Choosing the Right Music Recording Studios

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Choosing the best music recording studio for your project can be a daunting task. It could also be really expensive if you get things wrong. There are quite a few options for you to choose from and selecting the right one can be somewhat bewildering if you do not know what to look for. Given […]

7 Music Documentaries Every Aspiring Musician Should Watch

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There are many documentary films about music, and each of them illuminating and inspiring in their own way. For aspiring musicians, watching a music documentary is like opening that special Christmas present you’ve been looking forward to. It’s full of surprise, excitement, and meaningful messages. Here are 7 of our favorite music documentaries to help […]

What Every Musician Needs To Know About The Alexander Technique

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Alexis del Palazzo is a flutist with a passion for physical therapy. She, like many other instrumentalists, would experience pain in her right forearm for hours following a performance. She had a serious case of performance anxiety that would trigger huge adrenaline rushes that would make it difficult for her to play. As a result, […]

The Neuro-plastic Side of Melodies – How Music Rewires the Brain’s Cognitive Sockets

Apart from being the entertainment staple for most of the humans, music rewires the brain is a medicine with time-tested effectiveness to back its reputation. For years, rock music has been known to evoke thoughts of power and vision in the brains of people listening to it. 21st-century studies have explored and documented the positive […]

9 Stories From Around The World Proving Music Has The Power To Change Lives

Music has the power to change lives in the most amazing ways. Unfortunately, it’s often considered a pastime or expensive hobby that is most enjoyed by the affluent among us, but this view is uninformed and downright wrong. Tom Barnes shared nine amazing stories from around the world proving that the power of music is […]

5 Must Read Books For Music Lovers

Music is extremely powerful in shaping how you think and your personal development. It can manipulated in such as way that allows you to think differently about the world around you. It can politically charged, be inspirational, abstract, and really be just about anything else. Books and music can certainly go hand in hand because […]

11 Ways To Lose A Band Student

Any good band teacher doesn’t want to lose his or her students. But you will sometimes find that you can’t help it – a student may simply lack interest and drop out, and there’s not much you can do if the student simply won’t put the effort. In fact, you might breathe a sigh of […]

10 Songs That Might Actually Teach Kids Something About Life

Earlier this year, AQA, Britain’s biggest exam board approved the study of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, a Beatle’s music album, as part of the curriculum for GCSE music students. The album is considered appropriate because it helped “define popular music”. In particular, three tracks from the album were selected to be studied by […]

Magical Effects of Music on Your Brain and Body

That music has a significant impact on the way you act, feel and think is an undeniable fact. But for those of you that still need proof, here’s another infographic for you: The level of impact that music will have on people’s brains and bodies is not necessarily the same. First because different genres have […]

NYCs Last Classical Sheet Music Store to Close

So NYC’s last classical sheet music store is soon to close. Is this the end of classical music as we know it? NO! There was more sheet music sold online than ever before. Sheet music has never been more accessible. Anyone that has access to a computer either at home or at the library and […]