Society & Culture  & Entertainment: Don't Miss Phish's Latest Music Blends

Don't Miss Phish's Latest Music Blends

Phish is an American band formed in 1983, which basically consisted of four members- lead vocalist Trey Anastasio, bassist Mike Gordon, drummer Jon Fishman, and lastly Page McConnell on keyboard. After disbanding in August 2004 and Phish again reunited in March 2009.

Society & Culture  & Entertainment: How to Play Songs on the Violin

How to Play Songs on the Violin

The violin is a traditional instrument in classical orchestras. It is also quite commonly used in almost any other genre of music, including rock and metal, in either a supporting role or as a solo instrument. The Suzuki Method outlines a pathway for violinists to learn progressively harder songs to

Society & Culture  & Entertainment: Why I Play the Piano!

Why I Play the Piano!

How many of us remember the day that our mothers decided we should learn to play the piano? The time spent in the afternoons practicing, instead of outside playing with our friends. We hated it. However, for some of us, we kept at it and now I can say that we know how to play the piano.

Society & Culture  & Entertainment: New Years Eve Event 2010-2011

New Years Eve Event 2010-2011

Come ring in the New Year with Embassy Suites and the Swingin' Medallions! Your special room rate includes a spacious suite with the signature Embassy Suites cooked to order breakfast. Also included only for this ...

Society & Culture  & Entertainment: How To Learn Challenging Guitar Chord Changes

How To Learn Challenging Guitar Chord Changes

One of the most fundamental skills to develop if you want to play guitar well is the ability to change chords accurately and reliably. Sadly, many musicians have a very hard time doing this in ...

Society & Culture  & Entertainment: Pose Ideas for a Four-Member Band

Pose Ideas for a Four-Member Band

A music band needs promotional material to help sell its music. Photographs are a big part of this promotional material, whether you need photographs for band posters, CD covers or concert flyers. To help best promote your band image, there are a variety of poses you may want to consider for your fo

Society & Culture  & Entertainment: Keyboard Teachers - I Am Not Getting Results, What Should I Do?

Keyboard Teachers - I Am Not Getting Results, What Should I Do?

If you are not getting any results with your current keyboard teacher, then you definitely need to consider getting he or she replaced. While changing a keyboard teacher is an easy way to look at your problem, sometimes you are not getting the desired results due to other reasons as well. Here are 3

Society & Culture  & Entertainment: How to Restring a 12-String Acoustic

How to Restring a 12-String Acoustic

A 12-string guitar is a stringed instrument containing the normal six strings ( E,A,D,G,B,E) as well as an extra string tuned an octave higher for each string in the same tuning format. This creates a bass and treble sound from each string and each note. Restringing all the strings at the same time

Society & Culture  & Entertainment: Rap Songwriting Lyrics

Rap Songwriting Lyrics

Rap songwriting lyrics tend to use rhymes, but more than that, rap lyrics use clever wordplay. When writing rap song lyrics, start with a specific topic to focus the song. Write about something that you know a lot about or have personally experienced.

Society & Culture  & Entertainment: Michael Jackson - the Making of the King of Pop

Michael Jackson - the Making of the King of Pop

Although already a major star in the music business, Michael Jackson became a pop superstar beyond measure during the '80s, taking popularity to never-before seen heights. As a result of his massive singles and especially Thriller, the biggest-selling album of all time, Jackson cemented his tit

Society & Culture  & Entertainment: How Guitar Classes Can Make You More Productive

How Guitar Classes Can Make You More Productive

It is typical for a person to always seek new activities to do, and attending guitar lessons is ideal for anyone who wants to be productive. Learning the guitar offers a lot of opportunity for students.

Society & Culture  & Entertainment: Incredible Popularity of Karaoke Music

Incredible Popularity of Karaoke Music

There is no doubt that karaoke is sufficiently taking center stage in almost every part of the world. In fact, it is becoming an integral part of every culture.

Society & Culture  & Entertainment: Tuning a 12-String Guitar Made Simple

Tuning a 12-String Guitar Made Simple

When properly tuned, 12-string guitars sound much fuller than traditional six-string guitars. Twelve-string guitars have six pairs of strings, each pair being tuned to the same notes as a regular six-string guitar. The four lowest strings (E, A, D and G) have an extra string tuned one octave higher

Society & Culture  & Entertainment: In Awe of Gaga

In Awe of Gaga

A year ago, if you asked me who Lady Gaga is, I would have looked at you blankly and answered "huh?" and scratched my head in pure bewilderment. To me, she was just another name in the sea of musicians and one not bothering...

Society & Culture  & Entertainment: Express Yourself Through Your Guitar

Express Yourself Through Your Guitar

As a guitar player, you should not stop at learning how to play the instrument but aspire to use it as something to convey a message to your audience. Since you have already established that you are an artist, the next thing to do is to become one. You have to start visualizing what you would like t

Society & Culture  & Entertainment: How to Determine if a Flamenco Guitar Is a Good One

How to Determine if a Flamenco Guitar Is a Good One

Flamenco is a folk art form that originated in Andalucia, Spain. In its most complete form, it is comprised of a song and dance accompanied by guitar. The root of flamenco is commonly considered to be the song, or cante. Purists often feel that solo guitar played in the flamenco style is not truly o

Society & Culture  & Entertainment: Perfect Bands - The Who, the Beatles, and DEVO?

Perfect Bands - The Who, the Beatles, and DEVO?

Because of a TV show I saw last night I'm in the mood to write about what I consider to be basically perfect bands. That means almost every song on every album sounds good. Today I've chosen The Who The Beatles and DEVO, and yes, I know Queen, Rush and Sabbath should be on the list, but le