Live Music is Best: New Study

Live music is best, for too many reasons to list. But as far as practice is concerned, when you see somebody play your instrument in front of you, your brain lights up in almost the exact same way as the performing musician. It’s called the mirror neuron system, a topic I’ve written about many times. Below is…

So, What Songs Are Now In the Public Domain? These.

If you aim to record an album of cover songs on the cheap, you’ll want to rifle through the resources below. For the first time in twenty years, a whole year’s worth of copyrighted works entered the public domain in the U.S. on January 1, 2019. Under the terms of the Sonny Bono Copyright Act,…

Forget Prodigies. What Can We Learn From Late Bloomers?

As a society, we tend to focus on prodigies — the young stars in their fields. But what if we looked at the people at the opposite end of the timeline instead? By studying them, network scien… Source: What can we learn from people who succeed later in life? |

It’s-Not-Too-Late-Gifts: Best Music Books: 2018

Led Zeppelin Hardcover – Illustrated. by Led Zeppelin (Artist) A massive, 400-page coffee table tome, filled with glossy, high resolution shots of the band at their decadent, high-flying best, with annotations written by Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones, and quotes from the late, great John Bonham. (Corbin Reiff Uproxx) A photographic journey through the band’s entire career,…

Learn to Read Music: Video Course 50% OFF

Learn to read music, and get it for less! A new video course based on the best-selling book, Basic Music Theory: How to Read, Write, and Understand Written Music, is 50% off. Check out the preview below, or see more details and other free lessons from the course HERE.