Guest Contributor Articles

Clawhammer Banjo Tips.

Here is a great article from Josh Turknett over at ClawhammerBanjo.net. For those interested, Josh delivers a complete set of instructions for learning Clawhammer banjo along with a full set of demo tunes and songs on his impressive website: In a typical Blues song,...

Banjo Australis – Ian Simpson and John Kane

Banjo Australis Under the Milky Way - by Ian Simpson and John Kane 2013. In 2010 Ian Simpson and his pickin’ pal John Kane released a superb album entitled “The Banjo; Misunderstood Maligned Magic.” It consisted of 20 of the all-time great 5-string banjo...

Develop Your Music Production Skills

Tips for Developing Your Music Production Skills The beautiful sounds of music have so much power over your emotion and soul. Think of what happens to your mind, body and perhaps even spirit when you hear a beat come on the radio. This power often inspires people to...

Larry Sparks – Almost Home

Larry Sparks admits that his music has always had a good, true and real lonesome sound. It’s not surprising that his 2010 release on the Rounder Records label is all about nostalgia, homesickness and sadness, along with a healthy dose of wistful longing for...