Selasa, 07 September 2010

specification guitar "ERNIE BALL MUSICMAN"- john petrucci 6

Model:John Petrucci 6
Size:12-1/2" wide, 1-3/4" thick, 37" long (31.8 cm wide, 4.5 cm thick, 94.0 cm long)
Weight:7 lbs, 4 oz (3.29 kg) - varies slightly
Body Wood:Basswood
Body Finish:High gloss polyester
Bridge:Standard - Custom John Petrucci Music Man® floating tremolo of chrome plated, hardened steel with solid steel saddles Optional - Piezo bridge with solid steel saddles
Scale Length:25-1/2" (64.8 cm)
Neck Radius:15" (38.1 cm)
Headstock Size:Only 5-7/8" (14.9 cm) long
Frets:24 - High profile, wide
Neck Width:1-11/16" (43.0 mm) at nut, 2-1/4" (57.2 mm) at last fret
Neck Wood:Select maple neck
Fret Markers:Standard-Dots; Optional-Custom JP Shields
Neck Finish:Gunstock oil and hand-rubbed special wax blend
Neck Colors:Standard - Natural Optional - Matching painted headstock
Tuning Machines:Schaller M6-IND locking with pearl buttons
Truss Rod:Adjustable - no component or string removal
Neck Attachment:5 bolts - perfect alignment with no shifting; Sculpted neck joint allows smooth access to higher frets
Electronic Shielding:Graphite acrylic resin coated body cavity and aluminum lined control cover
Controls:500kohm volume and tone - .022µF tone capacitor
Switching:3-way toggle pickup selector, with custom center position configuration 3-way toggle piezo/magnetic selector (when applicable)
Pickups:HH - Neck: DiMarzio LiquiFire, Bridge: DiMarzio Crunch Lab
Left Handed:Yes
Strings:10p-13p-17p-26w-36w-46w (RPS Slinkys #2240)

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Minggu, 13 Desember 2009

What This is "GAMELAN" ?

Gamelan is a musical ensemble that usually highlight metallophone, xylophone, drums, and gongs. The term gamelan refers to the instrument / tool, which is a unified whole that is realized and pounded together. The word gamelan comes from the Javanese language, which means gamel hitting / beating, followed by a suffix that makes the noun. Gamelan orchestra are mostly in Java, Madura, Bali, and Lombok in Indonesia in a variety of sizes and shapes of ensembles. In Bali and Lombok today, and in Java through the 18th century, the term gong is more considered synonymous with gamelan.

Emergence of gamelan preceded by Hindu-Buddhist culture that dominated Indonesia in the early days of recording history, which also represents the original art of Indonesia. Instrument was developed to shape up like this in the time of Majapahit Kingdom. In difference to the music of India, the only impact of the Indian music of the gamelan is how menyanikannya. In Javanese mythology, the gamelan dicipatakan by Sang Hyang Guru in Saka era, the god who ruled the land of Java, with palaces on the mountain Mahendra in Medangkamulan (now Mount Lawu). Sang Hyang Guru first create a gong to summon the gods. For a more specific message and then create two gongs, and finally formed set of gamelan. [Citation needed]

The description of the first ensemble of musical instruments found in the temple of Borobudur, Magelang, Central Java, which has stood since the 8th century. Musical instruments such as bamboo flute, bells, kendhang in various sizes, lute, musical instruments and berdawai who swiped learned, is found in these reliefs. However, some elements in the metal instrument. However, relief of the instrument said to be the origin of the gamelan.

And making Penalaan gamelan orchestra is a complex process. Gamelan penalaan using four ways, namely slendro, pelog, "Degung" (special Sunda region, or West Java), and "madenda" (also known as the diatonic, the same as the original minor scale widely used in Europe.

Kamis, 10 Desember 2009


Harp or in English is called the Harp is a stringed musical instrument types. Often the instrument is illustrated along with the angels. High shape, usually gold, and has strings. Usually the basic shape of a triangle. Often present together with Simphony orchestra, along with the vocal sound, voice flute, or it could be a jazz bass and drums.

A harp can be played either by hand, or with hands and feet, as found on the pedal harp. Harp can be played solo, or it could be in part of an ensemble.

But apart from all that, either where or how to play the harp, Harp can create a very beautiful twang.

Harp has a variety of variations of shape, size, and weight. But it still has all three main parts, namely:

   1. Sound board (Sound board)
   2. Neck (Neck)
   3. String (String)

Modern harps usually triangular shaped. Size variations of a harp can reach two feet (60 cm) to six feet (180 cm) and has 22 to 47 pieces a string. Harp with a smaller size can lap as he played. While large usually placed on the floor.

Harp can be found with the shape and size that is more varied than the musical instrument / other instruments. Harp is one of the oldest intrument, and is said to have been used since ancient Egyptian times, and for the latest type of Harp, Harp Electric is.

Classical Guitar World Know


Guitar is the instrument of the most famous around the world. This instrument is played in a way that varies according to the type or kind. Among the many types of guitar, classical guitar type is one instrument that is used primarily to bring the solo works of classical music. To obtain a general description of the classical guitar, let us refer to the history, construction, playing techniques, education system, and the players.


The word 'guitar' or guitar in English, originally derived from the name of an ancient stringed musical instrument in the Persian region circa 1500 BC which is known as Citar or sehtar. This instrument is then developed into a variety of ancient guitar models known as general tanbur. In the year 300 BC the Persian Tanbur developed by the Greeks and six centuries later by the Romans (Bellow, 1970:54-55). 476M In this instrument brought by the Romans to the Spanish and transformed into: (1) guitarra Morisca that functions as a carrier melody, and (2) Guitarra Latina to play a chord. Three centuries later the Arabs brought a kind of lute guitar as al ud to Spain (Summerfield, 1982:12). Based on the construction of al ud both Arab and Roman models of the guitar, the Spanish and then create their own musical instrument called the vihuela. As a result, vihuela became popular in Spain as musical instruments predecessor gradually abandoned. Nevertheless al ud brought people to the countries of Western Europe and compete with the popularity of the Spanish vihuela. In Europe al ud welcomed and developed into the European lute models to approximately the late 17th century. While it continues to be the vihuela developed a variety of guitars over the centuries until it became a classic guitar that is used at this time.

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Johnny Hallyday made last night in Los Angeles

Thursday, December 10, 2009, 19.06 pm - hospitalized since Monday in Los Angeles for an infection, vocalist Johnny Hallyday has had surgery that night. According to an official statement, the situation was "under control". Johnny Hallyday, 66, has been made in last night to today at Cedars-Sinai hospital in Los Angeles. According to an official statement taken by the AFP, U.S. doctors have found the "injuries resulting from the" operation "of the disc herniation conducted last November 26 in Paris. The statement said that" The situation in the state is under control. Another update is expected within 48 hours. Since its revival, the singer would remain under observation in a state of semi-sleep "to avoid pain. Johnny Hallyday had visited the United States on December 1, Only four days after surgery in Paris for his herniated disc. He had made the trip against the advice of doctors. During the flight, the singer had experienced severe back pain and had to leave the airport in Los Angeles wheelchair. The pain has steadily increased and was forced to go to the hospital last Monday for medical treatment. Follow the news of Johnny Hallyday Live Public.

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Selasa, 01 Desember 2009

VOX Amplug-Review

Amplug is a mini product output amplifier modeling known brands: Vox, which is equipped with features such as: controls for Gain, Tone and Volume, Aux-in mini stereo (input for MP3 player or CD player) and a mini stereo outputs (for headphones / earphones and can also serve as a line out) and Power switch (On / Off). With  

Amplug, you can play the electric guitar and listen through headphones / earphones.

Amplug operated by using 2 pieces AAA alkaline batteries that can last up to 15 hours of nonstop usage.
There are 3 variants of the model for Amplug, namely: Amplug Metal, AC30 and Amplug Classic Amplug model Rock.Masing each have their own sound characteristics.
Amplug Metal has the best distortion sound 'tough' because it's Metal Amplug a modern amplifier modeling mini Hi-gain American origin.

While capable of producing Amplug AC30 overdriven sound is warm vintage Vox AC30 amplifier typically used by Queen guitarist: Brian May.if you have a guitar Fender Start or Telecaster, try using the Amplug AC30, play a double stop on strings 1 and 2 and 2 or 3 at any fret and you'll get the typical sound of the Vox AC30 which can not be imitated by other brands of guitar amps.

Classic Rock Amplug have distinctive distortion sound amplifier from UK.if you like playing style as a guitarist: Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton or Jimmy Page Classic Rock Amplug then this is suitable for you.

Amplug Metal is the first Amplug model we try to use the headphones, and we can only comment: "Wow!". Amplug never imagined that its size is only 8.6 cm (length) x 8 cm (width) x 3.1 cm ( thick) and weighing just less than 40 grams (without batteries) can produce a modern distortion sound tough enough.

Then we tried to 'direct-out' using a 10W guitar amp and guitar Ibanez RG470, and once again we must admit that the quality of its sound distortion good.Semua enough is possibly because Amplug wearing a special electronic circuit technology that can reproduce the sound character of a particular guitar amps very detailed.

In 2009, there will be 2 pieces Amplug latest products, namely: Amplug Lead (U.S. Boutique modeling amplifier that has been equipped with digital delay effects) and Amplug Bass (Amplug for bass player Mini Bass Modeling Vox amplifiers are equipped with a compressor effect / boost )

Amplug benefits :

  • Amplug Vox is perfect for all guitarists that in fact have to practice to improve skills / skill game without disturbing others with the roar of a guitar sound that you play. 
  • Amplug Vox sound quality is more than enough for anda.Kualitas training needs a good sound is one important aspect to keep the 'mood' your practice. 
  • If you're feeling bored practicing guitar in a private room or in the studio, Amplug can help you create a 'new climate' in practice, for example: you can practice the guitar in your backyard garden or if you are in private rooms on the second floor, you can practice on your private balcony and accompanied by a warm cup of cappuccino coffee of course.
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Yngwie Malmsteen Play 'Beat It' Belongs to Michael Jackson On New Album

Yngwie Malmsteen mem'vermak never 'run out the song "Gimme Gimme Gimme's legendary Swedish pop band, ABBA, the nuanced pop dance into neoclassic metal. Now in his new album will be re-polished Yngwie hits out of the world's legendary King of Pop, Michael Jackson. The song was 'unlucky' is Beat It!

Actually Yngwie album is more of a compilation which is almost entirely instrumental. Legendary track list the contents of this album include Brothers, Trilogy Suite, Far Beyond The Sun, and many more. Guitarist who several months ago was named by Time magazine as a Top 10 Greatest Players Electric Guitar 9 in order to give the title of this High Impact on the album that will release on December 8, 2009.

Track List :
01. Caprici Di Dablo
02. Brothers
03. Blitzkrieg
04. Trilogy Suite
05. Red House
06. Finale
07. Magic City
08. Arpeggios From Hell
09. Far Beyond The Sun
10. Cantabile
11. Blue
12. Overture 1622
13. Fugue
14. Beat It (MICHAEL JACKSON cover)

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Jumat, 27 November 2009

PEAVEY KB3 Keyboard Amplifier (PEAVEY)

This is the right choice for musicians who want the perfect sound at a low price. Peavey KB3 Keyboard Amplifier is an independent sound system, compact size and easily portable. This amplifier can produce the perfect sound for the keyboards, acoustic and electric guitars and drum machines. Power 50W (70W with additional cable) and 12 "speakers with tweeternya, this tool can produce a clear sound. Three separate channels each with 2 band EQ and channel 1 for the mic input. Balance XLR out. Effect send / return. Headphones with level control.

Peavey KB3 keyboard amplifier features:
magnitude 50 (70W with additional cable)
12 "speakers with tweeters
3 separate channels
2 band EQ on each channel
Balance XLR
Effect send / return
Headphones with level control

Price: U $ .110, - or Rp.1.100.000, -


Blues though the audience was not too widespread, but this genre has a fairly broad definition. And the audience seemed to hold blues fanatic, because the strains of the tone of the music is so pervasive and can not play under the awareness of bias or stamping, or body rocking. Without realizing it also the world's great musicians, too much left in the musical genre of blues.

Look at the many hits of this came as such flows, Red House, Little wing (Jimi Hendrix), and many of the rating again.looking Top 100 Guitarist of about 80% of their blues-dominated genre. Or most of them come from western and western identic with seems the blues. Meanwhile the European line of descent from classic plays. Mostly the music was the difference in American music (blues pentatonic) and European music (classic diatonic). If you want to play the blues scale-scale study is important to be understood. With the blues scale will easily extended to other genres, like rock n roll, Rockabilly, including the Jazz, because there are modes.

And learn music the same as learning the language. If the language, grammar and vocabulary, the more vocabulary the more pronounced bias. Follow these practical theories through books or teachers. Just follow the basic theory and examples presented so long you will not be able to play a tone sentence. Because of that blues tune that was-that's all, then the other musicians played the note does not matter. Please note many great blues musicians were influenced blueser predecessor. Call it influence the SRV T-Bone Walker, or Eric Clapton to play Robert Johnson, Chuck Berry rhythm blues affects almost generally. Principle trace abis musicians play it, if able.

BILLY Cobham Signature snare drum

"I like strenght, his voice is sharp so that when we combine with other drums, the drums are almost playing for himself," said Billy Cobham. He loved the rhythm generated by the Maple Shell.

Body depth of 6 "to produce a warm sound and maintained its quality. The combination of two colors of maple and silver gives the impression of luxury. 19-ply maple wood hoop natural sound and maximum.

BILLY Cobham Signature snare drum specification:
-all maple 6-ply shell
-size 14 "x 6"
-vintage hoops
-extra long hi-carbon steel/20strands

Price: U $ 55O, - or Rp.5.500.000, -

Yamaha Dave Weckl signature snare drum

Snare drum is composed of circular frame size 5 "X14" 6-ply 6mm Maple shell.
Thin Maple shell combined with a 5 "depth produces Yamaha Dave Weckl signature snare drum with a wide range of advantages. Snare drum can be adjusted in accordance with the needs strength and the desired musical situations.

Dual strainer Dave Weckl designed to produce different compositions. Dave prefers to tighten the tension on the snare and high-carbon stainless steel wires loosened. This gives the right balance and the open air sound to produce a good sound with remarkable technique.

This young snare drum and set off in accordance with the required needs. Using 8 lugs gives accurate tuning with minimum metal on the skin. Black is the color of the Yamaha legend.

Yamaha Dave Weckl Signature Snare Drum Features:
6-ply 6mm maple shell
Nouveau lug quick release
8-lug Aluminum die cast hoops
Dual P-type strainer, one with opposite throw
G-type adjustable butt
2.5mm snare bed
Solid black lacquer

Price: U $ 790, - or Rp.7.900.000,-

Rabu, 18 November 2009

STEVE GADD Signature Snare Drum. (YAMAHA)

Snare drum is wrapped [by] lustrous black colour and make an impression on sturdyly.
In the research of concerning Gadd drum, Steve snare wish a drum snare owning maximum respond and sensitive though [at] the dynamic  level of him of Gadd and of Yamaha develop a type of snare drum with model 35 degree of bearing edges.
Spanner settings put of beside this drum.Snare use newest design with dynamic which is extreme where this drum vibration [do] not affect by other drum sound.

Price : U$ 700,-  or  Rp.7.000.000,-

Jumat, 13 November 2009


  • -Construction / Scale : 6 Bolt on / 34"
  • -Body                       : Basswood w/ fingured maple top
  • -Neck/Fingerboard   : Maple/Rosewood
  • -Frets                       : 24 jumbo
  • -Inlay                        : Vector
  • -Pickups                   : 2 SCHECTER bass humbukers w/Active EQ circuit
  • -Electronics              : Vol/Blend w/active 2-band EQ
  • -Bridge                     : Diamond bass
  • -Binding                   : Creme (neck,headstock)
  • -Tuners                    : SCHECTER
  • -Hardware               : Gold
  • -Color                     : Black Chery , Honey Sunbrust

    Price :  U$ 315 ,-  or  Rp 3.150.000 ,-

TAYE Rock Pro series 5Pc

- 22 x 16 Bass
- 16 x 16 Floor
- 13 x 10 Tom
- 14 x 5,5 snare
- Drum throne
- Include hardware

Price : U$ 119,8 ,-   or Rp 11.980.000 ,-


-Tom Tom mit T.A.R 12"x10"
-Tom Tom mit T.A.R 13"x11"
-Floor Tom 16"x16"
-Snare Drum , Wood shell 14" x 5 1/2"
-Double Tom Holder
-Hardware set

PRICE : U$ 799 ,-  or   Rp 7.990.000 ,-