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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 ...

10 Reasons Why Pop Music Sucks

10 Reasons Why Pop Music Sucks

Why does so much modern pop music sound so re-hashed, boring, and lacking in creativity? To put the question more bluntly, why does modern pop music suck? We’re not here to take a dig at an entire genre. It would be ridiculous to deride Pop music (or any music) as an entire genre, and of course there are artists that ...

What Genre Is Frank Sinatra’s Music?

What Genre Is Frank Sinatra’s Music?

Frank Sinatra's main genre is best classified as "traditional pop" or "classic pop." However, his songs also straddled between "easy listening," jazz, swing, and big-band. Defining the genre of Frank Sinatra can be a bit challenging. While most casual fans consider him to be a jazz musician, this is partly because ...

What Genre is Ed Sheeran?

What Genre is Ed Sheeran?

Ed Sheerans music straddles between pop, folk-pop, and singer-songwriter. He also collaborates with artists from different genres, ranging from grime to hip-hop. Ed Sheeran is an enormously popular musician, having sold over 150 million records worldwide. He is most commonly regarded as a pop musician, and his 2016 ...

The Essential Instruments in a Rock Band

The Essential Instruments in a Rock Band

A rock band is a musical ensemble that performs rock music. Rock bands most commonly have four members, with two guitarists – one for lead guitar and another for rhythm guitar – a bassist, and a drummer, with one of the members also singing lead vocals. However, there are other formations that include vocalists who ...

What Is Mic Monitoring and Why Is It Important?

What Is Mic Monitoring and Why Is It Important?

Mic monitoring is a feature on headsets that feeds the audio signal from your microphone to your own headphones. This allows you to be able to hear yourself more accurately. When using mic monitoring, people generally speak at a suitably lower volume which improves their microphone audio quality, by not overloading ...

Hidden Tracks (What Are They, What’s the Point of Them?)

Hidden Tracks (What Are They, What’s the Point of Them?)

A hidden track (or secret track) is a song placed on an album, EP, or single, which is recorded in such a way that the average listener would not notice them. A hidden track is often placed after a large gap of silence after the last song on the release. Hidden tracks are not very commonplace these days due to the ...

6 Great Rhythm Training Apps and Websites

6 Great Rhythm Training Apps and Websites

When you’re a musician, keeping up with the rhythm of a song is essential. It’s a no brainer to practice your rhythm and train your ears and muscle memory to keep up with different rhythms. In this article we are going to present you with 6 useful rhythm training apps and websites, so you can train easily on your ...

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