The Funk According to Maceo Parker: Bringing It Down in a Small Town
In Southern Oregon, just north of the California border, coming down Interstate 5 off of the Siskiyou Mountain range, sits a quiet college town that is known more for Shakespeare than P. Funk. In April, Maceo Parker and ‘The Greatest Little Funk Orchestra on Earth’ came to a small Oregon city and changed that for good.The Voice: No Idol Knockoff, Part 1
The great thing about NBC’s The Voice is just what the title implies: what an artist sounds like over what they look like. Highly entertaining and an emotional rollercoaster at times, this is ‘reality’ TV at its best.Using an Alternative Guitar Capo to Imitate Hawaiin Slack Key and More!
Hawaiian Slack Key tunings can be imitated with the alternative tunings capo. The most common slack key tuning is called “taro patch” and makes a major chord.Modern Plastic Drumheads
Founder Remo Belli began drumming at the age of 12, becoming a professional at just 16. After serving in the US Navy during World War II he moved to California to continue with his music career, playing jazz and swing with artists such as Anita O’Day and Betty Hutton. As an offshoot of his passion for the drums Remo and fellow drummer Roy Harte opened a store, “Drum City” in 1952 on Santa Monica Boulevard, Hollywood.Modern Marching Bands
Marching bands have been around for hundreds of years, and in the UK they were usually connected to the Military. Troops would be led into battle by drummers, buglers or pipers, and these instruments were used to give signals for retreating, etc.Gibson Les Paul Studio Guitar
The Gibson Les Paul studio guitar is the best electric guitar for a studio musician. This electric guitar has been around for about 25 years and is one of the most sought after instruments by musicians who play a variety of genres.Outfitting Your Electronic Drum Set
If you have an electronic drum set, the next thing you will want to do is buy all the right accessories and extra equipment needed. While you may get by with just your drum set in the beginning, after a while you may want to upgrade certain features. You’ll also want all the necessary parts to allow you to play comfortably at home as well as on stage.Top 5 Noteworthy Rap Beats of All Time
This article is about the classic hip hop records that have passed the test of time. Some of the best of the best. If you don’t like these beats you probably don’t like hip hop.Roy Hall: Rockabilly’s Unlucky, Unknown Gem
Ask a lover of rockabilly piano to think about great rockabilly piano players, names like Jerry Lee Lewis, Charlie Rich, and Big Al Downing probably spring to mind. But there’s another player who flirted with, but never really found success. Yet his influence on rockabilly and rock and roll remains undiminished by his obscurity: Roy Hall.Get Inspired To Create Music Through Mbox 2 Pro
If it is speedy FireWire-driven connection that you are looking for, you might be delighted to know that there is this new Mbox 2 Pro that is already available in the market. Manufactured by Digidesign, this handy audio product is similar to the engineering design of the Mbox 2. The only difference is that this Mbox has placed the high-speed connectivity a notch higher than what you are already used to.CD Storage Options For Your Music Storage Needs
If you are anything like me you know that’s it’s not easy to find CD storage options. CD’s take up a lot of space, and most people today use MP3’s instead of CD’s so storage needs are becoming more and more of a necessity since people are saving their CD’s but not necessarily using them.The Benefits of Electronic Drum Kits
Electronic drum kits have come a long way and are more advanced than ever before. Here are some advantages electronic drum kits have over acoustic drum sets.How To Strum a Guitar?
One of the first things to learn, and definitely a vital aspect of playing the guitar, is how to strum. Although it looks incredibly simple, a lot more is involved in strumming than simply hitting the strings with a pick.Audio Speakers – Best Personal Speakers and Docking Stations
Audio speakers give you an improved music experience whether it’s via your PC or television. Personal speakers and docking stations are a plenty these days, but finding the best ones require some homework.How The Internet Is Changing The Way We Buy Concert Tickets
The internet has already irrevocably changed the record business, and now the same thing is happening to live music with the advent of online secondary ticketing. But are ticket exchanges a good thing?