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Year: 2019

Articles created in the year 2019

Five Steps to Protecting Your Music and Your Money

Posted on December 5, 2019 by Jonathon Bruster
There are a whole lot of independent labels out there waiting to use a talented musician to make quick cash.The offers may seem hard to refuse, especially if you're a struggling artist or band that has struggled to find a record deal.A little money and exposure may seem great for now, but you run a high risk of getting contractually bound to that record label for the rest of your life.If a better deal comes along later, you might be unable to accept it, or you can get robbed of your rightful percentages...

Playing The Violin Is For Everyone Who Loves Music

Posted on November 15, 2019 by Jonathon Bruster
Every day musical instruments enrich the lives of individuals around the world and continue to promote culture and art throughout every society and community, regardless of what size or structure.Even those people of the world who reside beyond the realm of technology enjoy and use musical instruments to tell stories or entertain.Someone who has never played musical instruments but is interested in trying one has quite a selection to choose fromPlaying the violin is a excellent experience and relatively easy to learn if you take it step by step...

Managing Your Time, when Music isn't Your "Day Job"

Posted on October 16, 2019 by Jonathon Bruster
You CAN do everything.What you can't do, however, is do everything at exactly the exact same time, or make a day that is more than 24 hours.The two most important facets of time management are choice and acceptance.When you consider time concerning acceptance and choice, you are never"wrong","poor", or"lazy", you have just made certain decisions.When you think in terms of discipline and willpower, however, your inner critic can do a number on you...

Performing - What's the Big Deal

Posted on September 3, 2019 by Jonathon Bruster
Performance anxiety isn't something that only happens to musicians, singers, actors and dancers.It happens any time we feel pressure to"perform" in a particular situation or over a time period.Writing a book or creating a painting or sculpture may evoke symptoms as well.Signs of performance anxiety include"butterflies" in the stomach, quickened heart rate or more severe symptoms like hyperventilation, dizziness or extreme fear...

Guitar Amplifier Shopping Tips

Posted on August 20, 2019 by Jonathon Bruster
Guitar amplifiers are a major part of your tone.Some amps can do many things well, while others excel at producing specific tonal qualities.When looking for a guitar amplifier, you'll have to choose between a Tube or Solid-State version, and if you want a combo, or separate head and speaker cabinet.Tube established guitar amplifiers use old fashioned vacuum tubes to make their electricity and process the guitar's signal...

Sheet Music - Violin and Other String Instruments

Posted on July 10, 2019 by Jonathon Bruster
The violin is a bowed stringed instrument and is the highest pitched member of the violin family.It sits along side its cousins - the other members of the violin family - the viola, cello, and double bass.The bow of the violin is a narrow, slightly incurved stick of Pernambuco about 75 cm long, with a band of horsehair stretched from end to end of the bowstick.The violin has four strings tuned a fifth apart, to the notes g, d', a', e": On early violins the strings were of pure gut...

Guitar Buying - The Pros and Cons of Vintage vs Reissue

Posted on June 21, 2019 by Jonathon Bruster
To begin with, there is the price of entry.The strong demand for classic instruments has driven their costs through the roof and out of reach for many of us.Best quality, well cared for original tools from the 50's and 60's can approach the cost of a new car, or even sometimes a small house!Another issue facing classic tools is their questionable reliability.Though they were built to endure the test of time, a classic instrument will almost always end up being more fragile and delicate than a later, more modern version...

The First Step and Most Important Thing in Learning Guitar

Posted on May 12, 2019 by Jonathon Bruster
The majority of the guitar lovers playing guitar for few years but still unsatisfied with their progress.They feel like still stand at the starting point and can not enjoy their playing.This mainly caused by most of them do not build up a solid foundation at the start.I discovered that some of the guitar learners even just playing guitar for a couple of decades but are more better than so many that playing for over five decades...