What It Takes to Carve out a Successful Music Career

I’m sure some non-musical consumers of music (those consumers who don’t play any instruments themselves) who love music also feel the same way, but yeah, for those of us who do play one or two instruments ourselves and have a creative relationship with the art of music, there is a certain appreciation you have for music that is just so well produced. This is why you won’t find me watching channels such as Channel O, Trace and MTV Base. I have nothing against the “hustle” of the musicians whose music videos are often featured on those channels and on commercial radio stations, but for the most part it’s nothing but someone reciting lyrics over what are increasingly sounding like generic beats created on the computer. Read more

Every Aspect Of Music Can Do Good Things For Your Brain

Music is an amazing thing and if you are living a life without it, you are definitely missing out on something great. Music can relax and motivate, it can inspire and create happiness, and it can even help with memory. Music is amazing on so many levels that not only is listening to music good for your brain but so is learning to play an instrument. Read more

Music Education Remains a Field of Opportunity

The importance of well-rounded curricula that balance STEM subjects, languages, social sciences and the arts cannot be stressed enough. Music educators enjoy the benefits of teaching from their passions on a subject that stays timeless while incorporating new innovations nd developments. Additionally, the inclusion of music studies in education programs at all levels has demonstrated positive effects on learning in other subject areas. With healthy job growth rates projected for the next decade, now may be a good time to join in this rewarding field. Read more

Using Music To Change Your Mood

Music is an amazing thing and it does great things for your mind and body, whether you’re listening to it or playing it yourself. Music is used in rehab facilities to help people get over addictions, it is used in therapy to help battle depression and anxiety, and it also motivates you to get up and exercise. Read more

5 Ways To Use Music To Cure What Ails You

We all already know that music is great for entertainment purposes, but you can also use it as various forms of treatment. Some of these are for social or behavioral benefits, whereas others are on the fringe of medicinal, but that point is that knowing that music is an option to feel better in certain circumstances can help a person combat several situations effectively. Read more

A Few Unfortunate Connections Inside the Music Industry

Within the music industry, there are certain aspects of the culture that seem to permeate the fringes (or even sometimes the middle) with a fair degree of consistency. And not all of the aspects are positive. In fact, it can seem in some instances that the unfortunate connections are the ones that tend to be the most remembered. Read more

How Music Soothes The Soul And Changes Lives

Music is an amazing thing and it does many wonderful things for the people that listen to it and for the people that play it. In fact, whether you prefer to listen or to play you are getting awesome benefits from music. It can lift your soul, change your mood, bring back happy and sad memories, and even make you smarter. Read more

Infographic: How Much Do Musicians Make Online

Everyone who’s ever picked up a guitar has dreamt of playing infront of thousands, singing along to a song you wrote. Back when CDs were something people actually bought rather than streaming online, musicians made millions in album sales, as there was no way to hear the track apart from on the radio or buying it.

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London’s Best Karaoke Bars

Get to know London’s thriving karaoke bars where you can enjoy endless hours of singing your favourite tunes and belting out in the company of friends and family when you find yourself in the district. Here are a few suggestions where you can rock out to the songs you have been longing to sing, whether from your current playlist or soundtracks from your yesteryears.

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