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The 5 Best P90 Pickups for Your Guitar

The 5 Best P90 Pickups for Your Guitar

We usually classify guitar pickups in two large groups – single coils and humbuckers. The problem with such classification is that the P90 pickup is often overlooked. Although essentially a single-coil pickup, the P90 is a class of itself. It features a unique design and delivers a pretty distinctive tone. These ...

Why Are Nickelback Hated So Much?

Why Are Nickelback Hated So Much?

We all have a friend who digs Nickelback. And we all have a friend who hates them. This is especially true for people growing up in the Nineties, likely to organize their first house parties in the early 2000s. Nickelback tracks, back then, were a must in any playlist, and often caused issues among party-goers. ...

Overcome Stage Fright with 10 Simple Tricks

Overcome Stage Fright with 10 Simple Tricks

No matter if you're a beginner singer or a seasoned guitar player, chances are you might experience a nervous feeling before getting on stage. Your legs are wobbly, your mouth is dry, you probably feel sick or dizzy. Even if you don't have any physical symptoms, you can still feel worried, timid, tired, anxious. ...

The 5 Best Pan Flutes for a Warm and Rich Sound

The 5 Best Pan Flutes for a Warm and Rich Sound

The Pan flute is one of the oldest instruments known to humanity. It still persists as a beautiful instrument used in folk music everywhere around the globe with different names and sizes but using the same principle. The name ‘Pan flute’ comes from Ancient Greece and the legend of the creation of this flute by ...

The 5 Best Egg Shakers for Adults and Children

The 5 Best Egg Shakers for Adults and Children

Egg shakers are a fun and great-sounding percussion instrument that just about anybody can learn how to play! They are great for musicians and recording, as well as fun for children to learn how percussion works. Egg shakers are essentially a type of rattle – little egg-shaped (thus the name) rattles made from ...

10 Great Music Making Apps for iOS and Android

10 Great Music Making Apps for iOS and Android

Today you can create full music tracks needing nothing more than the phone in your pocket. Smartphones and tablets can't fully compete with professional music software for computers, but they can still go a long way. This is especially in true for mainstream forms of electronic music and/or beat making. Of course, ...

10 Great Books for Songwriters

10 Great Books for Songwriters

You only need to scroll your social media feed to see how many people out there are willing to sell you their incredible formula for success. A formula that often comes at a high price and that almost always reveals itself as a mere commonplace piece of advice you already heard either from your friend or your mother ...

What Does a Music Supervisor Do?

What Does a Music Supervisor Do?

Think about your favorite movie, with all those quirky characters you love, the plot twists that still keep you on the edge of your seat, or the beautiful shots, masterly curated in every detail. Now, think about that same movie but without a soundtrack. Are those quirky characters, plot twists, and beautiful shots ...

The 5 Best Headphones For Guitar Amps

The 5 Best Headphones For Guitar Amps

Great headphones are an essential item when practicing or recording your guitar playing, but you could easily get overwhelmed with all the options out there. If you’re at all serious about playing music, you know how essential good speakers and headphones are. You need to hear the sound you’re making as clear as ...

The Best Musical Instrument Insurance Companies

The Best Musical Instrument Insurance Companies

Instruments and other music related gear can be serious investments. They are also in a high risk category for breakage and theft, the risks of breaking or damaging them can be too high for the average musician to bear. That's why musical instrument insurance is something you might need to consider. As with any ...

5 Ways to Sing Better Without Lessons

5 Ways to Sing Better Without Lessons

There are many resources available online to improve your singing. YouTube, for example, is a goldmine of information, with all the professional singers and vocal coaches out there, ready to share their knowledge with the world. However, despite having so much information at our fingertips, some misconceptions ...

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