Debussy said, “Works of art make rules but rules do not make works of art.” In the case of Debussy, he … Continue reading Should I learn music theory?
You can create your own scale. Here is how I would go about it. The tritone is the most evil … Continue reading What scale do you use to create a creepy and evil sound?
I design and build tube guitar amps for my own use. You heard right: Tubes, vacuum tubes, 1950’s technology. For … Continue reading What is a hobby of yours that you think is fairly uncommon?
It’s origins are in the German legend of Faust. Although Faust is successful, he remains dissatisfied with his life. He … Continue reading Why do people believe satanists sold their souls in exchange for money and fame?
Usually, it’s musical snobbery. Some people think their music is better because it is obscure and this puts them in … Continue reading Why do some people insist that the music they like is better than anybody else’s?
Although the combinations are finite. The number may be so large that it may be a hundred-thousand years before it … Continue reading If the amount of combinations of musical notes is finite, shouldn’t we come to a point in the future where no new music can be created?
I’m a musician and I used to have stage fright. These are the methods I used to learn how to … Continue reading Managing stage fright
There are a few different ways to create a chord progression. I am going to assume you understand the use … Continue reading How do I create a chord progression by myself?
Duane was leaving LA to do session work at Fame Studios in Muscle Shoals, AL. Gregg talked him into a … Continue reading A Life lesson from Duane Allman
Classical music, be-bop jazz, cool jazz and progressive rock are all complicated types of music. However, there are important differences … Continue reading Is there an essential difference between classical and popular music? Is it just that classical music is more complicated?