How to Pack a Guitar for Shipping

How to Pack a Guitar for Shipping

The most important thing to understand about packing your guitar safely for shipping is that your goal is to completely immobilize the guitar inside the case and the case inside the box. Let’s start with the simplest guitar to pack, an electric guitar with a bolt-on...
Home Recording Startup Guide

Home Recording Startup Guide

Recording at home is not as daunting as it seems. While some aspire to record using a home studio, others may want to record practice sessions or write a song. Fortunately, not a lot of gear is needed. Here is an overview of what is needed to begin your recording...
Acoustic Guitar Body Sizes Explained

Acoustic Guitar Body Sizes Explained

  Does size matter? Possibly, but it depends on what you are looking for. Are you looking for a big and bold sound? Or maybe your preference is a more clear and focused sound. Some just desire a guitar that is easy to pick up and play. While there are many...
Tips for Quieter Drums

Tips for Quieter Drums

As drummers, there are very few avenues where you can express yourself without being heard in some capacity. Let’s face it, drums can be loud. Whether it be acoustic drums or electronic drums, sound will travel and some people may be less than happy to hear your sonic...
Hear It: Soyuz 013 Tube Mic on Acoustic Guitar & Piano

Hear It: Soyuz 013 Tube Mic on Acoustic Guitar & Piano

In this video, pro audio specialist Chuck Giardino runs us through the many benefits of the brand-new Soyuz 013 Tube SDC microphone. We tested this amazing microphone on acoustic guitar and piano, using the talents of Sound Pure guitar specialist Michael Buckley....
Studio Monitor Orientation Tips

Studio Monitor Orientation Tips

Ensuring proper positioning for your studio monitors is perhaps the most important step in setting up any listening environment. Improperly-placed monitors can trick your ears in a number of ways that will inevitably result in very poor decision-making in the context...
Bass Drum Pedal Drive Types

Bass Drum Pedal Drive Types

Which Bass Drum Pedal is Right for you? In this installment of Sound Pure Gear Tips, Drums & Percussion Specialist Paul Spencer walks us through 4 different types of bass drum pedals. This includes single-chain, double-chain, strap/belt-drive, and direct-drive...