There a lot of fun bass playing techniques you can try!
In this episode of the Bass Tone Podcast you’ll learn various techniques such as; finger-style, plectrum playing, slap bass, hammer-ons, pull-offs and more! Enjoy!
How does a band get to be great at live performance? The key to performing well live boils down to how well you rehearse.
Here are 5 active listening exercises for you to try during your next band practice.
Dry mouth, cold and clammy hands, heart pounding in your chest, sweat dripping down your spine, and your mind racing with doubts and fear – many musicians have experienced stage fright. But how do we overcome this fear?
It doesn’t go away with age, skill, or years of experience. In this free article you’ll learn 5 different ways you can practice to better manage and control your adrenaline and ultimately, enhance your stage presence.
What is the “hook”? It’s the catchiest, most memorable part of a song, and the culprit for getting the tune stuck in your head.
In this podcast episode, learn what makes a hook and how some famous artists have used it to elevate their songs from great to unforgettable.
Just like evolution, writing good songs takes time.
In this article you’ll explore the journey of a natural song-writing evolution.
What if there was one scale that reined supreme amongst all the other mere mortal scales? Well, it may not reign supreme exactly, but the pentatonic scale is certainly the most useful.
By the end of this tutorial from the team at Musical, you’ll understand how to build the pentatonic scale and use it in your musical practice.
How frustrating is writers block!? All songwriters experience writer’s block at some point in their journey and finding a solution to breaking it can be as mysterious as life itself.
It doesn’t have to be a mystery, though. The key to finding inspiration to start or finish a song is to listen to music with an analytical approach, what is called active listening.
Learn how to use reference tracks to start active listening to today – and break free from the notorious writer’s block.
Learning to improvise in modes can’t be easy. Or, can it?
Today Musical U will show you a simple way to do modal improvisation with a piano.
Even if you have never touched a piano before!
Read more: https://www.musical-u.com/learn/crazy-easy-weird-modal-improv-trick/
If you’ve been working on playing by ear – with or without solfa – you know by now that the tonic gives you most of the information you need to play and/or transcribe a melody without written music.
It tells you the key, the scale, the accidentals, the potential chord progressions and more. And if you can pick out the subdominant (fa) and the dominant (sol) by ear then you can figure it out even faster.
Everyone knows that practice equals progress, but making the time for regular practice can be hard!
When it comes to habits, consistency is key so developing a daily music practice habit is a better goal than a three-days-a-week music practice habit.
The expectation of daily practice means there’s no excuses for putting it off until tomorrow. But how can you improve your practice habits?