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.

source : http://fr.news.launch.yahoo.com

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.
source : http//:www.gitaris.com

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)

source : http://www.gitaris.com/

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 ,- 

Kamis, 12 November 2009


-58 Types of "Rems" effect model with the variety and volume pedals.
-16 Drive with 10 types of cabinet.
-wide-range of high quality effects.
-expression pedal is very easy to use for volume, wah, or control of the existing parameters.
-80programs with 40 presets and 40 user sound programs.
-built-in auto chromatic tuner.
-two-way power-batteries or AC adapter.

price: U$100,- 

INFO SHURE SM7 (instrument)

-Frequency Response 40 to 15,000 Hz
-Sensitivity (at 1,000 Hz)
-Impedance 150 (310 ohms actual)
-colour dark gray ,enamel-painted,die cast steel with a polycarbonate grille and a stainless steel screen.
-weight 284 gr (10 oz)
price: U$ 20,-


This guitar beginners who want great.with sound quality, economical prices, but still not give the series C40 good.series Performance of C it self is a compact series of classical guitar for a beginner player .. good luck!!

price : u$ 59-,


*The BB Pream offers awide variety of sound.it’s capable of a 30dB+ clean boost with an adjustable 15B two band active EQ which adds a wide range of harmonic content to your ideal sound.

 *The BB also utilizes a pre again stage which allows the pedal to go from a very pristine clean to a very smooth,compressed,overdriven sound.

*True bypass for eliminating any signal interference when switched off.

*Can be used with AC adaptor (optional) or 9v battery.

*The BB preamp is great sounding soft Distorsion and Sustain pedal.it really produces a great fat singing lead tone! The tainaed focused lead tone than the AC.Between the RC,AC,and BB,you can cover all your boost,overdrive,and gain needs!!

U$ 250,-

TABULASI-METALICA-the day that never comes

This ISN'T A FULLY COMPLETE tab yet (I have yet to tab the bridge and solo),
but I just wanted to get most of this tab out there so people could start
jamming. This tab could be a little shaky (This is my first one), but I just
couldn't help but tab it out after I heard it for the first time.

The parts where distortion and palm mutes occur aren't included, as I think you
can figure those spots out. Enjoy!

link for download!!

Jumat, 06 November 2009

Prove greatness Laney Lx 120 Twin !

Amplifier may be a tool that is a primer for a player of modern instruments such as guitar amplifiers good electric.proved able to form a character from the players.

Laney Lx 120 Twin might be your choice for an electric guitar player prefesional.
produced by a leading manufacturer of amplifiers that have been specalis in trust by the world of professional guitarists.

A. Laney LX 120 Twin
products originating from this world amplifier manufacturers have LX series with the addition of a twin as the meaning of having two speakers in it, it uses dual Celestion seventy 80 speakers the size of 2 x 12 "with scale dimensions 475 x 670 x 275mm, plus 120 Watts RMS power, also Footswitch FS2 is
are sold separately and this input is single jack.produk special products from Laney with a product called extreme effect, it has some special effects features that may help you to reduce the cost of purchasing an external effect, for those of you who have external effects may have effects in Laney LX 120 Twin can be combined as necessary in recording or live performance.
B. Sound Character
when coepezmusical try this amplifier looks simple, it seems clear the two speakers connected terlihat.before premises of a guitar and instrument cable jack, find a single input coepezmusical effects send and effects return and a single input Loud Speaker Extension which can be interpreted this amplifier can be connected to the device cabinet.Gitar head Ibanez RG series are used to try to greatness this Laney LX 120 Twin.Listening a clear clean sound with a mix of 2 knobs control equalisasi.Terdapat crunch responsible for activating equalisasi distortion with master volume settings and the bass, middle, treble.Listening distortion steady with a knob driver settings and knobs effect of effect options such as choice of variation 2 (bank) effects reverb, delay 4, 2 option variations in chorus, flanger, rotary speaker octave, chorus + reverb, chorus + delay, flanger + delay, and octave + delay.

Minggu, 01 November 2009

Rest he nuggets unpublished Jimi Hendrix?

The half-sister of Jimi Hendrix promises leaving many unpublished in the next decade. Can you believe it?

Mid-September, the adopted sister of Jimi Hendrix announced loudly still have in reserve "a decade of music and videos" unpublished guitar hero and promised to leave the news every 12 to 18 months.

We interviewed Yazid Manou, a specialist in France and reference for everything concerning Jimi Hendrix.

"We must first put the ad in context", says it immediately. "In late August, the Jimi Hendrix catalog has changed hands. He left Universal, in which Hendrix was from its beginnings through Polydor / Barclay, for Sony. It will take effect from 1 January 2010. Now, who said change in said catalog editions.

"So we will always qualify as a series of reissues, the label wishing once again put his mark on the artist. But to push the public to buy" Are You Experienced "for the 10th time, Sony is likely to propose editions deluxe, with new technical processes or bonus.

Distinguish true and unpublished news
This being so, can we expect real news? Here it is, as we said Yazid Manou, to distinguish new and completely unknown material. The diehard fans have in fact already aware of dozens of bands and nuggets that are yet officially unpublished. It is therefore possible for the rights-holders boast unpublished to publish simple rarities along with a more distinguished packaging (booklet etc. ...).

Jimi Hendrix (c) DR "Jimi Hendrix was a perfectionist, he spent his time recording the same songs, up to thirty or forty times, until they were completely satisfied. So there is plenty to get out of Alternative unpublished taken every month for fifteen years, "says he.

Especially that Janie Hendrix (adopted by Jimi's father, Al), which manages the rights to Jimi since 1995, jumped on most of the bands that emerged from the closet and drag buys, like the young guy who had been filmed the scene in black and white the entire concert of Jimi at Woodstock ... back - a new perspective exciting for the fans, that Janie had the idea to mix with the arch-known images of the same concert.

The same Janie has also created a label, Dagger Records, reissues sell real fake bootlegs (bootlegs) at a price of 10 euros with booklet, photos, etc. ... And offers concerts by streaming on the site jimihendrix.com.

Posthumous triumph for Michael Jackson at box office in North America

LOS ANGELES - The documentary "This is it," spent the last rehearsals of Michael Jackson, made a triumphant entrance at the box office in North America this weekend, according to preliminary figures released Sunday by box office trackers Exhibitor Relations.

The film calibrated for fans of the singer died June 25, which was the only novelty of the weekend, won the bet with $ 21.3 million of revenue, relegating to second place in the horror film with very little Budget "Paranormal Activity".

The film, whose construction cost only $ 11,000, relates still further 16.5 million dollars, totaling 84.9 million since its release last weekend.

Thriller "Law Abiding Citizen" starring Jamie Foxx and Gerard Butler goes back to a place and joined the podium with 7.3 million.

The comedy "Couples Therapy" with Vince Vaughn, was fourth with 6 million dollars in revenue before "Saw VI", the latest installment dated monstrosities of psychopath Jigsaw (5.6 million).

"Where the Wild Things' fantasy film aimed at a younger audience, slipped into a week of the third to sixth place ($ 5 million).

Follow the thriller "The stepfather, where a young person realizes that his stepfather is a serial killer (3.4 million)," Astro Boy ", an animated movie where a boy discovers that he is a robot and "Amelia" where Hilary Swank plays the aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart alongside Richard Gere (3 million each).

"The vampire's assistant," a horror film with John C. Reilly and Salma Hayek, farm walk and pocketed $ 2.8 million.

the guitar history

The guitar is one of the instruments with the most distant relatives through history and the world. For many, the first instrument resembling a guitar could date from 2000 BC. One finds in fact on representations of the Babylonians (1900 BC) but also in Egypt the same time.
The guitar n'apparue Europe than IX th century, probably introduced via Spain where the Arabs and Berbers people crossing the Mediterranean and brought their cultural specificities. Stringed instruments were common during the years until the renaissance lute which made its appearance. The guitar appears in the form now known to the XV century, is considered to be long an instrument of low category (compared to the lute, an instrument noble).
Obviously the first guitars were very different from those we know today: usually the strings were doubled, the body was very short and rarely handle more than 8 frets.
The guitar, easy access to and quality support naturally took his place in the family of stringed instruments to become over the years one of the references in the category of instruments "go anywhere". But it's really thanks to the two Spanish guitar really bored: Antonio de Torres Jurado and Francisco Tarrega. These two men of the nineteenth century sought to find the correct dimensions of the instrument, the ideal arrangement of strings, and allowed him to return from the instruments to accompany the major components of the romantic era. Torres will become the most popular maker for the sound of his guitar, Tarrega and one of the greatest virtuosos of the instrument. Many students of these great masters have become very famous guitarists, but it is a self-taught instrument that will give an international dimension: Andres Segovia.
Over time the repertoire of this instrument is therefore popular enthusiasm and of course important. So much so that the guitar goes into schools in England, which eventually incorporate into their lessons to the twentieth century, one of the last instruments to enter.
The guitar will then be taken up by hundreds of makers who seek to change the instrument on both its sound and musical qualities on the design of the object. In the early 1920s, while jazz bands looking to expand their guitar solos to test in public, Lloyd Loar, an engineer with the Gibson brand, created the first micro electromagnetic guitar: this is the beginning of an era electric.