Jonathan Weiss

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Music theory for musicians (and normal people), in 50 genius graphics

16 September 2016, 20:45<p>Get to know the rudiments of music in infographic form, thanks to these beauties...<p>Put down those dusty music theory books! …

Quadricep Stretches

The quadriceps are four muscles located in the anterior part, or front, or your thigh. This muscle group acts to extend the leg while straightening …

Track of the Day: 'Hackensack' by Thelonious Monk

If sidemen and backing musicians are the unsung heroes of music, and producers are the even-less sung heroes, where does that leave the engineers?<p>Few of the men and women who arrange microphones, sit in the booths of recording studios, twist knobs, and commit music to tape (or digital files) are …

Don’t End a Meeting Without Doing These 3 Things

When a sports team finishes a game, they usually don’t gather up their gear and immediately leave the court, rink, field or locker room. The players and coaches take a few minutes for a post-game meeting – a ritual that’s just as important as the pre-game warm-up.<p>In our view, participants in …

Beyond Country And Blues: The Jazz Legacy Of Houston

When you think of the sound of Houston, you might think of country and western music. Maybe you've heard of bluesmen like Johnny Copeland and Albert Collins or gospel stars like Yolanda Adams. Or, you know, Beyoncé?<p>But Houston has also produced some of the biggest jazz musicians of today, according …

Horns

20 Best Camping Gadgets For The Great Outdoors

Soto Pocket Torch<p>Don’t let a little wind get you down. This powerful wind-resistant burner reaches temperatures up to 2300 degrees F and features an …

How to Play Jazz Guitar Scales | 10 Scales Every Guitarist Should Know

<i>You don’t have to be a big jazz fan to boost your guitar skills with some jazz techniques. In this guest post, Matt Warnock from</i> …

Electric Guitar

How and Why to Set the Action on a Strat for Blues

Here's another "Tone Tuesday" video from Texas Blues Alley, the guys who brought you How to Be a Jerk Guitar Player in 10 Easy Steps and How to Play …

Guitar

The Guitarist’s Guide to Counterpoint

The concept of playing two melodies simultaneously has been around for centuries. Such modern masters as Ted Greene, Jerry Reed, and Jimmy Wyble have …

Electric Guitar

6 Ways You Completely Ruin Everything Good About Coffee

These mistakes defeat the purpose of your mid-morning brew<p>It seems as though coffee is kind of magical.<p>A slew of research links it to everything from a reduced risk of dementia to revving your metabolism. Then there’s the essential energy boost it provides when we need it most.<p>So what’s the catch? …

The Workout That Burns 346 Calories In 13 Minutes

This is one of the fastest fat-burning routines we’ve ever seen<p>Over the years, <i>Men’s Health</i> has sifted through dozens of studies about how many calories you’ll burn with various workouts. But the routine detailed in new research from North Dakota State University is one of the most efficient calorie …

The Handmade Entryway Wall Organizer with Coat and Key Hooks

The handmade entryway wall organizer gives you multiple hooks and storage shelves to keep your items organized and easy to access. Like the idea? …

10 Exercises to Develop the Best Forearms in the Gym

“Walk into any gym in the world on any given day and you’ll see most guys—be it bodybuilders, powerlifters, CrossFitters, and or weekend …

Roland has been trying to find the digital piano of the future

<b>Roland has done a pretty good job of designing its own digital pianos down the years, but in 2015, it set others the challenge of coming up with a</b> …

Roundup: 10 Beginner Woodworking Projects Using Basic Skills and Tools

DIY woodworking projects can make your home decor unique on a budget. The problem for most beginner DIYers is they don't have the tools to make them …

Woodworking

'Classical' music is dying...and that's the best thing for classical music

<b>(CNN) —</b> "Classical music," in its now-traditional sense, has seen better days. The Metropolitan Opera is only one of the many arts organizations that is having a harder and harder time filling its seats.<p>The National Endowment for the Arts reported that in 2012, only 8.8% of Americans had attended a …

Flute

Barisieur Coffee-Brewing Alarm Clock

Barisieur, an automatic alarm clock that brews coffee or tea on time.<p>I never knew what I’m actually looking for, but now I know what I miss in my …

6 Easy Ways to DIY an Awesome Personalized Gift for Dad

With Father’s Day around the corner, we’re reminded to think about all that Dad has taught us over the years. From clutch life lessons to showing you the true meaning of original hipster style to teaching you how to brew your own beer before you could even drink it (thanks Dad!), I think we can …

Music Theory Production Tips: Creating Vocal Harmonies

Vocal harmonies are an arrangement element in just about every genre of music. Traditionally, it’s fallen to the artists/singers and producers to …

10 Exercises to Develop the Best Pecs in the Gym

“Maybe after seeing some photos of Arnold Schwarzenegger in his prime bodybuilding days, you’ve decided you want to build up your chest,” says Marc …

Rock and Blues Speed Building Guitar Lick

Here’s an easy barn-burner of a lick from Marty Schwartz. It fits right in with both rock and blues solos and can lead you right into other …

The Psychology of Genre

WHEN the musician Lucinda Williams was shopping around an early demo tape of what would become her self-titled album, she was at first turned down by all the record labels she tried.<p>“At Sony records here in L.A.,” she said, they told her “ ‘it’s too country for rock, and so we sent it to …

Psychology

Cold Brew & Iced Coffee

These chilled cousins are more different than you might think. Cold Brew is made without heat, which creates lower acidity for a smoother, naturally …

A Perfect Day in Buenos Aires

Save Place<p>Junín 1760, 1113 CABA, Argentina<p>La Recoleta Cemetery is one of the most visited cemeteries in Latin America, mainly because Evita Peron is …

Argentina

Argentina's Last Dictator Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison For Cross-Border Conspiracy

An Argentine court has sentenced Reynaldo Bignone, the country's last dictator, to 20 years in prison for his part in Operation Condor.<p>It's the "first time a court has ruled that Operation Condor was a criminal conspiracy to kidnap and forcibly disappear people across international borders," The …

What's happening to New York City's record stores?

<b>New York recently witnessed the closure of one of its best-loved record shops. Other Music was an institution seemingly immune to the forces of</b> …

Digger's digest: 25 essential books for record collectors

<b>Build the ultimate music library.</b><p>Every record collector needs a good bookshelf, but sometimes it can be difficult to know where to start. While lists …

Vinyl Records

How you can get into classical music: a beginner's guide

So, you want to explore <b>classical music</b>? The first question must be: where to start? The most obvious fact about classical music is that it’s absolutely huge. It stretches back at least 500 years, and over the past century has roamed away from its ancestral homeland in Europe to embrace the whole …

100 Greatest Bob Dylan Songs

100<p>“Señor (Tales of Yankee Power)” (1978)<p>Dylan said this baffling-yet-haunting country-rock epic was inspired by a man he saw on a train ride from …

From the classical archive, 1827: On Beethoven - 'he must be humoured like a wayward child'

<b>From the archive, 23 April 1827</b>: Following the death of Beethoven, the Observer publishes a personal account of the eccentric and prodigiously talented composer<p><b>5 February 1827</b><br>BEETHOVEN: We regret to learn, that the greatest musical genius of the present age, Ludowig Von Beethoven [sic], is, by this …