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  • It was during the Classical period that the piano's popularity grew among composers and audiences alike. But how did it happen?

    Piano in the Classical Period

    Piano in the Classical Period

    by JohnMello14

  • In this article we explore the poster art of the legendary graphic artist Stanley "Mouse" Miller, who created many iconic images including the Grateful Dead's skeletons and roses.

    The Poster Art of Stanley Mouse

    The Poster Art of Stanley Mouse

    by Fox Music2

  • The piano was invented during the Baroque period, but why? What was the reasoning behind it, and what instrument did it essentially replace?

    Piano in the Baroque Period

    Piano in the Baroque Period

    by JohnMello3

  • Want to know how to write ragtime music for the piano? One way to do it is to base your work on an existing melody or part of an existing melody. Can you guess which one I used?

    How to Write Ragtime Music on the Piano

    How to Write Ragtime Music on the Piano

    by JohnMello4

  • 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.

    Creating a Money-Making Local Band

    Creating a Money-Making Local Band

    by Teri Silver0

  • How do you set words to music? Find out where to start and how to turn any lyrics into a song.

    How to Set Words to Music

    How to Set Words to Music

    by JohnMello23

  • From the 1920s through the 1950s, on Thursday nights, droves of white patrons thronged Beale Street to see the star-studded Midnight Rambles, featuring world-famous black entertainers.

    The Beale Street Thursday Night Switch

    The Beale Street Thursday Night Switch

    by Robert Odell Jr2

  • 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 Evolution of the Concert Band

    The Evolution of the Concert Band

    by Reginald Thomas5

  • In 1944 Andrew "Sunbeam" Mitchell and his bride, Ernestine McKinney, opened what became the famous Club Handy on Beale Street. The club attracted some of the biggest names on the Chitlin' Circuit.

    Club Handy, a Major Stop on the Chitlin' Circuit

    Club Handy, a Major Stop on the Chitlin' Circuit

    by Robert Odell Jr0

  • 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...

    Neil Young and Martin Acoustic Guitars

    Neil Young and Martin Acoustic Guitars

    by Wesman Todd Shaw11

  • To the casual observer, art school would not seem like a good training ground for rock performers. Yet, many singers like Joni Mitchell and John Lennon first studied art before they became musicians.

    Art School Dropouts Who Became Successful Musicians

    Art School Dropouts Who Became Successful Musicians

    by Harry Nielsen0

  • With all the glitz and glamour in the KPop industry, it's easy to miss on the fact that there are times when the artists don't get their due share when it comes to royalties.

    How Korean Musicians Earn From Music Royalty

    How Korean Musicians Earn From Music Royalty

    by Fairlane Raymundo1

  • Bernard Lansky was clothier to the king of rock and roll. His clothing stores have attracted a multitude of entertainers from all over the world.

    The Man Who Dressed Elvis

    The Man Who Dressed Elvis

    by Robert Odell Jr2

  • The Beatles have sold more discs than any other pop group and now all their songs have been remastered and a game called the Beatles Rock Band has been issued.

    The Beatles

    The Beatles

    by Philip Cooper19

  • If you've ever wondered how to make a remix of your own, I explain how to do it in 3 easy steps. The topic is huge, so I've tried to keep it as simple as possible with live examples.

    How to Remix a Song in Three Easy Steps

    How to Remix a Song in Three Easy Steps

    by purex23

  • Setting up a home recording studio is easy and affordable (if you have a tight budget) but there are some things that must be done in preparation, so you build a home studio that’s efficient and professional.

    How to Set Up a Simple Recording Studio at Home

    How to Set Up a Simple Recording Studio at Home

    by viryabo14

  • Collecting magazines is a hobby that many enjoy. Rolling Stone Magazine is a big collector's favorite. Music history has been and still is captured in a newspaper/magazine that originated in 1967.

    Collecting Rolling Stone Magazine Vintage Issues

    Collecting Rolling Stone Magazine Vintage Issues

    by TL Stahling10

  • Spotify has been controversial since it's launch in 2008. Find out why so many musicians are so hostile to the popular streaming service.

    Why Do so Many Musicians Hate Spotify?

    Why Do so Many Musicians Hate Spotify?

    by Learn Things Web0

  • 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.

    How to Get a Record Deal: 7 Simple Tips

    How to Get a Record Deal: 7 Simple Tips

    by Robert P Sullivan1

  • Want to write your own jazz music? Here's a technique you can use that'll do the job nicely.

    How to Write Jazz Music

    How to Write Jazz Music

    by JohnMello10

  • 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.

    10 Greatest Songs of the Civil Rights Movement

    10 Greatest Songs of the Civil Rights Movement

    by Ronald E Franklin18

  • Facts about Stradivarius not generally known. Making decorated violins. Made violas, cellos, mandolins, guitars and harps. Thefts and mishaps—all contribute to Stradivari's fascinating life.

    Stradivarius: Fascinating Facts You Might Not Know

    Stradivarius: Fascinating Facts You Might Not Know

    by Frances Metcalfe4

  • Many people think that tweens and teens make up much of the music buying population. But older people actually buy the most music. So, why do record labels market most music to the demographic that buys the least music?

    Who Is Buying the Most Music? It's Not Who You Think

    Who Is Buying the Most Music? It's Not Who You Think

    by JoanCA23

  • It's a world of drama, excess, and opulence. Most people today don't take the time to know anything about it, and as a result the grand opera has suffered from stereotypes and disdain. But occasionally, there comes a singer who rises above to become...

    Today's Best Opera Singers: Tenors, Baritones, and Basses

    Today's Best Opera Singers: Tenors, Baritones, and Basses

    by collegatariat8

  • Fender guitar history - "Stratocaster is to Rock 'n' Roll as star is to shine! Few electrics are as popular as this iconic 6-string. Since 1954, 'Strats' have dominated the rock music scene."

    The Fender Stratocaster: a Classic Rock Guitar

    The Fender Stratocaster: a Classic Rock Guitar

    by Earl Noah Bernsby6

  • A surface view of the whole history of the pop-punk genre, from it's roots that date back to the 70s up to more recent years. Includes a lot of hardcore punk history as well.

    History of Pop-Punk Music with Timeline

    History of Pop-Punk Music with Timeline

    by Kay B.5

  • Leonin and Perotin are two of the earliest composers of Western classical music that we have record of. Through the music they left behind we are able to see a clearer picture of where classical music came from.

    The Beginning of Modern Music — Leonin and Perotin

    The Beginning of Modern Music — Leonin and Perotin

    by Music-and-Art-450

  • How to remove noise from audio? When you write a song part or record audio, it can be really great. But, sometimes it is ruined by background noise. This especially happens after normalizing audio.

    How to Remove Background Noise From Any Audio

    How to Remove Background Noise From Any Audio

    by Tyler Bracken1

  • When producing music especially for the hip hop genre there are two common ways to go about it. One is to use the traditional MPC, and another is to use DAW (Digital Audio Workstation)

    MPC vs Digital Audio Workstation

    MPC vs Digital Audio Workstation

    by Hezekiah5

  • In 1932, a scandal occurred so close to the British Royal Family that the details are still being hushed up to this day. It involved a very public relationship between Lady Edwina Mountbatten and a colored cabaret singer from Grenada called Leslie "Hutch" Hutchinson.

    Royal Scandal: The Lady, the Lord, and the Cabaret Singer

    Royal Scandal: The Lady, the Lord, and the Cabaret Singer

    by gunsock4

  • In July 2016, Hastings Entertainment announced that all 128 of their music/video/book superstores were closing - a victim of changing trends in the way Americans consume media.

    Farewell to Hastings Entertainment Stores

    Farewell to Hastings Entertainment Stores

    by Keith Abt32

  • They don’t write songs like this anymore and there are those of a sour disposition who might be heard to mutter “Bloody good thing too.”

    British Music Hall Comedy Songs

    British Music Hall Comedy Songs

    by Rupert Taylor0

  • In This Hub-Page We Explore the Album Cover Art Created by Graphic Artists Alton Kelley and Stanley Mouse Both Veterans Of the Early San Francisco Psychedelic Scene & Have Created Many Iconic Images.

    Album Cover Art by Stanley Mouse & Alton Kelley

    Album Cover Art by Stanley Mouse & Alton Kelley

    by Fox Music2

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