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Elvis Presley: Elvis #1 Singles CD

April 27, 2006 EST | Music

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) recently declared that Elvis had surpassed sales of 50 million singles in the US, making him the artist with more certified singles than anyone in music history! This LIMITED EDITION boxset commemorates that...

Progressions: 100 Years Of Jazz Guitar CD

April 27, 2006 EST | Music

When Elvis Presley exploded onto the scene in 1956, the guitar experienced a dramatic upsurge in popularity. Eight years later, when the Beatles crashed America's shores like a tidal wave, the deal was sealed: the guitar was at once a...

Destiny's Child: LIVE IN ATLANTA DVD

April 11, 2006 EST | Music

2006 marks the 10th Anniversary of one of R&B's greatest trios. Along with numerous hits and countless awards, the group is also remembered as one of stage's greatest performers. Their new DVD Live In Atlanta features the group and their...

The Fray: How To Save A Life CD

April 11, 2006 EST | Music

The debut album from the Denver-based foursome The Fray, features 12 melodic pop-rock songs and soaring vocals that resonate with sprawling tapestries and tales of hopefulness and heartache. Their debut release How To Save A Life showcases The Fray's style...

Ruben Studdard: I Need An Angel CD

March 27, 2006 EST | Music

The second album from the 2nd Season American Idol winner Ruben Studdard features 12 amazing tracks that not only further showcase his beautiful voice but his passionate and deep-affection for staying true to his virtues. On I Need An Angel,...

Barry Manilow: The Greatest Songs of the Fifties CD

March 27, 2006 EST | Music

The #1 Adult Contemporary Recording Artist of all time, Barry Manilow, revisits the greatest hits of the 1950's! Highlighted by a guest appearance from Phyllis McGuire of the McGuire Sisters on the medley of 1954 hits, "Teach Me Tonight/Sincerely," The...

Carrie Underwood: Some Hearts CD

March 27, 2006 EST | Music

She won America's hearts and delighted our ears with her heavenly voice! Now American Idol Season 4 winner, Carrie Underwood, comes out with her debut album Some Hearts! The much-anticipated album features 14 brilliant, touching tracks including the uplifting hit...

DVD CD archive storage

March 01, 2006 EST | Music

Organize and protect your collection, save space, and instantly access your discs. This compact, sturdy case holds up to 100 DVDS, CDs, or games and locks for storage and travel. Push the title sheet bar to see a list of...

The top ten romantic tunes of all time

January 26, 2006 EST | Music

Ah, the power of love! Your heart beats faster, your eyes open wider, and you're much more likely to listen to a love song. Each February 14, and during the weeks leading up to Valentine's Day, the musical choices of...

61-Key electronic keyboard

October 26, 2005 EST | Music

Even if you've never played music before, with this new-generation 61-key electronic keyboard it's never been easier to learn the piano, play popular tunes or create your own original music. This responsive, full-size keyboard features a large, easy-to-read backlit...

Greater Boston's Yellow River Ensemble

October 12, 2005 EST | Music

Translated by Jacklyn Chen The Yellow River Ensemble, originally named Yellow River Chorus, was established at the beginning of 1995. The members are Chinese students studying here, professionals in various fields, and their family members. They completely use their spare...

Music artist: Frank Black

August 22, 2005 EST | Celebrities , Music

When the Pixies first broke up back in 1993, Frank Black set forth on an incredibly prolific solo career. In the dozen or so albums he's released in that time, Black's indulged in many a musical whim, tackling everything from...

Frank Black's Honeycomb audio CD

August 22, 2005 EST | Music

Pixies fans and casual followers of Frank Black's solo career might be surprised by the mellow, blues- and roots-inflected surfaces of Honeycomb. Recorded in Nashville and redolent of the famed sound of that city, Honeycomb contains none of the roaring...

Top places to download music online

August 13, 2005 EST | Music

You can legally purchase and download music from these major online music retailers. 1. iTunes.com - you can download music from this site which has one of the largest online catalogs. iTunes customers have bought over 200 million MP3 Downloads...

Top 12 music moneymaking artists for 2004

August 13, 2005 EST | Music

If you would like to put together a mixed CD using some of the songs from the top money making artists of 2004, try using CD duplication. I would hope you own the CD’s that you plan to use for...

Music for July 4th

August 09, 2005 EST | Music

Some of America's best-loved music wasn't written in this country. Two different songs were considered to be the national anthem. One flag-waving tune took 20 years to compose. Your celebration of Independence Day may include watching fireworks, having a barbeque,...

Beginner guitar tips: How to get a feel

July 26, 2005 EST | Music

Technical ability aside, the difference between a good guitarist and a great guitarist is often the "feel" that they apply to their music through their playing. Adding "feel" to your guitar playing is easy to learn and will make a...

Choosing the wedding disc jockey

July 24, 2005 EST | Music , Parties & Fun

Your wedding day is the day when all the details that you've always thought about will come together and planing that day may take more than a year to plan. Having the right disc jockey playing the perfect music and...

Columbia House settles FTC charges of Do Not Call violations

July 21, 2005 EST | Music

The Columbia House Company, a well-known direct marketer of home entertainment products, has settled Federal Trade Commission charges that it violated federal law by calling existing or past subscribers of its home entertainment clubs after the subscribers had placed their...

Humor under the keyboards

July 18, 2005 EST | Music

For me, the piano is the symbol of what is stiff, proper and elegant. It doesn't have faults, it is perfect. Pianists are the most perfectionist people in the world. They should not and can not make mistakes especially when...

Where can I get song lyrics online?

July 10, 2005 EST | Music

If you are downloading music online, eventually you’ll want some song lyrics to go with the mp3 files. It is very easy to find song lyrics online, but very difficult to get them integrated into your mp3 player software. Various...

How to create hip, mature and lush Harmonies

July 07, 2005 EST | Music

Rarely is a chord played with its tones contained in a single octave, the root on the bottom, the third in the middle, and the fifth on the top. Usually chords are "voiced!" This basically means that the positions of...

Guide to finding the best music online

July 02, 2005 EST | Music

Are you frustrated because finding your favorite songs on the net has become more of a chore than an enjoyable activity? Read this simple guide to finding music online and your troubles will be out of mind before you download...

The underpinnings of polychordal dissonance and consonance

June 30, 2005 EST | Music

In the last article, Polychords and the Jazz Improviser, it was discussed how one can learn and apply polychords to an improvisation. Continuing with the last article, the understanding of polychordal consonance and dissonance will be explored. As many music...

CD mastering

June 26, 2005 EST | Music

Many artists are still confused as to what goes on during a mastering session. This article will try to shed some light on the last step before fame and riches (well, at least the last step before duplication), and help...

Review: Medications - All your friends in one place

June 26, 2005 EST | Music

One of the most intriguing aspects of music is how easily it can transform one’s mood. The right notes, at the right tempo, and all of a sudden, BAM! You’re in a good mood. This 3 piece from Washington, DC...

As I Lay Dying CD: Shadows Are Security

June 19, 2005 EST | Music

Formed in Southern California and forged on the road, As I Lay Dying appeared as prominent players in a new wave of American metal. Not content to draw upon a single influence, the band pulls from early thrash, the Gothenburg...

Pianist: Marianna Rashkovetsky

June 12, 2005 EST | Music

Marianna Rashkovetsky was born in Moscow. At the age of six she began studying piano with Julia Nebolsin. In 1971 she was accepted for study at the prestigious Gnessin College of Music, one of the oldest music schools in Russia....

Marianna Rashkovetsky: French Suites: 3 & 5

June 12, 2005 EST | Music

Marianna Rashkovetsky performs the keyboard music of J. S. Bach. Moscow born, she is now a U.S. citizen teaching in the Boston area. A frequent performer throughout the US and Europe as a soloist and chamber musician, this is...

Marianna Rashkovetsky: Brahms, Chopin, Grieg

June 12, 2005 EST | Music

Pianist Marianna Rashkovetsky plays Brahms, Chopin, and Grieg. The album opens with Brahms’s piano transcription of the Bach Chaconne for the left hand, an unusually difficult piece which is seldom performed. The concentrated and passionate Brahms Intermezzi opus 117 follows....

Why do music lovers still prefer to buy records?

June 05, 2005 EST | Music

In the late 1940’s, the 45-RPM record replaced the 78-RPM record. The 45 was smaller, less breakable and could be made and sold more cheaply. Despite these advantages, it took ten years before the 78 became obsolete, and in the...

The future of independent music

May 27, 2005 EST | Music

Vision Music USA and Stretch The Skies have fused their talents and resources to provide independent musicians with a technology driven, one-stop shop for achieving their musical goals. This union brings together teams of like-minded individuals focused on identifying problems...

10 music download legal points

May 26, 2005 EST | Music

Everybody's doing it: downloading music and sharing files. People who share music files on the Internet argue that downloading is legal; today they can be sued by the record industry. Can one be sued without a great intrusion into personal...

Led Zeppelin rock and roll band

May 20, 2005 EST | Music

I've been in rock and roll all my life, and I'm well aware that The Rolling Stones have been called the best rock and roll band. Don't get me wrong because I love Mick and the Stones, and the Beatles...

Pakistani pop music

May 12, 2005 EST | Music

Pakistan is blessed with talent and when we talk about Pakistani Music, you can never stop picking up one of the best Pakistani pop song uptill now because there are number of such hit songs nobody can judge the best...

Flame shaped Minarik guitars

May 10, 2005 EST | Music

Celebrating an endorsement between G-Man Music and the fiery axe-makers known as Minarik Guitars, Scott G (The G-Man) reviews the Minarik Inferno X-treme. From the Telecaster to the Flying V to the Iceman to the Warlock, some guitar designs are...

Three basement bloggers shape indie-music scene

May 01, 2005 EST | Music

The Internet music magazine Pitchfork (pitchforkmedia.com) started in 1995 in the Minneapolis home of parents of 29-year-old Ryan Schreiber who has emerged as one of the leaders of a new generation of Internet music tastemakers. The site is now run...