? Andy Timmons – Fireside Festival 2021

Practicing Tips For Drummers

We all want to have more control over our instrument and the ultimate goal is the ability to create whatever we want on the drums – total freedom. But how do you practice to get the most out of the time you put in behind the drumset? This article is going to give you advices that will make your practicing more efficient, more enjoyable and help you understand what you’re playing much faster.

The Future and Benefits on Online Music Lessons and Online Learning

Online music lessons are something you will likely hear more about in the coming years. Read this article to gain a general insight into why online education is not only a viable solution, but a smart solution for learning. If you would stream a movie to your computer, why not a music lesson or class?

Ways for Unsigned Music Artists to Earn Money Without Being Famous

One of the best ways for unsigned music artists to get a breakthrough to fame and success in the music industry is through online musical talent promotional sites. It is not necessary for all talented musicians or singers to be million-dollar platinum successes like Carrie Underwood or One Direction. It is possible for unsigned music artists to enjoy a good income by selling their music or songs on the Internet.

A Beginner’s Guide to Mixing: Volume and Panning

Mixing and mastering music is an art. Modern recording technology makes it easier to learn than ever, but you must have the right knowledge in order to do it correctly.

A Beginner’s Guide to Mixing: Effects, Saving and Backing Up

After you feel that everything is good to go for your mix, the last step is to add effects. This is the icing on the top of the cake for your mix. Most basic or stock effects in DAWs will include Reverb, Delay, Chorus, Distortion, Filter, Flanger, etc. Usually when I am mixing, I will come up with a few ideas for effects that I want to use on certain instruments or vocals.

A Beginner’s Guide to Mixing: EQ and Compression

After do your rough volume and panning mix, it is time to move on to EQ. This is where a good chunk of the time goes into the actual mixing of a song. Finding the correct frequencies to boost and cut, and how much on each instrument is vital to getting the ideal mix.

For Love Of The Guitar – Part 4

I could finally listen to a song on the radio and think, “Yea, I can play that!”. I learned the basic chords and rhythm to “Free Bird”, “Dear John” by Taylor Swift (You laugh that a grown man is playing this song, but it is actually good for practicing your rhythm), “Wild Thing”, “Sweet Home Alabama”, “The Weight” by The Band, “Wild Horses” and many more.

Free Your Neck, Jaw and Tongue to Strengthen Your Voice

Which muscles do you use when you sing? If you answered, “vocal cords,” you’re partially right. The vocal cords are muscular bands that rapidly adduct to create a buzzing sound, the basis of speech and singing.

How to Improve Singing Through Essential Vocal Warm-Up Techniques

There are many ways that a vocalist can begin to learn how to improve singing. Professional vocalists know that the easiest way to perfect and improve their voice begins with learning essential vocal warm-up techniques. There are many vocal warm-ups that you can practice to ensure that all the muscles in your vocal tract are engaged and prepared to vocalize with peak performance. However, your body functions as a whole instrument for your voice. As a unit, your body requires that you warm-up all muscle groups in order for all your muscle groups are prepared to support your voice as you perform.

Play Guitar Chords Faster With This Tip

Let’s talk a bit about guitar chords and why it’s important to learn the basic chord shapes using the correct fingers. Now that last statement could certainly cause some questions, and there may also be some arguments as to proper fingering of chords. So let me just say right now, the “rules” I’m going to lay down should be looked at as general guidelines for playing guitar chords. There will be exceptions, as there often is in ALL areas of life. Remember people, there isn’t a whole lot in this world that you can count on being 100% one way or another. Two for sure are death and taxes, but outside of those dreary topics, the only other “for sure” is that guitar is awesome!

How to Improve Singing – How Staying Fit Can Fix Your Voice

Living a fit and active lifestyle has many benefits; benefits to the body, the mind, and your voice! Your body functions as a unit to create a beautiful, high-quality sound when you sing. When one is overweight, that sound can be impacted in a negative way. Maintaining an active lifestyle and caring for your body through fitness and exercise is a great way to ensure the quality of your voice is kept at its highest quality and is a great start when you want to learn how to improve singing. Exercising can be viewed as tedious by some, but is one of the most important vocal “warm-ups.” Exercising, stretching, and maintaining and active lifestyle can have a great impact on your voice and be just as your foundational as your “vocal warm-ups!”

How To Play Aggressive Blues Guitar Licks As Clean As Possible

One of the most satisfying things you can do while playing blues guitar licks is play them with incredible power and passion. However, before you can do this in a highly expressive manner, you must learn how to use the muting technique in both hands to eliminate unwanted string noise.

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