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Eric Church

View photos taken at Eric Church's performance at The Funky Frog in Mentor on the Lake, Ohio, on July 6, 2006.

Vital Hints Before You Buy Beats Online

Most singers, rappers and aspiring musicians are looking out for instrumentals, music and background beats they can incorporate in their music compositions. Since there are many websites that offer th

Online Video Guitar Lessons - 5 Advantages

Taking guitar lessons these days can mean one of several things: you can take a class, you can have a private tutor, you can learn in an informal way from a friend or family members. These aren't the only ways to go about it, because you can also learn online. If you decide to use the internet

Sharpen Your Jazz Improvisation Skills

There is a fundamental issue people learning to play music have to confront. Doesn't matter if they are in high school, college or university. Doesn't matter if they play for fun, or with community bands-or ...

How to Download Songs for Free From iTunes

While the bulk of iTunes music requires payment for downloading, the iTunes service also has a collection of free songs, audio books, videos and podcasts available to users. To download songs for free from iTunes, you must have the software installed on your computer and an active Internet connectio

Violin Strings Guide - What Are the Different Types?

There are many different types of strings on the market that many beginner violinist get a little overwhelmed by. This guide will explain each of those types. The three different types options are steel strings, synthetic strings, and gut strings. All these types have different pros and cons.

How to Learn Guitar Tricks

What makes guitar music sound so interesting are the various tricks that guitarists can employ to create a variety of sounds and effects. These guitar tricks are what create that polished sound that professional guitarists have. Learning these techniques properly is crucial to get that type of sound

Information on Learning to Play Electric Guitar

The first step in learning to play electric guitar is to familiarize yourself with the parts of the electric guitar. The parts of an electric guitar are basically the same as the classic guitar with only a few minor additions. Let's begin.

Deciding Whether To Learn Electric Or Acoustic

So you've made the decision to take up the guitar but you can't decide whether to learn electric or acoustic. Some swear by electric, while others swear by acoustic. It can be a tough decision but with a few pointers you'll be able to make an educated decision. The truth is that this

Adding an LED to a Guitar Pedal

A light-emitting diode, or LED, is a circuit board-mounted component, typically used for indicating the status of a circuit. A common application of the LED is to indicate whether a circuit is on or off. When the LED receives a current, this stimulates electron activity. The activity creates light e

Jason Aldean

View photos taken at the Coliseum on Friday, June 9, 2006, featuring Trace Adkins, Jason Aldean, Terri Clark, Billy Currington, Montgomery Gentry, Wynonna Trisha Yearwood

What Ensembles Is the Trumpet Used In?

The trumpet's wide range in both notes and tone makes it a good fit for many ensembles.Trumpet 3 image by Chad Perry from Fotolia.comThe trumpet is a versatile instrument whose many sounds conform well to a variety of ensembles. The regal tone, once most commonly associated with...

How Was Anti-War Music Accepted by the Public?

Anti-war music as a phenomenon took off dramatically during the 1960s and 70s. This mainly sprang from the growing protest movement and the escalation of the Vietnam war during the same era. Although those were what could be called the peak days of anti-war music, the tradition was firmly establishe

Collecting an Antique Violin Can Be an Exciting Adventure Through History

Antique violins are not only unique, they are also very valuable. It has been estimated that, on average, these violins increase in value 5% every year. Due to their limited supply, they are very much in demand and could be used to explain this principle in any economics course quite clearly.

How to Incorporate Your Band

Before your band makes it big and signs a recording contract with a major record label, you should incorporate your band. A band name is like a brand. Incorporating your band will give it credibility. Incorporating your band will also protect personal assets in case your band is sued. Also if your b