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Different Drumming Styles: Different Strokes, of Course!
Music can mean different things to different people. When you say, “would you like to listen to some music?” to an entire group of people, they all expect something different. You turn on the stereo and some people will smile, some will frown and some might even leave. Different music,…
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Struggling With Guitar? Learn How to Play Fast (And Well)
You fell in love with it then minute you seen it, the most beautiful guitar ever put forth in the long and storied history of the instrument. You had the money burning a hole in your pocket and that was the end of the debate that little beauty was quickly…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment   Dec 09, 2010  
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The Importance of Percussion: Sound Effects, Rhythm and Flavor
The percussion instruments, which include the drums, the cowbells, triangles, wood blocks, sleigh bells, etc., are all misunderstood as a whole. The entire rhythm section of the marching band is often seen as the group of slackers, the do-nothings, or the lay-abouts. The woodwind section will glare at the drummers.…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment   Dec 09, 2010  
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Double Bass Drum Playing: Learning to Go Boom, Boom, Boom, The Right Way
Double Bass Drum Playing: Learning to Go Boom, Boom, Boom, The Right WayWhether you are a rock fan or a rock drummer, you know the importance of a good bass drum. That thumping rhythm can take even a blah song into something of a head banger, especially when you learn…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment   Dec 09, 2010  
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Improvising on the Piano: Putting a Little Sauce on Your Chops
What does it mean to improvise? It is simply the act of adding some additional flavor, some extra flair, and a little kick to whatever you are doing. To do whatever moves you without having it pre-written for you while letting the music make the moves for you. Comedians improvise…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment   Dec 09, 2010  
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Drumming Tricks: Flash and Flair at the Back of the Stage
Rock concerts are great, not only for the music, but also to watch the drummer to see what new tricks he has come up with. Variations on rhythms, new ways to work a kick pedal, flipping his sticks without missing a beat are all fabulous and interesting ways for the…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment   Dec 09, 2010  
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Learn to Harmonize: Barbershop Quartet, Anyone?
Some songs have to be sung in perfect harmony. There are entire genres of songs that are harmonies- meant to be sung by several voices of different ranges at the same time that work with each other instead of blending as one. Barbershop quartet might be a prime, if a…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment   Dec 09, 2010  
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Guitar Strumming Tips: Learning the Right Pattern to Bring Your Music to Life
We all have the image in our head of the soulful, sensitive man strumming his guitar and softly singing while adoring woman fawn at his feet. Maybe that is even what inspired you to pick up a guitar in the first place. Regardless of why you wanted to learn, you…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment   Dec 09, 2010  
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About the Snare Drum: The Flashy Member of the Drum Kit
A drum kit is made up of several components, each with a different sound. When played by a skilled drummer, with the right patterns, each piece of the drum kit comes alive and brings its own unique flavor to the mix. Of course we know the thump, thump, thump of…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment   Dec 09, 2010  
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Playing the Electric Guitar Versus an Acoustic Guitar
Choosing a guitar to play may come down to a choice between musical styles, but not always. Many people dream of picking up and electric guitar, plugging in that amp and wailing out a rocking tune to the thrill of a screaming crowd. Others may only want to strum a…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment   Dec 09, 2010  
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How to Sing In Tune: Fa, La, Ti, Oh no!
We have all done it, turned up the radio and belted it out with our favorite song. Maybe we do it all of the time, sounding pretty good to yourself as you cruise on down the highway, oblivious to the stares you are getting from passing motorists. So, one day,…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment   Dec 09, 2010  
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Become a Professional Pianist: Getting Paid to Play
First, let’s discuss semantics for just a second. By the phrase “professional pianist” it is implied that the meaning is one who is a concert level pianist, with the professional level skills, years of training and hours upon hours of practice to make them top in their field. Professional to…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment   Dec 09, 2010  
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Playing the Keyboard: Just Like a Piano, But Not Quite
A keyboard is not just an electric version of the piano, it is a wholly separate instrument in its own right. While there are some similarities, (a lot of them to be exact) there are some differences as well. Owning a keyboard versus a piano may be very attractive indeed…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment   Dec 09, 2010  
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How to Keep the Beat: With Your Hands and With Your Feet
Playing music, any type of music, regardless of the instrument, requires a certain rhythm, a flow to the notes that allows the human ear to recognize it as a song, as music. Keeping the beat is even more important if there is going to be movement that goes with this…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment   Dec 09, 2010  
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How To Draw Portraits
Portrait drawing is broken down into small bits, you need to learn how to draw the human head, eyes, ears and hair. Each requires good observation and practice. Your practice drawings are not meant to be master pieces. They’re your scratchpad, your learning scribbles.
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment   Jan 20, 2011  
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Painting with Acrylics
This article introduces Acrylics Polymer to artists that may be exploring different mediums to express their art. Pointers are offered in a variety of interests concerning values of consistency and applications.
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Visual Graphic Arts   Jan 20, 2011  
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Home Recording Studio Setup
This is an article On Home Recording Studio Setup that includes basic instruction of what type of computer is possibly needed , the software that I use to generate the program and some other information that I have tried and worked with . I endorse no one's product except for…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Jan 28, 2011  
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SLR Hint -Never Leave Without A Charger
Even in this world of ultra long lasting SLR batteries, never have your camera sidelined by a lack of a charge - bring your battery charger along!
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Photography   Feb 01, 2011  
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Photography and the Surfing Photographer
This Article comes from a real-life situation with my photography and photographing for fun and now wanting to make some money from a film. The concept of my idea is good , yet legalities may get in the way of my future plans of telling my story and doing this…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Photography   Feb 01, 2011  
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How To Count Cards
An easy Step by Step way To Count Cards and Break Any Casino's Bank
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Casino Gambling   Feb 01, 2011  
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How To Use Melodyne For Free! No Illegal Download Required
You can download all kinds of crazy Vst plug-ins for nothing. It’s fun and easy to do. It keeps the music interesting to try new things. One plug-in I can’t live without is Melodyne. It’s the same thing as Auto tune, but easier to use and more natural sounding. I've…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Feb 01, 2011  
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My New Favorite Band: INverso
There’s a buzz going around in the south about a band called INverso. They recently released their self-titled second album, which is receiving rave reviews from some of the industries top e-zines. With their cult following of underground scenesters and explosive live shows, they may be turning into the next…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music   Feb 01, 2011  
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How to sing - Learn to how to sing like a professional
Do you like to sing? Would you like to sing better? If you thought yes, then this article has a few tips to help you go from Shower Singer to Proud Performer.
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Feb 02, 2011  
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How to Produce Music at Home
In this article I'll give you an introduction on the basics of home recording. What you need, where to do it, and what microphones you should use.
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Feb 05, 2011  
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Learn To Play Piano Online - 3 Tips To Learning
An article where you can learn to play piano online. There are many ways to learn and here are some tips that will help you get there.
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Feb 05, 2011  
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5 Tips On Body Art Designs
There are numerous body art designs accessible for everyone to pick from if you are hoping to get a tattoo. To several, tattoo designs have grown to be a channel of personal expression, a means to produce a declaration, also to some it is an art by itself. To find…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Tattoos   Feb 05, 2011  
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Why Women Are Sexy With Lower Back Tattoos
Even though ladies are generally not at a loss on the subject of choosing the ideal placement to get a tattoo, the lower back region is considered to be probably the most attractive and sensual locations.
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Tattoos   Feb 05, 2011  
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How to Record Music Without a Professional Studio
Have you ever wondered how it’s possible to record music in the comfort of your own home? Or perhaps you are a burgeoning musician looking to build your own studio in some rented space? This article will show you how.
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music   Feb 06, 2011  
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Digital Photography for a Novice
for the common guy who has no idea about how digital photography works but is interested in, this is your article...
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Photography   Feb 07, 2011  
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Tattoo Designs - The Truth About First-Time Tattoo Designs
Tattoo designs are many and varied - but before you rush off to the tattoo parlor, make sure you know what you're doing! A shocking number of people regret what they have done - so take every precaution before you commit to the needle!
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Tattoos   Feb 08, 2011  
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