The Chord Guide: Pt I – Chord Progressions Chord progressions are the canvas on which musicians paint their masterpieces, and it’s a canvas which is a piece of art in itself. A chord progression can be subtle and in the background or it can be blatant and up front; it can be simple and catchy, or it can be technical and complex, it can stay in one key or it can change like the seasons. In any of these cases a chord progression is what drives the song as it literally shapes the music that accompanies it. Akai MPK49 Pad Modification A few years ago I did a light review of the Akai MPK49 MIDI keyboard controller. Subsequently I bought one and I've been happily using it since. However one thing consistently bugged me (and everyone else) about the design - the drum "pads" are terrible. You have to hit them quite hard to even register a hit, let alone a loud one.
experiments Visit Always Beautiful. Microsoft challenged Big Spaceship to take on the beta release of IE9 – to explore the new features and functionality of the browser and push the limits of what’s possible. We responded with "Always Beautiful" – an interactive experience that uses the history of the web as a personal paintbrush. IE9’s new support for web standards and SVG are impressive, but hard to comprehend in the abstract – we wanted to show how these new capabilities translate into unparalleled opportunities for users and developers. Drawing inspiration from the ever-evolving trends of the Web and setting them against a soundtrack from recording artist Ming, users generate a completely unique piece of artwork from a library of Web-inspired graphic assets we created. IE9’s unique use of the user's graphics processor allowed for hundreds of assets on the screen at once with no drop in performance.
21 Cool 3 Notes-Per-String Exercises to Rock On! Photo by Jsome1 Playing 3 notes per string exercises is something I do on a regular basis. I use them to warm up, to become a faster guitar player and to spice up my improvisation. 3 notes per string licks and scales are generally used for speed picking. eMusic expands MP3 store with Warner agreement eMusic is a solid place to purchase and download music. They've always had a great catalog of music that is "off the beaten path," as well as recordings of live performances. Their catalog is about to get even larger: eMusic has finally reached an agreement with Warner Music and will be adding around 10,000 new albums.
Create Music Beats JamStudio for 2021! Download the Windows App or Mac App to keep using JamStudio! DO IT NOW! make music together let's get started making music... 1draw on the grid with your mouse to make a beatshow me2 save your track and share it with friends. show me3 out of ideas? roll the dice and start remixing. show me4 explore the beatlab community show me For more tips, tutorials vidoes, and FAQs, check out our community wiki. You can use the following keyboard shortcuts while composing a track. 5 Beautiful Ways to Play a II-V-I Jazz Chord Progression Photo by Ava Weintraub I just love figuring out different ways to play a jazz chord progression or just mixing up jazz chords with other styles of music. It can add nice flavors to a song and give it some extra magic. It’s really fun to experiment with that. Learning jazz expands your guitar vocabulary to a whole new level if you are ready for it. In the meantime it’s just fun to play some beautiful jazz chord progressions and it will certainly contribute to your playing skills and creativity as well.
7 Websites To Search For The Perfect Album Cover Art Tapes have given way to CDs and now CDs have given way (some if not all) to MP3 files. Then there are a huge lot of MP3 songs we download from the web or rip from music CDs. The first rule of organization says that we should neatly put them in the right folders and then tag them. There are tools for the job and some good ones at that. Going back to the job of making our music collection look neat, we come to the “˜face’ of our songs and music albums ““ the album cover or specifically, album cover art.
Music Genres: Most Complete List TechnoTrance.org PRLog (Press Release) - Aug. 24, 2011 - This is a list of some of the world's music genres and their definitions. It is presented by your friends at the Techno Trance Radio Show. This list is the most complete list of music genres ever assembled. We hope you find it eye-opening and helpful in your search for new styles of music to calm and/or excite you. To learn more about music genres, please visit Techno Trance at: