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Baby Grand Piano Review – Overview of Features and Popular Models

Would you like the style and elegant sound of a grand piano but maybe don’t have the room or the budget? This article will explain why the baby grand piano will be your best option if your in the market to purchase an acoustic piano.

A Professional Opera Singer’s Life – The Inside Story

Many people wonder what the life of a professional opera singer involves. The perception seems to be that opera singers spend a lot of time looking glamorous, drinking champagne eating truffles, and wearing neck scarves to protect themselves from throat infections! However, the everyday life of an opera singer is quite the opposite.

Music – What It Means To Us

Music is all around us and it is used for many different things. People listen to it when they are exercising, relaxing, cooking etc. It is also used to reflect or affect your mood.

The Noughties: The Least Influential Decade in Music Ever

Recently a friend and I were compiling Spotify playlists of favourite music from our childhood and teens. I realised two things: Firstly, I have a slightly deluded fondness for the 80s, which I associate with favourite bands such as The Cure and The Smiths, when in reality these were largely crowded out by some of the worst pop music ever made. Secondly, and far more depressingly: this decade just gone, which will have been the most musically formative era of my life, has to be the worst of the past 60 years.

The Strange Story of Mickey and Sylvia’s “Love Is Strange”

Mickey & Sylvia’s 1957 hit “Love Is Strange” featured the teasing vocals of Sylvia Robinson and the innovative guitar work of Mickey Baker; Baker’s solo would influence the young Jimi Hendrix. Originally written by Bo Diddley and sold to Mickey & Sylvia for $2,000, the song’s authorship was challenged in court by Diddley’s guitarist Jody Williams.

Understanding the Vocal Range – The Soprano Part

To understand the Soprano part it is imperative that you first understand vocal range. Technically, vocal range is “the measure of the breadth of pitches that a human voice can phonate.”

What Is a Beatmaker Application?

A beatmaker application is a computer program designed to do the hard work that a producer usually does, namely making beats for whichever type of music your into. Not only do you get to control everything right down to the smallest sample but they help you do everything fast, easily and as cost effectively as possible.

What Is The Soundtrack To Your Life?

Has there ever been a song that you have felt a strong connection to? Do you have a soundtrack to your life? I can tell you that I definitely do! Make the soundtrack to your life and learn about who you truly are.

Creating a Music Website

As promised I am back again with another music related article. Today’s topic is “how to create a music website”. As everyone knows, in this day and age a musician should have a website or at a webpage to help their fans identify them and their brand online.

Crooners and Divas – Singing From the Heart – The Incredible Voice of Billie Holiday

The sometimes gut-wrenching lyrics sung from the depths of her soul, Billie holiday told the story of her much troubled life through her songs. Never having one hour of formal training, Holiday had a poignant vocal style that was mesmerizing to her audience. Billie Holiday sang from the heart and hers was a uniquely distinct sound that emotionally drew her listeners in and immediately captivated them.

Crooners – James Taylor, Crooner or Rock and Roller, The Music of a Storytelling Man

Crooner style meets Rock and Roll with the iconic sounds of the legendary James Taylor. Let’s leave behind the acid rock and heavy metal of the 1970s, and visit the lyrical genius of a true storytelling music man – James Taylor. the singer of Rock and Roll in a soft Crooner style.

Bachman-Turner Overdrive’s “Takin’ Care of Business” And the Mystery Pizza Guy

When guitarist Randy Bachman left Canadian rockers the Guess Who in 1970, the band was a hit machine, with million sellers like “American Woman” and “These Eyes.” Bachman, who had become a Mormon, felt he could no longer take part in the group’s rock star lifestyle.

Finding The Right Guitar Tech

There are some important steps in determining a luthier to put those little custom accents into your guitar. Modern Rock Magazine and TriTone Guitars have put together a series of articles that will not only help your decision with this topic, but we are tapping into subject matter like proper set up for the touring musician and more.

The Emotion Within Music And Lyrics

There is a point in everyone’s day where they feel some sort of emotion. Whether it is happiness, sadness, guilt, jealousy, or loneliness, people feel emotions because of the way they are reacting to specific situations that they have run into that day. Once someone feels these emotions, what are they supposed to do with it? Make music and write lyrics!

Singing Waiters – How To Create a Party With a Difference

What could be more fun than organising a special party? Are you looking for surprise party entertainment? Whether you are planning a birthday party, a corporate event, a wedding party or throwing a surprise party for someone dear, there are many things you can do to make it even more magical and memorable. Perhaps you want to add a touch of difference to it, but you are not sure what that could be? Well, Singing Waiters could be the answer.

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