5 Signs You’re Damaging Your Voice

signs you are damaging your voice

We’ve all had that moment where our voice just stops working properly. Whether it’s that terrible ‘squeak’ sound, or a complete lack of voice, it’s a horrible feeling and it’s happened to us all. But, how can you know whether you’ve actually done real damage to your vocal cords? And if you have done damage,…

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The Ultimate Guide to Piano Sight Reading

Piano sight reading guide

Sight reading on the piano seems like a tough skill to learn. There are some people that appear to do it so naturally…. The rest of us, not so much. But what if I told you that with some exclusive tips and exercises, sight reading isn’t really that hard to master? We’ve put together an…

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Here’s Why You’re Not Getting Better at Guitar Despite Practicing

3 ways to get better at guitar

If you’re like most guitar players, you can probably relate to this: No matter how much you play, you just don’t seem to be getting any better. While it might come as a surprise, you’re actually not alone. In fact, this is a very common problem for guitar players of all skill levels. But what…

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Chord Progressions Every Beginner Songwriter Must Know

5 easy chord progressions

For a songwriter, writing a new song is a beautiful experience: Few things compare to taking a feeling and translating it into a new, exciting piece of music. However, sitting down to write a new song can also be extremely daunting, especially for beginners. Constructing a melody, rhythm, chord progression, and lyrics all at once…

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How to Find Your Ultimate Vocal Range and Nail Those Notes

vocal range finder

Wouldn’t you love to know exactly which songs suit your voice the best? We all know that moment when you’re singing in front of your friends, and all of a sudden you’re straining to reach notes that seem impossibly difficult. On the other hand, some songs seem to come naturally to us. This is all…

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The 5 Minute Vocal Warm Up

5 minute vocal warm up

What if I told you there was a magic ritual you could do before every singing performance? A ritual so powerful it practically guarantees you will sound your absolute best, increase your confidence, and won’t damage those golden pipes as you wow your audience? You might already know what this magic ritual is, but just…

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The Best Portable Piano Keyboards

top 5 piano keyboards

It’s not a nice feeling… You leave your home and you can’t take your piano with you. Or maybe you’re like so many others: You want to play the piano at home, but you just don’t have room for an acoustic or large digital piano. Thankfully, there are electronic keyboards available that are very portable…

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Help! My Singing is Not Improving

voice not improving

Improving your vocal skills can be very challenging. It feels like you’ve been practicing for hours on end, but you still struggle to carry a basic tune. You’re starting to feel like your efforts are hopeless and futile, and maybe you just can’t sing. Does this sound like you? Trust me, we’ve all been there.…

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How to Play Guitar for Beginners

how to play guitar for beginners

Learning to play the guitar is meant to be fun and exciting. Unfortunately, start Googling some beginner guitar tips and you might soon think otherwise. Beginner guitar content is often too focused on basic skills like holding a guitar, guitar anatomy, finger exercises, and restringing. And I don’t know about you, but I haven’t heard…

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How to Strum and Move Between Power Chords

power chord technique

I’m guessing you’re like me: You have a few favourite rock and metal songs… And you play them loud. Well, power chords are more or less the core of rock and metal music. This rather simple chord sounds so powerful, hence the name, and is capable of transforming a simple melody into a face melting…

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