Musician Tips

Tips and reviews for musicians from Stan Stewart (aka muz4now)

Don't hurt your ears when you practice with headphones. Photo by Kai Pilger.

Do Your Headphones Hurt Your Ears When Practicing Piano? Learn How to Play Pain-Free

When you are practicing the piano, you might want to use headphones to keep your playing private. There are lots of reasons for wanting to avoid your practice being audible to others, and headphones are the best way to do this. However, wearing headphones while playing piano can start to hurt your ears after a …

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Twitter and creating music

Creating Music: What Twitter Teaches Us About Songwriting

Inspiration often comes from surprising places. Not surprisingly, some may say that Twitter and music-making don’t mix. So, it’s quite true that I never expected social networks to be a source of such strange inspiration, but there you go: since social networks are a reflection of human interaction in some form or another, they’re filled …

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