If you play an instrument or sing, you know that musicians sometimes have a unique way of communicating. Many of these terms have a different meaning to most people, but all are used in the music biz.
Taking your band to the next level is the goal of many aspiring artist, but just how do you get a record deal? It's a little tricky, but these seven tips should put you on the right path.
The glam-metal era of the ‘80s spawned great guitarists, but also some underrated players who never got the recognition they deserved.
Neil Percival Young was born in the year of our Lord 1945 on the twelfth day of November, in Toronto, Canada. Since then, well, he's gone on to become one of Canada's favorite sons, a wonderful singer, songwriter, and musician. Neil began performing...
Through the efforts of the early pioneers of instrumental music the "Band" has changed throughout the years. This article explores these changes as we look at the evolution of the Concert Band.
The Civil Rights Movement changed the face of America forever. But that movement would never have succeeded without its songs. Here are 10 of the songs (with lyrics) that had the greatest impact on the struggle for equal rights in the 1950s and 60s.
The Silk Road was an important means of cultural exchange. This hub explores the history of the Silk Road and how trade impacted developments in music between the cultures impacted on the Road.
Most music trivia fans know that "Video Killed the Radio Star" was the first video played on MTV. But which videos were shown after that? Marshall Fish looks at some of them.
If you You Tube right, you can make money - maybe even good money. And you can do this! These are the most frequent errors or omissions that I've seen by musicians that can be easily fixed in no time.
If you want to make money with a local “covers” or “originals” band, you must first create a professionally-minded business plan. Then stick to it.
Digital music downloads are a boon to artists and consumers, but will we eventually regret shunning the compact disc?
I've been recording demos in my home studio for over 15 years. Here are some of the best tips for you to use no matter the size of your own studio.
In 1890, Debussy composed his famous "Suite Bergamasque," which included the beautiful piece "Clair de Lune," influenced by impressionist poets and artists.
George Harrison and Merle Haggard were two icons of 20th century music, and they both had huge impacts on our musical culture using Fender Telecaster guitars.