See latest
The 5 Best Bass Guitars for Metal – Our Round-Up

The 5 Best Bass Guitars for Metal – Our Round-Up

Are you on the lookout for a great bass guitar for metal? In this article, we go through some great options to suit all budgets. For some metal genres, classic bass guitars like Fender Precision work great, while other styles, particularly those contemporary, require a little bit more aggressive sound. Today’s ...

Max Martin and his Melodic Math Formula

Max Martin and his Melodic Math Formula

If you haven't heard of Max Martin before, you will be very surprised to see the number of famous songs he co-wrote and co-produced. From Britney Spears' signature hit ...Baby One More Time to Katy Perry's I Kissed A Girl and Taylor Swift's Shake It Off, Max Martin has co-written more than twenty Billboard Hot 100 ...

Will We Ever Run Out of New Music and Melodies?

Will We Ever Run Out of New Music and Melodies?

It's quite natural to wonder whether we will eventually run out of new music, particularly because giant music platforms, such as Spotify, already feature more than 50 million songs in their catalog. At some point in our history, will all the possible combinations already have been recorded, leaving us without any ...

The 11 Best Music Key Finder Websites, VST Plugins & Apps
DJ

The 11 Best Music Key Finder Websites, VST Plugins & Apps

Today there are easy and reliable ways to find the key of any song. There are different websites, apps, and VST plugins, each with differing levels of accuracy. These have a lot of uses in all kinds of music. If you are a DJ, you’ll want to mix your songs in a key. Thus, you’re going to want to have some precise ...

10 Great Songs to Help You Sleep

10 Great Songs to Help You Sleep

Finding it difficult to get to sleep? Music might just be the answer, though make sure to choose your style of music wisely. This list is a good place to start! Music has many known characteristics, one of which is that it can affect your mood and overall feeling overwhelmingly. From getting you to different highs ...

A Brief Introduction to Carnatic music

A Brief Introduction to Carnatic music

When we talk about Indian music, many genres or forms of music come to mind – folk music, film music, Indian pop, and Indian classical music. However, these are mainly the forms of India’s own genre – Music of India. And a significant form, millions of years old Indian classical music is further divided into ...

What Kind of Music Do Dogs Like?

What Kind of Music Do Dogs Like?

Have you ever noticed your dog behaving differently when music is played? Maybe they start howling to the music, or maybe they bark, move around, or calm down. You probably haven't thought about this, but research has shown that dogs can be very sensitive to music. This is why they actively react to the sound they ...

Does Music Help You Study and Concentrate?

Does Music Help You Study and Concentrate?

Trying to focus can be difficult, especially when in a hyper-connected world, full of stimuli, information, and distractions. It can be very challenging to get in the right state of mind to study, to create, or to work. A debate about the effectiveness of music as a means to help us focus has been going on for years ...

Frissons and Chills When Listening to Music

Frissons and Chills When Listening to Music

Have you ever felt tingles, chills, or goosebumps while listening to a certain song? Maybe you've even noticed a boost of euphoria connected to those pleasant sensations in your skin. If that's the case, you're not alone! Frissons (a French word for shivers) are a pretty common phenomenon. So common that various ...

13 Sound Healing Instruments for Therapy and Relaxation

13 Sound Healing Instruments for Therapy and Relaxation

Sound healing is a type of therapy where you use sound as a tool for calming and relaxation. There are many different techniques that can be used, but all of them revolve around using sound waves to affect your neurological components. Sound healing can be used as a type of therapy that is aimed at making the patient ...

What is a Middle 8?

What is a Middle 8?

The middle 8 is a song section that usually lasts between 8 and 13 bars. It is often situated after the second chorus and before the last one. It can involve an instrumental solo or a lead vocal part with changed lyrics and mood. In this article, we're going to explain this commonly misunderstood song section in more ...

The 7 Best Vocal Range Test Apps and Websites

The 7 Best Vocal Range Test Apps and Websites

The human voice is quite complicated to categorize. Every person has his or her own one and timbre, so unique and incomparable to others. We can make this sorting task a bit easier is by looking at a person's vocal range. By doing so, we can figure out what are the lowest and the highest notes a person can sing to ...

Show next
Musician Wave