Nas – Illmatic XX
When it was released in 1994, Nas’ Illmatic was hailed by critics as a revolutionary album. Nas’ genius wordplay and sublime backing beats gave the album the power to not only be viewed as a masterpiece in its own time, but to be revered as an iconic piece of hip-hop mastery long after its release.Tips to Buying Exclusive Beats for Sale Online
Exclusive beats for sale is a great way to get the tune you need for your commercial or rap song, it’s an opportunity to make your music without the instrumentation side, produced by professionals and offering you a chance to complete your song or tune with ease. Many people choose to buy their sounds online, it’s fast, convenient and affordable. Of course buying online comes with its own obstacles, which is why there are certain factors you must take into consideration before you look at exclusive beats for sale online.Positive Songs: Positive Music And Sisterhood Moments In TV
Positive songs and positive music exists. See how this TV show supports the uplifting theme song.How Do I Choose the Type, Brand and Quality of Acoustic Steel String Guitar?
Choosing the right type of guitar to suit the kind of music you want to play can be quite a daunting task especially if you are a beginner. It is even especially harder if you have no clue on what features to look out for when sourcing for a guitar.How To Improve Your Voice With Support
In this article, I want to explore the concept of vocal support, and how it can be used to improve the voice and help the singer to avoid such vocal problems as nodules, polyps etc, and the expensive surgeries that usually follow to fix these conditions. With so many singers going under the knife, many in their twenties, it is critical that a singer understand this concept, that is so fundamental to the art of singing.Basic Care and Maintenance of Violin Bows
Caring for a violin bow, like caring for a violin, requires dedication and consistency, but can save money on expensive repairs over the long run. With so much emphasis on violin care, the proper maintenance and care of the violin bow can get lost in the shuffle. In many ways, a violin bow is much more delicate and susceptible to misuse than the violin itself.Streaming and the Music Business
I remember buying my first music album. I bought it at the small grocery story in the tiny town I grew up in. Today the album market has turned into a niche market thanks to high-end audiophiles. However, now there is less physical musical media being created and purchased. Of course the brave new digital world is here. Amazon recently announced their new music streaming service. And not long before that, Apple bought Beats electronics, which includes a music streaming service, for three billion dollars. Google-owned YouTube has been in the news about their negotiations with record labels for their up and coming subscription service. One thing is for sure, this is not the music industry we grew up with. However, couldn’t we say that about a lot of other things in our lives as well? If you think streaming or download revenue is just replacing older forms of revenue, you could not be more wrong. The global music industry revenue peaked out in 1999 at $40 billion.I’m Old School, and So Are You
Younger people make fun of me for being an Old School music fan. But there is more old school stuff on Millennials’ iPods than they might think!Aretha Franklin:A Singer for the Ages Because of Her Love Affair With Music
Aretha Franklin was a singer influenced by her father who gained renown as a Baptist Preacher. He had massive exposure via radio and television. His music ties to many famous blues and gospel singers and his guidance of Aretha who had musical talent from an early age pushed her to stardom early on.Here We Are Now, Entertain Us
Back at the end of 1991 popular music was rocked, literally, by the emergence of Nirvana, whose most famous song serves as the title and direction for this article. Those who remember the song will remember these lyrics. The music industry was turned on its head by the band’s leader, and then in less than 3 short years later his head was gone, by his own hand. Why did he do this?The Five Elements Needed For Music Industry Success
You are about to learn the five critical elements that have fueled the success of all great musicians’ careers. Until you possess these key elements for yourself, it will be nearly impossible for you to reach your musical dreams and build a successful career in the music business.The Dawn of the Age of Elvis
In 1954, Elvis Presley recorded “That’s All Right (Mama).” The music world hasn’t been the same since.5 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Lefty Frizzell
From humble beginnings in Central East Texas, to a record contract with Columbia and dozens of songs that hit the top 10 billboard charts. Here are five things you probably never knew about Lefty Frizzell.The Best Musical Group Ever
I am going to indulge myself a little bit and take you along on a magical mystery tour as we go on one of my flights of fancy. I am going to share my selections of my picks for the best musical group ever. The criteria I used are simply the black box calculus or intricate gears whirring in my head of what I like or don’t like. It is not based on a music survey, music critic think tank, music sales, or any other such criteria. Art is art. It is not an exact science. The point is that you may disagree with some of my picks. However, you might also find some new artists to explore. You could also think about who you would pick for your best musical group ever.Interview With Richard Hilton, Musical Arranger and Keyboardist From Chic
Richard Hilton talks about what it is like working with Nile Rodgers. Hilton is a major part of the line up, in the band Chic. He has worked successfully with Nile Rodgers for over two decades.