It would be quite wrong to say that a guitarist is just a musician. He is certainly the most important part of a band group, who sometimes be crazy and sometimes be normal according to the music he is playing. Do you think it is only the guitar that helps the guitarist in producing the rock? Of course not, because the professionals apply many inventive tricks by using some devices to produce something new. The maximum guitarists use pedals like the reverb pedal and delay pedal to produce new sounds. You can get a number of sound effects by using the delay pedal. However, first you need to learn some looping and modulation techniques to get the best out of delay or reverb pedal. Continue reading →
In simple words guitar is a musical instruments made of strings to make the sound. Guitar usually has 6 strings (there are varieties in this even with 12 strings) in it and the sound is made by strumming the strings with the right hand and by pressing the strings with the left hand fingers. As per the historical data available some say that the guitar was originated in 8th century, however some of the historians say that guitar is originated at the time of Babylonians.
Types of guitars
There are mainly two types of guitars, acoustic and electric guitars. There is another classification as classical guitar which uses strings made of nylon. Acoustic guitars use steel strings and electric guitar uses magnetic pickups. Continue reading →
The word “techno” became a usage for the music in 80s and this was mainly used in conjunction with the music in parties and clubs. Techno music is a form of electronic music for dance, an idea that is said to have conceived in the mind of Detroit people. The electronic dance music can be broadly defined as the music genres produced for clubs, festivals and raves using a percussion music instrument. A percussion instrument is a musical instrument that is sounded by striking or scraping using a beater or rubbed by hand.
Enough with the definition, now let us peek into the history. The Belleville Three are widely accepted as the individuals responsible for the origin of techno music in Detroit. Juan Atkins and his school friends Derrick May and Kevin Saunderson are known as the Belleville three since they studied in the same school – Belleville. Continue reading →
Millions of people dream to become a successful singer. Most of them believe that their voice is good and sing a lot of songs in front of their friends, family members and then slightly turn their attention towards other things. Singing becomes a hobby and they choose something else for their life. Are you also planning to do that? Do you believe that you cannot achieve the top spot? Please stop thinking like that, if the answer is yes. Anyone can become a great singer and anyone can be the owner of a great voice. All it requires good practice and solo voice improving techniques. Check below given tips and apply them to improve your voice.
Know appropriate singing techniques
Your friends or family members may say that you sing really well and your voice is awesome, but they won’t say that you need some training. Proper training is required to furnish the voice and make it better. You can sing some low pitch songs well, but your voice will go down when you will try to sing at high pitch. You can find a good singing class in your region and learn different singing techniques there. For sure, you will become a better singer, if you learn how to sing.
Musicians like guitarists, drummers and other instrument players play the music by reading tabs. These tabs or tablatures are used to write the music on a paper. You may have seen a live performance of any music group in which all the instrument players would have been playing music according to music characters written on the paper. These tabs provide musicians a direction according to which they play the music. If you are a newbie and you have never learnt music, then you can learn music quickly with the help of tabs. It will be really beneficial for you, if you take guitar lessons by learning guitar tabs. The way of reading guitar tabs is mentioned below.
Know the structure
The guitar has six strings and the tablatures are mentioned in lines with respect to the each string of the guitar. The thickest string located at the bottom line is represented by E and the thinnest string located at the top line is represented by e. In starting you need to learn how to place the numbers over these lines to place finger’s position. Continue reading →