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Top 10 musicians’ gadgets for Christmas 0

Christmas gifts and gadgets for musicians

Whether you’re buying a present for the musician in your life, or compiling your own Christmas wishlist to leave lying around, we’ve narrowed down a few of the best must-have musical gadgets and accessories for festive season 2018.

Hard Case or Soft Case? 0

Hard case vs soft case, what's best for me?

As a musician, your instrument's safety is the top priority when it comes to buying a case or gig bag. But there are many other considerations to take into account to decide with is better for you: hard case or a soft case? Read more to find out the pros and cons of each...

Why Won't My Guitar Stay In Tune? 0

Do you find that you are forever retuning your guitar?

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How to Clean a Cornet or Trumpet 0

How to clean a cornetChrist Hurst from Instrument Fixation, a local instrument repairer shows us how to correctly clean a cornet or small brass instrument.

 

Artist Spotlight: Becky Baldwin - Top Female Metal Bass Player 0

Becky Baldwin BassIn 2015 Becky Baldwin was listed in Metalholic Magazine’s Top 15 Female Hard Rock and Metal Bass Players, quite an achievement as there’s an endless list of female players now covering just about every musical genre from country to punk to Death metal.

8 Tips for Taking Care of Your Bagpipes 0

Travelling with any instrument requires plenty of care and attention, but travelling with bagpipes requires you to go the extra mile to avoid damaging your most prized possession.

You’ll need to do everything possible to make the rides smooth and the journeys kind to your bagpipes, so here are 9 great tips for travelling with your bagpipes, from cleaning pipes to keeping an eye on the weather...

Yorkshire Day 0

Yorkshire DayFusion was born in the heart of West Yorkshire and drawing inspiration from our heritage, knowledge and experience, we’ve pushed the boundaries of gig bag design to create unique and lifestyle-changing designs for musicians all over the world.

 

Top Tips For Travelling with Your Ukulele 0

The popularity of the good old ukulele is still booming and still outselling other acoustic instruments. Literally millions are in the hands of players all around the world, soprano, concert, tenor and baritone models, they are everywhere! 
So when you’re travelling from town to town with your prized uke, how can you be sure to keep it safe, secure and in top condition? Here are our top tips for travelling with your ukulele.

Fusion Sponsor The ‘Community Build Project’ - Holy Grail Guitar Show Berlin 0

Over the weekend of 5th and 6th May 2018, 135 of the world’s finest luthiers from no fewer than 35 countries, from all over Europe and as far away as Argentina, USA, Russia and Japan, gathered at the Estrel Hotel in Berlin for the fourth Holy Grail Guitar Show, the biggest International custom guitar show on the planet.

A Celebration of English Musician Lars Mullen for St. George's Day 0

Lars MullenHello, my name’s Lars Mullen. I’m a music journalist, photographer and press consultant for many music-related products around the world including the wonderful Fusion gig bags.

And most important, I’m a guitar player. Welcome to St. George’s day.

Yes, guitars are my thing – there’s quite a few around. I don’t keep them in the house anymore; we don’t have room apparently, so once a month I go for a boy’s day out to a lock-up where they’re all kept and turn up very loud – clear my head! I first started… I was eleven years old, so not long ago, I was on a classical Spanish guitar playing the Harry Lime theme in the school concert. Petrified, yes I was.