Folding travel guitar

SoloEtte is an innovative travel, practice, and performance guitar. The frame comes apart and fits into a small carrying case. Compatible with headphones, computers, amps and sound systems.  

Links for musicians

Local Music Stores Mountain Music The Music Stand Long & McQuade – Stony Creek and Burlington The Acoustic Room Instrument Rentals Guitar & Bass Repairs Drums Online Music Gear & Parts – Canada Find other musicians Bandmix Local music news and events Help for musicians and songwriters Canadian… Read More >

Free Digital Media Lab

What can you do for free at Hamilton Public Library’s digital media labs? Tons! Such as: Record and mix your own songs, Use the electronic drum kit and keyboard MIDI controller, Shoot and edit a short film. Let your creative side run wild at the Terryberry and Red Hill Branches, and Central Branch in late 2015 Book a session… Read More >

Guitar Amp with bluetooth effects and track streaming.

Line6 has come out with amp you can control wirelessly from a handheld device. Play tracks, control effects, or download preset tones. You can connect and record to computer via USB.

Battery powered portable PA

Play a gig anywhere even without a power outlet. Rechargeable, lightweight speakers with built in 4 channel mixer. Go anywhere and run it for 20hrs on one charge. Stream music from your device with Bluetooth, or a wireless mic. Awesome!

Where does the guitar strap button go?

New acoustic guitars come with one strap button. You buy the other one (@ $5)  and attach it. This link shows 5 choices of places, and has tips on how to do it. Thank-you Dan Erlewine.

Make custom length instrument cables without solder

Need cables of a specific length but the store doesn’t carry them? This kit makes it easy to make them any length you want, with your choice of right-angle or straight plugs. Best of all, its quick and there’s no soldering. High quality plugs and cable. This link shows how