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Humans have, for a long time, enjoyed entertainment in the form of soothing music. Ideally, and as proven by empirical studies, the benefits of listening to music is noted in its impact on our memory and emotional stability. Additionally, there is evidence showing that melody can indeed help us to heal from certain illnesses and […]
As you might imagine, it’s very difficult to jump in and start making money as a professional bass player. You need to be great at networking, have a large family of connections, and have a name for yourself when it comes to being reliable.
Guitar cables may not seem like a huge deal; however, for some, they are the only thing that differentiates between good and bad quality of the resulting sounds. Despite the difference, many musicians treat cables as an afterthought and grab the first ones that they see, without putting much thought into it. This strategy may […]
Rich Redmond of the Jason Aldean band dropped by Subcat Studios (Syracuse, NY) to share his insights for music success with Chuck Schiele and Csssidy Vienese of Making Music Magazine community. Immediately following this interview, Rich shuffled off to soundcheck.
We can guide you, but practice will make you unbeatable. Let’s make you better than the best with these five tips for beginning violinists.
With the new year rolling in, it’s time to start working on those New Year’s resolutions. For those of you deciding to take up piano, which is a great choice, there are some things to consider when starting out. What type of piano or electric keyboard should you get? Are there any good method books out there? Will I need a lesson teacher?
In this next video in our series on clarinet scales, Cassidy will teach you how to play the G# minor scale on the clarinet!
Singers are in the spotlight, and that can cause anxiety. Gain confidence with these six inspiring quotes.
Much of Puerto Rico’s folk music evolved from Spanish folk songs and romantic ballads that blended with native rhythms and Afro-Caribbean influences during the Spanish colonial period from the 16th to the end of the 19th centuries.
In this video, the team over at Consordini Music will teach us some tips on making an instrument recording.
Hi! I’m George Gleason. I am here to talk about what sound is, how you make good sound, and how you avoid bad sound. I will cover the basics as well as field questions that you, the readers, might have. So with that in mind, let’s start with a simple check list of things you should do when you prepare a sound system for a gig.
Do you know the difference between a rhythm and a beat? Don’t feel bad if you don’t. As simple as it should seem, the truth is that not everyone knows the difference.
Italy is home to many distinct styles of folk music, and much of it can be traced back to the country’s formerly large peasant class. The music of the north was strongly influenced by its European neighbors, while the music of the south reflects Mediterranean cultures.