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Not being a percussionist, when I want to add auxilliary percussion I get an idea in my mind of what sound I want, I go to the store and play the options in my price range until I find the closest thing to whats in my head, and I buy that. On recording aux percussion in general, you want to think about how it will fit with the rest of the sound. The more ...


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I got a percussion degree. Even I was never totally clear on what physical characteristics to look for in a triangle, but like @Todd said, you want to go with the sound. For MOST music, you want a nice, clear sound. You said you're doing pop music. You probably won't want something with too much sustain (cheaper may be better). You'll also want high pitch ...


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Good question - it is a silly myth. If you really want to prevent tarnishing and buildup, brush your teeth before you play / keep your mouth clean. Clean your trumpet regularly (and I mean, a FULL bath clean!) Have it serviced by a certified tech regularly, and always stay on top of your maintenance with oil, slide grease, etc. Too much oil in the ...


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If the issue is to practice more quietly, there are many things you can do before frankensteining your instruments. Adjust the vibes On vibes, set the paddles parallel with the bars - that will cut your sound significantly and is a really easy thing to do. Most of the marimbas I've played had springs to hold the tension on the cord. Release that somewhat ...


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Disculpa mi respuesta en EspaƱol. La verdad y luego de contar con ambos tipos de guitarra, te puedo decir que la diferencia cuando tocas y escuchas de cerca la guitarra semi_hollow contra la Les Paul es minima y mas aun cuando es un sonido grabado no existen diferencias que te permitan decir cual es una y cual es la otra. Para tener un sonido ...



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