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Tabla Mics Where Technology Meets Tradition

Tabla is one of the most famous Indian instruments that is used as an accompaniment to many classical music instruments. It was invented by one of the most iconic Indian musicians and sufi poets, Amir Khusro in the 13th century. Being one of the oldest classical music instruments, tabla has undergone many changes in its design since its invention. In this rapidly accelerating technological world and changing tastes and demands of the audience, tabla has been recognized and accepted globally, many known artists have started integrating tabla with electronic hip hop, western classical and world class music.

Being a drum-like instrument, there are two tabla drums that are used to create music. The smaller drum is known as dayan while the larger drum is known as bayan. The larger drum, Bayan is made up of metal and the smaller drum is made up of wood. Tabla is played using palms and fingers that produces diverse sounds at different pitches which creates amazing effects on various music compositions. One of the main challenges that various tabla players face is that it is a relatively a quiet musical instrument, and so it has to be kept closer to the mic to get the right amount of sound.

Five Core being a global brand for Public addressing equipment has recently launched its premium range of Tabla Mics that can be used for recording tabla music and brings out the best quality of sound. Tabla mics is an innovation that has helped many renowned tabla players across the globe, get natural sound without feedback or unwanted sounds. Also, these mics come with a stand that helps in placing the mic closer to the instrument. One of the known percussionists, Hiten Panwar has been using the Five Core Tabla Mics since its launch for his various jam-packed performances. Imbibed with the latest technology, these mics have also been reviewed by one of the most well-known tabla players and an upcoming musician, “The Tabla Guy” who’s not only using these mics for his soulful performances but also recommends them to all the upcoming tabla players.

Hiten Panwar

With the launch of these revolutionary mics that are packed with advanced microphone technology, Five Core has been aiming to bring revolution in the public addressing equipment sector through their innovative products that bring tradition at par with the advancing technology.