History of the Electric Guitar -...
History of the Electric Guitar - Music Technology

The fame of the electric guitar started in the big band era when guitarists wanted to amplify their guitars to compete with the large brass sections in jazz orchestras. Earlier, electric guitars were mainly made up of empty acoustic bodies with...

Jerry Lee Lewis: Rock and Roll...
Jerry Lee Lewis: Rock and Roll Singer, Pianist, and One of the Legendary Founders of Rock and Roll

Jerry Lee Lewis' career is a storied example of an artist who had something brewing in him as to what his vision was of Rock and Roll music. Dick Clark has called him one of the Founding Fathers of Rock and Roll and Sam Phillips of Sun Records...

The Three P's of Playing Guitar...
The Three P's of Playing Guitar (Or Any Other Instrument)

Learn what I call the three "P's" of playing guitar and how you can apply them to your own playing no matter your skill level. They are as follows: #1: Perception, #2: Patience, and #3: Practice. I believe if you follow these three P's you'll...

Music Publicity
Music Publicity

Music publicity is also known as music promotion which is important for any artist, band, or anyone new in music industry. With the help of promotion you can actually get yourself noticed as it is not easy for a new comer to get publicity so...

How Power Amplifiers Create...
How Power Amplifiers Create Magnificent Sound Effects

Power amplifiers are the one which can convert low power frequency signals to higher frequency signals. Their categorization is based upon the amount of power delivered to the load. Classification of an amplifier is done based on linearity, signal...

Money Making Music
Money Making Music

When creating, producing, distributing, promoting and selling a CD, this is an approximate percentage of sales that each party involved receives: Artist (6.6%), Producer (2.2%), Songwriters (4.5%), Distributor (22%), Manufacturing (5%), Retailer...

Modern Music: Rock Rot
Modern Music: Rock Rot

Whenever I'm out driving and I listen to Modern Rock Radio one band always catches my ear; The Foo Fighters. I told my son one day when they came on and after I asked him who it was, "I think I like the Foo Fighters."

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...

Ripped: How the Wired Generation...
Ripped: How the Wired Generation Revolutionized Music Review

I just recently finished reading the book, Ripped: How the Wired Generation Revolutionized Music. I'm kind of mad at myself for waiting so long to read it. It's been in the "to read" pile for a long time and I just got around to reading it.

Interesting And Important Facts About Turntable Needles

Interesting And Important Facts About Turntable Needles

While today's modern world of music has been turned into a digital soundscape, many parts of this same music are made using equipment from past generations. The turntable has indeed become an intricate and hugely popular part of many kinds of music today. While rap and hip hop genres include awesome and unique scratching performed on turntables, you might be surprised to know music in the 50s and 60s did as well. Check out these facts about turntable needles

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