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5 Simple Ways To Accelerate Acoustic Guitar Learning Curve

Playing the guitar can be a relaxing recreation, hobby or even career that will suit most people whether they are playing to pass free time, for churches or in concerts. With internet access, there are literally tons of guitar courses that allow you to learn at your own time and pace. With that said, here are 5 simple yet essential ways for you to accelerate your acoustic guitar learning curve.

Is Lady Gaga Really That Great?

Millions follow Lady Gaga as religion for being unconventionally inspiring and talented with unthinkable versatility. Recognized for her flamboyant and diverse contributions to the music through experimental fashion, performance and music videos, she is one of the most influential people in the world by Time magazine. US President Obama described interaction with Gaga intimidating when he met her in sixteen inch boots at a Human Rights Campaign fundraiser.

Important Tips When Searching for a Used Trumpet for Sale

Finding a used trumpet for sale can be fun, but also tough at the same time. You want to make sure you pick up a trumpet that is not only good looking, but is in working condition too. Please read this article to get some important tips that you can use when looking to buy a used trumpet.

Mediaeval Baebes, Worldes Blysse (1998): Song Meanings and Origins

This series of articles explores the Mediaeval Baebes’ discography, briefly discussing the origins and history of the music they have drawn upon to create their classic recordings. This one will focus on their album Worldes Blysse, released in 1998.

Make Beats To Sell – It’s Easier Than You Think!

Making music is extremely fun but not that many people know just how profitable it can be. Truth is, it’s not really that hard at all to sell your music. I’ve personally sold hundreds of beats and loops that can sell from $9.95 and anywhere up to a few hundred dollars per exclusive sale. So if you want to make some extra cash or a lot then keep reading because it’s possibly the funnest way to make money.

Neil Young’s “Old Man” – The Meaning (and Musicians) Behind the Song

The song “Old Man” first appeared on Neil Young’s 1972 Harvest album. With its thumping and raggedly-picked acoustic guitar, high-tenor lead vocals and over-all folk sound and feel “Old Man” has become one of Neil Young’s most memorable tunes. What was the inspiration behind this song and what famous musicians lent their talents to create this musical masterpiece?

The Great Rock And Roll Debate Of Singles Verses Albums

Lately there has been a debate as to whether music ‘albums’ have any relevance in the age of digital download. What would the world of popular music have been like if acts only released ‘singles’?

Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain

Kurt Cobain was named “the voice of Generation X”, a title that he didn’t appreciate well. His musical composition came as a new tune in the market at a time when pop songs such as Michael Jackson’s proliferates the music scene everywhere. Right timing and good luck must have been at Cobain’s side to have earned instantly the acceptance of many fans, or maybe it was his innate talent or musical genius that enabled him to weave his own kind of music that is different from the rest.

Songwriters – Would Your Song Benefit From an Altered Song Structure?

One of the most common types of song structures in popular music is the ABABCB song structure. How effective would your song be if you modified that structure? In this article, we’ll discuss that, while reviewing the song “Rill Rill” by Sleigh Bells.

Preparing For Student Recitals

Planning and preparing for student recitals takes much work and thought to provide a meaningful experience for the student and parent. This article contains some lessons learned the hard way and tips every teachers should know.

What to Look for When Hiring a Jazz Band

When you hire a jazz band to perform live, it should be one that suits the event. There are a few factors that indicate whether a band is appropriate for an event or not. Consider these aspects before you are choosing one of the jazz bands for hire in your area.

Music – Follow Your Passion

The one thing that I wanted to talk about in this article is passion. If your goal to make it in music is because you want the fame and the riches then maybe this article isn’t for you. Money is never your purpose. Your passion is your purpose and money is a direct outcome of following your passion.

Music And Technology

Music and technology go hand in hand and music couldn’t evolve in time if it weren’t for new discoveries in technology. Who would have thought in the ’80s that such a small device called iPod could store and play an entire collection of albums?

Acoustic Guitar Lessons And The Music Of Brownie McGhee

Brownie McGhee was born in Tennessee (Knoxville) and was brought up in Kingsport, also in that State. As a child he had polio, which incapacitated his leg. His brother Granville “Sticks” or “Stick” McGhee was nicknamed for pushing young Brownie around in a cart. His father, George McGhee, was a factory worker known in the region around University Avenue for playing guitar and singing. No doubt McGhee got his first guitar lessons this way. An uncle of Brownie’s made him his first guitar from a tin marshmallow box and a piece of old wood. McGhee spent much of his younger years immersed in music, performing with a local harmony group named the Golden Voices Gospel Quartet and he taught himself to pick guitar.

Mediaeval Baebes, Salva Nos (1997): Song Meanings and Origins

The Mediaeval Baebes are the first name on the lips of anyone who appreciates a lush, heady medieval atmosphere. They’ve featured prominently in the soundtrack of almost every party I have hosted. This is the first of a series of articles which explores the Mediaeval Baebes’ discography, briefly discussing the origins and history of the music they have drawn upon to create their classic recordings. Salva Nos is their first album, released in 1997.

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