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The Best Metronome App For Piano Practice

Many piano players currently practicing their fingering, scales, runs and improvisation are also looking to improve their overall timing using a metronome app. This is a smart move. What they quickly discover is that there are tons of options, and many of them are more or less exactly the same. Which metronome app is the best?...

October 6, 2021

Metronome Practice: The Top 3 Reasons Why Real Drum Sounds Beat Lifeless Clicks

If you’re practicing an instrument or writing music to a metronome, you’re already on the right track. The more you use a metronome, the better your timing will be, and the more professional you’ll sound. But there’s a catch. Most metronomes feature only non-musical click sounds. While these won’t get...

October 6, 2021

Best Metronome App For Guitar Practice

Many guitar players currently practicing their strumming, scales, licks and improvisation are also looking to improve their overall timing using a metronome app. This is a smart move. What they quickly discover is that there are tons of options, and many of them are more or less exactly the same. Which metronome app is...

October 6, 2021

9 Fun Gadgets That Refresh Your Guitar Playing Fast

Playing guitar is good for the soul. But we all feel a little stale sometimes. Luckily, simple gadgets can bring back the magic fast. I’ve found 9 great ones. Most are under $100 and my list is sorted by cost. Blue links point mostly to Amazon and open in a new tab. I...

October 6, 2021

6 Signs It’s Time To Dump Your Metronome App

Metronome apps are a common practice tool that all musicians should be using to improve their internal clock. There are many great ones out there. However, even the best metronome apps may not suit your current musical goals. Worse, they may be slowing down your progress. Here are 6 signs...

October 6, 2021

10 Ways to Grow As A Songwriter And Write Better Music

Do you love songwriting? Do you want to write songs that people absolutely love? I believe it’s possible with hard work, steady practice and brutal honesty. While songwriting isn’t my full-time gig, I still have big dreams and I’m constantly trying to sharpen my craft. The following tips have made my process a lot more fun...

October 6, 2021

Blow people’s minds with exotic runs!

Modal Buddy for guitar is a fun and unique practice tool that teaches you modal theory in one day. It’s also a jam tool that provides looping backing tracks, scale charts, and let’s you explore the anatomy of modal scales. Now you (and your students) can conquer modes quickly and...

October 1, 2021