I think the secrets to fast attack are:
– tight gaskets
– a short, stiff mouthpiece.
I’m surprised at how leaky my gaskets are! Just blow into it with no keys down: ideally, you shouldn’t be able to!
And I love the hose, but its flexibility take some of the attack power out of it.
Practice is probably the best diaphragm strengthening…Read more
I’ve seen Mr Melodica World mention about the capability of setting up reeds for a faster attack on cheaper melodicas, i’d like to learn how to do it but haven’t found any guides!
Have been playing for a month now and i’m loving it, don’t plan on skipping my daily practice anytime soon 🙂
I used this along with a Phidgets USB hub. I can explain, you can email me directly if you like, dbrancazio at comcast dot net. https://www.phidgets.com/?tier=3&catid=7&pcid=5&prodid=110