Istria Deep Purple
In March 1968, a group composed of Richie Blackmore - lead guitar, John Lord - organ, backing vocals, Rod Evans - vocals, Nikki Simper - bass, backing vocals, Jan Pace…

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Musician: record disc
Suppose you already have your own band with a permanent musical composition and you have few simple rehearsals and performances in small clubs. Your goal is to record an album.…

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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…

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Heavy Metal Style Dictionary

Double bass
The manner of playing the drums, in which the drummer hits the big drum with high speed, sometimes called the bass drum. Either two separate bass barrels for each leg are used, or a special pedal, with which the drummer plays on one bass drum with both feet.

Bay Area Thrash
One type of thrash metal that became popular in the early and mid 80s in San Francisco, California, in the so-called Bay Area. Among the groups you can list Metallica, Testament, Megadeth and Exodus. Continue reading

Business Musician. How and where does the money come from

Many novice authors believe that it is not necessary to develop business skills and explore the commercial side of things. They say: “I am an author, not a seller, I wrote a song – let someone else take care of how to sell it.” The reality is that what we do is called the music business. The best song in the world will never be a hit unless it was promoted as a demo and if it was not shown to the professionals of the music industry. This can be acceptable if you write solely for your own pleasure, but if you want to succeed in the music business, you should pay equal attention to music and business. Continue reading

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How to speak
To stand at the podium and address the first time in my life with a speech to the full hall - this test is not for the weak. The throat…

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Musical fantasies
While listening to a piece of music, focus and try to “see” what is depicted as music. If this is, for example, Pyotr Tchaikovsky's Seasons, then you may see an…

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Quartet
In music, a quartet is an ensemble consisting of four musicians or singers. The most common among them was a string quartet consisting of two violins, viola and cello. It…

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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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