How to Get Started on The Road...
How to Get Started on The Road to Play Fingerpicking Guitar

Playing the guitar by fingerpicking often takes effort to master; how would you explain those guitar tabs, fingers that have a mind of its own, and your long nails? But with time, you will manage. You just need a lot of patience, determination, an...

How to Find a Clarinet Teacher?
How to Find a Clarinet Teacher?

This article covers a number of topics that you should consider when trying to find a clarinet teacher. The principles mentioned within this article can be applied to the sourcing of any musical teacher.

Violins of Italy: The Testore...
Violins of Italy: The Testore Family and the Great Violin Making Traditions

Italian violins from the 18t Century and earlier are very much sort after, commanding some very high prices for the top names. Some stand out more than others, most notably Stradivarius, Guanarius and Amati. After these and a few other Cremonese...

About Guitar Strings
About Guitar Strings

This article aims to introduce guitarists to their strings. There are many different gauges, types and shapes available to use on a guitar. Knowing about guitar strings will help a guitarist make an informed decision when it comes time to buy...

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...

Country Guitar Lessons Online
Country Guitar Lessons Online

If you are interested in taking country guitar lessons then there are a few different options available to you. In this article we'll discuss how to go about finding the best quality lessons and how much you should expect to pay for them.

Les Paul - The Guitar and His...
Les Paul - The Guitar and His Musical Instrument

Almost all modern musicians today, especially those who have been in the rock and folk genre, have heard the name Les Paul. Born in Waukesha, Wisconsin on June 19, 1915, Lester William Polsfuss (his birth name) exhibited a profound interest in...

Famous Bass Lines of Paul McCartney
Famous Bass Lines of Paul McCartney

When the Beatle's started out, no one dared to touch the bass parts. For musicians back then, playing bass was too boring at best. It all changed when Macca, a music prodigy, grabbed the position and he permanently changed the way music fans look...

Guitar Apps - The Practical...
Guitar Apps - The Practical Choice for Today's Future Musician

Smart phones and touch screen tablets have altered the way we live our everyday lives. So many different apps are now available online. These apps can be entertaining, informative, and educational, among other things. It used to be that to be able...

Buy Vinyl Now - Records Are Not Dead

Buy Vinyl Now - Records Are Not Dead

Records are not dead and you can buy vinyl now and appreciate all of the classics just like you remember them. At one time, music lovers feared vinyl would be replaced with iPods and CDs but the increasing demand for vinyl records has proven this is not the case.

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