Inside DSQ: NS Design Instruments
Friday, January 20, 2017 12:33PM
Inside DSQ: NS Design Instruments

Ever wonder how DSQ gets our signature electric sound? We owe a large part of it to Ned Steinberger and the fine folks over at NS Design! We've sampled numerous electric violins, violas, cellos, and basses from luthiers across the world, and have found that none match up to the tone and quality of those made by NS Design.NS Design makes beautiful world-class instruments that are capable of producing the unique, modern sound of an electric string instrument while maintaining the ability to faithfully and accurately reproduce the tone of a classical string instrument. Ned and his team have been great friends of DSQ for a long time now, and we absolutely love having the opportunity to play ...

Drops of Jewels
Friday, December 02, 2016 11:25AM
Inside DSQ: NS Design Instruments

Our First Original Song!Our Violist and Principal Musician Ion Zanca wrote our first original track after the birth of his son, Julian. Filmed in the heart of Dallas at Klyde Warren Park, this song and music video is a celebration of joy, youth, and new life. We hope you enjoy Drops of Jewels!You can purchase this song on our newest album DSQ. Now available on iTunes, Amazon and Spotify! Click below to purchase or visit our store page! 

The Grammys!
Wednesday, November 09, 2016 2:39PM
Inside DSQ: NS Design Instruments

Ion Zanca, our founder and principal musician, was just accepted as a voting member of The Recording Academy! If you didn't know, The Recording Academy is the international association of musicians behind the Grammy Awards. The Recording Academy is an organization of great integrity and is home to many of the most influential and foundational musicians, songwriters, sound engineers, and producers of our time. As a member, Ion is now part of the voting process for the most highly regarded awards today's musicians can receive.Ion plans to contribute to the "four pillars" of The Recording Academy: Membership and Awards; Music Education and Archiving and Preservation; Philanthropy and ...