Hand held vocal coach from Roland

The pocket-sized VT-12 is a traveling vocal coach device. With a variety of built-in exercises and warm-ups, and analysis of your pitch while you sing. The illuminated pitch meter displays your pitch, and can even detect two singers simultaneously for two-part harmony.  It also has backing tracks and etudes from the Berklee Press bundled book http://www.rolandus.com/products/details/1250/525 .

Cobalt guitar and bass strings

Cobalt guitar and bass strings are a new iron/cobalt alloy combination claiming to work better with pickup magnets. Haven’t tried them yet but looking forward to it. Supposedly they last longer, have a higher output, improve tone, sustain and harmonics, and help you execute faster passages. Are they really this good? I’m gonna find out…. Read More >

Gallien MB200 Bass Head

This bass amp weighs 2 lbs and fits in your bag! Hook it up to a speaker and off you go. Aux input, headphone jack and a decent price. http://www.long-mcquade.com/products/8528/Guitars/Bass_Amps/Gallien-Krueger/MB200_-_Mircobass_200-Watt_Head.htm#Description-tab

Music by the Mustard Seed, Food Co-op that is!

A great addition to our city of Hamilton and the Strathcona neighbourhood. Thanks and gratitude to all the work that’s gone into setting this up. http://mustardseed.coop/ You don’t have to be a member to shop there, and they even serve coffee. Drop in before or after your music class!