Music is Not Science

During the day, I work in advertising/marketing.  It can be a frustrating field, not because of the work, but because of the people in the industry.  Marketing is very much an arena that is not based on science.  Sure we do studies and whatnot, but nothing is...

A Band Called Death

I’m going to skip right to the end here; A Band Called Death is the best movie I’ve seen in 2013. It’s hard to give an overview of the movie without telling the whole story, but the 10000 foot view is.  Three brothers (both literally and...

From Around The Web – 10.28.2013

This week Daft Paragon takes time of from sleeping next to the menthol dispensing humidifier to bring you…DAFT PARAGON’S EIGHTIES METAL PLAYLIST OH YEAH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Spread Eagle was one of those bands that could have been great.  Musically...

Joe Satriani Guitar Lesson

Hopefully I’m not stealing GE’s Around the Web thunder on this one, but you should check out this lesson from Joe Satriani.  He talks about writing instrumental songs, theory and of course, technique.  There’s some dorky back and forth bluesy wankery...

Context

 The Greatest of All Time Drummers have it rough.  I mean, they are the brunt of every joke.  Their job is basically to get a crazy cardio workout every night 1.  They’re largely unseen by the audience 2 Also, drum machines. I bring this up because guitar...