Having proper support is essential to achieve your musical goals.
In this episode we discuss the roles that teachers, coaches, and mentors play in your musical growth.
Enjoy this free lesson and learn what kind of help you need on your journey.
Though the diversity of music coming from Mexico is astounding, a unifying concept is the interactions present between band members – a synergy that gives the already vibrant music an even bigger punch.
Recently, Musical U had the chance to talk to the band’s lead guitarist Isaac about their recent record, the music scene they hail from (and what makes it special), and of course, the driving force behind the group’s striking musical chemistry.
Learning to improvise well on the guitar is the holy grail for most guitarists. Get 6 steps to Jazz improvisation with Zinginstuments.
Have you wondered how some guitarists seem to just know what notes to play? They can pick out a tune by ear, play along with a song they’ve only just heard and improvise killer solos without any need for sheet music, tab, or fretboard patterns. They have a well-trained musical ear.
By doing simple ear training exercises on guitar you can hone your own ears in the same way. In this article we’ll look at one particular area of guitar ear training: interval recognition. Unlock the power of intervals today.
Looking for a reason to play a new instrument? In this article, we share 7!
Click through and learn the benefits exploring new musical instruments.
Would you like to feel more confident singing in your choir? We are joined by Evan R. Murphy from SightReadingMastery, a fantastic website dedicated to helping you learn to sight-read music in an easy and enjoyable way.
Evan has agreed to help all you singers out there with one of the most common challenges: sight-reading sheet music in choir!
Have you ever felt anxiety or even fear prior to a performance? This can affect even the most seasoned performer.
The Musical U team has ten tips that can help minimize your pre-performance jitters.
When was the last time you listened to music? We don’t mean turning on the radio for some passive background noise whilst you were driving or doing housework. We mean paying such close attention that you are oblivious to anything else going on besides the music you hear.
Let’s talk about active listening:
When it comes to covers, some of the most interesting examples are those that take a song and bring it to a completely new territory in terms of genre.
Swedish duo Twenty One Two have done exactly this. They transformed Zedd’s electro house hit “Find You” into a punchy pop-punk anthem. Just how they did that is worthy of a thorough analysis.
Have fun with this listening exercise!
Frustrated, wondering why the ideas aren’t coming? There are steps we can take to gain creativity in our music.
Read this article and try some of these strategies for a creative boost!