How to Tremolo Pick a Mandolin

If you are into the mandolin and have done some reading, you will have come across the word tremolo. You’ve no doubt heard the tremolo picking in a song. With this article we’ll explain the tremolo picking, its place in music and how you can master this key mandolin technique. What is tremolo? Tremolo is…

How to Choose a Mandolin Pick

Check out our guide to the picks you can use for mandolin playing. Ultimately, of course, the type of pick you use is up to the you, the player. Different materials and thicknesses all contribute to the overall sound your mandolin produces, so you will choose according to the style of music you play. We…

Ibanez M700AVS Spruce Maple F-Style Mandolin Review

Today we review the Ibanez M700AVS F-style mandolin, a quality instrument boasting solid wood construction to produce the best sound. The first thing you’ll notice about this instrument is its gorgeous cherry red sunburst body, perfect for playing the blues. Check price on Amazon now There are two different styles of mandolin you can find,…

Ibanez M510DVS Mandolin Review

Today we review the Ibanez model M510DVS mandolin, a perfectly beautiful mandolin that is ideal for beginners due to its price point. Check price on Amazon now The first thing you will notice about this mandolin is its colour. It is strikingly attractive with a dark violin sunburst on the front of the body. It…

Gold Tone WL-250LN 5-String Long-Neck Banjo

The Gold Tone WL-250LN 5-String Long-Neck Banjo is a great instrument for those who want something that's more traditional but unique at the same time. The long-neck banjo was brought into the spotlight by Pete Seeger who was an icon in the height of the folk music days. You'll be able to learn his songs…