Author Archives: Eugene Jackson

How to Learn Music Scales

If you’re new to the guitar or any other instrument you’re probably starting to learn scales.  In music, scales are the building blocks of music and they are something that you absolutely need to know. It takes time to learn … Continue reading

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Learning to tune your guitar with ear

Have you ever listened to a detuned guitar? It does not sound very pleasing after all. All acoustic guitars carry the tendency to lose their tuning slightly over the course of a few hours. Over a couple of days, they … Continue reading

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Collecting Vinyl Records

With the advances made on the internet, music is quite literally available in the palm of our hands. This is as a result of the revolution that has seen the move from vinyl records, to radio cassettes, to CDs, to … Continue reading

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Jack White announces new solo album

After a lengthy absence, Jack White has today unveiled the first single from his debut solo album, Blunderbuss, Titled Love Interruption, the song is available to hear online and appears almost one year after his former band, The White Stripes, … Continue reading

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OHZ’s SONG OF THE MONTH: January 2012 (#20)

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Martin Grech returns with three new songs

Martin Grech has recently returned from obscurity with three new tracks made available via his official Facebook page. The British musician finally released his long-awaited Meta project in 2010 and has since been experimenting and sharing music with his dedicated fanbase. Grech, … Continue reading

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The Gorillaz, Andre 3000 and James Murphy unite for new track

The Gorillaz have today released their new single Do Ya Thing as a free download. The song, which was recorded for Converse’s ‘Three Artists.One Song’ campaign, is available from Converse.com/doyathing and features appearances from Outkast’s Andre 3000 and LCD Soundsystem’s James Murphy. James Hewlett, … Continue reading

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Boots Riley: Interview

Raymond “Boots” Riley is not your average, modern-day rapper. Far from a world of self-indulgence, materialism, Cristal and platinum chains, the Oakland-based activist–cum-music artist is distinguished for his campaigning against social inequality. Active in the music industry for over 20 years now, Boots … Continue reading

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Rufus Wainwright unveils new single

Rufus Wainwight has revealed the first single from his forthcoming seventh solo album, ‘Out of the Game‘. Produced by Mark Ronson, the album will be released on April 23 and features guest appearances from Martha Wainwright, Nick Zinner, Sean Lennon, … Continue reading

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Ras Kass withdraws from The HRSMN

West coast rapper Ras Kass has announced his decision to part ways with hip-hop super group, The HRSMN. Announcing his decision via video, the 39-year-old emcee claimed: “there’s a lot of shit I don’t agree with, so I have to … Continue reading

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