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Finding Success In Music: Can You Do It?

Contributed Post Lots of people have dreams of making it in the music industry, whether they dream of making it big in a band as the lead guitar, or they want to be a world renowned solo artist. The industry is pretty tough to get into, sure, but that doesn’t mean you can’t do it. In this post, we’re going to talk about what you must do if you want to find success in music. Read on if you’re ready to find out what you’re capable of… image Have A Clear Vision And Goals The first thing you need to do is have a clear vision of where you want to be and your goals. Picture yourself a few years from now. What would you…
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Musical Instruments For Kids

Image Credit: Pixabay Playing a musical instrument is known to be linked to improved learning abilities, development of the brain and enhanced social skills. For kids in particular, playing musical instruments has been shown to be essential to their all-round growth and development. There are numerous musical instruments ranging from percussion instruments (e.g. drums), wind instruments (e.g. flute/recorder), string instruments (e.g. guitar) to electronic instruments. Whether the desire of the parent is for the child to become a music genius or to just have music as a pastime, here are some great musical instruments for children; Keyboard/Piano The keyboard or piano is the most popular musical instrument for kids. Learning to play the piano usually forms the basis of the child’s ability to understand music….
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Best 2018 Songs That Will Bring Out the Karaoke Star in You

Image Credit: Pixabay You were invited for a karaoke night, and you want to give it your best shot. The key to getting it right is to go for songs to which everyone can relate.  This isn’t the time to show your love for the 80s country music as such songs might not be available to perform. It’s your taste after all. Be in the moment; latest songs never go wrong. In a bid to help you have a night to remember. We offer you the best, top of the charts songs that are sure to make you the talk of the night. Instrumentals with partly performed parts of these songs can be downloaded from karaoke version websites, and various karaoke fans and lovers have…
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How to Add Depth and Character to Your Music

Contributed by Ryan Harrell I remember the first time I heard Floyd’s The Dark Side of the Moon. I couldn’t have been older than 9 (way too early for Floyd) but the strangeness of the soundscapes stayed with me. That you could use the crinkle of a cash machine as a percussion tool – as in “Money” – was a revelation, and it shaped much of my future music tastes. When I stared making music, I sought out new sounds and rhythms. For a while, I was obsessed with Indian classical music and its (to Western ears) strange rhythms. This was followed by a foray into South African music (mostly after a revisit to Paul Simon’s Graceland). During this journey into uncharted musical terrain, I’ve…
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Yes, Music Really is Good for Your Health

Image source Bob Marley once said that one of the good things about music was that when it hit you, you feel no pain and he was right. He might not have known it to be true in the scientific sense, but he felt that music had the power to heal, and you know what? It can do much more than simply soothe your pain! If you love music, you’ll be happy to know that scientists have found numerous health benefits associated with both listening to and playing it… Music is a Form of Pain Relief As Bob Marley realized, music can relieve pain, and not just in the emotional sense. Studies have shown that playing music that you enjoy for at least 10-minutes can…
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