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Guitar Lessons

The most popular guy at the party is usually the one who is playing an old Beatles tune on the guitar of bashing out some boogie woogie rhythm on the piano. It’s this guy who has all the people crowding round and singing along and it’s this guy who will …

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Music Avoiding the Worst Aspects of Music Festivals

Music festivals can be exciting and such fun. The opportunity to enjoy live music and see your favourite bands/singers is an adrenalin kick indeed. Music festivals can be a one day or night event, a weekend event, a week long event or even more. Music festivals are usually made up …

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Album Reviews Diamond Hoo Ha by Supergrass

Of the Britpop class, Supergrass are one of the few bands still going with a modicum of success and credibility. In the here and now, thirteen years after the term was first coined, the only other band still big from that era are Oasis. The rest faded away or split …

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Social Networking for Music

Today we’re going to be discussing social networking and how it can affect you and your music career. Now we all know how we want social networking to affect our careers but we’ve also got to consider the many ways we don’t want it to affect our careers as well. …

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Album Reviews Mudcrutch by Mudcrutch

Imagine Tom Petty hooking up in a Nashville bar with members of the Flying Burrito Brothers, the Grateful Dead, and Neil Young and you have an idea of what T.P.’s other band Mudcrutch sounds like. This was Petty’s band pre-Heartbreakers. Other band members include future Heartbreakers Mike Campbell and Benmont …

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Basic Chord Formulas

One of the strongest arguments for keeping music in schools is the value it adds to education, particularly in math. Music broken down to its most basic parts is nothing more then mathematical patterns and formulas. While it’s easier to grasp the concept of these patterns by hearing it played …

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12 Symphonies to Die for

I’m going to give you a list; a list to excite, to move, to tingle the spine, raise the hairs on the back of the neck, to lift the spirits. It is a journey across two centuries. The symphony orchestra is a powerful tool. It has a range from the …

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How to become a Hip Hop Producer

How to Become a Hip-Hop Producer The lavish lifestyle of the emcee attract many people to the rap game, but in reality, getting a record deal is extremely difficult and recouping the advance to make an album is typically even harder. There are only a select few rappers who sell …

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Album Reviews Shadow of the Moon by Blackmores Night

The story of Blackmores Night began when Deep Purple and Rainbow guitarist Ritchie Blackmore moved his musical focus away from hard rock in the late 1990s and started concentrating on his love of Renaissance-era music. He formed Blackmore’s Night with his fiancee, vocalist/lyricist Candice Night and recruited other like minded …

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Challenges to Starting a Music Career

The primary obstacles to starting a music career are mental. Most aspiring musicians can’t imagine putting in the amount of time and effort necessary to “make it”. The biggest problem with that way of thinking comes with the definition of “making it”. Many people assume “making it” means playing sold-out …

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