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10 Irish Folk Bands You Must Listen To

10 Irish Folk Bands You Must Listen To

These 10 essential Irish folk bands will help you learn new songs for your next 'sing-song' or just discover new music to listen to. There are many different forms of Irish folk bands. Many of them use instruments commonly seen in traditional (trad) Irish music, such as the Bodhrán, Fiddle, Tin Whistle, Uilleann ...

8 Free Online Music Games for Kids Without Login (No Adobe Flash!)

8 Free Online Music Games for Kids Without Login (No Adobe Flash!)

There are many free online games for kids available and the ones presented below can be accessed anytime and anywhere because they do not require Adobe Flash. Below you can find several types of games that kids will like, ranging from quiz games to single-player music games. 1. PBS Kids Music Games Go to ...

The 5 Best Cat Ear Headphones (2021)

The 5 Best Cat Ear Headphones (2021)

Looking for some great-sounding cat ear headphones for gaming, zoom/skype calls, vlogging, or recording? We’ve got you covered! We take a look at some of the best options available. The 5 Best Cat Ear Headphones (2021) 1. SOMIC G951s Stereo Gaming Headset. The SOMIC G951s cat ear headphones look absolutely ...

Spotify Keeps Pausing Songs – 9 Ways to Fix

Spotify Keeps Pausing Songs – 9 Ways to Fix

Spotify can keep pausing songs for a few different common reasons. In this article, we’re going to give you a set of quick fixes for this issue! 1. Sign Out from All Devices Many Spotify users have found that signing out of all devices at once somehow solves the issue at hand. It’s a very common way of solving the ...

Spotify for Kids is Being Rolled Out

Spotify for Kids is Being Rolled Out

Spotify are rolling out a ‘Spotify for kids’ app for kids to access more age-appropriate music and audio content. It's currently available to users in Ireland and to those on a Spotify Premium family subscription. They plan to roll it out globally over time. What's the point of Spotify for Kids? If you have ...

3 Ways to Analyze Your Apple Music Listening Habits

3 Ways to Analyze Your Apple Music Listening Habits

Although late to the party, Apple Music users can now analyze their data and listening history to uncover fun insights and re-listen to music that they previously had on repeat. It's very useful to look over your past listening habits to create great playlists, revisit old songs, and to simply 'nerd out'! Luckily, ...

Solfege (What is it, Hand Signs, Benefits) – Do, Re, Me

Solfege (What is it, Hand Signs, Benefits) – Do, Re, Me

The name “Solfege” (English/French) or Solfeggio (Italian) is derived from the names of the two syllables of the system, Sol and Fa. It is system to learn basic concepts of music. In this post, we will explain how each system works in any given musical situation, their pros and cons, various hand signs and the ...

What Is ‘Feat.’ in Music?

What Is ‘Feat.’ in Music?

‘Feat.’ or ‘ft.’ is an abbreviation for the term ‘featuring’. It essentially means that the song includes a short or guest appearance from another musician. Initially, guest appearances on songs from other musicians went un-credited. A major example of this is Eric Clapton’s guitar performance in the Beatles song ...

432 Hz vs 440 Hz (Differences, Tuning, Which Sounds Better)

432 Hz vs 440 Hz (Differences, Tuning, Which Sounds Better)

440 Hz is the standard accepted pitch reference for tuning musical instruments. 432 Hz is an alternative pitch argued by some to be superior due to personal preferences or spiritual beliefs. If we didn’t have a standard pitch reference then musical instruments would sound out of tune with each other. In the past ...

House vs Techno vs Trance Music – What are the Differences?

House vs Techno vs Trance Music – What are the Differences?

House, Techno, and Trance music are often mistaken or confused with each other. Here are some broad comparisons between them: House music is relatively slower, more melodic and upbeat, with its roots in disco. Techno is faster, ‘colder’ and ‘machine-like’, with a focus on rhythm and futuristic sounds. ...

Why Do People Like Metal Music? 

Why Do People Like Metal Music? 

I have a very wide taste in different types of music. One of the genres that I enjoy listening to is metal. Now before you grimace at the alleged prospects of metal being ‘noise’ and ‘disturbing music for angry people’, I implore you to keep an open mind and hear me out. I'll explain to you why people like metal ...

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