Covert Reality Podcast

Covert Reality is a podcast hosted by Chad Casarin, AKA Personal Helicopter (his musical persona).  Here is Chad on the story of Covert Reality... "In late 2015, from being interviewed on CKMS 100.3fm's program 'Westminster Radio' with Dijana Boskovic several times speaking of weather modification and the implications it puts upon every form of life,…

Guitar Works A-Style Mandolin Review

Today we review the A-style by Guitar Works, a high gloss mandolin that comes with a case and features beautiful F-scrolls in the body. Check price on Amazon now A-style mandolins have been around since the instrument was invented.  Its “A-Style” refers to its shape, as this mandolin will have a tear/pear-shaped body. It is…

5 Famous Jazz Mandolin Players

Mandolin takes 20th century root in American bluegrass and jazz style, both of which utilize tight improvisation and quick movement. With this article we take a look at five famous mandolin players who make/made significant contributions to the jazz mandolin style.  1. Jethro Burns Kenneth Charles Burns earned the name Jethro after touring as comedic duo…

Kala KA-BJN-BKC Concert Banjo Ukulele Review

The Kala KA-BJN-BKC Concert Banjo Ukulele is a banjolele with a unique look and feel. Some instruments are more modern looking. They have shiny chrome hardware and sleek finishes with see-through heads. This is a banjolele that feels like it was created back in the early days of the banjo when animal skin was used…

Focal Solo6 Powered Studio Monitor Review

Studio monitors, otherwise known as audio monitor speakers, are a vital part of the studio set up. Audio monitor speakers give a clearer sound than regular home speakers. They allow people in the studio to hear more details of the track they are creating. A studio monitor lets you hear your music at a great…