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White Lies - Indie Band From London

White Lies - Indie Band From London

There is something about a band that calls West London home. First the Beatles from Liverpool and now White lies from North Ealing. Each has their own place in music history, albeit in different musical eras.
How to Make a Taiko Drum From a Tire

How to Make a Taiko Drum From a Tire

Japanese taiko drum shells were traditionally made from a single barrel-shaped carved piece of Japanese oak, with a head of rawhide. In more recent years, western taiko drumming groups use drums made out of wine barrels. These expressive drums can be quite costly. However, you can make an inexpensiv
Top 10 World Music CDs of 2008

Top 10 World Music CDs of 2008

2008 was a great year for world music, with excellent CDs being released around the globe. These top 10 CDs represent the very best of the best of world music from 2008.
How To Find The Best Music Production Software That Will Help You Make Beats Like The Pro's

How To Find The Best Music Production Software That Will Help You Make Beats Like The Pro's

After many years of creating my own beats and dance music remixes, I finally found what any music nut professional would concider to be the best music production software you will ever find
History of PRS Guitars

History of PRS Guitars

Paul Reed Smith Guitars (or PRS guitars for short) is a well-known and high quality guitar company. They are known for their famous double-cutaway solid-body guitar and the single-cutaway version of this guitar. The above are the only two models the company makes, but several different versions of b
Drum Sticks

Drum Sticks

Drumsticks are used to hit percussion instruments. These are ideal for marching bands, orchestral work, jazz and rock bands.
Songs For A Weezer Best Of Album

Songs For A Weezer Best Of Album

Is it time for a Weezer retrospective? If so, what songs would end up in a Weezer best of album, or even a best of Weezer playlist? Here's a suggested playlist, explaining the choice of tracks and the order they're in:
Finding Inexpensive Music Downloads

Finding Inexpensive Music Downloads

Looking for the latest music downloads for your iPhone, but don't want to spend a ton? Now you've got plenty of options. There are lots of new sites out there which offer cheap, good quality music downloads specifically for the iPhone. The only problem is deciding which site to choose.
The Perils of "Free" Guitar Tab - Beware of Alternative Tunings

The Perils of "Free" Guitar Tab - Beware of Alternative Tunings

The Web has so much freely downloadable guitar tab these days that it's no longer a question of whether or not you can find a particular song in tab format, but rather, which rendition you should use to learn it. This segment of "The Perils of Free Guitar Tab" series discusses the iss
Steve Smith and Paul Harris (Dirty Vegas)Rocking the DanceMusic.About.Com Button

Steve Smith and Paul Harris (Dirty Vegas)Rocking the DanceMusic.About.Com Button

Steve Smith and Paul Harris (Dirty Vegas)Rocking the DanceMusic.About.Com Button
How a Wireless Guitar System Works

How a Wireless Guitar System Works

A surprising amount of people ask on forums how a wireless guitar system works. Even though some quite complex technology is used, the key processes of nearly all the systems are very similar. So attempting to explain how they work should be relatively simple but as I discuss at the end, there isn&a
Bass Guitar Or a Standard Guitar?

Bass Guitar Or a Standard Guitar?

It can be said that while the guitar is the heart of the melody, the bass and the drums carry the soul.The bass guitar is like a melodic drum, with a few notes strummed carrying a heavy drum-like thump that gets the listener's toes tapping.
Less Than Jake at the 2009 Vans Warped Tour

Less Than Jake at the 2009 Vans Warped Tour

Less Than Jake at the 2009 Vans Warped Tour
Indie Reviews - Rotation 1

Indie Reviews - Rotation 1

REVIEW OF "CRAYON POLITICS" - GESCHA. There is no rational reason as to why I like this record as much as I do. "Crayon Politics" is an interesting foray into contrasting dynamics. Gescha's intense, yet relaxed approach to his rhythmic delivery, give the record a diversity r
Carrie Underwood

Carrie Underwood

View photos taken at various events of your favorite country music artists throughout the year.
Mariachi Guitar - Some Tips For Tricky Chord Progressions

Mariachi Guitar - Some Tips For Tricky Chord Progressions

Do you know how to play tricky Mariachi chord progressions on guitar? You will when you read and use this article.
The Keys to Practice Violin Effectively

The Keys to Practice Violin Effectively

Learning how to play the violin can be very frustrating. It is a very technical instrument that requires a lot of time and patience to become good at. If you want to be a better violinist it is very important that you practice violin. Here are a few tips to make sure you get the most out of your pra