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(December 15, 2008) Instead of getting synthesizer software, sampler software, looper software, and drum machine software you can get all of the above (and more) with Propellerhead's Reason, my favorite music software. It's extremely versatile in the way that it can be used. I've been using it for years and I am quite .
(December 14, 2008) I'm a huge Beatles fan and I'm a huge fan of psychedelic music. I think this makes me pretty well suited to help you choose the best Beatles albums for you to start out with if you are a psychedelic music lover. These three Beatles albums are the best suited for psychedelic music fans. #1 Magical ..
(November 23, 2008) The Beatles released their only self titled album on November 22, 1968. The Beatles was also their only double album. It became known as The White Album due to it's almost entirely white cover (except for the title “The Beatles") and the fact that it can be confusing to refer to a self titled .
(November 23, 2008) I rarely bother watching TV. Most of what makes it on the tube is mindless cookie cutter drivel. But there are a few exceptions and most of them seem to be on the pay cable networks (HBO & Showtime. ) Dexter is the best drama on television right now. There's nothing else that comes close to ..
(October 02, 2008) Can you learn to play the guitar without hiring a local guitar instructor to show you “the ropes" in person? Yes, yes you can! In fact it's easier than ever before to do just that because of the internet. In the old days you may have to learn only from books or from videos that were not ..
(September 29, 2008) There's no single better way to improve your musicianship, your songwriting, and your singing then by improving your ears with PurePitchMethod ear training. As the old saying goes “You can only play as well as you can hear. " Music is a “listening art" and if you don't know what notes ..
(September 29, 2008) Do you want to make your own hip hop music? If so then you'll probably want to start off with some great royalty free hip hop beats. By beats I don't mean just drums, I mean sound effects, guitars, and many other sounds. Of course it will be up to you to put together these different beats in an ..
(August 02, 2008) Songs released by The Beatles in 1964, listed alphabetically. The Beatles released two official UK albums in ‘64 - A Hard Day's Night & Beatles For Sale. You'll see below that while Paul McCartney was writing some great songs during this period, John Lennon was the bigger creative force ..
(July 31, 2008) What Is The Beatles Final Album? The answer is Abbey Road. This issue has been somewhat confused by the fact that Let It Be was actually released after Abbey Road. But that's only because The Beatles were unhappy with the recordings made for Let It Be (or as it was called at the time, Get Back) and .
(July 31, 2008) 1. John Lennon & Paul McCartney met for the first time on July 6, 1957. 2. The Beatles had a few names before settling on The Beatles including “Johnny and the Moondogs" and “The Silver Beetles" 3. The name “Beetles" was originally conceived as a tribute to name of Buddy ..
(July 30, 2008) Almost anyone (who is not tone deaf) can learn to sing better. Do not let anyone tell you that only those “born with" some special ability can sing well. That is simply not true. Certainly some people have more “natural" ability than others. But as long as you are not tone deaf (more on .
(July 30, 2008) If you want to learn how to sing you have two choices. The first is to try to find a local vocal coach and the second is to choose Singorama singing lessons. In this review of Singorama I first want to go over the first choice, a local vocal coach. A local vocal coach has it's advantages. The main .
(July 30, 2008) Singorama: How To Sing Like A Professional Singorama is a comprehensive learning to sing kit that includes everything that a vocalist needs to become a better singer. It's designed to work for anyone from a beginner to an advanced singer. Even a beginner can be singing like a pro within just 3 ..
(July 29, 2008) Most people, even big fans of Paul McCartney, have no idea that McCartney has released some very experimental ambient music under the name “The Fireman. " In fact The Fireman is a collaborative effort between McCartney and the producer known as Youth who is most well known for his work with ..
(July 29, 2008) What Is Rocket Piano? It's a top ranked piano lessons course which can be downloaded online. It includes 218 step-by-step lessons, 57 video lessons, 133 audio files, piano jazz piano book, and much more. It's an all inclusive program for anyone who wants to improve their piano playing regardless of .
(July 29, 2008) Intervals: The Building Blocks Of Music The relationship between two notes is called an “interval" and they are the most basic building block for what we call music. I firmly believe that a comprehensive understanding of intervals is a necessity to improving as a musician, songwriter, ..
(July 29, 2008) What Is Ear Training? Ear training is learning to be able to identify pitches and the relationship between pitches reliably. There are two major types of ear training. One is perfect pitch and the other is relative pitch. What Is Perfect Pitch? This is the ability to discern what a note is by ..
(July 29, 2008) The Bad Old Days So often you hear about the “good old days, " but what about the “bad old days?" When it comes to ear training, this is definitely a much more appropriate term to use. In the 1980s you would have had to spend a fortune on a bunch of cassette tapes in order to buy an ear .
(July 29, 2008) The Blues Scale The very first thing you need to know if you want to start blues soloing on your guitar is the blues scale. You need to know it just like you know the alphabet (or perhaps even better. ) You should never have to guess to know which note to play next. You should know the sound of the .
(July 29, 2008) Guitar Scales Are The Key You cannot play lead guitar well without completely mastering guitar scales first. By mastering I do not mean that you merely sort of know the scales, I mean so that you know them forwards and backwards. You should be able to know exactly what the scale sounds like in your .
(July 29, 2008) It's All About The Scales If you want to be able to play great guitar solos you have to absolutely master scales. By master I mean you have to really internalize the scales. You have to be able to hear them in your ears and visualize them (on the fretboard) with your eyes. Learn A Variety Of ..
(July 29, 2008) Master The Minor Pentatonic & Blues Scales 100% The minor pentatonic and blues scales are the most important scales to learn if you want to play rock guitar solos. Many rock songs use one of these two scales for their solos. They are a great place to start and for some guitarists - these two ..
(July 28, 2008) The Old Way: In Person Violin Lessons While you can make great progress with in person violin lessons there is a major consideration that makes online violin lessons a much better choice and that is of course, money. Having your own personal violin teacher can quickly become far too costly for most .
(July 28, 2008) Do You Want To Learn Piano? If you do then you have a few choices. One choice is to hire a personal piano teacher who is likely to be expensive and who will probably be someone who gets on your nerves. They may be someone who impatient or who only wants to teach you how to play in their preferred ..
(July 28, 2008) Ear Training Ear training (both relative pitch & perfect pitch) is essential for all musicians, songwriters, composers, and singers to better their skills. The PurePitchMethod Audio Course For Ear Training The PurePitchMethod ear training audio course is available for instant download online. ..