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Next Level Slap Bass Book Review! – Barend Tromp

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HOME – BLOG Next Level Slap Bass Book Review! – Barend Tromp September 13, 2023 Howard This is a thoroughly refreshing outlook on how to play slap bass, a technique renowned for its intricate technicality. Not only does Barend comment on existing slap methods but gives recommendations on alternative methods that he’s found to work […]

The History of Music (& It’s Future!)

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HOME – BLOG The History of Music (& It’s Future!) September 2, 2023 Howard Today, we’re pulling back the curtain on the grand stage of musical evolution. Whether you’re mad for Mozart or potty for punk, this comprehensive look at the history of music has something for every pair of ears. Oh, and if you’re […]

What Music Genre is Best for Me?

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HOME – BLOG What Music Genre is Best for Me? September 2, 2023 Howard The best music genre for you depends on your preferences, experiences, and the emotions you seek from music. It’s an intensely individual choice, often moulded by cultural, social, and personal influences. Exploring various genres can help pinpoint what resonates most with […]

What is an Artist?: A Deep Dive into the Heart of Creation

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HOME – BLOG What is an Artist?: A Deep Dive into the Heart of Creation September 2, 2023 Howard An artist is an individual who creates, expresses, or demonstrates creativity and imagination through various mediums such as painting, music, literature, or performance. These creators use their craft to convey emotions, ideas, or perspectives, often challenging […]

What is Music Theory? An Essential Guide

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HOME – BLOG What is Music Theory? An Essential Guide September 2, 2023 Howard Music theory is the study of the fundamental elements and principles that underpin the creation and understanding of music. It encompasses the rules and concepts governing melody, harmony, rhythm, and form. It provides musicians with a framework to compose, analyse, and […]

What is Creative Art? Exploring Boundaries Beyond Traditional Art

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HOME – BLOG What is Creative Art? Exploring Boundaries Beyond Traditional Art September 1, 2023 Howard Creative art is a form of expression that pushes boundaries and challenges traditional artistic norms, encompassing various mediums and techniques. It prioritises originality, innovation, and personal interpretation, often blurring the lines between art forms. From visual and auditory pieces […]

What is Metal Music? Comprehensive Guide to the Thunderous Genre

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HOME – BLOG What is Metal Music? Comprehensive Guide to the Thunderous Genre August 28, 2023 Howard Metal music is a genre of rock music known for its powerful and intense sound, often characterised by amplified distortion, extended guitar solos, emphatic beats, and overall loudness. Emerging in the late 1960s and early 1970s, it draws […]

What is New Wave Music?

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HOME – BLOG What is New Wave Music? August 28, 2023 Howard New Wave music is a genre that emerged in the late 1970s, blending the rebellious spirit of punk with the melodic and artistic elements of pop. Originating in Britain and the U.S., it became known for its eclectic sound, synthesiser-driven tracks, and distinctive […]

What is Citypop? The Sound, the Style, and the Stories Behind Japan’s Musical Gem

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HOME – BLOG What is Citypop? The Sound, the Style, and the Stories Behind Japan’s Musical Gem August 28, 2023 Howard Picture a vintage Tokyo skyline, bathed in neon lights and reverberating with the soulful tunes of an era gone by, songs that encapsulate the vibrant optimism and urban melancholy of Japan’s golden age. This […]

What is Punk Music?

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HOME – BLOG What is Punk Music? August 28, 2023 Howard Punk music is a rebellious genre that emerged in the mid-1970s, characterised by its raw sound, simple chord structures, and often politically charged lyrics. Originating from the UK and the US, a counter-cultural movement challenged the mainstream music scene. With its DIY ethos, punk […]