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The 20 Best Bassists of All Time

<b>20. Kim Deal</b><br>There's nothing showy about Kim Deal's bass playing. During her tenure with The Pixies, Deal's minimal style was frequently enveloped by …

Blues basics

Since I’m teaching the twelve-bar blues to some guitar students, I figured I’d put the lessons in the form of a blog post. Blues is a big topic and …

Music as medicine: how songs could soon replace painkillers and help you sleep better

In September 2013, Marko Ahtisaari resigned from his position as the head of product design at Nokia. The Finnish company had just been acquired by …

Patsy Cline PBS Documentary Celebrates a Pioneer in Pop Crossover & Unspoken Country Feminism

Patsy Cline is associated with the word “timeless” because of her flawless contralto, eerily aching ballads and recordings that seem to deliver the …

Radionics is the wacky sound therapy that turns your thoughts into music

<i>With his Radionics Radio project, composer Daniel Wilson creates electronic music from an unexpected source – thoughts. Tom Howells learns about an</i> …

Wait, What? Blake Shelton’s “Mission” Is To Expose More Traditional Country to America?

Kudos to Blake Shelton for giving a hand up to traditional country music through his work on 'The Voice.' But if he wanted to show true leadership …

Blake Shelton

The story of the funky drummer: the most exploited man in modern music

“Give the drummer some”, said the voice of funk soul pioneer James Brown as it rang out above his band on the 1967 recording of Cold Sweat. The …