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The History and Differences Between Fender and Squier

Fender Vs Squier is one of the greatest rivalries in the history of electric guitars. This article looks in to the history between Fender and Squier and documents the origins of the Fender Stratocaster, the Fender Telecaster, the Squier Strat and the Squier Tele. So, what is the history behind these 2 legendary electric guitar brands and what are the major differences between a Fender and a Squier electric guitar?

Tips for Getting Started Ballroom Dancing

A new dance craze is sweeping the nation. The popularity of reality television shows such as So You Think You Can Dance, Dancing with the Stars, and the brand new Dirty Dancing, along with such movies as Step Up, has brought the dance world into the mainstream.

The Violin: Violin, Piano or Guitar – Which Is the Best Instrument for a Child to Learn?

I was talking to a friend the other day and she told me that she was thinking about starting her child with music lessons but didn’t know which was the best instrument to learn, but had narrowed it down to the violin, guitar and piano. I have to admit I couldn’t give her any real advice but it did get me thinking that maybe there are a lot of people who are about to make the same choice; if you are one of them, this article is for you. I am going to examine the three instruments and give you the good and bad point as about each, for a child who is learning.

Wedding Bands – How to Select Music for African American Weddings

There is no fixed rule regarding the type of music played by wedding bands. The choice of music for a wedding is a very personal one; this is a great way to express your personality and to ensure that your guests have a great time on your special day. However, each community has its own preferences when it comes to wedding music.

I’m Looking To Buy A Trumpet, But What Is A Bb Trumpet?

Are you looking to buy a trumpet but do not know what a Bb trumpet is? Here is a quick answer that may surprise and hopefully entertain you.

What Are The Top Tips For Singing at a Karaoke Night?

Karaoke is a form of entertainment where the participant sings along to a song in which the vocal track has been eliminated. The participant’s voice takes the place of the original singer’s voice.

What Are The Best Group Karaoke Songs?

There is nothing like free karaoke night at the local bar or pub. Good friends get together to enjoy a tasty brew and laugh the night away at hilarious performances.

Diphthongs: What Are They?

All too often we singers fail to include the tail of this double vowel in our musical line; instead, we let the tone drop down and out of its place in the line. We lose control of the resonance because it drops into our throat momentarily as we swallow the tail of the note. The tone after this happens gets muddy for a second, pitch suffers and the lyrical line becomes unwieldy and stiff. You have momentarily dropped out of your resonance zone.

Top 5 Best House Tunes September 2012

The “House” sub-genre of electronic dance music (EDM) is probably the most popular and most-recognized. Here are the top 5 House tracks that you shouldn’t miss out on.

Beat Maker Software

If you’re passionate and love making your own music, then for sure you have started to explore the options for beat making software. As modern technology continues to improve, more and more people are able to access professional level tools at super low prices (sometimes even free!), but there are more and more providers popping up offering their products and marketing them as the very best, making it a real pain when trying to choose the right beat making software to invest in. With this little primer guide you will be knowledgeable of the ground rules and some points to consider when researching about the topic.

Women’s Rock T Shirts Aren’t for the Faint of Heart

Fashion styles come and go, but rock and roll is here to stay. Whether you work in an office or instruct yoga, if you have the gumption you can totally sport womens rock t shirts. However, there is a certain way to pull off this look. Do not be shy ladies, get out your black eyeliner and see how you too can rock the look of your favorite band on any occasion.

9 Little Secrets on How to Sing Better Fast

Singing is not an easy art to master. Even those naturally talented with their voice have to undergo some practice and training before they can hit the highs and lows with any accuracy. So, if you are interested in learning nine little secrets on how to sing singing better fast then keep reading.

What Do Lil Wayne and John Lennon Have In Common?

Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. began his career as a novelty. He was only 11 years old when he began doing odd jobs around the offices of the Cash Money record label.

Using Creativity Techniques to Write Your Song

Learn how to use creativity techniques to write your next song. You will discover methods to capturing and saving ideas, You will see the importance of brainstorming, Learn why it is vital to your song’s success to edit and rewrite properly.

All You Need to Know About Zumba Music

If you ask what really is the key and the most important thing in a Zumba class then the answer has to be the music. In an excellent Zumba class it is very important that you feel the music. The exercise moves and dance steps are just a plus but it would not be Zumba without the sizzling music that makes you want to get up and move in a minute!

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