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RIHANNA – The Sizzling R&B Star

R&B star Rihanna is a multi platinum R&B recording artist famous for her smash hit R&B songs and stunning music videos. Born Robyn Rihanna Fenty in Barbados on February 20, 1988, she released her debut ... ...More...

Making Cheap Homemade Drums

Drums are one of the oldest and most diverse classes of musical instruments. They are used in nearly every style of music, and can make anything from a high crack to a low rumbling sound. Despite all of this wonderful variety, all drums work on the same principle. Pretty much every drum is a short t...More...

Biker Bars With Music in Naples, Florida

South Florida boasts numerous entertainment venues that cater to bikers.bar de nuit image by Jean-Claude Drillon from Fotolia.comSunny weather and long stretches of highway have long made South Florida a mecca for serious motorcycle enthusiasts. Watering holes that cater to bikers abound,......More...

What Types of Instruments Are Normally in a Jazz Band?

In the early 1900s, the city of New Orleans became a musical melting pot in which different types of music — including folk, blues, ragtime, opera and traditional African drumming — melded together to create a uniquely American art form. According to jazz trumpeter Wynton Marsalis, "...More...

How To Play Guitar-Online Guitar Lessons

Playing the guitar has been one of my favorite pastimes since I was a teenager. I remember the day my elder brother came home with a shiny new Yamaha nylon-stringed classical guitar. I was really excited but could not get my hands on it as he was hogging it. Fortunately for me, he lost interest in i...More...

How to Install Pro Tools Version 6.8.1 for Windows Vista

The Pro Tools by Digidesign audio editing and mastering software allows advanced recording and mixing functions to be performed on a standard desktop computer. Although certain newer versions of Pro Tools software, such as version 7.4 LE, are Windows Vista compatible, Pro Tools 6.8.1 does not offici...More...

Advice on Stage Fright

Stage fright plagues performers and public speakers usually just before they take the stage. Sometimes, it is just simple jitters. This type of mild performance anxiety can be the perfect dose of adrenaline actually working to motivate peak performance. Mild stage fright is fairly typical; however...More...

How to Dampen the Sound of a Bass Drum

Many drummers prefer to dampen their bass drum in order to manipulate the sound of the drum. Dampening is also frequently used when making a recording to help control how long the bass drum vibrates. Dampening a bass drum will lessen the amount of resonance the drum has. The more you dampen the bass...More...

Quick Ear Training with "How Dry I Am"

Melodic ear training is the skill of listening to a musical line and recognizing the relationship of the notes to the tonal center, the key that the song is in. Does this sound like magic? ... ...More...

How to Make a Drum Stove

A drum stove can be a good utensil for campers and other outdoor recreational activities. Unlike a barbecue grill, you can cook rice, soups, stir fry and more with a drum stove. You can make a drum stove from recycled materials such as a paint drum, cooking oil drum, or flour drum. You can save some...More...

DJ Mixing Tips - 5 Secret DJ Mixing Tips & Rules For The Beginner

As a DJ, one of the basic fundamentals of performing is knowing how to mix music. Keepingthat smooth flow, rhythm and energy on the dance floor is essential to a Dj and theirperformance in front of their crowd! In this article we will mention 5 secrets of Dj mixingtips that any beginner needs to kno...More...

Find the Best and Easiest Way to Learn Guitar

Now you have the opportunity to find the best and easiest way to learn guitar in the comfort of your own home, without having to pay for expensive guitar lessons. There are different ways how to learn playing....More...

How to Choose the Right Acoustic Drum Kit

A drum kit can be an expensive investment, so before you buy, make sure you have all the knowledge you need to make the right decision. This article explains what you should look for when purchasing a drum kit so that you end up with one that will suit your playing style and budget....More...