Music Industry Articles
Don’t Buy the Roland Ax Synth Shoulder Synthesizer Till You Read This
The Roland AX Synth is a good looking piece of kit and is one of the new versions of its keyboard family. It has its own on-board self contained sound generator so there is no need for any external MIDI devices and it has loads of sounds which are directed…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Jun 02, 2011  
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Snoop Dogg Name Changes
Snoop Dogg changes his name to to Snoop Lion ! Snoop recently quoted in a press conference “I went to the temple, where a High Priest asked me my name. I replied, ‘Snoop Dogg.’ He looked me straight in my eye and said, ‘No more. You are the light; you…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Aug 07, 2012  
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Bass: Is 4 strings enough?
Whatever happened to the traditional 4 string bass guitar? Doesn't anybody play 4 string bass anymore? What do you need all of those other strings for anyway? These are just some of the questions that I have heard in response to the ever evolving bass guitar. I feel that this…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Jun 27, 2011  
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Money is In the Bass
Making money playing music isn't easy. However, if you are like millions of other musicians who feel like vomiting at the site of a normal day job, playing music for a living is the only option. For those, I'd like to introduce the bass. Oh yeah the bass, that 4…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Sep 24, 2014  
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Make Your Own Beats
For anyone who has a legitimate interest in learning how to make your own beats there are a few basics you will need to understand first. And why am I qualified to give you any info used to make your own beats? During 1997 - 1999 I studied guitar at…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Dec 20, 2011  
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Davy Jones Dies at 66: The Heartthrob Of the Monkees is Remembered Fondly
Davy Jones, born David Thomas Jones, in 1945, has died. Although he started acting as an eleven year old in his native England, he will be forever known as "the short, English one" as a member of the Monkees, winning that part in 1965. Jones, who made his home in…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Feb 29, 2012  
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Aoni Wireless Bluetooth Headphones for Travelling, Running, Hiking, Etc
Thanks to net-based services, enjoying your favorite music and movies while on-the-move is now easier than ever - just like at home! That’s why your mobile headphones should sound every bit as good as the ones you keep at your place. Since being used outside and outdoors, they have to…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Dec 04, 2015  
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You Need to Read This Review Before You Buy An Epiphone Les Paul Special II Electric Guitar
What follows is a review of the Epiphone Les Paul Special II Electric Guitar. It has the classic Les Paul looks, and is powered by two Alnico open coil humbuckers, an Epiphone 700T at the bridge and a 650R at the neck position. It has a master volume control and…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Jun 07, 2011  
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Building My First 5 - string Banjo
When I first started playing the 5-string, I bought a cheap $150 banjo. It was terrible but it gave me the basics to learn how to finger pick ( Scruggs Style ) and play a few tunes… it also taught me how the banjo is basically constructed. I started to…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Jan 27, 2013  
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The hunt-for vintage instruments
As the saying goes. "One man’s junk is another man’s treasure". Never has a statement been so true. You can find just about anything a garage sales, yard sales and storage unit auctions. We will have a candid talk about the possibilities of finding a dream instrument, usually because someone…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Jul 08, 2011  
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How to Play Sarangi Indian Classical Music Instrument Training Lessons Online By Gaalc
“I thought I had never heard anything more beautiful...as I listened, I Seemed for the first time to know something of the inner world about me. To me it seemed that evening as if the dumb had found a voice, and deaf ears had gained the power of hearing.” (A.C…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Feb 24, 2015  
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7 Influential Hip Hop Managers
The hip hop music industry is full of prominent names. The people behind its success work hard in the pursuit of building standard brands, forging advertising partnership deals, and inking record deals from big companies. Besides having the passion and experience, hip hop managers are also truthful and well-organized (reasons…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Aug 14, 2015  
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Dont Buy The KRK Rokit Rp8 Till You Read This
If you are a studio sound engineer, you not only need to trust your ears but also that your reference monitors are providing an accurate sound image as well. If they don't, then you do not know if your mixes will sound good in other listening environments. A good pair…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   May 30, 2011  
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When Songwriters License Music: The Difficulties With Collecting Royalties In A Changing Music Landscape
Music licensing is a major way for songwriters and musicians to generate income from their music. This is an especially ideal option for those who cannot tour or desire additional income from their creative works. Publishing rights organizations are responsible for collecting royalties on the behalf of songwriters and composers.…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   May 17, 2012  
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Canadian Country Music Continued
After many hours of practising on my 4 dollar guitar and plenty of blisters on my fingers, I was actually getting pretty good. I started playing along with country music songs on the radio and soon started to sing along. My mother saw how serious I was about learning and…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Jan 27, 2014  
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Why Rock Music Won't Make A Comeback
The demise of Rock Music has been well-documented and the only reminder of this genre are from the few "classic rock" radio stations around the country. Pop Music is the new genre of today's generation and Rock's last great band was in the early 1990s with Guns and Roses and…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Dec 13, 2011  
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Madonna New Queen Of Hip Pop
Celebrity in the Hip Hop world is all powerful and all entertainment celebrities know to stay on top they must always remaim relevant to the consumers of their talent products. So when a new trend in cultural consumerism appears it's to the benefit of anyone concerned to pay attention and…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Feb 08, 2012  
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Just Tell Them You Are A Musician
Are you a musician? Are you launching your career? Are you good enough? If yes, then you have to know something important. Experienced musicians recollecting the first days mention different items which they find from their point of view drastic and decisive. To make any success in the music industry…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Aug 19, 2015  
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Before You Buy the Fender Frontman 212r 100w Guitar Combo Amp, You Gotta Read This
The Fender Frontman 212R Guitar Combo Amplifier packs loads of oomph into a small unit and is Fenders best selling amplifier. Whether you are just learning to play the guitar, or a seasoned player, you are provided with a beautiful tone and enough power to play ensembles or live gigs.…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Jun 04, 2011  
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How To Mic Drums
For the duration of this article I will assume that this reader is a novice at audio engineering and has a basic knowledge and understanding of audio concepts and principles. This is not written for the audio professional although I'd be happy to have comments from such in order to…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Dec 22, 2012  
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Do you have a vocalist?
Some groups cannot perform without one......Others don't want one......And yet some are indifferent to the whole idea of a vocalist in their band. Where do you stand on the vocal issue? Well the subject deserves some discussion and we're gonna’ do just that. Who knows, maybe you'll find something in…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Apr 10, 2012  
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About the Indian String Instrument Sitar
The sitar is a plucked stringed instrument in Hindustani Music. It is derived form Veena, an ancient Indian instrument. Mughal court musicians modified the Veena with the tastes of their Persian patrons and named after a Persia instrument called the Setar (three strings). The Sitar may also be an off-shoot…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Dec 20, 2014  
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Making Hip Hop Contacts Online
OK, I have accepted that my first son, keep in mind I have two and they were both raised completely around Classic Rock and Country, followed me into the music business with his own twist of thrash metal. He went to Vegas and became somewhat successful doing the WARPED tours.Now…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Apr 12, 2012  
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What is Required to Be A Music Producer?
Being a music producer is not an easy task. It takes a lot of efforts and knowledge about the music. The main work of a music producer is to write, arrange, produce and record songs. Either they are helping in shaping the sound of an artist album or creating beats…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Feb 26, 2016  
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The Songwriter
Do you have difficulty expressing yourself? we can and will express how we feel but not in the conventional way all the time. This is an interesting topic that begs discussion....So then, why not talk a little about what moves a writer to putting his/her feelings on paper, the benefits…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Jun 14, 2011  
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Ways To Make Your Singing Voice Better
There are many ways to make your singing voice better. There is, however, one persistent problem that many singers have…the problem of muscle tension. Muscle tension can adversely affect the quality and tone of your voice. So, if you can overcome muscle tension, this would have a huge impact on…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Oct 10, 2013  
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Give the Drummer Some
I want to draw some attention to the guy behind every member on stage.....The guy who has the most instrument cases to drag around; The guy who absolutely has to drive a vehicle of size in order to accommodate his equipment. The guy who seems to catch the most heat…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Nov 17, 2011  
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How Vocal Lessons In Frisco TX Keep Your Voice Healthy
Tracking down vocal lessons in Frisco TX is more difficult than it might seem. The trick to finding the right vocal instructor lies in finding someone who has the experience to balance both your vocal strengths and weaknesses. Everyone has elements of their voice that are inherently strong. These are…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Jun 10, 2015  
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Tom Petty Or Not?
This summer I went to see a tribute band that was absolutely exceptional. It seems that celebrity tribute bands are a dime a dozen anymore. Some are great, some are good and some are not so…….. Anyway, my expectations were nil since I’ve covered this area many times before. As…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Mar 23, 2011  
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When Are You Too Old To Continue To Chase The Dream Of Becoming A Music Success?
Once a famous Spanish painter, sculptor, graphic artist, theatrical artist, ceramist, designer and life-lover said: “I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it”. He is Pablo Picasso who died when he was 91 years old, he was rich,…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Industry   Aug 19, 2015  
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