Hi-Fi 2.0: Getting good audio in the iPod age (part 1)

After decades of continual improvements in audio recording and playback technologies, the average 21st Century listener will hear most music at lower fidelity than before the millennium.  How did this happen, and can anything be done about it? While audio technology continues to advance, the listening experience for most consumers, especially those just entering the [...]

By | July 17th, 2011|iThing, music industry, Tech|

Adele: Live at the iTunes Festival – London 2011

Coming up:  Foo Fighters, Raphael Saadiq, Swedish House Mafia & more... If the Adele concert you planned to attend was postponed, cancelled, sold-out or otherwise just not happening, here's a chance to see her close up, on your own schedule, and for free! Gracious and charming throughout, her voice settles down around the 15-minute mark [...]

By | July 9th, 2011|Gig Bag|

Podcasts: Music Theory for Guitarists

This is an excellent series of podcasts on Guitar Music Theory available for free on iTunes. Taught by Desi Sarna, the author of Fretboard Theory, they are best for intermediate and advanced players. Lessons include pentatonic and major scale patterns, chord inversions and arpeggio patterns with the CAGED system.

By | March 4th, 2010|Guitar, Theory|