Reading The Strumming Patterns

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For some reason, mastering strumming patterns isn’t considered to be a big deal. People envision virtuosic performances when thinking of picking up a guitar or ukulele. You need to practice to get somewhere, right? Why skip the fundamentals, and the most basic fundamental is reading the strumming patterns? Reading the strumming patterns can be intimidating at … Read more

How to Find the Key of a Song

How to Find the Key of a Song

When you first step into the world of music whether it is as a singer, songwriter or just as an instrumentalist it can be one of the more challenging obstacles to figure out the key of a song. It’s a skill that often takes most people quite some time to develop. Some songs make this … Read more

How to Get Permanent Marker off Wood?

How to Get Permanent Marker off Wood?

We all have moments of crisis from time to time. Sometimes we get up from the wrong side of the bed. Nothing goes well, and you suddenly see your permanent marker’s lid off, and it’s all over your desk or, worse, your ukulele. If you have a toddler in your home and keep permanent markers … Read more

Learn How to Transpose Music in 4 Simple Steps

Learn How to Transpose Music in 4 Simple Steps

Are you just starting out as a musician? If yes, transposing music is relatively new territory for you. Transposing music is a skill that all musicians need to learn one way or another. It is the process of changing the keys of a music piece. However, it is reasonably much easier if you are working … Read more