Archive for April, 2012

The Big Bang Theory of Beat Making

Monday, April 30th, 2012
By Christian Walker Beat making: It is fun! Well, fun for those of us that love making our own music. The term beats refers to any music that concentrates on drums and percussion such as hip hop, dubstep, and rap. Dance music could also be included in this mix. It used to be that making beats that were broadcast quality required a lot of money. Read The Post [...]

Upcoming Events in Pattaya

Monday, April 30th, 2012
If you wish to get to know the true Pattaya and Thai tradition, you should always consider attending one of the upcoming events in Pattaya. After all, Pattaya celebrates all the traditional feasts and festivals of Thailand, but as expected, you can also find some variations of the traditional events, as well as some unique local festivals. If you Read The Post [...]

Let Your Garden Wind Chimes Give You A Tune Of Your Own

Sunday, April 29th, 2012
By Kershawn Q. Permides When you are decorating your backyard escape like most homeowners you are probably looking for some garden wind chimes to add a little organic music to your outdoor space. When searching for the right wind chime for your backyard it is important to take into consideration the tune it plays and the way it looks, that's why Read The Post [...]

What Does The Best Beat Maker Look Like?

Sunday, April 29th, 2012
By Christian Walker Making beats is a growing hobby that used to be way beyond the reach of the ordinary citizen. It took a lot of money to hire musicians, book studio time, and record your tracks. We are talking thousands of dollars just to get a glass master. Then you need to get the glass master duplicated and distributed which was several thousand Read The Post [...]

A Brief Overview Of Australian Country Music

Saturday, April 28th, 2012
Australian country music has a long tradition, which is surprising to some. That's because most people think of the American South when they picture country music. At the very least, they think only of America. However, there is some mighty fine native-born country music with Australian accents, and you really ought to know about it. Of the first Read The Post [...]

Dub Turbo, BTV SOLO, Or Free? Is Dub Turbo or BTV SOLO Better, Or Should I Go For A Freebie?

Saturday, April 28th, 2012
By Christian Walker Today we are going to take a look at three digital beat makers, Ordrummer, Dub Turbo, and BTV SOLO. I chose these three because they are affordable and yet produce a very good quality beat track. All of them are capable of producing a beat track in the wav format at the industry standard of 44.1 kHz, 16 bit stereo. Ordrummer Read The Post [...]

Festival Preview: Crossing Brooklyn Ferry

Friday, April 27th, 2012
Over the last few years the festival scene in New York has taken a huge hit. Several large festivals have attempted to come to town, and most have gone completely bust or had to scale back their ambitions significantly. This seems absurd considering there is hardly a better hotbed of musical activity than Brooklyn. Lucky for the music listening public Read The Post [...]

Live Music Still Rocks

Thursday, April 26th, 2012
By Paul Malcolm Everyone always remembers the music of his or her youth. Certain songs seem to have a timeless ability to bring us back to a point in our life long past. The impression that live music can have on us is amazing. While pop culture is always evolving, many groups today have started their careers as Internet sensations. However, many Read The Post [...]

Understanding The Musical Genius Of Roger Waters

Thursday, April 26th, 2012
By Jim Blevins Until he and his fellow students Nick Mason, Syd Barrett and Richard Wright formed a rock band, Roger Waters was a student of architecture at London's Regent Street Polytechnic in the mod 1960's. By 1966, the group settled on the name Pink Floyd, and in August, 1967, the band released their debut album, a psychedelic rock collection Read The Post [...]

New Country Songs And Pop Cross Overs

Thursday, April 26th, 2012
Country music is well and alive, being enjoyed worldwide. Country music is as popular in far away Germany and Asia, as much as it has been in the deep south of America. And the more that country music widens in popularity, there's more and more mixtures of pop crossing over, groups such as Rascal Flatts and Lady Antebellum, plust the birth of pop queens Read The Post [...]