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The Story Of Awolnation

Awolnation sounds like a military unit but its music is unique and daring, mysterious and impossible to describe. It’s a very young promising band made of Aaron Bruno – vocals, Christopher Thorn – lead guitar, Kenny Carkeet – rhythm guitar, keyboards, backing vocals, David Amezcua – bass guitar, backing vocals and Hayden Scott – drums.

An Unauthorised Biography of Jackson Geoffrey-Jackson, Pt I

Jackson Geoffrey-Jackson (born June 12th, 1942) is an English jazz fusion percussionist and drummer, best known as one of the principal innovators of the Big Funk jazz movement. Many consider Geoffrey-Jackson to be the second-best drummer in the jazz world. He is most famous for his work as a member of Hornfinger and The Jazz Musketeers.

All About Jazz: Coexistence With Technology

After the Second World War most of the recording companies in the US shut down because of the heavy entertainment tax. The tax was also applicable for night clubs which was a popular place for country music. Thus it rendered most of the musicians on the road. Mainstream music even then found an outlet and some of the recording companies did survive the tide.

How Vinyl Dealers Have Resettled Online And Where To Look For The Best Ones

There are some music lovers that claim that vinyl remains as one of the best sounding mediums ever created, no matter what has come after it. For the music lover, the needle scratching the record and the sound of the tiny static in the background because of the player is the perfect sound. As each year goes by, fewer and fewer records are being sold because of the rarity of the medium, but the few stores that exist still manage to thrive and sell old LPs to adoring fans.

The Best Ways To Store Music

Today the main kind of music medium sold is a digital MP3 file, but before, music was always sold on a physical medium. It can be a nightmare to uncover an old collection and find that none of the items play like they did before. Each different type of music medium takes a slightly different environment to keep it performing right.

Drum Set Balance – Playing the Louds Loud and the Softs Soft

One must learn how to balance all of the instruments within the drum set. The exact balance will actually change based on the type of music being played. Notice that a jazz drummer plays his cymbals a little bit more in the forefront, and his drums FAR softer than a rock drummer would most of the time.

Black Sabbath Reunion – Can Ozzy, Tony, Geezer and Bill Live Up to Their Legend?

Black Sabbath have announced their first album in 33 years. Can these Metal Legends still make music to stand alongside “Iron Man”, “Paranoid” and “War Pigs”?

Big Sean – Music Artist Known for His Rap Songs

Big Sean is a Hip hop star & recording artist famous for his dazzling rhymes, classic rap songs and stunning music videos. Born Sean Michael Anderson on March 25, 1988 in Santa Monica, California he had his first taste of fame in 2007 with the release of his excellent mixtape “Finally Famous: The Mixtape” which spawned the excellent Big Sean songs & music video “Get’cha Some”.

Guns N Roses “Appetite for Destruction” – The Legacy of One of Rock’s Greatest Albums

When Guns n Roses released “Appetite for Destruction” back in 1987, it changed the course of rock music. Was this actually the album that paved the way for “Grunge”? See how this classic album still influences rock in the 21st Century.

Rihanna – The Sizzling R and B Star

R&B star Rihanna is a multi platinum R&B recording artist famous for her smash hit R&B songs and stunning music videos. Born Robyn Rihanna Fenty in Barbados on February 20, 1988, she released her debut album “Music Of The Sun” in 2005.

Trey Songz – The Sensational Rock Star

R&B star Trey Songz is a multi platinum R&B recording artist famous for his smooth R&B vocals, delicious R&B songs and stunning music videos. Born in Petersburg, Virginia on November 28, 1984, he signed his first recording contract with Atlantic Records in 2002 after being discovered by record music producer Troy Taylor singing in a talent contest.

Drake – A Multi Talented Music Artist and Actor

Drake born Aubrey Drake Graham is a multi award winning multi platinum recording artist and actor. He first found fame as an actor in the television programme “Degrassi: The Next Generation”. But it is as a recording artist with a flair for fusing Hip hop and R&B music that Drake is really beginning to make his mark.

Chris Brown: Multi Award Winning R and B Music Artist

Chris Brown is a multi award winning multi platinum selling R&B music artist famed for his slick Hip hop dance moves, sensational concerts and hit records. At just 16 years, Chris Brown released his debut album “Chris Brown” in 2005 which had the classic Chris Brown song and classic Chris Brown music video for the track “Run it” which topped the charts at number 1 on the Billboard Top 100.

Make Beats Online From Anywhere

Making beats for hip hop, rap, dubstep or any other genre of music is a fun way to be creative. You never know when inspiration is going to strike and if you don’t have your beat making software handy, you might lose out on recording a great idea.

Drum Lesson – The Change One Thing Exercise

Today I’m going to share a cool exercise that I came up with to help students with their creativity. It’s super useful not only for finding new groove ideas, and finding your own voice on the drums, but it’s GREAT for creating musical grooves that connect well to each other in a song. It teaches you how to take an idea and develop it…

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