Month: September 2011

  • Panda Bear in Concert

    Live music: the venue, the crowd, the energy, the ridiculous volumes, the performance, the vast difference in emotion when compared to a recording… In other words, the vitality and soul of music. There’s nothing quite like going to see a live musical performance. It doesn’t matter if it’s a symphony or a blaring rock concert.…

  • The Needed Rebirth of Ear Training

    Ear training: the bane of so many music majors existence. Why though? Ear training, when properly learned and acquired, completely transforms the way music is heard, analyzed, and appreciated. One would believe that any musician would greedily and quickly absorb as much of this skill as possible. It boils down to this one main problem:…