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Guerrilla Gigging

Guerrilla Gigging

1 September 2015, Josh Reynolds for Music Critic A Guerrilla gig is a performance in an unexpected or non-traditional setting. It can be a way to generate publicity for a new band, or breathe life into an already popular act ...
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What Is Sonos? Here is Everything You Should Know

We're going to answer all the important questions about Sonos so that by the end of this article, you'll have a clear overview of Sonos, how it works, and what options you have to set up a Sonos system inside ...
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How You Can Make Your Mic Louder

Issues with your microphone volume can make voice and video calls sound awful, and it can also make recording your voice a problem, too. Fortunately, there are some easy fixes for low microphone volume, and we're going to have a ...
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How to Record with Streamlabs OBS

Streamlabs OBS is a fantastic piece of software that can help you stream or record yourself. The proper name for this form of software is Open Broadcaster Software Streamlabs. We're going to have a look at the basics of how ...
When I Was Your Man, Piano Chords

When I Was Your Man, Piano Chords

Bruno Mars' "When I Was Your Man" is a touching ballad about a man who regrets everything he didn't do when he had the chance with the woman he loves. The song is written in the key of D minor ...
How Long Does It Take To Learn Piano?

How Long Does It Take To Learn Piano?

It is said that to master the piano truly, one would need at least ten years of practice. The piano is a great musical instrument for learning a new skill. However, if you are starting, don't be discouraged – it ...
How Much Are Piano Lessons?

How Much Are Piano Lessons?

Learning to play the piano can be a rewarding experience, both musically and intellectually. But before you can reap the benefits of learning this beautiful instrument, you need to figure out how much piano lessons will cost. The cost of ...
How Many Black Keys Are On A Piano?

How Many Black Keys Are On A Piano?

The number of black keys on a piano can vary. There are only 35 black keys on some pianos, while others have 37. However, the most common number of black keys on a piano is 36. So why do pianos ...
How Much Does It Cost To Move A Piano?

How Much Does It Cost To Move A Piano?

The cost of moving a piano can vary depending on a few factors. The first is the distance of the move. The farther you are moving the piano, the more it will cost. Another factor is the size of the ...
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Guitar Tricks Review – Online Guitar Lessons

Review of Guitar Tricks Online Guitar Lessons Gone are the days when an aspiring guitarist’s options for learning the instrument were either expensive, in-person tutoring, or impractical exercise books that could be impossible to decipher. The internet has opened up ...
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Fender Play Online Learning Review

Review of Fender Play: Fender's Online Learning Platform Few guitar manufacturers can compete with Fender when it comes to name recognition. This global brand has made some of the most legendary axes around, including its Stratocaster and Telecaster models. It ...
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Music Critic $500 Headphones Tester Competition

One of the best ways to unwind after a workday is to immerse yourself in one of your favorite gaming worlds. Whether you're playing God of War, Dota2, or any other current worldwide phenomenon, good gaming headphones make all the ...
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Music Critic break/doWn | Let Me Blow Ya Mind by Eve featuring Gwen Stefani

break/doWn by: matt halverson Music watchdogs on Capitol Hill - Sen. Joe Lieberman among them - continually complain that hip-hop and rap albums are sending negative messages of violence and misogyny to America's youth. If that's the case, young kids ...
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Music Critic break/doWn | Jennifer Lopez feat. Ja Rule I'm Real (Remix)

Jennifer Lopez feat. Ja Rule I'm Real (Remix) from the album: J. Lo break/doWn by: matt halverson Everybody's talking about the love life of J-Lo (that's Jennifer Lopez for those of you who have neither turned on the T.V., gone ...
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How To Change Your Voice with Audio Equipment

If you've never recorded your voice before, it can be an easy mistake to think that all you need to do is to hit record and start speaking into a microphone. After all, the in-built microphones on so many computers ...
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The Best Metal Guitarists

Musical fads will come and go, but metal is forever. Since the first heavy metal bands surfaced at the end of the 60s, it has been the mission of every metal band to be bigger, heavier and more metal than ...
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Esoteric Makes History by Launching the Grandioso T1 Turntable

The high-end Japanese brand, Esoteric, has released its first turntable: The Grandiso T1. Esoteric is well-known for its first-class amplifiers (including the Grandioso C1X, the Grandioso M1, and the Grandioso F1), providing exquisite sound, effortless style, and ultimate versatility with ...
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All the 2022 Grammy Winners

If there's one thing the 2022 Grammys will be remembered for, it would be the year women took center stage at the event. It was a great year for female artists, who were recognized for contributions across multiple categories. We ...
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Music Critic Pop | Madonna American Life

Madonna American Life label:Maverick/Warner Bros. released: 04.22.03 our score: 1.5 out of 5.0 Disaster Piece by: bill aicher The release of every Madonna album, especially every album in the past five years or so, is a tremendous event. There's no ...
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Music Critic Articles | The Almost Top Ten Albums 2003

The Almost Top Ten Albums 2003 ...who didn't make the cut by: bill aicher As we've been preparing to wow the world with our picks for the top ten albums released in 2003, we realized there are quite a bit ...
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Music Critic Pop | Elvis Costello The Delivery Man

Elvis Costello  The Delivery Man label: Lost Highway released: 09.21.04 our score: 2.5 out of 5.0: Missed Delivery  by: michael abernethy There comes a point in an artist's career - usually after 10 years or so - when every new album ...
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Music Critic Pop | Madonna Music

Madonna Music label: Maverick released: 06.19.00 our score: 3.5 out of 5.0  Do You Like to Boogie Woogie? by: kriste matrisch As an avid fan of Madonna's music, I (of course) had to get my own copy of her latest with ...
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Music Critic Pop | Madonna Confessions On A Dancefloor

Madonna  Confessions On A Dancefloor  Maverick  November 14, 2005  our score: 5 out of 5.0  Confessions On A Dancefloor  by: Maria Grella Warning: Confessions On A Dancefloor may cause one to submit themselves to dance, while experiencing pure listening pleasure ...
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Music Critic Rock | Korn Follow the Leader

Korn - Follow the Leader  Tell Me Who's Hot, Who's Not by: bill aicher Well kids, the time has come.  The time has come for an overall quality release from Korn.  It is about time after their last two releases.  ...
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Music Critic Articles | Madonna American Pie

Madonna - American Pie  by: peter naldrett It's been played so many times on so many different radio stations that it seems crazy how Madonna's cover version of "American Pie" only went on sale on February 28th here in the ...
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