Posts by Guest Expert
Anatomy of a Song: The Three Most Common Song Forms
Learn about three common song structures in modern music, and the energy and storytelling arc that each one brings to a song.
3 Ways to Interpret Your Favourite Piece of Music
You can play the music you love true to form, or take some creative liberties. Learn about the art of musical interpretation and how to apply it.
Mindful Practice Makes Perfect
Learn about the concept of mindfulness, and how to apply it to your music practice to iron out difficult passages and easily correct mistakes.
Turn Technique Into Muscle Memory With These 3 Habits
Learn about how muscle memory works, and the 3 effective practice habits for training your brain to perform those technical skills effortlessly.
Toccata Blocks: A Better Way to Learn (and Teach) Rhythm
Learn about Toccata Blocks, a exciting hands-on tool that makes it easy for anyone to learn rhythm – no confusing diagrams or fractions required!
Kollaborating with the Best
Learn about the exciting opportunities of remote recording through Kollab, a platform that connects you with top industry talent at an affordable cost.
The Secret to “Good” Singing
Singing isn’t about whether your voice sounds “good”, but rather how you feel when you’re singing, and whether you’re getting the tone and emotion you want.
Classical vs. Acoustic vs. Electric: The Best Guitar for a Beginner
So you’re buying your first guitar! Learn which type is your best bet for honing your technique in the crucial early stages of learning the instrument.
Absorbing Music through Active Listening
Learn about the practice of active listening, and the benefits it holds for your repertoire, music appreciation, ear training, and songwriting.
Listening Skills: The Key to Developing Your Harmonica Sound
Blues harmonica expert Fredrik Hertzberg discusses ear training as the key to unlocking your musicality and creating your own sound on the harmonica.
How to Avoid Guitar Injuries
What is the difference between good and bad technique, and how can some slight adjustments help avoid injury? Guitar expert Max Chiossi explains.