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Guitar Looping Pedals: What Is a Looping Pedal?

When Robert Fripp and Brian Eno starting playing with tape loops back in 1973, they probably had no idea what it would become. In the 80’s, tape loops gave way to digital loops, which began the key cross-over to allowing the average guitarist access to this amazing tool for songwriting, practicing and performing.

Rockabilly Illustrates Everything That’s Right About Music

Rockabilly music is deceptive. It’s a simple, straight-forward musical style. The instrumentation on the typical rockabilly recording or live act isn’t going to amaze you in its complexity. The truth is, it will probably not even surprise you. Its song structures and chord progressions are generally extremely predictable. Its lyrics are rarely earth shattering in their revelation. In fact, they don’t even try to be. The themes of rockabilly songs just don’t run all that deep. And yet, rockabilly music still somehow manages to serve as an amazing illustration of all that is good and right about music.

Modern Rockabilly Cats Copy Their Heroes

Rockabilly music is unique in many ways. The style, the look, the instrumentation, the attitude…all of these things and more went into making the original rockabilly scene unique at the time. And rockabilly remains unique for another reason too: in reality, it hasn’t changed much over the 60 or so years of its existence.

Top 5 Reasons to Have Live Music at Your Event

Why have live music at your special event you ask? Well, I can think of a few good reasons to start with here.

The Music From BET’s The Game Scripted Series TV Show

In BET’s show The Game, they play memorable, relevant, provocative music. On Facebook, people are talking about the songs associated with the show. Music is universal. Universal music messages with universal storylines help to make a great, entertaining show. BET’s approach works for me.

A Good Rockabilly Tune Delivers a Punch

What makes a good rockabilly song? I guess you could come up with a million answers to that question, but to me one answer kind of sums it all up: A good rockabilly tune delivers a punch. The interesting thing though, is that different songs deliver different types of punch. It’s not completely predictable. While the rockabilly label conjures up distinct images, when you look more closely, you see that there are really many facets to the rockabilly diamond. So, what is this “punch” that rockabilly delivers? Let’s take a look at a few possible answers.

Violin Maintenance – 5 Ways To Keep Your Violin Looking Like New

Violin maintenance is very important in order to keep the instrument and its accessories looking like new and lasting longer. There are three reasons for this. Firstly you want the violin to look great while you or your child are playing it, especially in front of an audience. Secondly, if you have bought a smaller sized violin for a child, it is likely that you will soon have to upgrade to a larger size. You will then have the old violin to sell on. It needs to be like new so you can get the best sale price.

Grand Piano Bench Guide – The Benefits of Vinyl Upholstery Over Leather

Grand piano bench buying guide: the durability of a vinyl top has advantages over leather upholstery. A vinyl upholstered grand piano bench is easier to repair, does not absorb stains, and is less expensive.

Guitar For Beginners: Parts Of The Guitar

There is something inspiring about watching someone pick up a guitar and start playing a recognizable tune with confidence. When you watch someone else play it actually looks almost effortless and easy, and you think to yourself that you can do that. Well, you can do it, but it is not without effort and it doesn’t seem easy at first.

Music Making Software DUBturbo

DUBturbo is a professional quality beat sequencer and mixer that allows users to easily create, modify, upload, export, and sell their beats. It utilizes your computer keyboard to be used as a drum machine pad and musical keyboard while also including various hot-keys to make navigating the program super easy. Not only is DUBturbo professional quality, but it’s really fun to just play with and see what you can create in just a few minutes.

Tips on How to Play Piano

The piano is not only one of the most highly respected musical instruments, but the most versatile. Violins are terrific for classically composed music, not so terrific for rock. Saxophone is great for jazz, but has a diminished role in rock.

Rockabilly Giants Didn’t Always Become Superstars

A few of our most famous musicians started out playing rockabilly music. In fact, they were the original rockabilly cats and were major forces in the rockabilly genre. But not all of the performers who can be considered the most influential artists of rockabilly went on to superstardom. Let’s take a look at a few artists who dramatically influenced rockabilly–and thus rock and roll in general–but never reached the kind of superstar status that Elvis attained.

Where and How You Can Find Karaoke Music for Free

Who says that there is no such thing as a “free lunch”? Like for example, karaoke music can be downloaded for free. The internet gives almost everything for free, but with certain limitations of course.

Why Teen Bands Fail: Evolution of a Teen Rock Star

Creating a successful, gigging band is much harder than people think. It is particularly difficult for teens. There are clear, understandable reasons for this. And there’s a way to improve the odds.

How to Conquer Fear When Dancing Salsa

Preparing your mind and body for dance is so important to ensure that you are not holding yourself back from enjoying the actual act of dancing. Have you had a time when you just wanted to dance so badly but then you didn’t do it because you felt that everyone else was better than you? Well, the good news is that you are not alone or the first one to experience this fear.

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