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. https://www.soloette.com/index.php  

Links for musicians

Local Music Stores Mountain Music http://www.mountainmusic.ca/ The Music Stand http://www.themusicstandlessons.com/ Long & McQuade – Stony Creek and Burlington https://www.long-mcquade.com The Acoustic Room http://www.theacousticroom.ca/store/ Instrument Rentals https://www.long-mcquade.com/rentals/main/ Guitar & Bass Repairs http://www.lcguitarrepairs.com Drums https://reverb.com/shop/just-drums-inc?page=3 Online Music Gear & Parts – Canada http://www.stewmac.com http://www.musiciansfriend.com http://www.avshop.ca Find other musicians Bandmix http://www.bandmix.ca/?gclid=CIvA9Pv-668CFWQDQAodEi8mVQ Local music news and events http://paper.li/ghmusician/1367239622?edition_id=3e3c0ea0-32a7-11e7-85b9-0cc47a0d1609#/ Help for musicians and songwriters http://www.songwriters.ca/ 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. http://line6.com/amplifi/

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! http://www.samsontech.com/samson/products/portable-pa/expedition-rechargable/xp106w/

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. http://www.stewmac.com/How-To/Online_Resources/Hardware_Installation/Wheres_the_best_spot_for_your_strap_button.html

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 http://www.planetwaves.com/PWVideo.Page?ActiveID=3985&MediaId=7981