Synthesizers

Smuth – an ode to the early synthesizers

In my first band, I played synthesizers. Though we rarely hear that word these days, it was all the rage […]

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banjo

Meditations on Moving From Guitar Playing to Banjo Playing

If you play guitar, chances are you’ve been intrigued by the thought of playing the banjo as well. However, playing […]

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Bob Dorough

#RIP Bob Dorough (for all my musical heroes)

Bob Dorough died yesterday. It was a sad moment. And a happy memory of a man who continued to play […]

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Elements Suite

Elements Suite: A musical meditation on nature

Elements I’m happy to present “Elements Suite” to you. This is a musical meditation on the traditional natural elements in […]

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Recording Strings

Recording Strings – recommended mics and positions

This is a guest post by Ben from Subreel. Recording is becoming more and more popular, with more people having […]

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Piano Lessons

5 Ways to Make Your Piano Lessons Awesome

Today’s guest post on making piano lessons awesome is by Catherine Palmer. Cate is a psychologist, writer, music teacher, and a […]

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Snowy Scene

Snowy Scene: I’m Inspired by Winter

Snowy weather inspires me. Though I am often in the minority, I love winter. Playing in the snow is a […]

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Holly (not The Cranberries)

How O’Riordan & The Cranberries inspired me to “wreck less”

Where were you when you first heard The Cranberries? In 1993, I lived in Oakland, California. I had transitioned out […]

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How does your audience see you?

Let Your Audience Appreciate You

Does your audience love you? As an artist, whether you are a musician, painter, writer, you get to express yourself […]

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Listeners top 10

2017 top 10 from listeners

As 2018 arrives, I’m full of gratitude. Yes, I’m grateful for you: my friends, fans, readers, and listeners. Thank you! […]

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