? Mad Lick #10 – Redd Volkaert


Bass Guitar Tuning – A ‘Note’ On Intonation

You have tuned your bass properly with a tuner and the strings when played open are perfectly in tune, it sounds slightly out of tune when you play certain notes on the fretboard. If the strings are not old or stretched, then it’s probably time to adjust the intonation.

What Is The Best Keyboard To Learn Piano On?

The answer depends on a number of factors, and some of your own preferences, as well as your goals as a keyboard or piano player. It’s also heavily influenced by a person’s preconceived notions about piano lessons and what they will need to do to learn piano.

Learn Keyboard Keys Fast – Without Reading Music

Anyone can learn keyboard keys fast, without reading music, by knowing a few simple musical structures and practicing just a few minutes each day (NOT hours and hours, unless you want to!). The word “key” can refer to the physical key on the piano or keyboard, or the key of the song you’re playing, but we will address the physical keys in this article.

Become a Monster Guitar Player With One of These Top Guitar Lessons

Are you having trouble getting to grips with your plan to learn to play a guitar? Teaching yourself to play guitar is an effort, however with many online beginner guitar lessons, filled with popular songs to train, you’ll undoubtedly begin to learn and even get better. Relaxing while playing guitar helps immeasurably, thus be sure to have fun.

The Most Useful Keyboard Piano Chords Of All Time

Of all the possible piano chords available to play – with all their nuances and variations, there are just a handful which can honestly be called the most important chords of all time. Those chords are: I, ii, IV, and V. “What in the world are THOSE chords?” you may ask.

How To Find Keyboard Chord Notes For Any Chord In Seconds

You can learn how to find keyboard chord notes for any chord in seconds using a few simple formulas. No matter what key you’re playing in, or what the chord symbol, these simple chord templates will be all you need to build any chord from scratch, quickly and easily.

Recording Tips For Guitarists

Recording music is a totally different beast from playing live. And whether you’re going into a big studio or doing it on your own with a laptop and a DAW, there’s a few guitar-specific things you can do to make the whole process go faster and sound better.

Singing Tips – What’s ‘Vibrato’ And How Do I Get It?

Vibrato is ‘slight fluctuations of the note’, i.e. ‘ making the note wobble up and down a bit’. Good vibrato only comes when a singer is connected to the diaphragm. If the diaphragm is tense and constricted it will be heard in the voice, but from a relaxed yet focused diaphragm the vibrato should sound relaxed, clear and, well, vibrant…

How to Play Digital Piano the Easy Way

The piano is certainly one of the oldest musical instruments ever created. With today’s technology, the music it brings to us is made even more fantastic with the creation of the Digital Piano. Old souls may raise an eyebrow about this but modern music lovers can’t be jittery enough to find ways to learn how to play it.

Piano Learning Software – Review of Rocket Piano Software

Having decided that you want to learn to play the piano and having weighed up the pros and cons regarding the advantages of using piano learning software as opposed to having piano lessons with a traditional piano teacher, it is now time to have a look for a good quality and good value program. There are many software choices on the market at a variety of prices and using a variety of teaching techniques. Some are dedicated to a certain aspect of learning the piano, chords for example, and some cover the whole subject.

The Advantages of Learning to Play the Piano

Learning to play the piano, particularly at a young age, is a bit like learning to ride a bike. Once you have learned and mastered the basics you are not going to forget. The pleasure will stay with you throughout your life. Ok, so you do have to practice to keep in shape, but the basic principle will stay with you.

Guitar String Notes and the Basics of the Guitar – Getting Ready to Learn

When I started with my first lessons I realised that I was entering into a world that I knew very little about. I had never really given any thought to the instrument other than loving the sound and wanting to be able to play like Bob Dylan. I knew nothing about guitars or guitar strings and had absolutely no idea about how to play the guitar.

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