The great thing about Social Media is that you not only get to connect to your audience… but that you STAY connected with your audience. I’ve been studying social media a lot lately, and the different things people do with their audience and growing themselves as a brand. Today I ordered the mStand from Rain […]
Silence is the most powerful and important part in conversation, presentations, and even music. Too many times I see people walking down the street with their iPods or mp3 players. I feel its important that people take a break from that. As a result, I wanted to shoot this video, as a reminder to take […]
Learning scales can be difficult. There are a few tricks to going about and speeding up the process. Understand that there are also Modes, too. You’ll be happy to learn that all the chords you know, as well as the modes and scales are all related! Watch this video for some tricks and tips!
Tapping is a lot of fun. This technique allows you to stretch and hit notes that would other wise not be possible to reach with only your fret hand. The idea is the grasp your pic so that your fingers are free. At that point, you simply ‘tap’ the fretboard and hammer on and pull […]
Sibelius 6 has a lot of cool updates. Unboxings are when you open up a product for the first time and video tape it for others to see. Here we have a number of Sibelius Music Programs… for YOU! That’s why there are more than one! Lots of cool features, so stay tuned for more […]
Jimmy Goss is hilarious. Here we discuss practicing, power chords, and have a good time. I can’t stop laughing watching this. He was new to the whole online video idea! We discuss a few things, and answer a few questions. Thanks to Jimmy Goss for his appearance!
Grace Notes in music represent a note that is played so fast that it doesn’t get a beat. Think of it as a blur. Some times they’re used in order to allow the sheet music to be more legible. Rather than seeing a bunch of 16th notes sliding into a downbeat (quarter note) its not […]
Take breaks Finish what you start 20 minutes a day is better than practicing for 2 hours one day a week Be passionate Be patient!
Modulation is the idea of changing keys in a song. Learn more here!
Inversions in music are the idea of ‘flipping’ two notes around. So in stead of the intervals from C to G (which is 5 notes away – C D E F G) you simply invert that creating an interval from G to C (which is 4 notes away G A B C) Inversions follow the […]
What are the differences between Bass and Guitar? Bass has 4 strings (E A D G), Guitar has 6 strings (E A D G B E) Bass is tuned 2 Octaves lower than Guitar Guitar usually plays chords, whereas Bass usually plays single notes.
This is from my week 16 of my Revision 3 show! What are the Parts to the Guitar? The guitar is broken into 3 sections -The head, the neck, and the body. Head = AKA as the headstock. This is where the tuning pegs are Neck = Where the fretboard is. The notes you play […]
The strings on the guitar are EADGBE. Notice how there are 2 E strings. One is thick and the other is thin. But when someone refers to the top of the guitar they are referring to the string closest to the floor (the thin one). On the contrast, the thick string, which is closest to […]
Advice – Everyday! There is nothign more important than doing things every single day. This makes you look more professional to both your community, and sponsors. If I can do a daily video podcast which takes up a lot of my time, then I hope that goes to show you the importance of practicing every […]