25 March 2017

White bamboo dizi vs Purple bamboo dizi

25 March 2017,

When it comes to choosing Dizis, we often differentiate them based on the makers, keys, or types of Dizis (eg. Bangdi, Qudi, Xindi). However, […]

15 March 2017

How to take apart your Erhu (and put it back again)

15 March 2017,

As instrumentalists, we often find ourselves worrying about transporting our instruments when going overseas. More often than not, our instruments might be too big […]

18 January 2017

All About the Erhu Damper / Dampener

18 January 2017,

Have you ever wondered what is the purpose of the piece of cloth / sponge stuck below your Erhu bridge wedged in between the […]

16 November 2016

Different Types of Yangqin Beaters (Qinzhu)

16 November 2016,

Have you ever wondered why yangqin beaters (qinzhu) come in various designs? This is one of the biggest queries beginners have – they often […]

19 October 2016

What Key(s) Of Dizi Should An Amateur Get?

19 October 2016,

Longtime readers of our blog would know by now that we do try to tackle dizi-related problems every now and then. However, for today […]