How to Write a Song (11 Quick Steps & Tips)

Do you have a hard time finding songs to learn that you like? You should learn how to write a song of your own! Songwriting can help you be creative, and you can write songs you love. Here are a few steps to help you write an awesome song. 1. Decide on a Structure The … Read more

How to Restring an Electric Guitar (String Change Guide)

When my guitar strings are dull, broken, or look dirty, I know that it’s time for a new set. After all, electric guitar strings typically need more frequent changes than classical or steel-string guitars.  In this guide, I’ll show you how to change strings or restring an electric guitar.  The Ultimate Electric Guitar Restring Guide … Read more

How Hard Is It To Learn Guitar?

How hard is it to learn guitar?  Like any musical instrument, learning to play guitar takes dedication and patience and is not easy at first, believe me. It takes hours of practice and dedication, but with some helpful tips that I’ve learned along the way, all of the difficulties are worth it. This article will … Read more

13 Basic Piano Chords for Beginners to Learn

There are many chords that you can play on the piano, and mastering them all may discourage new students. The good news is, after learning just a few of the most basic chords, you’ll be on your way to playing numerous songs and enjoying your journey on the piano.  Piano Chords  For all you beginners, … Read more

9 Easy Piano Songs for Beginners to Learn

You may not be Beethoven, but you might want to play his music someday. To reach that level of expertise, don’t start out with something difficult, or you’ll set yourself up to fail. Begin with easy songs. Then work your way up to Beethoven’s “Sonata No. 29 in B-flat major.” Top 9 Easiest Piano Songs … Read more

How To Write Song Lyrics (6 Easy Tips)

Many songwriters get stuck on learning how to write song lyrics because it can be a daunting part of the songwriting process. Lyrics can expose deeply personal areas about your thoughts and emotions, so it can be scary, especially as a nonproven artist. Still, it’s these unique ideas that your listener will connect with the … Read more

Pianote Review

In this Pianote review, we will go over the pros, cons, and features of this online piano learning experience.  After reviewing tons of top alternatives for online methods of learning the piano, we’ve gained plenty of exposure to qualify us as an authority for these types of programs. Our Top Pick #1 Piano Lessons Online For Learning … Read more

Piano in 21 Days Review

Piano in 21 days is an online piano course that aims to make it easy to learn Piano. As an avid student of music, I’m always on the lookout for programs that promise to help beginners learn the instrument of their choice – in this case piano programs. Now that I understand the pros and … Read more

Pianoforall Review

Is Pianoforall any good? I had to find out for myself and share my impressions in the following review. Pianoforall is very bold in their statements. They claim that anyone can learn Piano or Keyboard. With 300,000 students and outstanding reviews, I knew I had to give PIanoforall a try. Robin Hall’s approach to teaching … Read more

Skoove Review

This Skoove review will take an in-depth look into how the app teaches the piano and if it actually works.  We have done in-depth research into the best piano learning programs out there. In that lengthy process, we’ve noticed what each one does best and what features fall short. With this knowledge, we want to … Read more

Playground Sessions Review

Playground sessions is a popular course for learning to play piano. Over the years, we have tried out various piano programs to see what works best. Learning to play the piano takes time, and excellent lessons can speed up the process. The digital age has brought about online piano courses that let you practice the … Read more

Flowkey Review

In this Flowkey review, we will look at key elements of the program and determine if it is the right app to teach you how to play the piano.  We’ve been studying all the top piano lesson apps and have been able to see what works and what doesn’t. We’ll break the product down for … Read more

9 Best Online Piano Lessons

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Learning to play the piano is hard, so we tested several online piano lessons and found that one option was the best overall – however some others also offered great value for specific subsets of consumers. People who teach themselves to play an instrument often have something or someone to emulate. We started looking at online … Read more

11 Best Karaoke Apps (Android and iPhone)

There are few things as fun as a karaoke party, and now you can have all the fun that comes with going out with friends, without ever leaving your house on some of the best karaoke apps. We have compiled a list of the best singing apps for you and your friends to karaoke. 1) … Read more

9 Best Singing Apps (Android and iPhone)

A singer needs to be able to sight-read music from the page and keep up with various tempos. Singing comes naturally for some; others have to work hard to achieve the sound they strive for. We’ve done a little research to help you pick the best singing app for your needs. 1) Sing! Karaoke Sing! … Read more

How to Sing Tenor

If you think of famous tenors, perhaps opera singers come to mind. However, some of the most well-known tenors in history include Freddie Mercury, Paul McCartney, and Billy Joel! Do you want to learn tenor like a pro? This guide is for you! What Is a Tenor? When most people say “tenor,” they’re talking about … Read more

How to Sing With a Cold

With the winter months comes an influx in colds. Upper respiratory illnesses are common and can affect the vocal abilities and performance of singers. Sometimes, postponing a performance is not an option. There are some things you can do to help – here’s how to sing with a cold. How a Cold Affects Your Voice … Read more

Learn Vocal Scales – 5 Essentials

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We’ve all watched ‘The Sound of Music’, even those of you that don’t admit it (it’s really, really great). Maria, a singing nun, prances across the Austrian hilltops teaching her band of children to sing. The hills are alive with the sound of children singing scales. So why are vocal scales so important to a … Read more

How to Sing Alto

Unless you just began signing, you probably know which part you typically sing. If you are female, you typically sing either alto, soprano one, or soprano two also referred to as mezzo-soprano. In some young men’s choirs, boys with very high voices sing alto, referred to as contralto or male alto. Think of the boy’s … Read more

How to Sing Low Notes

Many talented individuals have lovely voices with beautiful tones – they’re able to sing notes across a wide variety of styles. They may have spent many, many hours refining their falsetto, or perhaps have dedicated their time to extending their natural vocal range. However, these same singers sometimes struggle with learning how to sing low notes. … Read more

Learn How to Sing Vibrato

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Learning how to sing vibrato  is an amazing step when taking your singing to a new level, and it gives you a technique in common with many of your favorite singers. When you sing with this style, it adds a rich quality to the vocal music experience for listeners and for you as a singer. … Read more

How to Increase Your Vocal Range

Is it possible to extend vocal range? It’s a commonly asked question today amongst singers, and it requires an informed approach. Everyone wants to have an excellent vocal range, both for improving the performance of their voices and for stylistic applications. We have seen it among many singers over the years, including Michael Jackson, Adele, … Read more

How to Throat Sing

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Looking to pick up a new, intriguing and challenging skill? Are you an aspiring singer who really wants to hone and refine their voice by pushing it in different and exciting ways? If so, then you may want to try learning how to throat sing. This is a technique of singing developed from ancient Mongolian … Read more

How to Sing Punk

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Music allows listeners to imagine just about anything. For some, it might be dreaming of being the lead singer of a punk rock band that has a huge underground following. Your days are filled with working at a coffee shop and the nights entertaining a packed club. Dreams can come true, but you better know how … Read more

20 Easiest Karaoke Songs to Sing

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As a musician, I’ve known a number of developing singers (and been one) who are struggling to sing the songs they want to sing. As beginner or novice singer, we tend to be inspired to sing by the most impressive songs we know, the ones where the vocalist really belted out a stunning performance. We … Read more

How To Sing On Pitch

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Most people find it challenging to sing on pitch. No matter how good you are at hitting those high notes, you’ll agree with me that learning to control your vocals is not a walk in the park. Can anyone learn how to sing on pitch? Of course! Before I learned how to maintain my pitch efficiency, I … Read more

How to Sing Country: Perfect Country Twang

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When it comes to music, there is something special about the recognizable country twang. In the eyes of many people, this is something they are either born with it or not. On the other hand, it may surprise people to hear that some of the most iconic country singers in America music history are actually … Read more

How to Get a Raspy Singing Voice

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Do you need to know how to sing raspy? A clean, balanced tone isn’t always the sound you want when you are singing contemporary country, rock, or jazz. Sometimes the sound you want is raspy. A raspy voice can sound sexy. It can be just what you need to add to the overall feel of your … Read more

How to Sing in Tune – Learn Quick

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If you want to be able to sing the songs you know and love, then you need to be able to sing in tune. The good news is that just about everyone has the ability to do so. I have already encountered countless people who have felt like they have no singing ability whatsoever. On … Read more

Bb Guitar Chord for Beginners

When I was first learning how to play the guitar, I had finally mastered my CAGED chords and was ready to move on to bigger and better things. In my mind, I was already playing more complicated songs. But when I pulled up the music for a new tune, I dreaded the often challenging Bb chord. Eventually, … Read more

13 Best Cheap Microphones for Musicians

If you figured you were going to have to cough up a thousand dollars to get a high-quality microphone, think again.Although there are tons of microphones on the market for thousands of dollars each — all claiming to be the best, most high-quality mic you can buy — there’s no reason you need to spend … Read more

Best Microphones for Singers Recording Vocals

Purchasing the best microphone for vocals that your budget can handle can help you get high-quality studio sound right in your home studio. Whether you just want to practice your vocals or begin recording with your microphone, our list below will guide you to choosing the right microphone to fit your singing needs.  Top Microphones … Read more

Roger Love Singing Academy Review

Roger Love is a singing industry favorite. His vocal lessons are some of the most sought after lessons in the industry. His Singing Academy has garnered high praise from critics, and I wanted to get a copy myself to see what it’s all about. I thought it’d be fun and I’ll pass along some of my thoughts … Read more

Best Karaoke Songs of All Time

Karaoke is a favorite pastime of so many cultures around the world — all the way from Asia to the USA.  In the United States, thousands of bars and restaurants host karaoke every week to allow everyday people to show the world their musical chops. While any karaoke song can be a fun choice if … Read more

Can Anyone Learn to Sing?

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Hearing a beautiful voice belt out a song is still one of the most awe-inspiring, alluring things that we can experience. Throughout centuries and millennia, myths and legends are rife with people and creatures blessed with a magical voice and the endless accolades that go with it. It’s no wonder we believe singing is a … Read more

How to Practice Singing for Vocal Improvement

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So, you have finally decided to give singing a try for real. For most of us, this is a road filled with hard work and patience as we slowly improve our singing skills. Hours of singing scales, mimicking pitch and tone, and breathing exercises await you, but there is no need to feel discouraged. As … Read more

How to Scream Sing Without Destroying Your Voice

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So, you have an affinity for a heavy singing sound and want to learn to scream sing like some of your favorite bands? You might worry that your voice will not be able to withstand the strain of scream-singing. After all, there are plenty of horror stories about singers losing their voices or damaging their … Read more

How to Sing from Your Diaphragm

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This is a professional review website. The products that you purchase in which we recommend may result in us receiving a commission.When most singing novices hear the word “diaphragm,” they might associate it either with hiccups or that painful, desperate sensation of trying to catch your breath when something knocks the wind out of you. … Read more

How to Sing Harmony (Quick & Easy Tips)

a group of guys singing harmony in black and white.

The success of movies like Pitch Perfect put harmony singing back into the spotlight and lit a fire under a whole new a capella movement. That full, rich sound you hear when several singers are singing the same song but using different notes is called harmony — a long-time staple of the classics, including opera … Read more

Superior Singing Method VS. Singorama 2.0

Have you mastered singing in the shower and now feel ready to take your singing to the next level? Whether you are a beginner or a more advanced singer, there are some excellent singing courses available online to help you continue to improve your vocals. Two of the most popular training programs are the Superior Singing … Read more

How to Sing Opera for Beginners

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Opera often is considered one of the most challenging singing styles, and with good reason. Opera singers must master the fundamentals of singing. But they also must rely on their bodies to produce the tremendous volume levels required to sing over a full orchestra. If you’ve been to a live opera and have been deeply … Read more

How to Sing with Grit: Step-by-Step Guide for Beginners

Having a voice with grit is almost a prerequisite for singing in a rock band. It adds depth and emotion to the music in a way that can’t be matched by clean vocals. Singing with grit is the less extreme version of voice distortion, with heavy metal growls being on the opposite end of the … Read more

Christina Aguilera’s Masterclass Review

This is a professional review site. If you buy anything recommended from this site, I may receive a commission.Have you considered buying an online training course for singing but backed out because the course content seemed limited or dull?Have you found that other online classes forced you into their rigid molds instead of training you to become … Read more

30 Day Singer Review

The 30-Day Singer is an online singing course designed for beginner and intermediate vocalists. Quick Tip: Should You Subscribe?Yes – I HIGHLY RECOMMEND the 30 Day Singer. If you’re looking for overall improvement across a wide variety of singing fundamentals and skills, then 30 Day Singer is the program for you. Expertly crafted structure makes it … Read more

How to Sing Louder Without Straining

You listen with awe and wonder, hoping someday that you’ll have that force in your voice. You may even look at howling puppies with that sort of envy because they can be heard for miles and sing with their heads back, proud. I get it. If singing loud isn’t the pinnacle of the singer’s craft, it’s … Read more

What is My Voice Type?

Discovering your voice type is the first—and most important—step in figuring out what your voice is capable of and how much you can improve it. So, how do you go about doing it? While you might not be interested in singing Opera at all, Opera has come up with a comprehensive system for determining voice types.They’ve … Read more

How to Find Your Vocal Range

If you’re new to the singing world, you may be inundated with all sorts of new vocabulary. Words like “timbre” or “tessitura” are abound in choir practice, online singing courses, and music blogs.You are not alone if you’ve already had to search a few to understand what someone is describing!  Many of the specialty terms vocalists use … Read more

Superior Singing Method Review – Is this Course Worth it?

This is a professional review site. Any products you purchase that we recommend may give us a commission for your purchase. Note: I no longer recommend the Superior Singing Method. You can receive a free trial to another singing course that I highly recommend. Learn to sing with the 30 Day Singer. Check out the … Read more

Singorama Review – The Best Online Vocal Course?

This is a professional review site. If you buy anything recommended here, we may receive a commission.If you’ve ever sung in the shower, the car, or Happy Birthday, there’s a good chance you’ve decided that you can sing, or you can’t.  For years, people have believed singing to be a natural talent that one couldn’t learn. … Read more

Best Online Singing Lessons – Learn to Sing in 2021

This is a professional review site. For any products recommended on this site, we may receive a commission if you purchase them. Some of the best moments in our lives relate to music.  From graduation songs to first dances at weddings, music and vocals bring out powerful emotions in people. It’s not surprising, then, that many … Read more

6 Breathing Exercises for Singers – Learn the Best Way to Breathe

This is a professional review site. Products that we recommend may result in us receiving a commission. Breathing is so natural and automatic to us; it’s hard to believe that we could be doing it wrong. Breath exercises for singing can dramatically improve the caliber of vocal performance, though.Masterful control of breathing is how Pavarotti … Read more

Vocal Warm Up – The Simple 5 Minute Routine

Warming up before you sing is super important to having a killer session. For starters, it gets you into the right singing mood, and also gets your voice ready to belt out very high-pitch, nuanced tunes. And this is not just for beginner or intermediate level singers, but for professional artists too. We all need a solid … Read more

How to Sing High Notes Softly

First, I would like to mention that it is quite difficult to sing softly, and even professional singers sometimes find it quite challenging to do so. However, with lots of practice, vocal exercises, and perseverance, it is quite reasonable to expect significant improvements in your ability to sing high notes in general, as well as sing them … Read more

How to Sing Head Voice

The head voice is described as the vibrations felt as sound that you experience in your skull or your head when you are singing at a high voice level. It is a non-strenuous way to enjoy the gift of your voice without straining. Head voice is very easy to master. Musicians have mastered the art of … Read more

Head Voice VS Falsetto Voice

To most people, falsetto and head voice are just one and the same thing. However, in contemporary music, the two could be entirely two different things. The head voice is achieved when the singer sings with an open throat and a lower larynx. Falsetto voice, on the other hand, is achieved when the vocal folds … Read more

How to Sing High Notes (Quick and Easy Tips)

The best part of any performance is when the audience gets absorbed and reacts positively to your delivery. For a singer, receiving a standing ovation is the best indication of your singing prowess. One sure way of doing this is by hitting the high notes; the reason why the greatest singers like Mariah Carey and … Read more

Learning How To Sing Falsetto (Quickly and Easily)

This is a professional review website. Any products you purchase that we recommend may result in us receiving a commission.Falsetto refers to the upper range of the voice. This term is applied to male singers mostly, but women might also sing falsetto. Get started perfecting your falsetto singing voice with the 30 Day Singer program. … Read more