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Best CCR Songs – And Why

The band CCR was only together for five years yet they left an impression on the sound of rock and country that will never be forgotten. I never tire of hearing the best of CCR, but four songs come to mind which I believe guaranteed their legacy in rock history.

Songwriting – How to Develop an Initial Song Idea

Once you have the “big idea” for what your song’s going to be about, it’s usually a good idea to decide what you want each section of your song to be about to keep your song focused as you develop it. In this article, I’ll show you exactly how to do that.

Songwriting – How to Generate Ideas From Other Songs

One way to come up with new ideas for a song is to change the perspective of an existing song. In this article, we’ll look at how you can do that.

A Good Piano Bench Cushion Helps to Practice for Longer Hours

If you have ever been to a concert and seen a pianist perform, it is very easy to get awed with the performance and feel the urge to play the piano yourself. However, what one doesn’t realize is how much efforts have gone in to become a player of that quality. It is very common for pro piano players to put in hours and hours of practice every day.

Songwriting – A Simple Start for Great Song Ideas

A good way to come up with song ideas is to start simple, and then slowly expand on your initial thoughts. We’ll look at some ways to do that in this article.

Songwriting – How to Come Up With Endless Ideas for Song Titles

If you’re a guy with a good woman in your life you’ve probably heard the phrase “you need to listen more” more than you care to admit. And if you’re a woman with a good man, you’ve probably said that phrase plenty of times. Well that’s not only good advice for your everyday life, but it’s also great advice for coming up with titles for songs. We’ll take a look at why in this article.

The Violin: A Brief Look at My Top Five Violin Albums

I guess everybody would differ when writing a list of their top five albums. I am being specific here as this is an article about my top five violin albums. Even though I was classically trained on the violin, I very quickly decided that for me, even though I recognised the excellence of the musical maestros, I preferred to listen and indeed to play, alternative violin music.

Organize the Perfect Photo Montage

Photographs have always been popular, but they are now more than ever in an age where people are always carrying small cameras and camera phones to capture and share moments with friends. So why not share photos with guests at your wedding or special event? One great way to do this is with a photo montage.

Review: Ministry Of Sound – Music Discovery App

The following is a review of one of the most useful electronic music applications available on the Apple store. It features a very innovative feature which recommends music depending on a user’s tastes.

Great Disc Jockeys Make Parties Go With a Swing

Disc jockeys, or DJs as they are known these days, have been around ever since radio took to the air. The job of a DJ is to play music that the public want to hear and thereby make that particular radio station or program popular. Since those days the job has been widened somewhat to include those trendy guys which make entertainment spots come alive.

Anime Openings – Gateway To A Series’ Soul?

An anime opening operates successfully in relation to the series as a whole in a variety of degrees. Besides serving the obvious function of introducing the show’s characters and setting with entertaining sound, openings to anime highlight the quirks, plot lines, and themes arching across the episodes. In accomplishing any combination of these elements with an unforgettable musical accompaniment, anime openings reach out to the audience and help shape the perception of that anime in particular.

How Can I Make Music?

Creating music is not hard to do and it can be very fun. With very little equipment you start creating music in many different ways.

Make a Song: Inspiration

Ever listen to a song and think, “I could’ve made that beat?” or “I could have wrote better lyrics?” Well you are not alone.

The Violin: To Read Violin Music Is Easier Than You Think – Let Me Show You The Way I Learnt

I am a violinist and as such love to play new tunes either that I wrote myself, or that have been written by someone else. For me it is not important if you do not read music, because if you want to learn a particular song, you can do it by ear. If this is your choice then that is great; but if you have chosen not to read music because you think that it is too difficult, then you are wrong,as like reading words in a book, musical notes can be learnt.

Music For Kids: Stimulating Creativity And Making Learning Fun

We all know that music is relaxing and soothing. However, there is one thing you might not know — listening to music is the one activity that engages the whole of your brain.

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