The Greenroom

Troubleshoot Your Guitar Gear

You’ve got everything set up and practice is just starting. You go to strum your first chord and all you hear is silence. Now what?

4-String vs. 5-String Bass

Which one is right for you?

It's a personal choice so rather than tell you what you should do, I'm going to list a few benefits of each.

3 Ways Faithlife Proclaim Changed My Game

A non-music-related must-have tool for worship pastors.

I don’t suggest a lot of gear on this website, but when I come across something that’s a game changer for me I want to share it with you. Proclaim presentation software is quickly becoming one of those tools I don’t want to live without. 

Bass and Guitar Gear You Really Need

Podcast Episode #35

Worship Artistry guitar and bass instructors Jason Houtsma and Daniel Ornellas celebrate the new resources page by discussing their favorite gear and how they make choices for all levels of playing.

Should You Buy That Pedal?

A Helpful (and humorous) Flowchart

It's easy to get amped up about buying pedals but should you drop your hard earned cash on it? I've created this handy flowchart to help you decide.

How Not to Set Up a Bass Amp EQ

The best bass Amp equalizer settings we recommend

Even if you're a talented bass player, an imbalanced EQ can make it sound like you have something to hide. 

Hardware vs. Software for Worship Keyboardists

The best backup plan for worship musicians

Have you ever worked all night on a paper only to have the power go out and realize you didn't save your work? It's gut-wrenching! Now imagine that happened on stage! Keyboard players don't have to be at the mercy of their equipment. Let's compare hardware vs. software rigs and see how we can mitigate disaster.

How to Build an Iso Cab

Check out our DIY instructions, video & parts list on how to build a custom guitar amp isolation cabinet.

We've had a number of folks ask about this so I tapped my good friend Chad Smith and he was happy to oblige.

OmniTR Tutorial

One of the number one questions I get asked is "What are you doing on your iPad?"

Thalia Capo Review

Thalia capos have been referred to as guitar jewelry and they live up to the name. Question is, does that beauty only run skin-deep?