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Book Review: The Music Advantage

Book Review: The Music Advantage

I just finished reading The Music Advantage by Dr. Anita Collins. Dr. Collins is a leading neuromusical researcher studying the benefits that learning music has on growing children and adults. I first heard of her when her 2014 TEDx talk went viral and have been...
Laxed (Siren Beat) Sheet Music

Laxed (Siren Beat) Sheet Music

What is Laxed (Siren Beat)? Laxed (Siren Beat), by Jawsh 685, is the most viral song on the social media app TikTok. It was created by a 17 year old in New Zealand. The song has a specific dance and was originally used to show off different cultures. Nobody knows...
It’s the Music that Makes Us Cry

It’s the Music that Makes Us Cry

I kept it together for the majority of my wedding. Throughout the ceremony, the vows, the speeches, and the first dance…no tears. But what got me was when ‘You’ve Got a Friend in Me’ started playing as my groomsman and I walked down the aisle....
The Basics of Sound, Through Music

The Basics of Sound, Through Music

Before we can learn about music, we must first learn about sound. But diving into the world of sound opens up an array of disciplines that would take a long time to cover: physics, fluid dynamics, anatomy, psychology, and a bit of philosophy. To save you some time, we...
Zoom & Google Meet Best Practices for Guitar Teachers

Zoom & Google Meet Best Practices for Guitar Teachers

Here are some tips, resources, and best practices for using Zoom or Google Meet to teach your virtual guitar class. General Video Best Practices Use a separate webcam to display left and right hands while playing. Here are 7 best webcams for online teaching. On Zoom,...
TrueSpeed™ Autoscroll

TrueSpeed™ Autoscroll

All we’ve ever wanted to do was play guitar hands-free. We hated stopping to turn the page, stopping to scroll down the lyrics, or hitting those stupid “+/-” buttons because current autoscrolls are either too slow or too fast. So we took to the...