In the music world, it's safe to say electric instruments are more versatile, but they lack the portability of their acoustic counterparts. However, with the aid of your smartphone plus an audio interface, you can play your electric instrument anywhere — with all the pedal eff ...more
An article in Friday's Wallstreet Journal examines a model for success that can't be ignored: the world is just goo-goo for Lady Gaga. "Her debut album has generated four No. 1 songs. She topped the digital sales chart for 2009 with 15.3 million tracks sold. Her dance hits, ...more
Lady GaGa is back, and "Born This Way" is taking the music world by storm like each of her songs does. This video will teach you how to play a nice piano cover of it and impress your friends. It's also pretty easy, so beginners are welcome!
We covered how to upload your library to Google Play Music, but now it's time to delve deeper into the platform. In this article, we'll discuss how to discover new music through a myriad of methods, by using your existing library as a foundation. However, to do so, you'll nee ...more
This video shows how the maker of that Monster Tubulum actually put it together. Between this, the FAQ on his blog, and a whole lot of intelligence, you'll have all the information and insight you need to put together your own super awesome PVC instruments. Stand back, music ...more
In the wake of Apple Music making its debut on Android devices, Google has finally released its highly anticipated YouTube Music app. With these two tech heavyweights throwing their hats into the ring, the streaming music world is about to get rocked. This new standalone YouT ...more
"The Cave" by Mumford and Sons (not to be confused with "Cave" by Muse) is a great tune from this new force in the music world. Watch this video for an easy-to-follow tutorial on playing the song on acoustic guitar.
The raging debate in the electronic music world between digital and hardware music production is virulent and unnecessary when the best setup is clearly a mix of the two. In this video you'll learn how to get your computer and your DJ hardware together by using the Ableton Liv ...more
One of the world's largest music festivals in kicking off this weekend in southern California, the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. With a diverse lineup ranging from AFI to Empire of the Sun to HAIM to Muse, the music world is on display this weekend and the next. B ...more
No matter how freaky and alien-like Michael Jackson got towards the end of his life, he made an unforgettable contribution to the music world. Leaving us pitch perfect songs like "Billie Jean," Thriller," and "Smooth Criminal," the dude knew how to rock in style. If you're st ...more
"Soul Man" was one of the biggest hits of 1967, and still holds its ground in success. Sam & Dave's hit single, written by Isaac Hayes and David Porter, will forever live on in the music world, and through you… if you play bass. This video is a beginner's lesson to bass guitar ...more