AirPods Max: Are They Worth It?

Apple AirPods Max

Since its conception with the late Steve Jobs, Apple has established itself to be among the world’s best smartphone-making companies, making other high-quality tech products along with it. Hence why they are known as the most popular tech brand in the world.  Many people are fans of Apple products, especially when it … Read more

The Health Risks of Headphones

the back of a man wearing headphones

We have a love-hate relationship with technology. Technology has given us gadgets that have now become a necessity in our lives but pose great risks to our health. One example of such a gadget could be headphones. From watching our favorite movies to morning walks to working out in the gym, we … Read more

A Guide to Soundproofing a Room

Soundproofing foam installed on the wall

If you love silence, then you must have thought about having a soundproof room at least once in your life. It is a fact that today houses are noisier than they were ever before. Sometimes, the noise becomes unbearable, and if the neighbors are also noisy, it’s game over for the peace … Read more

Guide to the Oud

A photo of an Oud Instrument

The oud is a stringed instrument that comes from the Lute family. The word ‘oud’ is an Arabic term that represents several varieties of important, as well as natural woods that are used in making this instrument. Although it seems quite similar with the lute, the oud has a shorter neck and … Read more

Guide to Bandurria

painting of a girl holding a bandurria

The bandurria, or also known as the mandurria, is a stringed music instrument that belongs to the lute family. It has a built and design that is derived from the guitar and cittern. Today, the bandurria is often made with a small and pear-shaped wooden body, it also has a flat back … Read more

Guide to Accordions

different types of accordion

An accordion is a musical instruments that is sometimes referred to as the squeezebox. It is a wind instrument that is played by expanding or compressing the bellows while pressing the buttons or keys to open the pallets and allow the air to flow across the strips of reeds that are made … Read more

Guide to Different Kinds of Box Zithers

Akkordolia

Zither is a general term for stringed instruments that have strings fastened across their frame. This instrument also lacks any neck or arms not unlike the lute or guitar. The zither’s resonator may be in the part of its body or it can also be attached to it. Instruments that belongs to … Read more

Guide to Different Types of Fretted Zithers

stoessel lute

A  zither is a type of musical stringed instrument. The term zither is a German rendering of the Greek work cithara, a word where in the word guitar was also derived. The zithers are played by plucking or strumming the strings using your fingers or with the help of an accessory called … Read more

Guide to Bandura

Drawing of a Bandura

The bandura, or also known as  kobza, is a stringed musical instrument that belongs to the psaltery family. It is considered as the national musical instrument of Ukraine, and it is mainly used to accompany folk music. The bandura is considered to have both the elements of a lute and a zither. … Read more

Guide to the Carillon

A photo of the carillon in Olympiapark Muchen

The carillon is a percussion instrument that consists of about twenty-three to seventy cup-shaped bells. Its name originated from the French word ‘quadrillon,’ which means, ‘four bells.’ In Germany, the carillon is called the Glockenspiel. These bells were housed inside a bell tower, church, or municipal building. Also, the carillon bells were … Read more