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How to Sing Like Hayley Williams
To those that don’t know her, Hayley Williams is the lead vocalist and front woman of a band called Paramore. Before she even reached 17 years of age, she already received several awards for her voice and style. Since 2004, the teenage band steadily rose to fame and it now…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   May 06, 2011  
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How to Transcribe Guitar Music - A Step By Step Guide
What is the Best Way to Learn How to Transcribe Guitar? If you want to know how to transcribe guitar music you will find this being a satisfying way to learn. By digging out your music collection and learning to play along to songs from it, this will encourage an…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Mar 28, 2012  
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Rhythm Exercises for Guitar to Get You Going
At this point in your musical career I’m sure, or at least hope you’ve heard of the mass amount of benefits of practicing guitar with a metronome. Many guitarists face the problem of having poor rhythm or timing in their playing. It is an all too common problem. The majority…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Aug 29, 2012  
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Learn to Play Pentatonic Guitar Scales
The Pentatonic Scale- Become a Great Guitar Soloist. By learning to play the pentatonic guitar scales you will quickly develop your own guitar style. It is one of the most used scales in guitar music and is simple enough to learn as it uses only 5 notes. For example the…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Apr 17, 2012  
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Learn To Play Guitar Fast And Easy
For me, learning to play guitar was a very fun experience; I remember when I was a kid and got my guitar for Christmas when I was about thirteen years old, and I just did not want to put the guitar down, I remember I used to play all afternoon…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Aug 12, 2011  
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3 Awesome Benefits Of Learning Blues Guitar
Jimi Hendrix was once quoted, "See, that's nothing but blues, that's all I'm singin about. It's today's blues." For decades now blues has been a huge outlet for musicians to let out raw emotion on any topic that hits home for them. Love, money, work, politics, it's all blues baby.…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Sep 10, 2013  
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Harmonica Lessons – Made Easy for the Beginner
So you’ve decided that you would like to learn how to play the harmonica, but you’re not sure whether you want to just buy a harmonica and try and learn on your own, or take a chance and purchase one of the many Harmonica Lessons that are available both on…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Mar 22, 2011  
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Dont Stink Up the Joint And Sell Garbage Beats Online!
Are there are terrible beat makers making money online? Unfortunately, yes there are… Sometimes I go to the search engines and look to see what the competition is for myself and other producers looking start beat sites. And quite honestly, there are a lot of sites that just flat out…
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Beginning Guitar Lessons Online – Free
I remember when I first started learning guitar. The guitar was almost as big as I was! You’ve probably heard discouraging things about learning an instrument as an adult but take heart; you can definitely learn to play guitar at any age. As an adult learner you have a lot…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   May 26, 2011  
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Learning To Play The Bass Guitar
Playing the bass guitar is both fun and rewarding. You can play simply or you can challenge your self and learn to play more complicated pieces. There is some planning envolved. So, you will want to take a moment to ask yourself some questions. The answers to these questions will…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Jul 05, 2011  
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How to Get Mad Guitar Skills Quick!
Seems like every guitar player has went through a guitar teacher for lessons, and to get good. My question to you is: Is that really necessary? Sure if you wanna learn about guitar theory and all that jazz, but most people won't ever need to know guitar theory to get…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Mar 15, 2013  
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cheap acoustic guitars for beginners
If you are looking at cheap acoustic guitars for beginners then it is important to know that there are basically two types of acoustic guitars, one is a classical nylon string guitar and the other is a steel string guitar. Now many guitar players that don't play classical guitar really…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Mar 11, 2011  
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Replacing Guitar Inlays is Easier Than You Think
If you are a typical guitarist, you may be able to shred on your instrument, and you probably know how to perform basic maintenance, but you might not know how to deal with some of the more complicated aspects of guitar building and customization. Sometimes you need to know how…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Nov 06, 2011  
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How to Prepare for A Singing Audition - Top 5 Singing Audition Tips
No matter what style or genre of music you sing, all singers need to learn how to prepare for a singing audition. Preparation involves things that you can do to maximise your chances of a successful audition, long before it commences. There are many situations that require vocal auditions, including:…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Oct 18, 2014  
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Good Looking Drums
Having a drum set that looks a million can really help you as a drummer. Besides having the satisfaction of a nice clean shiny kit, it is actually good for your equipment to receive some maintenance once in a while. I am going to discuss the importance of having a…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Apr 18, 2011  
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How to Practice the Guitar - Does Practice Really Make Perfect?
As the joke goes, “How does one get to Carnegie Hall?” the answer ”practice, practice, practice.” So, does practice really make perfect? No, not exactly. Practice does not make perfect, but perfect practice does. The answer might be better said “perfect practice, perfect practice, perfect practice”, or you could just…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Mar 09, 2012  
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Using A Guitar Capo - Unlock the Guitar Using Just A Few Chords
Guitar Capo for instant key changes If you struggle to find chords on the guitar that are supposed to be correct but when played dont sound right this maybe down to the guitar being played in a different key. Unless you know all the chords for all the 12 different…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   May 04, 2012  
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Audition Tips for Singers
One of the most unnerving challenges you will face as an aspiring singer is performance anxiety before an audition. Consequently, some guidance and stress relieving tips are definitely in order. Several of these will be familiar since they dovetail with information discussed in other articles. Preparation Questions about the Audition…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Apr 10, 2012  
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4 Elements To A Healthy Bass Guitar Practice Routine
Is what I'm practicing really helping me become a better player? Very good questions to be asking yourself. If you're serious about developing your skill as a bass player, a good practice routine is essential. A good routine needs to be planned and should keep you interested. Today I will…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Aug 13, 2013  
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How to Teach A Child to Sing: Effective Singing Tips for Kids
Singing is good for your child! Singing allows children to express their emotions and spend their energy in a healthy way, helps develop the same neural pathways in the brain for math and language skills, develops listening skills, gives their lungs a fairly good workout, and introduces the concepts of…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Mar 19, 2011  
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Learn To Re - String Your Bass Guitar
Here are a few ideas that will help you put new strings on your bass guitar. Always Change The Full Set One suggestion would be to remove all of the old strings before starting to replace them with the new strings. Always replace the full set of strings at one…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Jan 31, 2012  
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Best Way To Learn Guitar - The Secret Method
Learning an instrument is all about repetition. We need to practice and repeat the lessons or piece of music to enable our hands to get used to new movements and positions, and our minds to develop familiarity with a the mental process. It is like learning to tie your shoelaces,…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Feb 14, 2016  
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Why Professional Music Recording Software Doesnt Use Mp3 Files
It is hard to believe that there are sound production software programs on the market that use MP3 files as their file format for editing and recording audio. What follows are the reasons why MP3 should never be used to record, edit or mix with, what the MP3 codec is…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Jul 29, 2011  
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How to Lose Your Inhibitions In Singing
Sometimes its not the skill but the mindset, as opposed to people who are so confident but they sound horrible it’s a surprise and an irony. That’s because you take yourself too seriously. Here are some steps to let you shine: 1. Take Baby Steps – start out small, taking…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Jun 08, 2011  
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To Grow Is To Learn
If I can tell you one thing about having a studio, it's this, people seem to neglect their studio once they have it. You spend all this time wishing and wanting until you finally get it, only to let it collect dust. This article is about motivation. I want to…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Dec 15, 2012  
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How Do I Tune A Guitar
As a guitarist I have often asked myself ‘How do I tune a guitar in an easy but precise way?’. There are numerous techniques we can use to tune up our guitars but its hard to know which one is the most efficient and the most accurate. In this article…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Oct 04, 2011  
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The Secret To Playing Badass Blues Guitar Licks
To play badass blues guitar licks, you must not only master the ability to play with TONS of power in your picking hand, but also prevent any unwanted string noise from occurring. Until you can do this effectively every time you play, you will struggle to make your licks sound…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Jan 06, 2014  
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Choosing the Right Cymbal
Choosing which cymbal to buy can be a very long and confusing task. There is a wide range of cymbal companies on the market, most of whom having a vast selection of all types of cymbals. The three most popular cymbal companies, Zildjian, Paiste and Sabian are the main preferences…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Apr 17, 2011  
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Focus on Success And You Will Not Fail at Selling Tons Of Beats Online
Don’t allow the haters to stop you from making money from your beats online! Yeaaah, that’s right. Haters want to stop you from making money from your beats. Why? Because they are to lazy or lack the faith in their own craft so they want to convince you that you…
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Fender American Standard Precision Bass Review 2012
Have you been thinking about buying a quality instrument to add to your bass collection? I'm talking about that classic bass sound that was used to record most of the songs played on the radio for the past five decades. From Rock N Roll to Reggae, Progressive to Punk and…
By:  in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Music Instruction   Aug 05, 2013  
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