Saturday, November 30, 2013

What Makes A Female Vocalist Very Alluring To The Public?

There is always a female vocalist who has a huge and cult-like following. She is somebody that is very powerful, a lot more influential when compared to people in politics as well as many other high-ranking officials. She demands the love of numerous individuals. Her influence reaches tens of millions globally. Vocalists as well as many other celebrities are incredibly influential in that way. Simply because of the popularity of social networking nowadays, the effectiveness of renowned actors cannot be contested. Renowned performers have numerous fanatics and subscribers in social media marketing. Their viewpoints count a lot. The fans are always eager to hear about their life stories.
It is true that a female vocalist can be as popular as a guy singer. You might assume that solely man vocalist could be exceptionally famous because of the devotion of women fans. But these days, girls can be as crazy about women performers as they are about guy performers. Women musicians earn the admiration of their male counterparts. They are a force to reckon with. They also get a huge income, much like the prominent male performers. These days, a girl singer carries a significant position in the music world. Female pop stars earn a huge amount of money, far more than what a regular worker earns. If not for the many millions of fanatics, music superstars would never make just as much.

Friday, November 29, 2013

Loonie - Eminem of PH

Let me tell you a cool story of an individual from a humble country of Philippines who started out through a simple inspiration. Recently, he has been known as one of the most successful rapper and rap battle king in his country. One of his remarkable battles is when he met with a rap battle god like named dizaster from L.A. who just came to PH. to battle with him.
To other countries he might look like weak and full of himself, but to Filipinos he is a legendary figure of a rap battle king and an inspiration. He has never been defeated in 1 vs. 1.

Thursday, November 28, 2013

The Pros and Cons of Using a DJ Vs Live Musicians

You want to throw a party or an event and need your guests to be entertained with music? Now you are at a crossroad, whether to hire a live band or a DJ for your event, or should you use both? Not to worry, this article will enlighten you on the pros and cons of a live band as well as a DJ and hopefully at the end you will be able to make an informed choice.
Music or entertainment can break or make an event. It is the heart and soul that creates the excitement and sets the mood leaving your guests happy or angry at your poor taste. The type of entertainment you settle for should suit the theme, your taste, budget, space and guest demographics. Have an open mind and consider all the options.

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Good Music Is a Pleasure for All Time

Much of today's music hurts my ears and turns me right off. It seems to make no sense to someone like me who grew up with the masters who reigned during the middle of last century. That, of course, puts me into a certain age bracket and allows for my sensitive ears to be out of tune with what people today enjoy. Allowing for that there is still the case to expect that any music if it is good enough will always be a pleasure to enjoy.

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

How to Brand Your Music? (Music Marketing Tips)

I know! You have probably read a dozen articles already relating to music marketing whether you're a music producer, band or artist. Marketing is the hardest part when trying to pursue a career in the music industry and it does take time. Regardless of social networking, SEO, building relationships and sharing music, there are factors you need to consider before you get into trying to connect with people online. This article will definitely help you realize the importance of what you need to do before you find potential clients and contacts.
  • Brainstorm ideas for an APPROPRIATE stage name. Remember, I typed "appropriate" in capital letters for a reason because most beginners do not think hard enough about their brand name. Take it from someone who has had the experience, I have changed my name about 3 times but thankfully decided to stick to what I have now because I actually thought about it a lot more! For instance, if you're a producer, think of something unique and don't just boringly create "JD Beats" just because those are your initials. Write a list of names that may be suited to you and your style and ask friends and/or producers what ones they think are best.

Monday, November 25, 2013

23 Tips for Blogging Musicians

1. Keep it simple: don't make the process any more complicated than it needs to be. Keep it simple, keep it relevant, and keep it on-point.
2. Make a list: make a list of your interests, topics you'd like to talk about, titles, and other creative ideas. Keep jotting down new ideas as they come to you.
3. Post frequently: keep posting to keep the content on your blog fresh. Add new posts regularly.

Sunday, November 24, 2013

The Beginner's Guide To The Music Of Frank Zappa - The Non Definitive Version

So, whenever someone finds out that you play guitar, sing, record and produce music, etc etc, there is a question that follows shortly after that makes many artists retch with awkwardness. "So, what kind of music is it?"
I gotta admit I am no different, partly because I sincerely struggle to define what I sound like and partly because that inner monologue of artistic individuality starts screaming at me. "YOU DON'T SOUND LIKE ANYONE!! YOU ARE YOUR OWN ARTIST!! AAAAARRRRGHHH!"
But. I learnt that like it or not, you need an answer. And for the longest time, I answered that question like this -
"I'm a bit like Frank Zappa, but without the chops."

Saturday, November 23, 2013

What Is A Simple Exercise To Improve My Guitar Picking Speed?

For the beginning guitarist most of your practice time is not going to sound very musical. Before reaching the point of being able to freely express your musically the muscles in your hands need to be conditioned. Strumming patterns, picking techniques, and chord positions need to be committed to what is commonly referred to as muscle memory. What that means is going through the same motions hundreds and perhaps thousands of times much like a martial artist repeats the same movements over and over again.
Just as athletes need to endure hours and hours of exercise and physical conditioning before stepping onto the field or into the ring, it will be necessary for you to invest many hours working on the coordination and strength of your hands. Over time you will be able to begin to express yourself in the way you desire.

Friday, November 22, 2013

Why You Struggle To Think Of New Ideas For Writing A Song

Until you learn an effective method of continually coming up with great ideas for writing a song, you will struggle in your songwriting and experience a lot of frustration. Truth is, many musicians have a hard time thinking of good songwriting ideas on a consistent basis - so if you struggle with this, you are not alone. Fortunately, thinking of a lot ideas for songwriting is not as hard is it may seem. Chances are, you just need to correct some very common mistakes that are limiting your creative musical potential.
Mistake One - Writing Music In An Overcomplicated Manner
In some cases, guitarists struggle to come up with great ideas while writing songs and decide that the solution is to 'add more' notes on top of whatever ideas they already have. These musicians have difficulty coming up with creative ideas because they are in the habit of adding on more and more until everything becomes a big mess of lackluster ideas. Guitarists who make this mistake usually take a 'spray and pray' approach - hoping that something will 'stick' and randomly sound good. Although it is certainly a good thing to experiment by combining different kinds of musical ideas together, this approach will not bring you a lot of results for a long time.

Thursday, November 21, 2013

The Truth About Piano Accompaniment

In music, accompaniment indicates playing to support another instrument (including voice), choir or even dance. This contributes to an integral whole. Accompaniment is done using polyphonic instruments or groups, such as keyboard (especially piano), orchestra or even guitar. This is because they are capable of harmony, whereas monophonic (having a single melody line) instruments are not. Most instruments are monophonic, including the human voice. Although orchestral strings can sometimes produce more than one sound, they are still considered monophonic.
The piano has many roles, functions and benefits, including being one of the best means of accompanying instruments or singers. In classical music, it is uncommon to have a monophonic instrument be composed entirely for solo. There are such pieces, but again, they are rare. Works for such instruments are composed to include either orchestra or piano. During rehearsals for concertos, which could be any instrument, the piano can be used instead of the orchestra, even for another piano, as in a piano concerto.

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Steve Vai "The Story Of Light" Album Review - Virtuoso Vs a Good Listen?

When I am asked who my favourite guitarist is, one name invades my mind before my inevitable mumbling about how I can't just pick one player yadda yadda yadda.
Steve Vai.
My first encounter with the man who would cause my jaw to drop for the rest of my life was in 1986. David Lee Roth had released his first album post-Van Halen, and the single "Yankee Rose" had entered the charts. Being a Van Halen fan, I was not entirely sure Roth could do hard rock without Eddie backing him up.
Then, "Yankee Rose's" talking guitar intro convinced me that Roth would be OK without King Edward.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Ampi Festival

There are many large alternative music festivals in Germany, especially for electronic music. If you are into industrial-electro or goth music, Germany has something to offer you as well. Some of the biggest festivals there are Wave Gotik Treffen, Mera Luna and Amphi Festival. Amphi Festival is similar to Mera Luna but takes place in a different location and caters more to industrial dance.
The history of Amphi Festival started in 2005 in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. The first year of the festival saw over 4,000 people, the folloing year it was determined that the original venue: "Amphithreater" was no longer big enough and it was moved to Cologne's Tanzbrunnen. The name remained and the crowd nearly doubled in size to 7,500 in 2006. Since then, the event has seen levels near capacity, over 16,000 people per day.

Monday, November 18, 2013

The Essential Guitar Maintenance Guide

As a guitarist one of the most important and most often overlooked things is making sure that your keep your guitar in good shape. Know it may seem more fun to play guitar and rocking out than spending time making sure that your guitar is cleaned always in perfect condition, but a little guitar maintenance before practice or playing a gig will go a long way to making sure that your guitar will last of many years.
This article will act a guitar maintenance guide that will help show guitarists some of the simple ways that you can help keep your instrument looking great and playing great for the life of the guitar.

Sunday, November 17, 2013

Reggae: Inspirational Music To African Liberation

On the radio daily in Africa, especially Ghana, was the music of artists such as John Holt, Jimmy Cliff and Desmond Decker, but the emergence of Jimmy Cliff, stole the heart of reggae lovers in African. From many rivers to cross, house of exile, born to win, my friends wife, synthetic world, sitting in limbo, music maker, you can get if you really want, wonderful world, beautiful people, Jimmy Cliff's uncontrollable single hits changed Africa significantly, followed by his film 'The Harder They Come'.
Then a group to change the reggae scene were playing as 'The Wailers', with Bob Marley, Peter Tosh and Bunny Wailer, the latter being the only surviving member of the wailers now. Their differences led Peter Tosh and Bunny Wailer away from the group, giving rise to 'Bob Marley and the Wailers. With scores of hit Bob Marley and Peter Tosh, inspired many African musicians, giving birth to great African reggae stars in the names of Lucky, Dube, Alpha Blondy, Majek Fashek, Ras Kimono and other white reggae stars, Ambrosie and Gentleman, aka Timann Otto.

Saturday, November 16, 2013

5 Influential Guitarists in Classical Music

Classical music may not be the most popular genre in the entertainment industry right now but every serious guitar enthusiast knows that this is definitely worth listening to.
Those doing their best to master the instrument will surely agree that classical guitar can really be interesting. You will be amazed by the technical expertise of these guitarists particularly because they use no guitar effects, distortion, or even amplifier. Simply put, this is masterful guitar playing in its purest form!
If you want to begin listening to this type of music, here's a short list of the most influential classical guitarists you should check out.

Friday, November 15, 2013

All About Tube Amps

All about Tubes:
How do you know when an amp needs new tubes?
How do tubes change the sound?
What tubes for what sounds?
All types of tubes made by different manufactures some sound different then others. It can be pretty expensive to try a test of different tubes in an amplifier. It's probably best to go with something you may know. Also, your amp was designed with a certain type tube set in mind and I usually tell most people to re tube their amp with the spec tubes for the amp. If you play hard or are a professional musician, you should replace your tubes every 6 months to a year in order to retain the full power needed to play in a live or club setting.

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Popular Clubs in Hyderabad

Like the city, the clubs of Hyderabad have a long history. While a few are there since British period, others came up during Nizam's rule. However, the amenities and facilities they provide have been updated to serve the current generation. They have many modern amenities like restaurants, beauty salons, super markets, lounge bars, etc. For always-busy-Hyderabadis, these are some of the best places to socialise.
Secunderabad Club: 
The Secunderabad Club was established in 1878. It is located at Picket, Secunderabad. It is the oldest one of Hyderabad and one of the five oldest ones in India. It started as an exclusive association for British military officers. It offers various membership types such as permanent, mess member, associate, lady member, corporate, temporary member, etc. The entry fee ranges from Rs.500 - Rs.20 lakh and the monthly subscription fee is between Rs.500 - Rs.1,000 based on the membership type.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

The Saxophone's Place In Modern Music

Saxophones are most commonly renowned for their use by jazz and pop musicians, although they are closely linked with instruments that include trumpets and trombones. This wind instrument will probably be generally employed in classical music, but is just not commonly an instrument that stands out in such musical productions. While classical and pop music are completely different music styles, composers like John Adams have been known to straddle the line that separates the two. He and others do so by making use of the saxophone as a classical instrument in his version of a Saxophone Concerto. Other's have been written prior to his composition, but Adam's is one of the less obscure versions.
John Adams selected solo musician Timothy McAllister to be the leader of the first functionality of his concerto in the states, together with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Adams had taken advantage of McAllister's virtuosic saxophone methods formerly for his compose, City Noir, and was eager to produce anything with a more complicated saxophone portion to showcase McAllister's skills. Clocking in at about 30 minutes, the Saxophone Concerto is definitely a showcase of difficult segments and complex polyrhythmic elements all centered on the broad range of articulation achievable with a saxophone.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Reasons for Choosing a Professional DJ Company

The kind of entertainment you choose can either make or break the event. If it is your first time to hire a DJ for any of your special events you need to look for professional ones. The right DJ company takes every initiative to provide its customers with the best entertainment in the music industry. They also make sure their prices are affordable, by fitting into the budget of their customers. Professional companies are recommended for providing quality services, entertainment and music. The reasons for choosing such companies include:
· They enjoy their work
The companies look forward to offer the best entertainment that exceeds their customers' expectations. They make things happen in order to keep their customers satisfied. The companies have a well stipulated goal to meet by playing amazing music to exceed their customers' expectations.

Monday, November 11, 2013

The Inexplicable Good Effects of Music on People

A hobby is any sort of activity or interest which a person does with great enthusiasm in his pastime. People have some hobbies just in order to take a break from their hectic daily schedule and spend some time alone with pleasure and relaxation. A hobby is basically that particular thing which you enjoy doing. Almost every person has a hobby, be it gardening, swimming, cycling, collecting things, painting etc. Music can also be a hobby for many people. People listen to music in order to put all their stress away. There are many ways in which you can enjoy music. You can always opt for listening to soothing music while plugging in the two ear phones into your ears. A rock song playing in the background can even make you jump up in the air on your feet.

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Benefits of Music As a Hobby

People generally wake up in the morning saying their morning prayer in a rhythmic tone. You teach your child the nursery rhymes in a musical tone. Whether it is the flowing river or the cool breeze or the birds singing, there is music all around. Music is a very essential part of your life. One cannot simply live without music. You can sing on your own, listen to songs or play instruments on your own. Many people have different hobbies among which some people choose to keep music as their hobby. There are latest music players like iPad music players in which you can just plug in your earphones and listen to music. There are a number of instruments which are required for playing music. Playing a musical instrument is also one of the unique hobbies. The only thing you need to play any instrument is patience. You must also practice regularly in order to sharpen your skills.

Saturday, November 9, 2013

10 Tips for Marketing Your Next Music Release

  • Begin promoting early: don't wait until the release date to start building excitement around your project. Begin posting to your various social profiles the moment you begin conceptualizing your next single, EP or album.

  • Guise it as a covert operation: this is an optional promotional tactic, but it has worked out pretty well for some businesses. Name your project "Project Penguin" or something ambiguous, and begin to release details a little bit at time. Don't let on that you're working on a new music project right away. This will keep your followers engaged.

  • Share a little bit at a time: you don't have to share everything as it is completed. You can share little fragments of your writing, rehearsing and recording process to stimulate curiosity.
  • Friday, November 8, 2013

    4 Steps to Making Your Next Single a Hit

    Are you looking to make your next single a huge hit?
    Alas, hit singles aren't an exact science. There are some crucial factors to apply and bear in mind, but without substantial dedication and tenacity, even the very best assistance likely won't get you very far.
    When you go to work on your next masterpiece, aim for excellence instead of perfection. There are many imperfect songs which have gone on to be hits anyway.
    With that in mind, here are four suggestions for generating your next single.

    Thursday, November 7, 2013

    How Can A Female Vocalist Be Discovered?

    For a female vocalist to be discovered, she must possess the qualities that the audience and music producers love. First, fans love an energetic and very passionate singer. She makes her own good music that people can relate to. She performs well and can move the crowds when she is singing. A female singer that has her own personal style can be easily discovered and can be made famous. Whatever genre she is in, as long as she projects herself well and puts her own personal twist to her song, she is surely going to be loved both by fans and producers. A good vocalist also takes care of herself and does not abuse her body. She is disciplined and knows how to set limits. Fans also love young singers who bring in something new to the table. Young singers are mostly adored by adolescent girls and serve as their role model.

    Wednesday, November 6, 2013

    Where Can A Young Female Vocalist Get Exposure For Her Music?

    One of the most important things for a female vocalist is to be heard. After all, singing is an expression of one's self, and getting the right audience is very important. Professional singers do not have a problem with getting heard. More often than not, they already have a roster of fans that follows them and appreciates their work. Young singers, on the other hand, still have a lot to prove to gain a loyal following. One easy way to get exposure is to get a manager. She might ask for audition tapes, so be prepared and make one. You should also have your singing skills brushed up so she won't reject to manage you. Make sure that your talent and personality shine so people can notice you.

    Tuesday, November 5, 2013

    What Are The Important Things For A Female Vocalist?

    Are you looking for a gift to give to a friend who is a female vocalist? Or are you an amateur who wants to take your singing to the next level? There are some things that are important to a singer and can serve as her aid to further hone her voice. Some of these things are really easy to find. They can be sent as a gift, which will surely be appreciated. These tools can be used to help in practicing to be a better performer and it can also serve as inspiration. It can be as complicated as musical equipment or it can be as simple as a CD. The following enumerates some tools that are very important, if not inspiring, to singers and aspiring singers.
    The first important tool to a singer is a microphone. A female vocalist would definitely appreciate having her own microphone. There are many good microphones out there. To help you pick which one is best, read online feed backs. A microphone should be sturdy and does not have to be expensive. You can also get a foam ball microphone windscreen to accompany your microphone. It can protect against wind interference and other unnecessary sounds while singing. To accompany your microphone, a voice amplifier is also an important tool to have. A microphone plugs into the amplifier and it will boost your voice's volume. This will help you get used to using your microphone well especially in big concert halls.

    Monday, November 4, 2013

    What Are The Top 3 Reasons To Love A Female Vocalist?

    Nowadays, a female vocalist has a significant position in the music industry. Different genres each have their own sets of power balladeers, female lead singers and pop princesses to boast. Many female singers are very well received and loved by their fans. Each has their own personalities and styles that make them well-known. These singers also serve as inspiration to those other girls who dreams of becoming singers themselves. How they sing and their signature styles are closely watched by these girls so it is important for female singers to be unique and serve as a good example. With so many female vocalists, what are the top reasons fans love them?
    First, a female vocalist that fans love writes a good song that most people can relate to. Her songs have honest lyrics and are about things that happen in real life. It can be a song about positive things like love, family or helping get through a hard life. It can also be about something hurtful like a broken heart or failed dreams and teaching how to get through them. A good singer knows which songs can touch her audience and she can bring these songs to life when performing. Fans can feel the sincerity of the singer when she sings her songs honestly. This is one of the top reasons why people love female singers. Her songs also have a good beat or rhythm that makes it addictive to the listeners.

    Sunday, November 3, 2013

    What Is A Good Female Vocalist?

    A lot of people want to become singers, but to be a good female vocalist takes more than just talent. A good singer has passion, able to write and understand music, and has discipline. She must be professional about singing and does not take for granted the things she must do to achieve her dreams. She is serious about singing and her audience feels her passion when she performs. Her audience can feel her passion when she performs and is moved by her song. A good female vocalist knows that to be able to affect her audience, her talent must be backed up with a good set of traits and habits.
    A good female vocalist must also be able to produce her own material. She must have a good understanding of music. She knows what a good song is composed of and knows about the right notes, rhythm and tones.She also has a good understanding of her own voice. She knows her range and has her own singing techniques. Nowadays, there are a lot of schools for music that a person interested in getting a career in singing can enroll in. They teach not only how to sing well. These schools also teach writing and producing your own music. A good singer can sing well, but she must also be able to write her own songs. Having her own material and techniques can make her different from the rest.

    Saturday, November 2, 2013

    What Are The Three Things A Female Vocalist Should Keep In Mind While Performing?

    A female vocalist has a lot of things to keep in mind while performing besides singing. Whether it be live on stage or through music videos, a singer must always keep in mind that there are people watching and she must give her all out performance to them. While performing, it is important for a vocalist to be confident in who she is as a singer, as well as keeping in mind the techniques and style she has learned. There are a lot of female vocalists out there and only a few really stand out. How they perform plays a great part why people love them so it is important to keep a few things in mind while doing so.
    Knowing how to breathe properly is an important part of singing and can be a factor in predicting if a performance can go well. While singing, a female vocalist must take deep breaths in between lines so she can pronounce her lyrics properly. It is important that the audience understands her words so she must take proper breathing seriously. For her body to get used to this, she must practice correct breathing before she performs on stage. She must incorporate correct breathing practices in her voice lessons. A singer must breathe in her belly and through her chest. This gives her a deeper and greater amount of air. In turn, breathing deeply gives a singer an ample amount of control over her voice. Putting her hands over her belly will help determine if she is breathing in the right way. The belly will expand if she is breathing correctly.

    Friday, November 1, 2013

    How Can A Female Vocalist Take Care Of Her Voice

    Are you a female vocalist? Then most definitely you would want to take good care of your instrument - your voice. You must always keep in mind that to take care of your voice, you must first know how to take care of your body. It is important to avoid any situation or activities that will expose your body to any stress, fatigue or injury. You must also know what foods are good for you and which ones you must avoid. For you to be able to perform in your optimum level, always remember to eat well, rest at proper times and vocalize in the right way. Healthy habits are a crucial aspect in the maintenance of your voice and the quality of your performance.
    A female vocalist should always keep herself hydrated. This is one of the basic but important things a singer should know and do. One of the most important parts of the body of a singer is her vocal folds. We produce sound through the vibration of our vocal folds. These vocal folds should always be lubricated in order for it to vibrate efficiently. Drinking lots of water will help lubricate these vocal folds. Experts recommend drinking at least two quarts of water daily to stay hydrated. At the same time, alcohol and caffeine should be avoided as these can cause dehydration. As much as possible, refuse from drinking beverages such as sodas, coffee and tea as these are sources of caffeine. In cases where these drinks cannot be avoided, drink plenty of water to replace fluids lost.