Guest Podcast: One Thing In A French Day
You know the best way to learn French is to practice every day, but where should you start?
One of our favorite ways to study any language is listening to podcasts! Not only do you get the benefit of hearing spoken French, podcasts also contain interesting tidbits of vocabulary and culture you might not get in a textbook. And besides that, podcasts are simply fun.
One of our favorite French podcasts is One Thing In A French Day, a podcast that chronicles one woman's life in France and
A Guitarist's Guide to Odd Time Signatures
Do you know how to count music in odd time signatures? Guitar teacher Joe L. breaks down the basics that guitarists need to know about playing in unusual times...
Timing is something that most guitarists have to pick up early in playing music. Playing in time is very important; it may be the most important quality and skill you can develop and improve upon as you continue learning to play guitar.
If you're looking at a piece of music, the time signature is the two numbers that look like a
5 Iconic Chicago Music Venues Worth Checking Out
When you think of the city of Chicago, there are certain things that, for the vast majority of people, quickly come to mind: Sears Tower, the Cubs, the Bears, and deep dish pizza, to name a few. Chicago is not as well known for its music venues, at least not in the way that other big cities, like Nashville, New York, and LA are known for theirs. But there are at least five Chicago music venues that make it a city worthy of being on that list! And many of the biggest names in music, both past and
Quiz: What Genre Are You Destined to Sing?
Gypsy jazz. Hip hop. Americana. Rock. Pop. Country. Opera. There are so many styles of music, and so many amazing songs to sing in every genre.
So, which style of music should you devote your craft to? What kind of music were you born to sing? Are you a pop princess or a country songstress? Are you an opera baritone or rock star? Take this quiz and find out!
So the next time you ask yourself "What song should I sing?", consider a staple from one of these genres.
Choose a song that st
The Ten Best Tips and Tricks for Learning Guitar Chords
Ready to learn guitar chords? Guitar teacher Joe H. shares his secrets to mastering guitar chords...
The guitar is incredibly versatile accompaniment instrument. It can deliver many effects, from driving strumming to delicate fingerpicking. It is essential that a guitarist have a solid vocabulary of chords to draw from to do this. Lets be honest for moment: There are hundreds of chords! The good news is that some are more essential than others (more on that later). The following ten tips and