How Much Is A Ukulele
So you have decided to buy a Ukulele, probably your first Ukulele but you do not know how much they cost! Before you…
Building Your First Midi Controller
“Turn the whole world into a keyboard.” That pretty much explains Makey Makey in one sentence… The Makey Makey…
Learning Playing Guitar: A Review Of The Only
I'm replacing my two favorite guitar books – after more than two decades, they won't even stay taped together any…
Tools for Learning Guitar
What are the Best Tools for Learning Guitar? Guitar players look for all sorts of different ways to pick up songs quicker.…
Learn to Read Guitar Tabs
How to Learn Guitar Tabs One of the easist ways to learn guitar fast is to learn guitar tabs. This will be vital in…
Guitar Stand
For the guitar enthusiast, there are many aspects of owning a guitar that are important. Proper care and maintenance…
Music Instruction Articles (227)
Easy Guitar Chords for Learning Guitar
Playing guitar is becoming a very popular hobby among many people. This is no surprise, guitar is a lot of fun! Unfortunately, it’s also pretty difficult to learn; which is not so much fun. In fact, sometimes it genuinely sucks. We don’t like that mentality though. In this article I…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Feb 11, 2013  
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How to Approach Beginner Guitar Lessons
Beginner Guitar Lessons - Learning the Basics of the Guitar. First you will need a guitar! Buy a brand new instrument or a second hand guitar. Maybe you have one lying around you can use? Once you have a guitar its time to get an action plan in place. Beginner…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Mar 28, 2012  
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Wake Up And Learn Guitar Online
There are many ways to learn guitar, one of the most popular ways of learning how to play guitar has always been to get classes from a teacher face to face, this one is in my particular and personal opinion the fastest, easiest and best way to learn guitar, depending…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Jul 19, 2011  
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Learning Guitar Solo - Playing Chord Tones
Over the years, one of the most asked questions among my students has been "how to play a guitar solo choosing right notes". By learning guitar solo you must know at least some scales, yes. But after noodling a while, you get stuck like "what else I can do ?"…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Sep 13, 2013  
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Alto Sax Scales: Why You Need to Know
There is a line between the dabbler and the professional. It’s called playing by ear. The player, who learned some music in school and just likes to play here and there, probably has a talent for playing by ear. He can relate what he hears to the location of the…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Dec 24, 2011  
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How to Set Up A Home Studio
Setting up your Home Studio You know something ... you don't need all the money in the world to have quality audio recordings in this day and age. In fact, a lot of artists and producers are investing in their own "home studios" to save themselves some doh in the…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   May 25, 2011  
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Choosing Pro Tools For Your Home Recording Studio
You can make your home studio how however you would like but there are certain ways to go about setting up. You don't want your speakers right by your microphone, or you don't want your computer in an unsafe area. Don't get frustrated trying to guess where things go, if…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Jan 03, 2013  
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Learn Acoustic Guitar - A Bluffers Guide
Why Learn Acoustic Guitar? The sound of the acoustic guitar has become more and more prominant in music over the past few years. Almost every band now will incorporate and acoustic song or two on their lastest albums. Most guitar songs take shape on the acoustic guitar and this is…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Apr 18, 2012  
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5 Interesting Ways to Use Midi Controllers In A Musical Production
So you just built/bought a great midi controller. You have played around with it inside your preferred DAW and now you want to use it in a production. So where do you start? Everyone knows you could use midi controllers as musical instruments and trigger certain notes or samples, but…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Sep 28, 2014  
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How To Read Drum Music
You can certainly learn how to play the drums without knowing how to read drum music, however, playing by ear will only get you so far. You may be able to copy a beat of a song, but when it comes to a complicated drum fill, or even a drum…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Mar 26, 2011  
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Turn Your Beatmaking Hobby Into A Real Moneymaking Business
“I should be making money with these beats!!!” Have you ever said that to yourself, after sitting around making beats all day, and coming to the realization that you are broke and have nothing to show for all of you crate digging, and dope work on your keyboard Fruity Loops…
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Learn to Play Guitar By Ear
How to Learn to Play Guitar by Ear Learning to play guitar by ear is one of the hardest things to learn. However require natural talent and knowledge of music and sound. If you want learn to play guitar by ear you will need to be patient and have a…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Mar 19, 2012  
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Playing Bass Scales Why Learn Them
I have heard it asked, why learn bass scales and arppeggios? What have they got to do with playing in a band? Why not learn songs? After all, that's what you will be asked to do as a bass player in a band. True, that's what you'll be asked to…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Jul 05, 2011  
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Bass Guitar Metronome Practice
Ever wonder what makes great bands so easy to listen to? Or why some bands sound so good on the album but not as good live? What is it that makes people easily clap their hands and tap their feet to a song? Every bass player and drummer should know…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Aug 11, 2013  
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How to Choose A Djembe
This article is a summary of how to choose a djembe. In my next articles, I would go deeper and further. For today, I want to keep it simple. Here is an introduction how to choose a djembe.How to Choose a DjembeHere are some tips to choose the djembe. Despite…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Nov 12, 2011  
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Flute Lessons
Would you be interested in practicing your musical talents? Would you like to be able to go above and beyond in order to find really cheap Flute Lessons Bangor or Clarinet Lessons Bangor? If the answer is yes, then all you may have to do is to go online! You…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Jan 31, 2016  
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Tom Toms - How To Make Them Sound Great
Are you one of those drummers who can’t get a decent sound from your toms no matter how hard you try? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. There are a lot of drummer’s on the live music scene who do not know how to get the best sound out of their…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Apr 20, 2011  
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Guitar Tips
Congratulations! You have decided that, no matter your age, race, religion, or personal reasons, you are going to learn the guitar. Take it from millions of players, all around the world, this is a GOOD thing. Well done! "But", you ask yourself, "How long will it take me to play…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Apr 23, 2012  
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Sound For Worship Music Production - How to Do A Basic Sound Check
There are tens of thousands of churches in America and a very large percentage of them utilize the service of volunteers for their sound tech teams. People kind enough to give their time and energy for the greater good but most of which have no professional training whatsoever. It is…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Jan 16, 2013  
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Learn Guitar Scales Quickly And Easily - 5 Step Guide
Learning guitar scales and playing them effortlessly will improve your music skills quickly. At first , learning guitar scales and effrotlessly playing them may seem too advanced for you. You may consider it impossible moving your fingers over the fret board of the guitar as easily as writing a sentence.…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Apr 14, 2012  
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Five Tips To Succeed With Online Guitar Lessons
There is something about really special about the guitar that makes playing it such a wonderful experience, the truth is that this instrument is one of the easiest ones to learn to play and by far the one that get�s all the attention when a band is performing on stage.…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Jul 25, 2011  
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Better Late Than Never: Starting Music As An Adult
I can hardly remember a time I did not want to be a musician—at the very least, a vocalist. (Some singers who can also play an instrument maintain that if you don’t play an instrument, you’re just a vocalist—not a real musician.) Everyone in my family had a certain amount…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Dec 16, 2013  
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How To Play Drums For Beginners
Learning how to play drums for beginners can be a daunting task. Reading music, rudiments, timing, counting, tuning your kit, lessons, and learning fills will all take time and practice. Understanding a few basics about how to go about progressing as a drummer will speed up the process quite a…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Mar 20, 2011  
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Practice Guitar: How to Effectively Practice Guitar
The problem: You suck at guitar or could use some improvement. The solution: Having a proper practice schedule. And not just practice but effectively and efficiently using your practice time. Nobody becomes a rockstar by playing the same thing day in and day out (unless your a certain group of…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Aug 29, 2012  
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How to Make Hip Hop Beats
The truth is people often make it difficult on themselves to make hip hop beats because of the simple fact that they over think the situation. What I mean by that is how many of you listen to a beat and think how in the world did he make that.…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   May 23, 2011  
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Instrumental Musicians Top 3 Tips for Better Practice
Sometimes learning an instrument can seem so difficult. It is easy to get bogged down with technical aspects, especially if you are finding them hard. Here are some practice techniques that you can use to help you learn smarter. Learn Your Scales I know they are boring. However, scales are…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Jun 09, 2011  
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Bass Guitar Strings Now
Fresh strings on your instrument are one of the most important elements to a great bass guitar sound. In this article I will be giving some tips on how to choose the right string for your 4-string bass guitar and style of playing. You may have a powerful engine with…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Aug 02, 2013  
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The Squier Bullet Stratocaster Guitar
The problem with user reviews of the Squier bullet strat There are times when user reviews are truthful and times when a lack of experience plays a big part in what's said about certain products. The electric guitar is probably one of the most confusing topics to research online, especially…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Dec 23, 2011  
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Investigate The Best Choices To Learn Music
Numerous youngsters have a solid enthusiasm for music. There are just as numerous among the young, who have entertained the thought of being a musical artist. The thought of playing in a stone band engages a number of our young people today. They draw their enthusiasm from the colossal musical…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   May 08, 2015  
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Drum Tuning
The ability to tune a drum well is a very very valuable skill to have as a drummer, someone who knows what they are doing when it comes to tuning can make even the cheapest drum kits sound decent. Especially if you are a performing drummer, being able to tune…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Apr 18, 2011  
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You Can Generate an Income from your Beats! But something is stopping you. I will be willing bet…
You have decided to learn bass guitar and you're very excited about it! You pick up your shiny new…
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