the beatles

If you’ve ever wanted to make your mixes sound more like the Fab Four’s, you can use this guide to do just that.

We’re huge, and I mean H-U-G-E, Beatles fans here at Blackbird (you can guess where the studio’s name comes from). And for this column, I’d like to give you some ways you can add some old-school Beatles sound to your mixes. Tighten up those belts, the Dojo is now open.

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Rig Rundown: Striking Matches

Grinding guitars + soaring vocals = stripped-down rock bliss.

The spark for Striking Matches flared in 2007, on the first day Sarah Zimmermann and Justin Davis met in a guitar class at Belmont University. They've been playing as a duo and leading other musicians under the band's banner, with an album and a handful of EPs to their credit, ever since.

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The tenor-sized uke features updated electronics and an ovangkol top, back, and sides.

Fender has today announced its collaboration with multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter, Dhani Harrison, to launch his first Signature Series Ukulele as part of its renowned Artist Signature Series.

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