Scott Laird, NS Design’s ambassador to the world of string education, has produced a series of videos for D’Addario strings introducing aspects of the electric violin. Using his CR-4 as an example, Scott talks about amps, effects, tone controls, and what to look for in your first electric violin. Check them out! Transitioning from an […]
Matt Schoening just sent us this video he made for Strings magazine, in which he demonstrates the Boss RC-50 looping system that he uses with his NS Cello. Matt does a great job explaining how he uses the technology and gives us a great taste of his skills with the instrument. The accompanying article, written […]
Bass player Amos Heller has played just about every kind of music you can think of—from classical music to Zappa-esque rock, with some worship music and combo jazz in between. Since moving to Nashville in 2005, he’s been backing up a number of big acts, but his biggest gig yet was playing the 2009 Grammy […]
David Ragsdale has sent us this video of the band Kansas rehearsing for their 35th anniversary concert. David’s performance on the CR violin is nothing short of awesome! Hey guys- While far from what the final product will look or sound like, here’s a bootleg video of the dress rehersal that someone posted on you […]
We’ve received the video of NS Design’s community concert at the Skidompha Public Library, in Damariscotta, Maine. Ed Howe played an hour-long show in which he demonstrated the capabilities of the CR-5 violin. At the end of the show, NS sales team leader and bluegrass banjo-player Mike Kropp joined Ed onstage for a few tunes. […]
With a wah pedal, the CR violin is capable of some pretty amazing sounds. Check out these videos of the young Jazz-fusion player Adam Baldych putting the CR 5 through its paces. Check out Adam’s website too.