Adrian Dwyer - a good friend of mine and Jazz Bass Player - asked me to set up and repair his old violin in readiness to send to a project on the Greek Island of Lesvos (Lesbos) founded by Maria Francisca Rocca Arbelaez and her mother.
This inspiration project prompted me to approach one of my suppliers - The Sound Post Ltd in Wiltshire. I knew that a good number of new violins are returned because of damage or imperfections, and thought we could maximise the shipment with instruments that I could bring back to life with a few repairs and TLC. Read More
This is a 24bit digital 2.4Ghz (ISM unlicensed) 4 channel system comprising physically identical 1/4" jack "Bugs" with fully articulated angled joints. Read More
“Pre Amps” are always being spoken about in connection with amplifying violins.
It is important to understand what function they perform as part of your system.
“Pre Amps” are mysterious, often miss-understood and therefore miss-used. The reason for the confusion is that the title “Pre Amp” is often generically used to describe a box of tricks that provides many functions, the pre amp being just one. Read More