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Sade Adu, the lead singer of the band SADE, made a remarkable comeback to the stage after more than a decade off the radar. Her previous albums, “Diamond Life” (1984) and “Lovers Rock” (2000), have become timeless additions to the collections of soul The Annals Of Blues Guitar - The blues is a genre of music that can be vocal, instrumental (blues guitar), or both. It primarily uses the 'blue' notes, which are based on a 'minor pentatonic' scale, also known as the blues scale. Blues music originated in African-American communities in the U.S., drawing from work songs, spirituals, field hollers, chants, shouts, and… and soft rock A Finnish music story - Musician Matti Mattila wrote his story for us, a Finnish music story! Please read also his Finnish blog and check his page at LinkedIn. I named this article "A Finnish music story" because through Matti words we can know an exclusive tale about late 70's and 80's of Finnish music. Of course the personal thoughts… fans worldwide. Finally, last evening, her fans had the opportunity to see her live at the Toronto Air Canada Center.
I will never forget this show Cereal, a blend of …
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Originally designed to replicate the vintage appearance seen on classic violins, the Sunburst finish is commonly found on both antique and contemporary guitars. It is a highly popular guitar finish, but is it too challenging for the average person?
Achieving a sunburst finish on your instrument is not impossible, as long as you follow a few simple techniques and take great care. It is advisable to practice some of the procedures first using a scrap piece of wood Learning to Enjoy Bass Guitar - Do you enjoy bass guitar? A bass guitar is a four-stringed instrument that typically accompanies a lead guitar. Some bass guitars have additional strings, with 5 or 6 strings in total. Bass guitars produce lower tones, and an electric bass guitar is connected to an amplifier for enhanced sound. When learning to play the bass… before attempting it on your guitar.
If this is a completely new guitar kit, you will need to assemble the guitar first. Keep in mind Self-realization and meditation (yoga for the mind) - Peter Cajander allowed us to publish this part from his book Fragments of Reality. It talks about life from a personal perspective covering areas ranging …
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Drum and Bass (DnB) is a genre of music that relies on specific elements to exist, incorporating them from various contemporary music genres. One crucial aspect that sets DnB apart is the profound impact it has on its listeners, as the deep sub-bass patterns resonate within their beings. The music’s extreme low-frequency range is what defines and characterizes Drum and Bass.
One of the key elements used in Drum and Bass is the bass timbre, which showcases remarkable diversity. Sub-genres like techstep extensively explore different bass lines. These synthetic basslines can originate from a variety of sources, including synthesizers, electric, acoustic, or double-bass instruments, as well as samples from publicly available loops. While modern recordings of actual instruments are rarely used, some DnB tracks incorporate newly recorded bass elements.
However, these elements are rarely used in their raw form. It is common practice for producers to apply a range of sound effects to the sampled Drum and Bass elements in their compositions. These effects can include chorus, dynamic compression, equalization, flanger, overdrive Ibanez Electric Guitars - by mcmrbt Ibanez electric guitars are among the most renowned instruments in the market. Their popularity spans the globe, not only …
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Playing a guitar without vibrato is like eating Mexican food without salsa. Vibrato is an essential technique that shapes a guitarist’s tone and technique, and no skilled guitarist would overlook its importance. Each player’s vibrato can be unique, with variations in speed and width, and that’s what makes it fascinating to explore different vibrato techniques. It’s akin to choosing queso salsa over sour cream for your taco or burrito. But before you get too hungry, let’s delve deeper into the world of vibrato.
Vibrato is sometimes mistaken for tremolo, but it shouldn’t be confused with fluctuation in volume. Vibrato refers to the slight variation in tone produced by the vibration of the string. Beginners often employ the technique of using their third finger on the seventh fret of the third string, bending the note slightly up and down in rapid succession. This creates a “wobbly” effect around the root note being played. As you practice this technique, coordinate your hand, arm, and wrist movements, ensuring a smooth and consistent motion. Avoid simply wiggling your finger. In some cases, guitarists pull the string all the way down and release it back to its original …
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One of the most highly regarded musical skills is piano playing. The piano, a traditional musical instrument, is capable of producing the highest quality melodies. While the authentic piano remains one of the most expensive musical instruments, many music enthusiasts still aspire to become proficient pianists someday.
As technology advanced, music instruments also went digital, becoming more affordable compared to their acoustic counterparts. The introduction of digital pianos was quickly embraced by many and gained popularity in the market. The user-friendly nature of digital pianos earned them the reputation of being the “beginner’s piano.” For aspiring Mozarts, the digital piano provides an excellent platform to start their piano lessons and musical endeavors.
One of the renowned brands and models in the world of digital pianos is the CTK 2100. The CTK 2100 offers a wide range of high-quality tones, rhythms, and accompaniments that can be easily mixed and matched to achieve the perfect balance. It also features recording and playback functions, allowing you to store and review your musical compositions at any time. This is definitely a valuable feature that the CTK 2100 provides.
For more advanced piano setups, the CTK 2100 can be combined with other sound and audio …
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