A Look Back As NME Cancels Print Format Of Its Magazine
Yet another once popular magazine has taken victim to the Internet, as the New Musical Express will very soon exist in only an online form. The NME has published weekly since 1976, but its last print issue will be circulated on Friday March 16, 2018. Because of that announcement inspired music columnist Bob Tannenbaum paid tribute to NME in Saturday’s edition of The News York Times, discussing his favorite acts who made the cover of the magazine during its forty year tenure.80’s Prog-Fusion Reimagined
Blue Canoe Records releases “Cody Carpenter’s Interdependence”, the debut effort from Cody Carpenter. Mr. Carpenter combines the best of 80’s synth-pop with the jazz/rock fusion of that time to create a complex, breakneck brew that both inspires and energizes.Need a Rewarding Idea for Your App? Try These Music App Ideas
Music is that one thing that brings solace in people when life stresses them out and there is hardly any segment of the population around the world that do not love music. This article digs up some of the phenomenal ideas to include in a music application and add to phone menu of the ardent music fans.Third Album Is Secret Treasure In The History Of The Electric Light Orchestra
Years before they gorgeously greeted Mr. Blue Sky and bade a kiss off to the Evil Woman, the Electric Light Orchestra hinted at those future hits upon releasing their third album. Appropriately titled On The Third Day, that record remains one of the best keep secrets in the band’s impressive discography.Song Titles in Which The Four Vowels Are All The Same
Usually I do pretty well on Jeopardy categories about words, but I missed all but two of the five on the show from February 28. The subject featured words in which the only vowel in the word appears four times, such as referee, Madagascar and cookbook. Jambalaya was the very first answer, which happened to be the name of a famous song by Hank Williams, that prompted me to think of applying that subject to music.7 Qualities Of A Competent DJ
DJs are indispensable for great occasions because they help to spice up the day. There are some hidden qualities of a DJ which goes a long way to determine success in the business. Here are seven of them.How You Can Book The Right DJ For Your Corporate Event
In those days, it was easy to book a DJ for a corporate event, but in today’s competitive world, it is more complicated because there are many options available to you. Hiring a DJ is better when compared to getting a live band and top, talented ones carry a comprehensive music library which gives them the opportunity to conform to the mood of the audience. Finding the best concept that will thrill your audience can be tiring, especially within a tight budget, but there are options to consider that will make your event memorable.Ten Bands Who Peaked With Their Debuts
Seeing all of the baseball prospects competing during Spring Training means that winter has finally passed, but it also reminds me of those young players who had sensational rookie seasons only to falter for the rest of their all too brief careers. The one who really stands out, possibly because the catchy song that was written for him, is Joe Charbeneau. He took the city of Cleveland by storm with his power, leading the Indians to an exciting season en route to being selected as the American League Rookie of the Year in 1980.Nine Songs About A Ville – Some Fictional, Some Real
While driving along a rural state route last week, I passed through several nondescript towns. One stood out, however, not because of the name of one of its half dozen businesses. Its small marker indicated that it was called Glenville, and its array of old houses on acres of farm land made it seem identical to all of its neighboring towns.Why Most Self-Taught Guitarists Do Not Become Great – Part 1
As a self-taught guitarist, you hold yourself back from becoming great by not having effective practice habits. Not having correct practice habits makes your musical progress unpredictable and slow.3 Ways To Help Your Guitar Students Make Tons Of Progress Fast
Want to succeed as a guitar teacher? Implement these three guitar teaching tips to help your students make progress a lot faster.Violins, Tuning Forks and 440 Concert Pitch
Being “off pitch” is more often a metaphor for poor communications. But with violins, oboes, and concertmasters, it hits on the science of music. In a modern world, we expect everything to be standardized.Student Instruments: When You Should Rent, and When You Should Buy
Studying a stringed instrument like a violin, viola or cello can be pricey. The decision to rent or buy largely depends on the student’s age and commitment. Adults who enjoy being musicians by and large were enthusiastic about studying their instrument as children.Is It Too Difficult to Learn to Play the Piano in Your 50’s?
If you think you’re too old to learn to play the piano? WELL! Think again because your not.Best Ten Songs Of Famous Musical Offspring
Although her famous husband was murdered nearly forty years ago, John Lennon’s widow has continued to help keep his memory as relevant as his music to this day. Yoko Ono celebrated her 85th birthday last week, inspiring her long time fans and friends to reflect on her impact on the music world. She was just one of few women to be married to a member of The Beatles, and certainly the most well-known of those wives.