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Flamenco – Energy And Passion Infused Into One!

One of the most energetic styles of dance in the world is flamenco and it was born centuries ago in Andalusia, Spain. It is a great mixture of different dance styles that were practiced by Greeks, Romans and Indians and now it become an icon of the Spanish culture. The main characteristics of flamenco are singing, guitar playing and handclaps which together add up as an original dance style and it is very popular all over the world.

The Fine Art of Guitar Playing

Playing the guitar is a fine art which anybody can master through practice and dedication. Of all the musical instruments, the guitar is the most popular and stylish instrument and when it comes to blues music, one pictures nothing other than some marvelous musician on a guitar along with complementary drumming and vocals.

The Zen of Being a Solo Guitarist

The guitar would easily pass to be the most romantic instrument of all. The six strings possess the potential to play with inner emotions and form a blend of “exquisiteness” that is pure and real. Melody is the string that attaches the emotions to your thoughts and takes you away on a journey of self analysis. Every guitarist should learn lead guitar playing techniques because solos are not only about lightning speed. A guitar solo is to compliment the song, to give its main character. A song with a heart ripping solo automatically draws your attention to connect to it. To learn lead guitar the guitarist has to feel the song first.

In Honor Of The 50th Anniversary Of The Rolling Stones: I Was In A Closet With Mick Jagger

It was the sixties and I’m sure I was 12 years old. My friends and I were all caught up in the British invasion. My girlfriend Patty wrote me a twenty eight page Beatles letter that did nothing but ogle Paul. We were in Heaven.

Essential DJ Equipment to Consider

Do you want to become a professional DJ? Are you looking for essential equipments to invest your money in? Well, in this article, we will discuss some of the most essential DJ equipments that you should consider to start your DJing career.

Make Karaoke Fun

You can make karaoke fun, or you can let it be your worst nightmare. A potential karaoke moment could be lurking anywhere, so why not be prepared? These tips will help you conquer your karaoke phobia.

How Much Are Vinyl Records Worth?

People looking to offload their old vinyl collection may be wondering how much vinyl records are worth. Find out how to assess the value of your vinyl record collection. You may be surprised!

Vinyl Records: How To Clean Them

Cleaning vinyl records is one of the more unfortunate parts of the vinyl addiction. No matter how neat and tidy you are, your vinyl records will occasionally need maintenance. If your records are not kept clean, they will play poorly as the dust particles will build up on the stylus, causing a fuzzy sound.

Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” Ruled the Nation and Much Beyond

“Bohemian Rhapsody” is a traditional masterwork from the famous band “Queen” which was published in 1975. The CD “A night in Opera” is considered to be a brilliant duper hit and this record was ruling on the music charts. Freddy Mercury was the lyricist and the phrases included in this song resulted in a significant controversy. There was a claim that quite a few words were obtained from the holy Quran, which was not appropriate. This record was a great success and millions of records were sold in just nine weeks time, which was an awesome success for composers and the music business.

What Has Happened To The Live Music Business Over The Past Twenty Five Years

  Over the past twenty years or so the “Live” music industry (in the UK particularly) has undergone radical changes, and in my opinion those changes have not been to the good of the musicians, and artistes concerned, or the listening public in general.   When I first became a gigging musician in the 1960’s, the local music industry was extremely vibrant, with a plethora of different bands and artistes playing the local pubs and clubs. Across the country some of these actually became well known and even famous, but the question I am asking was fame…

Songwriters and Performers – 3 Tips for a Great Cover a Song

I recently sat down to watch the movie The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. As the opening credits rolled, I found myself completely intrigued with the song accompanying the movie’s intro. It was oddly familiar, yet totally fresh. At the same time, it was setting a great mood for the movie. Then it hit me that it was a cover of Led Zeppelin’s “Immigrant Song.” I had always loved the original Zeppelin song, but I was really enjoying this new version. So, immediately my mind started racing for answers to the question “what makes this such a good cover?” We’ll answer that question in this article.

Boards of Canada – Review

Boards of Canada is an electronic music duo from Scotland. Its members are brothers Mike Sandison and Marcus Eoin. The band is well-known for their nostalgic, imperfect sound, which penetrates the majority of their official recordings.

How Can I Become a Singer Within A Short Period Of Time?

Becoming a songbird is not a hard thing, especially when you have the talent, style and attitude. Maybe your experience goes as far as the shower, or maybe you sing in your church choir; every songster or songstress begins from somewhere. Search your soul and awaken the singing genius, and then make it a reality.

Album in Review – Ozzy Osbourne: Scream

“Paranoid”, “Sabbath Bloody Sabbath” and “Diary of a Madman” will always be classics. How does the Madman of Rock hold up on his 2010 release, “Scream”?

Sold Out Already? How To Snag Tickets Like a Scalper

I hear it all the time: “How did you get tickets? Every time I try to get some, they’re sold out; and I was online before the presale/onsale started!” Well, I have news for you… it’s not tricky and the secrets are actually more common sense than one might imagine. While there’s surely ‘black hat’ ways of obtaining tickets, I’m only going to discuss the proper way of doing it.

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