If you are in a band, a producer, or a deejay, your musical equipment is your lifeline. The sounds your equipment produces is what gets you paid, or at least what makes you happy in life. You’ve spent a lot of money collecting some of the best equipment in the business, and now you want […]
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It’s been a long summer. You’ve been traveling around the country with gigs at multiple summer festivals. You’ve experienced beautiful summer days along with some blazing heat. You made it through summer thunderstorms during and even had the crowd rocking with a few great encores. It’s been such a hectic time, and now you’re understandably […]
We get it, as a musician sometimes money can get tight in between gigs and tours. To save a little cash you may be tempted to buy some cheap one-size-fits-all cases for your instruments and other sound equipment. But the fact is, if you’re using cheaply built cases you are at risk of damaging your […]
As a musician you have plenty of instruments, amps, and mixers. You won’t need every piece of equipment on the road touring so you’ll want to store what you don’t need correctly. And for the equipment you are bringing on tour, you want to make sure stays safe out on the road. This article will […]
It’s that time of the year again. The summer temperatures are rising and the weather is becoming humid. The days are long and the nights stay warm. All signs are pointing to the magical summer festival season. From Bonnaroo, to Coachella, to Lollapalooza and Governors Island, the amount of festival gigs are endless. Don’t forget […]
You’ve booked a bunch of shows on the West Coast or perhaps you’re traveling to this year’s tech conferences at SXSW in Austin or the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. You’re excited to show off your talents, but now you have to make sure your delicate equipment gets there safely. Traveling in a plane […]
Several years ago, a well-known musician stopped by Encore A&S Cases to pick up a brand new made-to-measure case for his Fender amp. He put the amp into the case and loaded it into the back of his car. Once on the freeway he accelerated to full speed and the case slid backward and the […]
Red Bull gives you wings, and it is our duty to protect those wings. That is why when our 12-year-old cases for the Red Bull Air Race planes came to us for an upgrade, we were happy to take them into our shop and make sure everything was up to date.
If you’ve been in the market for a flight case to protect your critical equipment while you’re traveling or on tour, then you’ve probably seen the gamut of cases available. If that’s true, you’ve probably also seen that the prices range by a considerable margin. You might have asked yourself why the prices vary by […]
One of the challenges faced when traveling with equipment is how to properly protect it from various hazards. Possible threats to the integrity of expensive electronic hardware include physical shock from drops or bumps, electrostatic discharge and theft. However, one danger posed for your equipment that you may not have considered is overheating. However, it […]