Best Electric Cello Review to Read BEFORE Purchasing One

If you have product options, mull over the considerations so you make the best purchase Speaking from experience, I failed to research and take certain considerations into account when purchasing my first electric cello. A moderately-priced instrument within my budget was the top priority. But even if frugality is at the top of your preference…

Do Honey Bunnies Have to Wear Fuzzy Tails to Be Sexy?

Is this video about me or about you? I can’t tell. Through my own shame and fear of being outwardly sexy with my body and music, I realize that the limits we place on one another—as cultural psyches dotted across the planet—determine our relationship with sex. Years before I made this video I wrote the…

Latest Album

Lyrics by Mackenzie Gainey; instrumentals by Dallas Gainey and Mackenzie Gainey; produced by Alek Roslik; album art designed by Kristin Wincek Download the EP on bandcamp

Yamaha Electric Cellos – Includes Amazon Pricing

Yamaha’s trademark Silent Series™ of electric strings allows you to practice “silently” using a headphones jack. The Silent Series™ is a product feature Yamaha has been developing for many years with one of its lead designers, Shinya Tamura. The SVC-110 and SVC-210 electric cello models boast acoustic-body resonating chambers beneath the bridge for stage and…

Electric Cello vs Acoustic Cello

By definition, an acoustic musical instrument is one whose sound is not electronically enhanced or modified in any way. The sound produced from an acoustic string instrument, such as an acoustic cello, resonates solely from the sound waves released into the body of the instrument during a string’s vibration. An electric cello on the other…

How Much Money Is An Electric or Acoustic Cello? Amazon Pricing Included

The price of an unused electric or acoustic cello can range anywhere from 300 USD to tens of thousands of dollars. Electric Cellos Full-size electric cellos on the low end of the spectrum can be purchased from numerous retailers. Cecilio Electric Cellos are abundant on the market and you can find many priced under 400…

Electric Cello–Amplified

The Cecilio Electric Cello has arrived. It isn’t custom-made or a Yamaha, but it will undoubtedly do the job in the recording studio. I am satisfied with the purchase based on my budget. But I will say, if you have the financial means to invest in a quality instrument, do invest. My first attempt to…

Purchasing An Electric Cello

A beautiful, full-size, hand-carved, maple wood electric cello in pearl white is scheduled to arrive at my doorstep. I’m ecstatic because the price was within my budget and I no longer have a classical cello (short, but sad, story). An electric cello ups my game, expanding the resources in my home recording studio. In researching…

Saturday morning: KFAI Radio w/o Boundaries

I’m excited to participate in my second interview this year with host Dee Henry Williams on KFAI, Radio without Boundaries! I’m a lot nervous. Dee’s show is called A Great Blend of Watercolors and focuses on Jazz, Blues and a bit of old school. We will discuss my first EP release, future projects, and I…

How to Soundproof a Room—sort of

It’s time to wrap up my first album! A crucial step towards completion was to finish soundproofing a small closet which I was finally able to accomplish two days ago -Pink foam everywhere! Check out the video to get a glimpse of what some of the process was like. I’m super-anxious to get in there…

Recent Interview – Ashbeezy Breezy

Check out the Live with Ashbeezy Breezy show and listen to an interview with Mackenzie from Wednesday June 20, 2012. Hear discussion and songs from Mackenzie’s first EP, Mundified, and listen to co-projects she has planned for the near future.