The Theremin (Best Ones, How They’re Played, Common Questions)
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The Theremin (Best Ones, How They’re Played, Common Questions)

You may know it for its very unique timbre. You may have watched The Big Bang Theory character Sheldon Cooper perform a weird version of Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen on it. The theremin is a very interesting and somewhat mysterious instrument, both for the sound it emits and the method used to play it. ...

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Why Do Musicians Wear and Take Out Their Earpieces?
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Why Do Musicians Wear and Take Out Their Earpieces?

The earpieces that musicians wear are called 'in-ear monitors' (IEMs). They are just fancy earphones, which are often custom-molded for the performer. They are worn for two main reasons: to protect their hearing and so they can hear themselves and their band. Stages are very loud places. Traditionally, musicians ...

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How to Convert MIDI to Sheet Music
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How to Convert MIDI to Sheet Music

Thinking about automatically converting MIDI tracks to sheet music? There are a variety of great options to choose from. If you were wondering which software you can use to do this properly, we have created a list of the best software and online services you can use to get the work done. With these babies, you ...

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The 5 Best Accordions for Kids – Our Pick
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The 5 Best Accordions for Kids – Our Pick

Accordions are one of the most popular instruments in the world. There are a lot of great accordions for kids available, so they can start playing right away! The design, size and weight of these accordions are perfectly suited for kids. Check out our list below: Our Pick of the 5 Best Accordions for Kids 1. ...

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How To Get On Spotify Playlists
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How To Get On Spotify Playlists

Spotify has exponentially grown over the last decade, becoming the number one place for people to enjoy their favorite songs. Claiming to serve over 100 million users, Spotify is a streaming giant. While a few celebrity musicians have chosen to either withdraw or not place their music on the Swedish famous ...

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The Pros & Cons of SubmitHub – An Honest Review
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The Pros & Cons of SubmitHub – An Honest Review

SubmitHub.com is an online service that acts as a link between musicians and bloggers/playlisters/labels/radio stations. It might sound like a win/win situation, but the platform comes with many pros and cons. Submithub started as a way of streamlining communication between musicians and people with influence in ...

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What Is The Purpose Of Music?
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What Is The Purpose Of Music?

Music is part of our everyday life, but why does it matter so much? This article explores the reason why music is so important in our world. We listen to music on our way to work, when we go for a run, when we celebrate our wedding, and even when we say goodbye to a loved one. Music is everywhere. It doesn't ...

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8 Great Music Theory Apps
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8 Great Music Theory Apps

Did you know you can learn a lot about Music Theory just by using an app on your phone? Did you know you can learn to recognize differences in relative pitch just by playing quizzes and games on your iPad? There are hundreds of Music Theory apps available for both Android and iOS. They all claim to teach you ...

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10 Reasons Why You’re Going to Fail as a Musician
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10 Reasons Why You’re Going to Fail as a Musician

We're going to dish out a bit of tough love with this post. We need to discuss the 10 reasons why you're going to fail to be a great musician. We will define success based on the commonly held view of what it takes to make it in music. This can be anything from getting a large following to being on a big stage of a ...

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The 6 Best Mixing Books to Get a Professional Sound
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The 6 Best Mixing Books to Get a Professional Sound

Mixing music is a fine balance between theory and art. You need to understand the fundamentals to take control of your sound. Reading some books on the subject is a great way to get started. The mix standard of commercial releases is now at a very high level. If you want tracks to compete and stand out against ...

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