The Music Spot Blog

  • Valentines, Bongos and Cold Guitars

    Happy Valentine's Week! We just decided amongst ourselves that one day wasn't enough. And we have SO many pretty in pink (and red!) things around the shop!
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  • How to Get the Best Sound Out of Your Amplifier

    Whether you’re playing at a gig or just jamming out with mates, you’d want your musical instruments to sound just right. A musician never compromises with the quality of his or her sound. This can become a bit of an issue when musicians would like the sound from their musical instruments to be loud without sacrificing any of the quality. This is where amplifiers come in. Amplifiers do a good job of balancing the two factors, but The Music Spot has come up with a few tips on how to get the best possible sound out of your amplifiers. Enjoy!

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  • Cajon Week at The Music Spot!

    The first week of February has gone off with a BANG at The Music Spot! We have been crazy busy with Back To School sales, and have seen lots of happy parents and excited children getting their first instruments and Accessory Packs.

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  • Must Have Guitar Accessories

    No matter what aspect of life you’re talking about, there are no shortcuts to success. That’s why people say, “Practice makes perfect” .But, practice can be hard work. Musical instruments are no different. However, there are a few things that can make it easier for you to get organized and practice more efficiently. And number one on that list is accessories. The Music Spot has come up with a list of guitar accessories that will make your life a tad bit easier. Enjoy!

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  • Make some noise for Percussion Month!

    The moon is full (and blue. And bleeding and eclipsing, apparently), the smell of summer rain is in the air, and we are getting excited about all things Percussion at The Music Spot this month.

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  • Back To School Pt 4 of 4: Accessories & Books

    In the final installment of our Back To School series, this week we will have a look at the way we make parents' lives easier by having all your accessory needs sorted.

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  • Secrets of the School Band Pt 2. - Woodwind Section

    The third in our series on School Music - the Woodwind Section.
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  • What to Look for in Electric Guitar Strings

    When it comes electric guitar strings, there are a lot of factors to consider. This can make it pretty challenging to pick the right set of strings for you. But have no worries, because The Music Spot has come up with this guide to help you pick the prefect set of electric guitar strings for you.

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  • Secrets of the School Band Pt 1. - Brass Section

    Following on from last week, this week we are going to take a look at the School Band.
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  • Secrets of the School Orchestra

    Has your child been chosen to do music at school this year?

    First of all, congratulations! And second, this is a wonderful journey that will benefit your child - and all those around them - for years to come. And there's no rule that says only children can learn these instruments - they can be a fulfilling part of life for people of any age. So let's take a closer look at some of the ins and outs of the School Instrumental Music Program - this week we'll have a look at the Orchestra.
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