Posts Tagged“music”

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One of the hardest tasks you have as a parent is convincing your children to practice their instrument. In the digital age, you’re at a disadvantage as distractions are everywhere. A full season of DreamWorks Dragons is just a swipe away on Netflix and their phones host a myriad of apps that demand their attention as Facebook and Snapchat notifications go off nearly every minute. It can seem like even the old-fashioned outdoors is against you as the nice weather has your kids spending more time outside than practicing their guitar inside. 10,000 Hour Rule Is Too Boring! Practice makes…

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The guitar is one of the most played instruments in the world, and many people are good, if not great at it. It is likely that you are one of those people yourself, someone who may have had a few lessons, but mainly prides themselves on being autodidact, learning by playing. If so, you may want to strengthen your skills after high school and actually enroll in music college. Deciding to go to college is always a good idea, regardless of what you major in. However, what can you expect from a school that focuses on such an esoteric science,…

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One of America’s greatest gifts to the world has been in the area of the musical arts, as its heartland is where a variety of musical talent combined to birth jazz and the blues, when then went on to give the world rock and roll as well. The Mississippi River was the epicentre of this time in musical history, and even today, its cities contain lively music scenes that continue to churn out artists that continue to contribute to the evolution of this art form. When you plan your trip to the USA, be sure to include the follow three…

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Most of the best inspiration comes to us at idle times. When we are traveling for instance, looking out the window on a train journey or soaking in the surrounding environment while walking home. A rhythmic baseline from the soul is playing on your mind, you spend your time adding to the beat, playing with the tempo and inputting effects. Soon, you’ve finally reached home, switched on your computer and you’re ready to record. Where has it gone? The music that came to you so naturally and without hesitation is nowhere to be found. This is why you need to…