Tips for composers
You need to make music regularly, without waiting for the so-called inspiration. You should not depend on it, let it depend on you. And the more regularly you compose, the…

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How to establish a pirate radio station
Nearly all of the people who worked or worked for BBC Radio 1, including Pete Tong, Danny Rampling, Gils Peterson and John Peel began as employees of pirated broadcasts. Since…

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About vinyl
There are not so many good stories with a happy ending in our life. One of them is the history of gramophone records, or "vinyl". It is fundamentally wrong to…

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How to make a “demo”?

The word “demo” is short for the word “demo”. First of all, the demo is designed to demonstrate the potential of your song.

Ideally, the demo should be such that the listener can immediately understand whether this song will become a hit or not.
In order to show our own capabilities, we must remember that different types of songs require different arrangements. It’s impossible to know right away exactly which arrangement is best for your song. Continue reading

How to start speaking?

The main problem of all performances has always been that on the stage it is very difficult to achieve comfortable conditions for the game. It suddenly turns out that your processor or combo, which sounded great at home and at rehearsal, instead of the fat sound that you liked so much, gives you some kind of disgusting itch. It turns out that guitar pickups, like a microphone, are disgustingly squeaking. That becomes completely inaudible to the bass player, and you get lost in the form of a song, etc. etc. Continue reading

What is Celtic music

Surely you have repeatedly read, heard, and maybe even used this phrase yourself in various combinations – “Celtic music”, “Celtic music” and even “traditional Celtic music”, “folk Celtic music”, “cheerful Celtic dances”, “Ancient celtic chants”, etc. etc. The phrase itself is very, very popular, but what kind of music actually hides behind it, no one can really explain. “Celtic music” can be either fully electronic ambient with the names of tracks like “Sacred Stonehenge and eighteen druids in a circle”, and Hispanic with electronic bagpipes, and aggressive punk rock, and violins, harmonica and harmonica of cheerful drunk Irish muzhik. Continue reading

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Ritchie Blackmore
Richard Hugh Blackmore was born on April 14, 1945 in the English town of Weston-Super-Mare. The first instrument - an ordinary acoustic guitar - was presented to Ritchie at the…

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Musical graphics as a manifestation of synesthesia
Synesthesia (simultaneous sensation, joint feeling) - in psychology - the phenomenon of perception, when during stimulation of one sense organ (due to irradiation of arousal from the nervous structures of…

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Concerts on their own
You probably think that now I will train you on how to prepare demo material, ring up all clubs, travel to all concert offices, stick up posters and business cards,…

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In the power of music
Music has accompanied man since prehistoric times. The joy of prey, a successful hunt, the challenge of rain accompanied ritual sounds (a skull filled with dry berries or a gong…

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