Save on all of your Music Needs

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If you love music you probably invest a good amount of your disposable income feeding your passion. Instruments, accessories, concerts and other performances all add up and then there’s sound equipment and downloads to add to the expense.

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Is Music the Secret to Winning at Poker?

Have you ever stumbled upon a televised or online poker tournament and wondered why the players are sitting around largely in silence? While tension may be running high during the games, some pros actually use music to enhance their game. For instance, Annie Duke, who holds a World Series of Poker gold bracelet from 2004, says that she listen to White Stripes’ “Seven Nation Army” when she is short-stacked. Read the rest of this entry »

  

Why A Band Break May Be Exactly What You Need

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Hey there – don’t panic! We’re not suggesting your band breaks up; nope, not in the slightest. A break of the good kind (AKA, a getaway), could be exactly what you need to get those creative juices flowing. Whether you’re guys, gals, or both, some time away can really help reset any kind of writer’s block, bring groups closer together, and help you work better at doing what you love best. You guessed it, that’s performing and songwriting! If you’re in the States, the good news is that you don’t have to go far. What with band practice and time off for recording, we already KNOW you’ve used your vacation days, so grab a cheap flight, and head for a weekend in one of the following awesome cities. Read the rest of this entry »

  

Michael Jackson hanging out . . .

Here’s a cool photo of Michael Jackson hanging out with Bette Midler, David Bowie and Cher.

  

Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie create new duo

Fleetwood Mac members Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie have teamed up and here they perform “In My World” on CBS This Morning. It starts a little slow but the chorus is pretty solid.