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 […]
Improvisation is the art of creating music on the spot and without preparation. It’s commonly seen in jazz or blues music where musicians routinely improvise solos or melody lines.
While artists would like to believe the music speaks for itself, a strong bio is an important part of promoting your music.
Here are some pointers to help you write the best artist bio possible.
Here are 9 steps to stylize a song. As you implement some of these ideas, you will begin to develop your own “style.”
In Todd Hobin’s latest instructional video, he teaches us some great guitar hand exercises by using the chromatic scale. This is teach you how to properly hold your guitar in the correct position while gaining strength in your fingers . This basic tutorial is great for any beginners who aren’t sure where to start with the guitar and having trouble with the basics. Anyone looking to strengthen their fingers and move them properly needs to watch this video. So what are you waiting for, grab your guitar, star the video, and start making music!
Having trouble keeping all your cables straight for the numerous instruments and amps you have for your gig? Todd Hobin has your solution. He demonstrates the perfect way to keep all your cables straight with the professional ‘roadie wrap’. His step-by-step guide shows you from start to finish how to properly wrap your cables. He even gives helpful insight to remember the steps and not get confused. This simple and quick technique is something all musicians should know, so if you don’t know what we’re talking about, you better watch the video below.
Have you ever played a song or a piece with a marking in the middle stating♩=♪ or something similar? If this puzzling marking left you scratching your head, you’re not alone! After all, since our days in elementary school music class, we’ve been taught that whole notes, half notes, quarter notes, eighth notes, and so on, all have distinct rhythmic values.