Heavy Metal Evolution
To start, it helps to understand that the origins of Heavy Metal came from Rock and Roll that evolved from the Blues and Psychedelic sounds prominent in the sixties. As it took a heavier turn with the use of distortion and power chords, there came the sound known as Hard Rock, perpetuated most significantly by Led Zeppelin and Deep Purple who were verging on something yet to be defined. But as bands like Black Sabbath emerged with groundbreaking new albums such as their 1970 record Paranoid, it became obvious that the roots in blues that other Rock bands stuck to…From Wellies To Glowsticks: Top Festival Gear For This Summer
Packing for a festival can be tricky. But with the right mix of essentials such as waterproof clothing and fun accessories like flags, you’ll have everything you need for a memorable festival experience.Guitar Information
Playing the Guitar is something that is relatively simple to understand, but requires decades to become an expert. Learners can understand and play notes in a few moments. With ability and practise, they may become excellent.Where to Learn Playing the Violin
The violin is a member of the subfamily of bowed strings, which belongs to the larger family of stringed musical instruments. The earliest extant records that depict the use of the violin dates back to the year 1556; however it possible that older predecessors of the violin existed before 1556. The only difference here is that you won’t be plucking or strumming your instrument.Choosing The Right Wedding Band For Your Big Day – Or Should You Choose A DJ Instead?
Music is one of the most essential parts of a wedding. Can you even imagine a wedding that is silent except for the incessant chatter of guests? Music can create the perfect ambiance for the wedding and suit the tastes of the bride and groom. A sober couple would probably like soft soul music classics while a trendy fun loving couple might want heavier beats. So, while music is essential, it all comes down to one aspect – should you choose a wedding band, or should you hire a DJ? Here is a brief discussion.UK Dance Music in the Early to Mid 90s
Dance music from the early 1990’s was what got me into the scene and influenced me in becoming a professional DJ. In this article I will write about the movement from different dance genres from the early to mid 1990’s.The Ten Best Jeff Beck Songs
Jeff Beck is one of the greatest guitarists of our time. His music, playing and tones have entertained audiences and influenced countless electric guitar players. This article attempts the impossible: to select the ten best Jeff Beck songs.What Should I Get for My First Guitar: Electric or Acoustic?
If you have decided that you want to learn to play the guitar but are unsure as to what type you should get, electric or acoustic, then this article may help you make that decision. There are several factors you should consider when buying a guitar for the first time which you may not know are important.Coldplay’s “A Rush Of Blood To The Head” – What Almost Got Left Behind
Coldplays second album “A Rush of Blood to the Head” went multi-platinum. However, you won’t believe which songs came perilously close to not being on the record at all. Read on and find out which ones they were.Become A Top Guitarist Even If You Are A Newbie
Do you desire to become a top guitarist? You could be a newbie right now, but I hope you do not get discouraged. Just because you are a newbie today does not mean you will stay a newbie forever. Read on as I give you some of my expertise and advice on how you can improve your skills and eventually become the guitar player you have always dreamed of becoming.Yamaha Avant Grand Hybrid Pianos Review
The Yamaha Avant Grand Hybrid pianos deliver a completely new yet familiar playing experience. They will give you the sense of authenticity and great value.How To Practice Guitar Exercises
In this article you will learn how to be more efficient and effective with practicing guitar exercises. The secret to getting the most results from each minute of practice time is in knowing how to use any guitar exercise to improve multiple areas of your guitar playing. This article will show you what this means…Fundamentals of Sound Programming/Keyboard Programming – Finding Your “Sound Vision”
Sound programming can be viewed as it’s own “sphere” it’s almost a world unto itself. Basically it involves manipulating sound with a synthesizer in order to create some kind of “sound vision”.My Experience Of Watching Live Bands
This article is about my experiences of watching live bands in the UK. Most of the topic is based on covers bands, but I also speak briefly on bands that play original material. It is an informative but light hearted view on the subject.The Healing Sounds
We all love music. Music has been an integral part of our life. We all are in-fact, surrounded by music in our life. While music can lighten the atmosphere, it can also calm our dwindling spirits. It is strange how music can soothe us during times of frustration and also make us sway to the beats during the times of enjoyment. Apart from acting as a partner during the sad as well as the happy moments of our life, music today is also known to have healing effects. The medical benefits of music are being recognized now. Thus, has started the new branch ‘music medicine.’