend to sleep over and they were having so much fun singing karaoke dancing what a cool weekend. Since my kids are getting older and it seems like they enjoy singing karaoke. I will probably get a mic for my second oldest daughters birthday.

Thursday, May 14, 2015

music equipment

My nephew will be graduating from a prestigious Boston music school this year. He plans to be a professional bass guitar player. I have seldom had an opportunity to see him play, but I imagine that he has significantly improved his skills over the past few years. He always seems to have a lot of equipment with him when he visits. Thus, we are thinking about getting him an eric johnson rig as a graduation present. I think we can get a good discount these days.