Keeping Music in Our Schools

Music education in our schools has been under attack for a while now, and with new political leaders, it is being threatened again. It seems as if many people don’t understand the benefits that… The post Keeping Music in Our Schools appeared first on The Blogging Musician. Keep reading this article on Adam Harkus.

Introducing…Cosmic Space Pirates!

Cosmic Space Pirates are a rock/pop/indie covers band from North / South Shields, near Newcastle, England. Forming early 2012 we’ve managed to stay together (and still friends) to this day. I’m making this a… The post Introducing…Cosmic Space Pirates! appeared first on The Blogging Musician. Keep reading this article on Adam Harkus.

String Bending For Beginners

We’ve all witnessed our heroes bending strings in big guitar solos but when you first try to perform this technique, you might run into some issues. There are a few aspects to mastering string… The post String Bending For Beginners appeared first on The Blogging Musician. Keep reading this article on Adam Harkus.

How to Promote Your Music on Social Media

If you are an upcoming musician, then you ought to know that how well you market your composition is as important as its sound quality, bass and tone. Thanks to advancement in technology, you… The post How to Promote Your Music on Social Media appeared first on The Blogging Musician. Keep reading this article on Adam […]

5 Lessons learned from 200 Blog Posts.

The Blogging Musician has just published its 200th article!  Here are 5 lessons I’ve learned since 100th Blog Post : My Blogging Journey so far Identify your Niche The Blogging Musician covers a fair amount… The post 5 Lessons learned from 200 Blog Posts. appeared first on The Blogging Musician. Keep reading this article on Adam Harkus.

5 Platforms for Musicians to Make More Money

Throughout all the changes the music industry has experienced over the past few years, the musician’s main concern has remained the same as ever — how to make a sustainable income. And although it… The post 5 Platforms for Musicians to Make More Money appeared first on The Blogging Musician. Keep reading this article on Adam […]

The Golden Age of the Video Game Arcade : 1983

1983: The year of the video game crash, and, of course, Return of the Jedi!  Home computing, for me at least wouldn’t start for another year. On my cousin’s rubber keyed Spectrum, Horace Goes Skiing didn’t do… The post The Golden Age of the Video Game Arcade : 1983 appeared first on The Blogging Musician. Keep reading this […]

Queen : In Only Seven Days Review

Queen has always been my favourite band.  But despite the obvious mega-hits of Bohemian Rhapsody etc, one song has always stood out to me as being special: John Deacon’s In Only Seven Days, from… The post Queen : In Only Seven Days Review appeared first on The Blogging Musician. Keep reading this article on Adam Harkus.

How Streaming & Playlists Are Affecting The Modern Musician

For better or worse, the internet has changed how we access, listen to, and store music. Advancements in technology are just a fact of the music industry, like improvements to instruments, recording equipment, etc…. The post How Streaming & Playlists Are Affecting The Modern Musician appeared first on The Blogging Musician. Keep reading this article […]

The Importance of a Curriculum

  I’ve been a full-time music school teacher for over 22 years. I started young, so there’s plenty of gas still left in this sports car. There are many, many kinds of students out… The post The Importance of a Curriculum appeared first on The Blogging Musician. Keep reading this article on Adam Harkus.

10 Tune Dinner Party Playlists

Crafting an ideal dinner party music playlist is all well and good. The important element is to be able to have easy access to all of the tunes that you include on your dinner… The post 10 Tune Dinner Party Playlists appeared first on The Blogging Musician. Keep reading this article on Adam Harkus.

Contributor Spotlight: Tom Miller

Tom Miller is a blogger and a nature lover. He is obsessed with traveling and adventures and that too with his family. He believes that water has a steady hold of him. He regularly… The post Contributor Spotlight: Tom Miller appeared first on The Blogging Musician. Keep reading this article on Adam Harkus.

7 Best Things To Do In the USA To Soak It All In

If you love to travel around and make the most out of every moment, here is a list of seven amazing things that you should do in the USA. 1. The Grand Canyon, Arizona… The post 7 Best Things To Do In the USA To Soak It All In appeared first on The Blogging Musician. […]

Line 6 Helix: How I Use It Live.

Line 6’s flagship multi-effects processor, the Helix, has so many features it’s great for original work, and covers. The HX Effects brings the sounds of Helix in a smaller unit for use with your… The post Line 6 Helix: How I Use It Live. appeared first on The Blogging Musician. Keep reading this article on Adam […]

Finding the Perfect Guitar Rig

After 25 years of trying, I’ve finally found it. The voice in my head, plus convenience and flexibility.  My perfect guitar rig! Guitar, amp, and effects. Sounds simple, doesn’t it? But we’re all different,… The post Finding the Perfect Guitar Rig appeared first on The Blogging Musician. Keep reading this article on Adam Harkus.