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Working With Chet Atkins – An Interview With Tommy Emmanuel

Tommy Emmanuel talks about the inspiration and encouragement he received from famed guitarist Chet Atkins. In this article he discusses what it was like working with Chet Atkins.

How To Have Powerful Stage Presence As a Rapper

Have you ever wanted to know how to have powerful stage presence as a rapper? Have you ever wanted to have the crowd in awe of you when performing on stage? Well in this article I want to talk about developing awesome stage presence!

The Vocoder: From Military Bases to The Music Studio

The musical duo Daft Punk are not just known for their use of futuristic helmets, they are also well-known for their unique electronic voice which has everyone singing along. In some of their hit songs such as “Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger,” listeners are left wondering how they perfectly nailed that amazing robot voice. The clear pronunciation and electrical sound can be attributed to the use of a vocoder.

Why You Can’t Find Daft Punk Helmets for Sale

Besides their distinctive music, the French duo known as Daft Punk are recognizable by their shiny metal robot helmets. Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter perform their music while donning masks made to look like futuristic robots, and they both say they have no intention of giving up the tradition.

Daft Punk Members: The Men Behind the Helmets

With all the hype is very easy to forget that Daft Punk is not just a music machine, there are real people behind those masks, making that awesome music. Those two are French musicians Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter.

Exceptional Excerpts – Proper Preparation of Orchestral Excerpts Helps Ensure a Successful Audition

Too often, the audition takers find themselves focusing on their solo pieces for auditions in a way that is out of proportion to the total task at hand. When auditioning for an orchestral position, remember that the committee is most interested in a poised, polished, team player. This is not to say that you should play your music as an android. However, during your audition preparation you should keep in the forefront of your mind that excerpts are the measuring stick that the committee uses to look for very specific musical skills and presentation characteristics.

What Is the Best Daft Punk Song of All Time?

Daft Punk is a force of musical nature with numerous single and award winning records. Yet, with so many phenomenal songs, it raises the question of which one is the best? Due to the awards and media coverage that each of these songs receives, it is safe to say that their best song is a competition between two hits: “Get Lucky” and “Harder, Better, Faster Stronger.”

Behind the Helmets: A Daft Punk Documentary

As people jam to Daft Punk hits like ‘Get Lucky’ and “Instant Crush'” they are often left asking themselves the question – “Why the Helmets?” A UK Electronic Dance Music (EDM) magazine set out to give listeners a little insight on Daft Punk’s infamous helmets in the short yet detailed documentary called “Behind the Helmets.”

A Peek Under the Helmets: Daft Punk’s Real Faces

There are very few people who have not heard of Daft Punk. It can be said that Daft Punk is one of the best known electronic music duos in the world. But while they’re a wildly successful modern music act, the true faces of Daft Punk are very rarely if at all seen in public.

The Truth On How To Start A Song

When starting out for the first time, writing your own original song can look like a daunting task. First question that usually come to mind is “where do I start”? This can sometimes be the make or break moment, for a first time songwriting beginner. A song will most likely start with a basic idea, which lends itself to other ideas being introduced from the original idea. Keeping an open mind and allowing inspiration to flow through your mind, will help spark new additional ideas to the body of work. Life experiences and feelings of emotions can be used as a guide to the writing process. This is a common step for most songwriters.

Paddle Faster, I Hear Banjo Music

For generations, America has seen a great infusion of immigrants from all over the world. It’s not insignificant then that America has also been the birthplace of many original musical forms. Right off the top of my head, I can name half a dozen; jazz, blues, rock & roll, country, bluegrass, and rap. I want to take this idea and expand on it. I want to show you how you can expand your own personal musical enrichment, if you are willing to go exploring into a diverse musical landscape.

5 Quick Mixing Tips To Help Clean Up Your Music

Hey guys! Today I’m going to show you 5 mixing tips that will help you clean up your mixes almost instantaneously. You will have probably heard them in some form or another before as these are quite common solutions (because they WORK) but I hope to perhaps shed a little more light on them than others in the past. Have a read and let me know how they work for you!

Vocal Talent (or Not) Vs Adequate (or Inadequate) Vocal Anatomy.

Having close to 40 years of experience of teaching and repairing voices, I accessed minimum to say over 20,000 people; some with talent, others without, some with good structure of the vocal anatomy and some did not actually have a physical structure suitable for any kind of singing, let alone professionally. Ultimately, the big mouth, the full lips, the good vocal box opening, would be desirable for anybody to become a singer of whichever calibre.

Factors to Consider Before Hiring an Event Organizer

You must appoint an event organizer who will help you to make your event successful. However, you must always take into account how important it is to hire one.

A Daft Punk Biography: The Remarkable Journey to Winning Grammys

It can be said that the Daft Punk biography is very rich and filled with a variety of interesting and tumultuous events that led this unusual musical duo to win five Grammy Awards. Daft Punk is a musical duo consisting of French members: Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter. The duo formed in 1993 is known for performing very different electronic music.

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