For musicians, buying gear can become somewhat of an addiction! That’s why a sample library is a staple tool for all producers today. There’s so much out there it can be overwhelming.
In the US in 2016, The National Endowment for the Arts gave slightly over $82 million in grants to fund various music projects. If you want to come up with the ideal grant proposal for your music project, the following tips will be of great assistance…
Practice is incredibly important for success, but it’s not simply about how much time you practice, it’s about how you practice. After years of struggling with music, I started applying deliberate practice and other cognitive science learning approaches to French horn and became an international symphony pro after just two years of doing so. Before […]
This article pinpoints some essential guitar strumming tips for beginners in order to help with quick improvements as well ways to avoid some common pitfalls and reduce the risk of injury.
If you are learning a new chord, scale, or musical passage, you don’t always have to have the guitar on your lap to make that happen.
The list below is taken from my years of experience as a musician, songwriter, recording engineer, content creator, teacher, and audio journalist. You may be familiar with some of the tips, but even if there are just a few that hit home you’ve done yourself a favor by moving closer to your goal of becoming an expert.
So, you love music. You’ve been honing your musical skills for a while. Your hard work shines whenever you perform in your own room or in front of a small, supportive group of people.
Now you want to push yourself a bit further and bring your music to a wider audience. Chances are, the audition room is your next step.
This video will show you a really fun and simple blues riff that you can do with your right hand. You can use this riff between phrases in your songs to give them more of an authentic bluesy feel.