Today In Music : October 19th — True Colors Hits #1

Welcome to another edition to Today in music, where we discuss today’s date in music  history. As usual Happy Birthday if today is your birthday! You will be sharing it with Keith Reid of Procol Harum who was born in 1946 and Pras Michel of Fugees who was born in  1972. Moving on…   First off, Pink […]

How Not To Piss Off Your Bandmates

Being in a band isn’t always sunshine and daisies. Sometimes bandmates can make life really hard for the rest of us, here’s how to help make sure you’re not one of those bandmates 1. Do not come for band practice to learn the songs. If the band has agreed on practicing or performing certain songs, […]

Singer Songwriter’s Guide to Home Recording Equipments

When designing a studio and purchasing the equipment for it you need to decide what you’re studio is going to be used for, what kind of music you are going to be making. This guide to studio equipment is the essentials for a singer songwriter looking to do release worthy recordings at home. So Where […]

5 Tips To Help You Soundcheck

Playing a show anywhere at any time can be a nerve wrecking experience especially if its a big crowd or a venue you’re not familiar with. Any number of things could go wrong and no one wants that to happen, but is there a way to minimise the risks? Having a good soundcheck session before […]

5 Tips To Remember When Buying Your First Electric Guitar

So you’ve fallen in love with the sweet creamy tones of Slash’s les paul or feel yourself getting high off the fuzzy twangs of Hendrix’s masterful playing. It’s time to get an electric guitar. But before you realise rockstars are not born over night here’s what you need to know when buying your first electric […]

Chapter One of White Canvas Arrives!

Last Saturday, Penang was witness to the first chapter of the White Canvas Music in Art expose of local arts at Talk Talk Wine Bar. White Canvas is an event designed to showcase the talents of local artists. The venue of choice being Talk Talk wine bar, it’s been a while since the fun people […]

Recording MIDI On Your DAW Software

This series is a continuation from the past post on guide to choosing your midi controller from the guide on Composing Music With MIDI. This lesson, you’ll learn how to start writing & recording MIDI notes into your computer. Make Sure Your DAW Know Where To Receive MIDI Data From Most major DAWs will detect your […]