Plug in the Drums!- With more options than ever before, electronic drums have a lot to offer today’s drummers.
The Making of Mariachi- The roots of mariachi extend to the beginnings of Mexican culture, from Spanish settlement to Mexican independence.
Metal Lessons- In this month’s Techniques, we see some common elements to one of music’s loudest genres.
- Sounds from December- Listen to selections from Chvrches, Frank Sinatra, Mariachi Vargas and more!
- Walk the Moon ⇠ Jackie Wilson- Dance rock quartet Walk the Moon have roots as far back as R&B vocalist Jackie Wilson.
- Emulate the Greats- Even the most original sounding artists borrowed ideas from their heroes before finding their voice.
- Alisha Pattillo- The Australian-born sax player cites both jazz musician Michael Brecker and popular groups Daft Punk and Coldplay as influences.
- Up-Righteous- Legendary bassist Ray Brown offers a master class on the upright bass in this month’s Lesson Link.
- Frank Sinatra- Delivering hit singles and sold out performances throughout his career, Sinatra is a staple of American popular music.