Think Music Videos Are Outdated? They Can Still Help Your R&B Band Succeed


Your R&B band has a great sound, amazing instrumentation, and a singer who should be the next big thing. However, you haven't made a music video yet because you think that they're outdated and uninteresting. This perception is very wrong as many bands breakthrough with one great video. Here's what you need to consider. Why Music Videos Matter Although music television channels are mostly a thing of the past in most areas, artists still make videos and put them on many streaming sites.

30 July 2019

3 Major Advantages Of Working With A Music Promotion Agency For Upcoming Artists


Making it in the music industry today can be tough. There are so many artists and so many obstacles to get past. If you're looking to fast-track your career in this industry, consider working with a music promotion agency. They can help your career in the following ways.  Get Music on Major Playlists Back in the day, getting music on live radio used to be the key to success. Now, everything is moving towards a digital direction.

29 May 2019

3 Ways To Learn How To Play Guitar


If you have always wanted to learn the guitar but haven't had the time to do it until now, there are a lot of ways that you can do it. You may use one or more of the methods, depending on your personal learning style and how quickly you learn.  From Books There are a lot of books out there that you can buy to teach you how to play the guitar.

18 January 2019

Tips For Keeping Your Energy And Embouchure Strong During A Music Summer Camp


Music summer camps are great because they give you time and space to practice your instrument in a concentrated manner. You are going to be surrounded by people who are all trying to get better at their respective instruments, which creates an environment that will help you put more of your focus on practicing and improving than you would be able to in the regular world. However, the result of this intense practice can be burnout.

4 August 2016

Irish Folk Music: It's Not Just "Drinking" Songs!


Irish folk music is one of the most instantly recognizable music genres in the world. This style of music has gained immense popularity in the past few decades, but it has roots that actually date back to the 17th century. When the Celts arrived in Ireland, they brought with them music and instruments that dated back to ancient Europe. The Celts gained some influence from surrounding regions over time, and one of the most iconic musical sounds was born.

14 January 2016

Think You Are Too Old To Learn To Play An Instrument? Why You Should Think Again


It seems to be a common idea that it is harder to learn new things as you age. When it comes to learning to play a musical instrument, this is not always the case. As an older adult, you have heard a lot of music, giving you more reference points when trying to understand a musical concept. You also have decided it is something you want to do and will therefore practice and pay attention in class more than a young child who is being forced to learn it.

15 September 2015

How to Get Your Child to Love Piano Lessons


Regardless of whether your child wants to take piano lessons or if you simply want to make sure that they develop the ability to read music before your child chooses an instrument in elementary school, there's a good chance that your child is going to eventually reach a point where he or she does not want to practice anymore for lessons. This is a critical point in the learning process because it means that your child is frustrated and is going to need to work through that frustration in order to get better.

14 September 2015

How To Choose The Right Sheet Music For Your Child


When you go to the music store to purchase a piece of sheet music for your child, you might feel overwhelmed with the selection. There might be songs from all over the world, from every decade in the last 100 years, and in every genre. The songs will also all be at different difficulty levels. Here are some tips for making sure that you get your child sheet music that he or she will be able to learn and will enjoy playing.

11 September 2015

Five Upgrades For Your Car That Are Actually Worth It


If you've had that car a few months or even a couple of years, you start to think about how much more you'd like it and keep it longer if you just tweaked it a little here and there. And then before you know it, you've blown a bundle on custom everything and come to the realization that you'll have to keep the car forever because nobody else will appreciate your three-toned leather seats with fake fur headrests.

8 September 2015

Reasons Why Your Child Should Learn To Play An Instrument


Music has historically played an active role in child development. Children study music and learn how other cultures have progressed through music. Learning to play an instrument can expand horizons for many children as they increase creative thinking and motor skills. Their health and well-being demand the enhancement that can be created by learning how to play piano or play that guitar that belonged to your father. Music will also develop motor skills and creative thinking as each bar of music is learned.

3 September 2015