The Key To Unlocking Your Voice by Robert Matovu
Singing is a wonderful way of tapping into creativity, emotional release, personal development and healing. It is also a unique and powerful way to communicate with others, with no language, race or class barriers. The ability to sing also opens many social doors, providing opportunities to meet new people in our own country and in others. Those who love singing therefore have a gift to be treasured.
Many singers use a natural, unrestricted vocal technique that gives them and their audiences great pleasure throughout their lives. However, it’s a sad fact that others spend far too much time at the throat specialists’, incurring doctors bills and experiencing periods of debilitation that could be avoided. Some even damage their voices to the point where they require surgery, or where they cannot sing again. This awful scenario can be avoided. Whichever style of singing is preferred, there are a number of important factors to think about when we want vibrant, free, relaxed tone production that will not damage the vocal folds.
The Art of Equalization by Thomas Juth
Are you passionate about mixing, and want to learn more about the art of Equalization?
In this E-book, Grammy award winning Mix Engineer Thomas Juth shares his personal views on Equalizers and Equalization, as well as lots of great tips and secrets. Although there are already many books about 'mixing techniques' this unique and personal book focuses more on the philosophy (of working with EQ's).
This book will help you to:
- See EQ's in a much simpler and clearer way
- Get a new perspective on EQ's (and mixing in general)
- Approach your future mixes in a way that helps you to work faster
- To get the most out of each individual EQ
- Clear out some common misconceptions regarding this complex subject
The Music That Brings Revival Kindle Edition
Music has always played a great role in church ministration from time immemorial. Various supernatural and spectacular feats have also been achieved through the right approach to and use of music according to Biblical standards. However, a look at gospel music in recent times leaves much to be desired. The Word of God reveals that a harp healed an insane king. A joyful noise brought down a great wall. A group of singers were engaged in battle with three great nations and the nations were utterly destroyed through songs. Also, two prisoners sang in prison and there was a great earthquake that shook the foundations of the prison, broke the chains of the prisoners and opened the doors of the prison. As a result, the jailer was saved. The book in your hands will reveal to you the prerequisites for achieving such results. Our music can still bring revival.
Positive Piano: History's Greatest Pianists On How To Succeed Wildly In Life
Why hasn’t our age produced a Beethoven?
Great musical artists of the past possessed both a powerful aesthetic vision and highly-effective methods. Most importantly, theirs was a wholistic success paradigm that valued, above all, ‘character’.
Our culture is no longer conducive to creating great masterpieces of music … frankly just one symptom of a global society derailed and struggling on many fronts. POSITIVE PIANO offers some intriguing suggestions on what we can do about that.
Readers will be fascinated by this amazing collection of wisdom from virtuoso pianists of the past. Here are their intimate thoughts on purpose, motivation, discipline, perseverance … even health and social skills, not to mention technique.
Written in a non-academic and engaging style, the book delves into complex social and psychological issues pertaining to creativity and art. Today’s inept politicians, health system failures and corporate irresponsibility are seen in a new light. It’s a new (old) take on the self-help genre and social satire. Caution: a number of sacred cows from today’s business productivity and self-help offerings will be ground into hamburger meat by a bunch of long-haired musicians … and the ‘awakening’ is occasionally a bit rude.
"When necessary – speak; and in a way that people will remember … Whoever is most impertinent has the best chance." Mozart
From Chopin, Schumann and Liszt to Freud, Jung, Montessori and F. M. Alexander - it’s 19th century wisdom for a transcendent 21st, brimming with powerful information to fuel dreams … the definitive book on the art of making music, and a unique perspective on the Art of Life!
Whether you’re in the performing arts, business, management, education, or just looking to raise the bar in your personal life - this book is for you. It will rev up your engine and cause you to shift not only gears but thought paradigms.
Cultural Production in and Beyond the Recording Studio
Recording studios are the most insulated, intimate and privileged sites of music production and creativity. Yet in a world of intensified globalisation, they are also sites which are highly connected into wider networks of music production that are increasingly spanning the globe. This book is the first comprehensive account of the new spatialties of cultural production in the recording studio sector of the musical economy, spatialities that illuminate the complexities of global cultural production.
This unique text adopts a social-geographical perspective to capture the multiple spatial scales of music production: from opening the "black-box" of the insulated space of the recording studio; through the wider contexts in which music production is situated; to the far-flung global production networks of which recording studios are part. Drawing on original research, recent writing on cultural production across a variety of academic disciplines, secondary sources such as popular music biographies, and including a wide range of case studies, this lively and accessible text covers a range of issues including the role of technology in musical creativity; creative collaboration and emotional labour; networking and reputation; and contemporary economic challenges to studios.
As a contribution to contemporary debates on creativity, cultural production and creative labour, Cultural Production in and Beyond the Recording Studio will appeal to academic students and researchers working across the social sciences, including human geography, cultural studies, media and communication studies, sociology, as well as those studying music production courses.
Tone Report Weekly Holiday 2015 FX Buyers Guide
The Premier Pedal Publication. Tone Report is a publication for guitar players obsessed with great tone. Featuring the newest gear reviews, interviews with both musicians and builders, DIY articles, and the best tone-tips around. For guitarists everywhere- play till your fingers bleed.
The gift guide for the pedal geek on your list. Featuring 50 Pedal Reviews and Demo Videos for your holiday shopping. May your holidays be filled with tone!
Jam Track Central Jake Willson Melodic Horizons
Introducing Jake Willson to the JTC artist roster with his sublime debut jam track series Melodic Horizons. Jake has teamed up with JTC backing guru Paul Harvey to create a fantastic set of incredibly jammable tracks, with perfectly executed solo examples full of technique, wonderful phrasing and great tone!
Jake brings his influences to the front here with essences of Jeff Beck, Eric Johnson, Scott Henderson, Robben Ford and John Mayer cropping up througout the 5 tracks. His execution is exquisite, with bundles of great phrasing and melody and his technique delivery is also first class. There is a lot to learn throughout this package and the solo and extended jam tracks provide the perfect backdrop to take/learn some of Jake's ideas and add your own when you get jamming!
As ever, we have included everything you need to practise and perfect the material in this package. There are video and audio tracks for you to watch/listen and study, accurately transcribed TAB/notation for you to analyse and master as well as backing tracks for you to practise every lick to, and jam out your own solos! We've even included some text notes to help you really get these parts down!
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