How to Play Jazz Using Chord Families

The use of chord families to play jazz is a great tool to understand and use.  Just the understanding of chord families in a jazz context can really help us improve our playing, particularly… The post How to Play Jazz Using Chord Families appeared first on The Blogging Musician. Keep reading this article on Adam Harkus.

How Practising Mindfulness Can Help Musicians

It can happen to any musician: that inner voice in the back of your head when you are playing music that chooses to fixate on any mistake you make. This internal dialogue can go… The post How Practising Mindfulness Can Help Musicians appeared first on The Blogging Musician. Keep reading this article on Adam Harkus.

The Blogging Musician

Adam Harkus is a guitarist, singer/songwriter and author with a new-found passion for sharing the knowledge and experience gained from 20 years of playing, writing and producing. The Blogging Musician has grown from a personal hub into a valuable resource community for musicians and writers alike. His debut album This is Who I am was […]

BOSS Katana 50 Guitar Amplifier Review

The BOSS Katana 50 Guitar Amplifier IS the best guitar-related purchase I’ve ever made. Why? Let me explain. Is the BOSS Katana 50 loud enough to gig with? The question that everyone’s asking. Simple… The post BOSS Katana 50 Guitar Amplifier Review appeared first on The Blogging Musician. Keep reading this article on Adam Harkus.

Top Ways to Promote Your Music Online in 2018

This post is written by Kristal Bean: Kristal Bean is a Southern California-based writer and sometimes guitarist. In her free time, she homeschools, works out and listens to live music. Check her blog greenlightbooking.com… The post Top Ways to Promote Your Music Online in 2018 appeared first on The Blogging Musician. Keep reading this article […]

Karate : A Rediscovery

How rediscovering Karate restored balance back into my life. Life is all about balance. Over the past four or five years, I’ve been busy with a young family, moving home, changing jobs.  The Blogging… The post Karate : A Rediscovery appeared first on The Blogging Musician. Keep reading this article on Adam Harkus.

The 6 Best Microphones For Recording Acoustic Guitar

You might have the best, most beautiful sounding acoustic guitar but still get crappy recordings. Nothing is more frustrating. No, the problem might not be your mic placement. You’ve probably already mastered how to… The post The 6 Best Microphones For Recording Acoustic Guitar appeared first on The Blogging Musician. Keep reading this article on Adam […]

Understanding Copyrights for Your Music

Ever wonder how Weird Al Yankovic gets away with making parody songs that bear a striking resemblance to the originals? He’s well versed in copyright infringement laws, that’s why, in that he’s diligent in… The post Understanding Copyrights for Your Music appeared first on The Blogging Musician. Keep reading this article on Adam Harkus.

Line 6 Spider V Guitar Amplifier : A Deeper Look

Line 6 has been making Spider amps for years. With each model, an upgrade or two is added. In some cases, the upgrades seem small; from the Spider III to the IV on the… The post Line 6 Spider V Guitar Amplifier : A Deeper Look appeared first on The Blogging Musician. Keep reading this […]

I Don’t Like Sundays

Bob Geldof didn’t like Mondays, but Sunday has always been my least favourite day of the week by far. Why? That’s easy …… The Coffee Shop graveyard It’s 3pm on a Sunday afternoon, you’re… The post I Don’t Like Sundays appeared first on The Blogging Musician. Keep reading this article on Adam Harkus.

The Biggest Mistake New Singers Make When Performing

If you’re a new singer you either dread or love performing live. Sometimes it’s stage-fright and self-consciousness that takes over, and other times it’s exhilaration and excitement. Either way, when you’re about to hit… The post The Biggest Mistake New Singers Make When Performing appeared first on The Blogging Musician. Keep reading this article on Adam […]

Music Therapy for Dogs

Just like us, dogs can feel anxious, sad, and hyperactive. There is nothing worse than hearing your dog whimper when you leave the house or noticing how nervous they get from fireworks on the… The post Music Therapy for Dogs appeared first on The Blogging Musician. Keep reading this article on Adam Harkus.

This is Who I am – New CDBaby Music Player

A new CDBaby Music Player has now been added to The Blogging Musician, containing my debut album : This Is Who I Am. This is it….. No help nor hindrance, from beginning to end…. The post This is Who I am – New CDBaby Music Player appeared first on The Blogging Musician. Keep reading this […]

Contributor Spotlight : Nadav Biran

Nadav Biran is a music producer, audio engineer and the co-founder of Catz Audio a pro audio magazine focused on providing music producers with the latest pro audio news, interviews and guides. Nadav Biran… The post Contributor Spotlight : Nadav Biran appeared first on The Blogging Musician. Keep reading this article on Adam Harkus.