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How To Write Lyrics

Lyrics are the soul to any song. Anyone can write lyrics if inspired. Inspiration is the key to it.

Tom Petty American Girl

Tom Petty is undoubtedly one of the top singer songwriters of our time. While he’s written his share of indelible songs, for Tom Petty American Girl will always be special.

Create Your Own Demo Songs From Scratch

You need these: A PC. A MIDI compatible keyboard or a compatible instrument. A sequencing software application (often referred to as DAW – digital audio workstation). A microphone and preamp (if you will include live sounds such as vocals, guitars, et al).

Best Acoustic Guitar for You

There are various reasons to consider getting a new acoustic guitar – maybe you’re just starting out with the instrument and need a good starting piece, or perhaps you’d like to practice on something other than your electric guitar for a change – or perhaps you have the intention to either record your music or play live professionally at a gig that’s coming up. Regardless, you have quite the decision on your hands, and this can sometimes be very confusing as the choice can be a difficult one.

Kids Musical Instruments

Many of us parents are aware of the great benefits that our children can have by giving them the opportunity to learn how to play a musical instrument. Aside from the enjoyment, positive entertainment and many hours of fun, we know that when our children learn to play musical instruments they gain a feeling of reaching goals, a boost in self-esteem, and the sense of ‘practice makes perfect’, a great lesson to learn for life. Unfortunately, at times children fail to reach their musical goals and aspirations and more often than not it is not due to their lack…

Pop Beats For Sale

With the growing demand for pop music, there is a growing demand for pop artists, thus, a growing demand for pop beats for sale. Producers everywhere are noticing this trend, so finding producers who make pop beats will be a little easier than previous years. However, finding good pop beats is another subject.

10 Songs You Should Never Request in a Piano Bar

Piano bar performers can play a lot of songs, that doesn’t always mean that they should play EVERY request. Here are 10 songs that are great in the right context, but if you’re in a piano bar full of people who came out to have a great time, avoid these songs at all costs.

Veil of Maya Album Review: The Problem With Most Modern Metal

Veil of Maya is simply a mess. Not even a good mess. The latest album shows what happens when you try to ‘out-heavy’ yourself, those guys over there, and anyone else to come before and after you. Quite simply, you sometimes create an epic unheavy fail.

What Type of Microphone Stand Is Better for You?

If you are a future singer of any kind then a microphone will obviously be a major way for you to talk with your audience. One important thing you’ll have to have for your microphone is a quality microphone stand.

Raise Money for Your Band With Crowd Funding

Crowd funding is a clever concept that has been gaining popularity this past year. Basically, the idea is that a person with a fresh idea makes a pitch to the “crowd,” and anyone who wants to invest in that idea can contribute $1, $5, $100… you name it. In fact, this concept has been so successful, many bands have raised thousands of dollars to finance band projects. Now you can utilize this funding source.

Dubstep Software and Production Advice

Ever since the dawn of Dubstep people have been absolutely captivated by the genre, it’s one of those “love ’em or hate ’em” styles of music. For those who do love the genre, find it unique and a refreshing break from the normal “electronic music” out there. Some of these fanatics are aspiring DJ’s that scour the Internet for any and all information dubstep software and production techniques. The best Dubstep Software is called DUBturbo and it can be downloaded through my website. The problem with most of the information you find online is that it is either too technical or too vague to really give you a boost in the right direction. Yet in the field of Dubstep production there are a few golden rules that one can follow in order to truly get the most out of your production. The totality of the information available on music production is vast, but for the sake of time and space I will sum up some of the more prominent details you should look at.

History of the Trumpet

The history of the trumpet is rich and full, it has roots in rural African villages. Animal horns were used to summon the villagers together for a common mutual purpose usually by the King. It is no wonder that the King Trumpet derived its majestic name from such practices that spread beyond the village. Today the rustic horn has been transformed into a piece of harmonic musical instrument that is lovely, soulful, jazzy and sentimental to behold.

What Does It Mean To Play Guitar With “Soul”?

If you’ve ever played Rock, Blues, Jazz, etc. chances are you may have heard phrases like these: “Wow, he’s really got soul,” or “He’s a soulful guitarists.” But if you’re a beginning guitarist, you might be wondering to yourself, “What exactly does playing with ‘soul’ mean, anyway?”

Contemplative Songs Come in All Sounds – Part I of III – The Definition

Come to see in this three-part series that contemplative songs are more common than you may think. Read this article for part one, contemplative is redefined.

The Spirit of Hawaii in Slack Key Guitar

According to legend, there were three Mexicans that were brought to Hawaii to teach the locals how to raise cattle. They would sit by the fire at night and play their guitars to the islanders.

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