Tag: The White Stripes

  • Why You Need to Take Visual Aesthetics, Style, and Presentation Seriously

    Why You Need to Take Visual Aesthetics, Style, and Presentation Seriously

    From a t-shirt and jeans with a stencil type design to full stage costumes, masks, and wigs with branded graphics, here’s why your band’s visuals matter.

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  • 10 Cover Versions That Creatively Transform the Original Song

    10 Cover Versions That Creatively Transform the Original Song

    No classic song is safe from the cover treatment… but how many cover versions are actually interesting to listen to? We delve in and pick out our top 10.

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  • 10 Bizarre Yet Functional Guitars That Are More Than Just Gimmicks

    10 Bizarre Yet Functional Guitars That Are More Than Just Gimmicks

    + Welcome to Soundfly! We help curious musicians meet their goals with creative online courses. Whatever you want to learn, whenever you need to learn it. Subscribe now to start learning on the ’Fly. Everyone knows about the Strats, Teles, and Les Pauls. These guitars are ubiquitous in the rock world. In fact, I think you’d be hard-pressed to find […]

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  • Amazing Drummers Who Were Still Green at Eighteen

    Amazing Drummers Who Were Still Green at Eighteen

    By Rebecca Redman Scientists often claim that kids are like sponges and can pick up new skills with very little effort. Once you reach adulthood, though, it’s over. No more learning. Too hard. Not enough time. Gotta go to work. Everything feels out of reach — finishing that bachelor’s degree, opening that restaurant, finally running a […]

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  • Understanding Advanced Blues Harmony

    Understanding Advanced Blues Harmony

    + Welcome to Soundfly! We help curious musicians meet their goals with creative online courses. Whatever you want to learn, whenever you need to learn it. Subscribe now to start learning on the ’Fly. The 12-bar blues is the most important structural element in the history of American popular music. Musicians from Louis Armstrong to The White Stripes have used the […]

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  • Please Keep Touring: Confessions of a Concert-Addicted Listener

    Please Keep Touring: Confessions of a Concert-Addicted Listener

    By China Marsot-Wood What is it about live music that inspires me to do what I do — go out, after work, night after night to watch, and photograph, and listen to, and write about strangers playing music? It is a question I couldn’t answer immediately, so I’ll ask it differently. Why are musical events so important for […]

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