- The Sounds of December 2016 - Listen to Frontrunner Izzy Bizu, Icon Sister Rosetta Tharpe, cover artist Shawn Mendes, and more!
- Influences: Bon Iver ⇠ Paul Robeson - A diverse chain leads us from modern alt-folk to classic Broadway.
- A Swinging Sister - Sister Rosetta Tharpe was a powerhouse gospel performer whose music foreshadowed rock ‘n’ roll.
- Terry Bozzio and “The Beast” - The man behind what may just be the world’s most massive set of drums shows how it’s put together.
- Palming the Sax - The palm keys on a saxophone can be tricky to use.
- Chords in Motion - Our new favorite online destination is a chord arpeggiator page created by web developer Jake Albaugh.
- Raul Midón’s Mouth Trumpet - If you closed your eyes, you’d swear that this video contained real trumpet playing.
Cover artist Bastille, Frontrunner Kaleo, the importance of Sweden in contemporary pop, polychords, Glenn Gould, Nathan East, the In Tune Listening List, and more!
- Listening List: November 2016
- The Sounds of November 2016
- Nathan East Takes It Higher
- Influences: Alessia Cara ⇠ Chaka Khan
- A Tower of Harmony
- Bastille Gets All Mixed Up
- Common Guitar Practice Mistakes
- “Cheap Thrills” for Everyone
- The Land Where Hits Come From
- The Remarkable Mr. Gould