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Instrument and Equipment Guide

This guide is meant to illuminate and educate readers about the many facets of what makes a guitar feel and sound different from one another. This is to aid students decide what guitar will best suit their needs when checking an instrument out at the libr


Ableton Push 2

  • 64 Touch/Velocity sensitive pads
  • touch strip for pitch bending and scrolling
  • 12V power supply
  • USB bus power

Boss JS5 Jamstation

  • Able to digitally record up to 32 minutes of playing without any knowledge of MIDI sequencing or recording.
  • Features hundreds of songs with 4-part arrangements that can be structured to fit user-defined progression -- giving musicians a simple, effective way to practice, jam, and write songs.


Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 Audio Interface

  • 2 XLR/1'4" inputs for microphones and instrument cables
  • 48V phantom power
  • Direct monitoring
  • USB Bus powered



  • SHURE Sm58 dynamic microphones
  • AKG C-3000 Large-diaphragm condenser microphone 
  • CAD Equitek E-100 Large-diaphragm Suoercardioid condenser microphone