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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....
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...
Casually odd and completely cool. Why do we like this band so much?   I first ran into them as the opening act for surf guitar king Dick Dale for a gig at the Hard Rock Cafe on the Strip in...
Teaching for the past couple years has taught me a lot. I have students with lots of talent, and students with seemingly very little. Same goes for playing out with people. But I’ve noticed a few...
If you have ever tried to hold mercury in your hands you can relate to my next guests.  Meet Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer.  Cathy and Marcy are known as one of the most accomplished... and...
So you need a mic, maybe a set of headphones, and that USB thingy-majiggy that makes recording...into your computer easy. What to do, what to do? Well...you could head on over to the Heil Sound...
fear. Fear. FEAR. It starts out small. It gets pretty big. Mark Schulman, pro touring drummer for Pink and Foreigner talks about...his new book about fear, stagefright, and how some of the biggest...
“Its a Smart-phone as well, Edan?!” Well…no. (Editor's Note: Since this review, a newer version of the same product was released, so this review applies to both the LS10 and the LS10-S. The key...