Gene Green

3 Signs You Need to Have Your Piano Tuned More Often


If you own a piano, you probably know that hiring someone to come out and tune it is part of piano ownership. There's a chance that you aren't having your instrument tuned as often as you should, though. Three signs that you should be having your piano tuned more often are listed below. 1. You Live in a Humid Climate You should be aware that moisture can affect your piano and can cause it to become out of tune.

27 September 2018

Reasons That You Shouldn't Avoid Learning The Difficult Guitar Chords


For anyone who is learning how to play the guitar, it will become quickly apparent that some chords are easy to play and some are more challenging. When you take lessons, your teacher will often start you with some of the easier chords — A, E, and C, for example, are all fairly easy and getting comfortable with them will help you to feel encouraged. Soon enough, the instructor will introduce you to some chords that you might find a little more challenging.

22 June 2018

How To Make Your Next Corporate Event An Occasion To Remember


Corporate events are retreats or meetings where the entire staff is invited to a specific place to celebrate the company's success. Your team works hard all year, and the corporate event needs to be the icing on the cake which boosts their morale and encourages them to keep going and push even more. If you're in charge of planning the corporate event. you might be trying to think of some things you can do to make it stand out from previous occasions.

23 April 2018

3 Tips For Crafting Video Game Music


With advancements in technology, just about anyone who is tech savvy can learn to make their own video game. While there are many aspects of making a video game, the music is an important one to consider. If you are ready to start making your video game or the music, check out these three tips for crafting video game music. Choose the Right Music for the Mood To start, you need to determine what your game's genre is.

26 February 2018

Questions To Ask Before You Hire A Wedding Band


Getting married is a very exciting time. There are many people who look forward to the wedding day without realizing just how stressful it can be to get everything together. One of the big things that you need to think about is the entertainment, namely the wedding band. Hiring a wedding band like ThrowBack Experience can be such a fun way to liven up the reception and ceremony, and a good band can make or break the party.

23 January 2018

Music Sets The Tone & Improves Symptoms Of Alzheimer's—What Every Caretaker Should Know


Alzheimer's disease can definitely be devastating for the individual suffering from the condition as well as for their family members and friends. Alzheimer's disease can bring on a wide range of emotions for them and for their loved ones, especially those who provide care on a daily basis. If you are taking care of an elderly family member who has Alzheimer's, you may benefit from incorporating music in your daily routine.

3 January 2018

Strategies For Writing Music With Your First Rock Band


When you form a rock band at any age, it's tempting to play cover songs. Doing so is a good idea, as each member can learn the music individually, and then you can get together to jam on what you've learned. Additionally, if you're going to be playing at house parties or other gatherings, being able to perform some tunes that people already know will always go over well. However, if you're serious about your band and want to make a name for yourself, you'll need to eventually move into creating original music, and this can initially present a bit of a challenge.

27 December 2017

How To Throw A Backyard Wedding Without Using A Wedding Planner


If you want your wedding to be a more personalized experience for you and your spouse-to-be as well as for your family and friends, you may be considering having a backyard wedding. After all, everyone will feel more comfortable and at home if they're in familiar surroundings, and as an added benefit, you'll save on the cost of renting a reception venue. Casual backyard weddings can be great, but even they need a little structure in order to make them shine.

27 December 2017

Children And Divorce: Help Your Children Cope With Life Through Music


Divorce can take a toll on your life and on the lives of your children. You may eventually learn to cope with the dissolution of your marriage, but some or all of your children may struggle with the changes in their lives. Unless your children learn to cope with the divorce, the stress they feel now can overwhelm them later in life. Music is one way to help your children cope with life's ups and downs.

19 December 2017