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How AI is Reshaping Music Markets

How AI is Reshaping Music Markets

Could musicians eventually be replaced by machines? New technology makes it possible, although the idea hasn't caught on yet. Humans still seem to enjoy the music created directly by humans and not so much by machine learning platforms. Artificial intelligence (AI),...

Great TED Talks For Musicians, And Why They Matter

Great TED Talks For Musicians, And Why They Matter

Finding a unique voice as a musician is never an easy process, but learning from great artistic minds is often an essential step towards artistic and personal development. In these remarkable TED Talks, some of the world's best musicians open up about some of the...

Why It’s Important To Book Local Gigs

Why It’s Important To Book Local Gigs

Many performers might be tempted to skip booking local gigs at the start of their careers in favor of going on a larger tour. After all, traveling around the country or even the world is often more exciting than staying at home. However, it is important to build a...

The Best Acoustic Guitars Of 2019

The Best Acoustic Guitars Of 2019

Among guitar aficionados, the choice of the right acoustic guitar is almost a sacrosanct decision; life-long fans of Martin-brand acoustics can spend days arguing with Gibson devotees about which company makes better guitars. With some of the biggest acoustic guitar...

The Best Electric Guitars of 2019

The Best Electric Guitars of 2019

The right guitar isn’t about fads or trends. It’s about what you can handle and the sound you want. 2019 gives us a few new guitars from the top luthiers and factories around the world. You need the right understanding before buying one, so consider the following if...

How To Choose A Capo

How To Choose A Capo

A capo, as seasoned guitarists know, is a device that attaches to the neck for changing keys. It's useful for simplifying chord progressions, especially for musicians who play and sing at the same time. It's a great tool for singer/guitarists to experiment with to...

How To Choose Your First Guitar

How To Choose Your First Guitar

Choosing your first guitar can be a fun but challenging experience for beginners. Although you may be eager to dive into music and start playing, a lot of thought should go into buying a guitar. The process shouldn’t consist of simply seeing one the sparks your...

Things To Think About Before Booking A Recording Studio

Things To Think About Before Booking A Recording Studio

There comes a point in most musician’s life where they’ll want to jump into a studio and begin recording their music. Having a studio when recording can help you in a multitude of ways due to having access to better technology and or having more space to work. It’s...

Tips for Learning a New Instrument

Tips for Learning a New Instrument

Most musicians will start their musical career by learning an instrument. They may focus on that instrument for a time, becoming an expert on it over time. Sometimes musicians will decide it’s time to move onto a new instrument. It’s not that they don’t want to play...