Best Digital Pianos for Small Spaces and Apartments

top 5 digital pianos

I would love the majestic presence and dynamic acoustic sound of a grand piano in my living room. But as you will likely relate, there just isn’t enough room for a grand piano in my small city apartment. Fortunately, there are cheaper and more compact digital pianos with a decent acoustic sound quality. I have…

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Songwriting Tips for Guitar Players

6 songwriting tips

Let’s face it: There’s hardly a better feeling than adding a new, original song to your repertoire. Unfortunately, the process of writing a song can be painstakingly difficult. But what if I told you that it doesn’t have to be so hard? What if there were some simple ways you could improve your songwriting and…

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Ukulele vs Guitar: Which One Should You Play?

guitars vs ukuleles

Choosing which instrument you’re going to learn is never easy. It’s an investment of both your time and money, and you want to make sure the instrument you pick is right for you. So if you’re stuck in your decision of ukulele vs guitar, how can you decide? Here’s the bottom line: I’m not here…

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How to Hold a Guitar Standing Up

how to hold a guitar standing up

Seems pretty easy doesn’t it? Holding a guitar standing up… Many new guitar players struggle with is, however with some proper instruction you can master it fairly quickly. Here I’m going to give you some useful tips so you can stop feeling uncomfortable in this position, and not only hold it properly while standing, but also…

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How to Tune a Guitar Manually

how to manually tune a guitar

There’s one universal truth when it comes to guitars of any type: A cheap, poorly made, but properly tuned guitar will sound much better than a super expensive one that is out of tune. It is just a matter of fact. Having your guitar in tune is the rule, the law, and the one thing you need…

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How to Memorize Guitar Strings

how to memorize guitar strings

There’s only six strings. If only you could memorize them, you’d be able to master any song, right? In a way that’s true: Memorizing the guitar strings is an important first step. But don’t worry, it’s easy. Once you master this, you’ll be able to move on to the really fun stuff. This short guide will…

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Best Practice Routines for Singers

practice routines for singers

Wondering if there are some secret practice routines out there? Here’s the truth: You don’t need to reinvent the wheel. Some practice routines for singers are a result of generations of careful study and reflections by other successful performers. The hard work is done. And here’s some more good news: Below I have dissected “the best practice…

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Breathing Exercises for Singers

5 breathing exercises for singers

Gasping for air at the wrong time can totally ruin a song. I’ve experienced this, and I’m sure you have as well. But there’s hope: Just like you can improve your high notes, and vocal range, you can easily manage your breathing, even through some of the toughest performances. Today I pull the curtain on what the…

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How Do I Stop Straining When Singing?

how to stop vocal strain

A strained voice is no fun at all. But there’s good news: It’s a pretty common issue, and the causes of vocal strain aren’t that difficult to single out. If you run into a major problem, a vocal coach can usually always help. So there’s definitely hope. Below I expose the possible reasons why your voice may be…

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How to Teach Yourself Guitar

how to teach yourself guitar

Teaching yourself how to play guitar can be tough. Is it better to learn chords, tabs, strumming, or a whole song first? With the amount of information online these days, it’s hard to know where to start! However, once you have some clear guidelines to follow, you should be able to make some good progress. In this article, I…

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