Improvising in Classical Music

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Many times the topic of improvisation comes to mind in music, but it’s usually tied to genres like Jazz and Rock, however, improvisation happened long before these two were even a genre. Musicians like Beethoven and Mozart would sometimes improvise and impress the audience with an unexpected yet natural turn in the performance. John Mortensen’s… Read more »

Judging For Their Music/Deeds

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The world of today has a big problem, which consists in blurring the line between a person’s work as an artist and their personal lives, which in turn begs the question, do we judge artists by their deeds and who they are as a person or their work. Sometimes even actors suffer the consecuences of… Read more »

DokBrass, a Hip Hop Superhero

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Sampling and hip hop has gone a long way since it was first implemented in music in the 80s, and now in a way, there is so much you can do with it mixing several genres into one great piece of music. One way of doing this is through finger drumming, and there is one… Read more »

Musical Burn-out

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There comes a point in the journey of a musician when it’s not just about playing with an instrument and learning, there is a lot of trial and error, boring parts, persistence, necessary rest and a few more battles which sometimes can take a toll on creativity and the natural flow of composition and music… Read more »

Two Paths For a Beginner Guitarrist

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Every instrument gives us a chance to make unique music, and it’s in the hands of the aspiring musician to sort of lean towards a personality or identity behind it. In this case we’ll be going over some tips and thoughts surrounding the guitar. As any other instrument, frst you have to learn the basics,… Read more »

History Of Music in Germany

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It’s well known that one of the most important places in the world for music is Germany in many ways. The world was very different a few hundred years ago, and music wasn’t as universal so the place where you came from as a musician mattered even more than it does now. Germany became the… Read more »

Identity Through Musical Instruments

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There is an idea that some musicians share that the instrument a musician plays is related to the player’s personality and attitude, or can even change it transforming the person just like a superhero changes when they put ther suits on. It changes depending on the person but it can go one way or the… Read more »

A.I. and Programming In Music

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There has been a great amount of progress in terms of artificial inteligence (A.I.) in the last ten years, and it’s begining to get into the realm of music in several ways, and as we get more deeply involved in new technologies and new ways to create, it’s a good idea to think about the… Read more »

Functions of Music

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We know why we listen to music right? because it gives us pleasure, whether it is by making us feel happy, energetic or even help us through tough times while embracing feelings of sadness and nostalgia. We do not however, think about why music is so important to us and has been for so many… Read more »