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Ways to Find a New Bandmate or a Band to Join

Ways to Find a New Bandmate or a Band to Join

  If you’ve been playing an instrument for a while, or only just started, you probably know that theirs only so much sound you can make on your own.  While the joy of playing an instrument can be felt individually, the joy of harmony and melody can’t be matched. ...

Good Introductory Instruments

Good Introductory Instruments

  One of the most beautiful aspects of music is its accessibility to all who engage with it.  Across cultures, languages, and continents, music is a common element of the human experience and can be appreciated by all who encounter it.  You don’t need to know the...

How To Calm Your Pets Using Music | Luke Visser

How To Calm Your Pets Using Music | Luke Visser

Research into veterinary medicine has grown significantly in the 21st century.  The culture surrounding pets and the love they are treated with has changed with it, and people are far more concerned about taking care of their pets than previously.  With more...

The Best Albums of 2020 | Luke Visser

The Best Albums of 2020 | Luke Visser

  2020 was a rough year for the music industry with concerts and festivals put on hold and artists forced to cancel long-awaited tours. Political upheaval, social unrest, and fear about the future all shaped the sounds and songs that defined the year. Despite the...

Music Festivals To Look Out For In 2021

Music Festivals To Look Out For In 2021

Covid-19 has put a halt to many plans. Concerts and sports games were canceled, and even travel has gained new restrictions. 2020 was a year of waiting and seeing, and now it’s time to get the country back in motion under safe precautions. For music lovers, we can...

How Musicians are Managing During Quarantine

How Musicians are Managing During Quarantine

From the start of the pandemic, every facet of our daily lives has changed. Companies across the world have had to shift gears and prioritize every aspect of their businesses, and entire industries have had to adjust to survive during the pandemic.  Arguably one of...

Classical Musical Recommendations for Beginners

Classical Musical Recommendations for Beginners

Everyone is somewhat familiar with classical music, thanks to movies and commercials. Far from stuffy, the genre epitomizes the technical and emotional complexity that music can achieve. Want to learn more? These four timeless pieces make for a great classical crash...

The Benefits of Music

The Benefits of Music

  Few things enrich rich life as much as the arts. While it is true that there is great beauty in the world, it is equally true that there is also a great deal of terrible things. In the midst of such a contrast, art gives us a chance to appreciate the beauty and...

Benefits Of Music For Pets

Benefits Of Music For Pets

  For hundreds of years, humans have enjoyed the benefits that different types of music offer. Studies have shown that listening to music has significant impacts on our emotional stability and memory function. It has also been said that music can help people...