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We've hit the last piece of the Circle of 5ths, and probably the most confusing part: minor keys. So come on in and get the lowdown...So, we've done the pieces of the circle of 5ths that explain the...
I promised you guys a primer on the Circle of 5ths, so...away we gooooo....Probably one of the hardest things to get a grip on for young musicians is the key signatures and how many sharps and flats...
In my last blog, we looked at learning the I, IV, V and VI minor chords in the key of C. The truth about most pop, rock, and country music is it is built on only a few chords that we use constantly....
Being in a band can be one of the hardest things you do as a musician...which is why some musicians decide to become "hired guns" also known as "sidemen." One of those cats is Zoro, who has drummed...
Stop me if you have heard this before. More than once. IMHO, one of the keys to consistently doing cool stuff—no matter the field of endeavor—is to be open to the project you are working on...
Void Caprio, FOH engineer for Cee-Lo Green, talks about micing at the last minute: Let's face it... we've all done it, probably often.  In the heat of battle when a new input has suddenly been...
Part 2 of Andrea's blog about learning music quickly covers some basic harmony...   The thing about learning music is the more disconnected you are from the system of music you are, the harder...
We dropped it. HARD. Because that's just how we roll around here...For the record, whenever we get a product around here that claims it can be dropped and still either protect something or function...
Recently I was hired to do a production show gig. It was the Country Super Stars Tribute Show. https://www.facebook.com/CountrySuperstars This show features live musicians and singers. Some...
Mackie introduced the DL1608 at this past NAMM and it immediately caused a big stir.  A REALLY...BIG STIR. The reason: though iPad connectivity in new gear was at an all-time high at last NAMM,...