2 Crucial Exercises in Singing
2 Crucial Exercises in Singing

Breathing and listening exercises are very important for individuals who wish to take up singing seriously or even as a career choice. Breathing exercises will help strengthen the lungs so that they can expand to their full capacity and hold in...

Beginners Guide to Teaching...
Beginners Guide to Teaching Yourself Classical Guitar

In any new learning endeavour, there will be obstacles that you will need to overcome, and learning to play the classical guitar is no different. By just having the right learning material is only half of the equation, the other half of the...

Songwriting - How Neil Young's...
Songwriting - How Neil Young's Heart of Gold Uses Rhyme As an Accelerator in Its Lyrics

When you write lyrics, they tend to work best when the meaning of your words is directly tied into what's happening musically. Rhyme can be an incredibly powerful tool for tying the meaning of your words to your music. One way to do this is to use...

Can I Learn How to Play Acoustic...
Can I Learn How to Play Acoustic Guitar on My Own?

There are plenty of people who have picked up a guitar and after a few weeks quit practicing because they expected it to be easy. I don't want to put you off playing the guitar as it is a great instrument to learn and will reward you if you stick...

Four Tips To Playing Scales
Four Tips To Playing Scales

Playing scales is a good thing for developing technique. I am not saying that one should sit down at the piano and practice scales and exercises for hours to obtain results. That would be so boring but if you look at these points, you will acquire...

3 Ideas to Help Accelerate...
3 Ideas to Help Accelerate Learning The Guitar

Learning to play the guitar may be a frustrating job for the those just starting out, with all the hand and finger manipulations being unnatural and not comfortable when you're a new comer to holding an instrument. In addition, a number of guitars...

10 Easy Tips to Improve at Guitar
10 Easy Tips to Improve at Guitar

What's up future rock-stars! Hope your guitar-learning journey is going well. Here are ten tips to help you improve. 1. Listen: Whether you are practicing a song, chords, scales or simply doing exercises, always listen with full attention to what...

Techniques That Will Make You a...
Techniques That Will Make You a Technical Guitar Player

The acoustic guitar is an amazing instrument. It allows people with limited knowledge the ability to be a rock star around the camp fire. But there is way more to it than just strumming the chords of Kumbaya. Here are a few tips and tricks you can...

The Beatles Books I Own - My...
The Beatles Books I Own - My Five Favourites

I've been collecting books about The Beatles since my early teens, and I'm now nearing the age of 50, although I admit my trawl of Beatle-related volumes has diminished in the last ten years or so. However, I find it almost therapeutic to revisit...

Vacuum Tube Amplifiers - Costly But True Value for Your Money

Vacuum Tube Amplifiers - Costly But True Value for Your Money

Vacuum Tube amplifier consists of vacuum tubes which are used to amplify audio, power and other alternating current signals before transistors were invented. This vacuum technology is still used by guitars. This tube amp basically operates on vacuum tube or valves. Audiophiles usually desire these tubes as tube amplifier is considered ideal for home listening as it produces natural and smooth sound.

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