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CELEBRATING MUSIC EDUCATION

Celebrating Music Education

Today's post is a guest post from Neve Spicer, Founder and Director of WeTheParents.org. I'm excited to have her here to talk about music education! It's always a wonderful time to celebrate the power of music, but on June 21, amateur and professional musicians alike take to streets and parks to celebrate World Music Day. The festival, which is celebrating its 38th anniversary, ori[...]

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Top Free and Paid Ways to Learn Piano

How to Learn Piano

My post today is a guest post by Furqan Ahmed. I'd like to thank him for providing this awesome resource to learn to play the piano! If you're looking for ways to learn how to play piano, check out his tips below! I don't normally write about piano (here is another guest post) but I'm always happy to have others chime in! Top Free and Paid Ways to Learn Piano Learning piano is n[...]

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The Danny Elfman MasterClass: Is It Worth The Money?

A Review of Danny Elfman MasterClass Review

If you're a regular here, you know I'm a big fan of MasterClass. So far I've done Christina Aguilera, Reba McEntire and Deadmau5. I wanted to try a different genre this time, and I love The Simpsons, so Danny Elfman seemed like a decent choice. This is the first of a four-part series, so please subscribe to stay updated on the course! Please note: MasterClass is an affiliate, which mea[...]

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Subliminal Messages in Songs: Do They Work for Mind Control? (No)

Subliminal Messages in Music

Subliminal messages and the conspiracies behind them have been around forever. If you want to get a conversation going, subliminal messages are a great starter. Even if people don't believe them, they're bound to enjoy talking about them. I strive to be honest here, so I'm just going to say it: I think the concept of mind control using subliminal messaging is batshit. That being sa[...]

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9 Song Playlists to Help Your New Year’s Resolutions

Playlists to Meet Your Resolutions

I've written about goals for songwriters (here) before, but I want to discuss songs that can apply to ANY New Year's Resolutions! Whether you need a motivational boost or need help creating goals, this playlist will help you get there. New Year's Resolutions Playlists Whatever your New Year's Resolutions are, there are plenty of songs to help you achieve them! If you're work[...]

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The Sagittarius Musician: How Your Zodiac Sign Impacts Your Music

Sagittarius star sign

Happy birthday, Sagittarius friends! I have a complete list of every Sagittarius musician here, and I wanted to expand on that to discuss what what that really means.  Some people don’t believe in zodiac signs at all, while some people believe every bit of it. I feel like I fall somewhere in the middle, and most people probably do as well. There are SO many factors that can[...]

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The Scorpio Musician: How Your Zodiac Sign Affects Your Music

Scorpio star sign

I have a large post listing every Scorpio musician, and I want to expand on that and talk about Scorpios more in detail.  This is my obligatory “you may not relate to this and that’s okay” speech, but there are many things that can determine your personality. Most people think of star signs as being the only astrological sign, but there are so many others including your sun[...]

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The Libra Musician: How Your Zodiac Sign Affects Your Music

Libra Constellation

I did a whole series listing every Libra Musician ever, and I wanted to expand on that to dive into what that really means.  Some people don’t believe in zodiac signs at all, while some people go all in and believe every bit of it. I feel like I fall somewhere in the middle, and most people probably do as well. There are SO many factors that can affect your personality, includin[...]

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The Virgo Musician: How Your Zodiac Sign Affects Your Music

Virgo Constellation

IT'S VIRGO SEASON - MY SEASON! All my Virgos, join me as we twirl around in falling leaves while it's still relatively warm out. This post is likely to be biased, but I promise to be as fair as possible. I'm well aware of my (many) flaws and will definitely include those, but I'm also aware of the fact that some (or most) of this is my personality, and not my birthday. On that note, I[...]

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The Leo Musician: How Your Zodiac Sign Affects Your Music

Leo Constellation

We are now in Leo, which runs from July 23 through August 22. This fire sign is represented by the Lion. In the United States, we're in the hottest parts of summer (which can range from roughly 30-300 degrees depending on where you live). Before we jump into this, I just want to say that this is for entertainment purposes only. You might not believe that horoscopes are real, and that'[...]