Guitars & Music TechJul 30, 2022
How to Write a Melody Part 3
In this Part 3 of How to Write a Melody we are introducing and looking at Chords.
What are Chords? How are they formed? Chord sequences and Melody relation.
How to Write a Melody Part 2
In this Part 2 of How to Write a Melody we are introducing and looking at Scales.
Where did scales come from?
Where did Notation come from?
Why do the black notes on the Piano not have their own names.
Are some of the answered questions in this episode.
How to Write a Melody Part 1
Have you wondered how Melodies are written or created ? Please Join me with this introduction to get you started.
Music and Health
Can Music we listen to affect our health in a positive or negative way?
What is Music Part 4
This is the final part of What is music, we explore how sounds and music can literally touch you physically.
What is Music Part 3
In Part 3 we explore harmony and the function of chords in Music.
What is Music Part 2
What happens when you add a second note on top of the initial melody line.
What is Music Part 1
We all listen and enjoy Music and maybe some of us study it but let's explore what is Music ? What makes sounds turn into music ?
This is Part one of a 3 part Journey discussion looking at the big picture about Music from a different point of view that may help you appreciate Music even more.
This is my first released single Guitars Talk. Hope you like it
What is an NFT in Music
A quick brief explanation of the idea of what is an NFT in Music.
Also announcing Guitars Talk a first original single release by RamPan.
What is a Music Producer?
In this episode we look at brief description of what it takes to be a Music Producer.
Finding the perfect DAW
My personal Journey starting with MIDI sequencers to the current Daws. Things I searched for as a musician and the reasons I switched from one Daw to Another.
Digital Audio Workstations Part 2
In Part 2, I answer the question of which DAW is better for you and why.
Digital Audio Workstations Part 1
The most important software in producing music is a DAW. What are they and what do they do? We will discuss them trying to help you make your decision on which one to pick to invest your time and money on.
What is a compressor and how does it work? You may be using one but do you really need it? A compressor will kill the dynamic range so why are they used so much?
Equalization or in short EQ is a process that is used extensively on every bit of audio since the invention of audio recording. EQ is in the heart of everything shaping and sculpting everything that you hear.
Delay and echo what's the difference? Digital or Analog delay which one is better? Tape delay? Modulation or PingPong delay? What is that all about?
Do you like Rock & Roll, Blues, Heavy Metal or maybe Jazz? Almost every sound you hear specially Guitars are distorted to into something else, something more beautiful and addictive to the ear. Lets explore why is that, and how it's done.
Reverb is on everything
It is added on absolutely everything you hear. Most don't know its there. What is it? Why it makes everything sound better? If not careful, too much of it will make things worse.
Don't Fret about it.
Any time you play your Guitar you are touching them. Some are tall, some are fat and others are skinny. Let's see how their shape effect your sound and your Guitar playability.
All about String Tension
What makes some Guitars more difficult to play. String tension effects the ability to easily play and bend. Understanding tension and what to do to make a Guitar easier to play.
B.B. King's Secret
B.B. King, Santana, early Clapton, and Angus all have a common secret.
Tune in and learn what do they have in common.
Your Body is your sound
What shapes your sound? Why do you always sound like you no matter what Guitar you play? As a Guitarist you always run after a certain sound in your head.
You change your Guitar, you change your Amp but you still sound like you.
Is there another reason other than your style and the way you play?
In this episode you'll learn what are the things that shapes and changes your Guitar sound so you can get faster to achieving your sound.
How does the "electric" Guitar make its sound.
The electric Guitar has a bad name since its not really "electric" in the cense that you don't actually need electricity to run it. So what's so electric about it?
The Secret of Tubes Magic
Tube Amps have something magical about them and it's the Tube itself.
Tune in to learn where is the magic coming from?
Models are not alive
I explain why amp models are not as good as real amps, they may sound good, but they remove a lot of what you play and the result is a more difficult playing guitar that is not alive.
Do not be fooled by the audio comparisons, you have to play a real tube amp to understand.
It is like the feeling of looking at a picture of the underwater world, and the actual diving experience itself.
Can we hear in 3D
We can see in 3D.... but can we also hear in 3D? Are our ears better than our eyes?
Why Louder sounds better
Exploring the fact that louder Volume makes the music sound better. Is it because we can hear the details easier when it is louder or are there other reasons?
Where did the Mojo go?
You where playing last night or the week before and you sounded great, but today it doesn't sound as good. It's the same everything but you don't like it. What are the reasons for that?
Welcome & Intro
Welcome everyone to the New "Guitars and Music Tech" Podcast
This is my first Podcast and its a short 4:30 min Introduction.
You will learn what it is all about and what to expect by tuning in.