Get to Know the Yamaha Electronic Drum Set

Get to Know the Yamaha Electronic Drum Set

If you’d like to play drums with a modern twist then consider investing in an electronic drum set.  To keep this article simple, we’ve looked at only Yamaha drums, which are a favorite of one of our editors.

(Please note – we have no relationship with the maker of Yamaha drums).

DTX 500 Series – The Heart of the Beat

Beat is one of the most critical elements when playing drums, and if it’s something you’re absolutely in love with then you’re sure to fall head over heels for the DTX550K. It comes with the all-new Yamaha ten-inch DTX-PAD that’s equipped with a TCS head for the whole set and a DTX500 Drum Trigger Module that’s been updated with more sound options and made compatible with the DTX-PAD.

Other components of the DTX550K include a real-hi-hat trigger, snare, and stand.

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Music Business: Memphis Music Foundation

January 15, 2011 Music Business
Music Business: Memphis Music Foundation

What is your name and position?: Elizabeth Cawein, Communications Coordinator for Memphis Music Foundation What is your band/or company name?: Memphis Music Foundation What tips do you have to help musicians develop a social media following? : At the Memphis Music Foundation we work with artists through our core program, the Memphis Music Resource Center. […]

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Guitar Music Theory versus Can I Just Play?

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Guitar Music Theory versus Can I Just Play?

Guitarists are frequently reluctant to apply music theory to their learning process. However, having exposure to music theory and chord progressions can improve the technique of any guitarist.

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Acoustic Guitar or Nylon Stringed Guitars?

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Acoustic Guitar or Nylon Stringed Guitars?

The nylon string guitar has gained popularity in rock, and folk music, due to its rich middle tones. However, the steel stringed guitar has a stronger sustain, and a larger volume range. There are benefits and drawbacks to playing both styles.

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Music Business: EPiC Measures LLC

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So we asked readers about how they have used social media – Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, etc. – to promote music.  Here is the first response in the series:

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