Blue Alatar – Irradiated Hamster Alert

British Cinematic-Rock studio band, Blue Alatar, have revealed their debut instrumental album: Irradiated Hamster Alert. The 10-track album combines elements of heavy, modern rock with crunchy, psychedelic synths and cinematic sound design. Exciting tracks keep listeners on their toes with epic… Continue Reading

Note Durations

Music theory lesson covering everything you need to know about note duration or note length. Specifically aimed at beginner guitarists and bedroom producers who have little to no understanding of rhythm or note values. Try to ignore the layer of sweat on my face. This has been the warmest day of my entire life. Like, … Continue reading Note Durations Continue Reading

Know Your Strings Challenge!

I take on the ULTIMATE CHALLENGE! OK, well, not ultimate, but it was pretty hard… Here are links to all the videos we used:

Banjo: https://youtu.be/0fwFdMuWoPM?t=15s
Ukulele: https://youtu.be/PB3RbO7updc?t=2m10s
Pipa: https://youtu.be/ksiM1wRcu… Continue Reading

Does Gear Matter?

Adam Neely recently uploaded this video entitled “Does Gear Matter?” It’s here, feel free to watch it before you watch mine, it’s a good video. I agree with him entirely, but feel he stopped short of making a really crucial point. Crucial in my opinion anyway. The answer to “does gear matter?” is, in my … Continue reading Does Gear Matter? Continue Reading

Chord Theory Brain Teaser

This is a fun, (well, fun for a specific kind of person), exercise which will help familiarise you with chords and scales and how some of the more complex chords can be constructed. Essentially we’re adding a Common Tone to a sequence of chords … Continue Reading

I Made A Music Video

Flippin’ heck, I made a music video! Hello Malcolm is a parody of indie music videos and contains as many cliches as we could find. The above video is all about the process and how the project came about. Here is the completed music video, for your viewing pleasure. If you want to check out … Continue reading I Made A Music Video Continue Reading