If you are planning to learn guitar, then like any other beginner you would also want to have the best guitar; but, how to get the best guitar? There are very few people with appropriate knowledge of selecting the best guitar. “The most expensive proves to be the best” is not the concept to be followed with guitar.
For choosing the best guitar keeps some of the points discussed below in mind. The first point that you should see is the size of the guitar. Select a guitar having a neck that sets on the length of your fingers. Next see the curves; if the curves sit perfectly on your thigh then it’s perfect. Looking for brands doesn’t mean much in guitar selection. But a popular brand I to be trusted on because they have been producing guitars consistently. Now let’s talk about reviews on guitars. For a beginner a classic guitar is considered most suitable. Acoustic guitars are best for those with tight budget. The mid-range guitar is wonderful for casual guitarists, as it more worthy than its price. For professionals nothing can be better than the high quality expensive guitar.
Next are the drums. Drums enhance the beauty of the music. These percussion instruments are the must requirement for a band. Again like the guitar the same question might be there in your mind about drums, that how to get the best drums? So let’s give you some reviews on drums. The drum kit get their reviews on various factors like whether drum kit is a rock set up or it’s a fusion one. Rock set ups are for indie, rock, or metal songs whereas the fusion is for jazz like music in which higher range of tones are to be given. The wood, of which the drum is constructed, is considered to be another factor affecting the reviews. Each wood gives different tone and sound quality and the prices are varied accordingly. So for a good drum one should also have some knowledge about the membrane.
The next important component that the bands look for is the amps. Amplifying the sound and presenting your music to a larger audience that the amps do. So after creating stunning composition if some poor amp ruins your show then nothing can be worse than that. There are amps that are not branded but they value more to your money. Some cheaper amps boosts the tones and give out your desired sound quality. So looking at the price list doesn’t always help you to get the best music instruments.
Classic rock music is a radio format which came into the scene in the early 1980’s, mainly developed on the oriented rock album format. The classic rock format generally features the music which ranges from the late 1960s to the late 1980s which primarily focuses on the hard rock genre which gained popularity in the 1970s. This type of music mainly appeals to the adults rather than the teenagers. It recreates the sound of oriented rock album stations of the 1980s and 1970s. Although the appeal really is for the adults but then also the classic rock music is able to attract the new generation consistently. Most of the classic rock stations play very limited number of current classic releases which are stylistically related with the sound of the rock stations or from classic rock artist’s album that are well established and are still producing new albums.
The young generation is losing its interest in the orthodox classical music and are turning their interests towards the rock western music these days. Such type of change may lead to a situation where classical music will start losing its charm. The classic rock music is a mixture of classical music with a touch of rock music attached to it. It combines the contemporary AOR with the hits from the period 1970s and 1980s as well. This has resulted in a huge success for this format. Classic rock format has become the widely used descriptor of this format and most commonly used term for early rock albums. Typically, classic rock music plays the rock songs from the mid-1960s through the 1980s. Most of the songs overlap with the oldies station and it also focuses on bands and artists that are not considered radio friendly and are usually not played at oldies stations. Classic rock plays limited playlists of popular charting singles and album tracks from popular bands and artists. Some of the classic rock stations lay emphasis on lesser known bands, tracks of less famous albums and also pay homage to new songs with rock hits mixed with a classical touch. The classic rock music generally targets the young generation. The most important feature of classical rock music is that it is mainly tailored for male population but it also has significant fan following in the young generation of the female population.
In the recent years, classic rock has expanded its wings over the glam metal and progressive rock acts. However, the young generation is favouring classical rock music and thus the classical rock music is looking forward to expand its range so as to improve its popularity among the young generation.
Music tickles every ear. Every person can associate himself or herself with music of one or more sorts be it jazz, rock, classical or any other. Music festival hosted in places is yet another way of enjoying the chords and relaxing in this hectic day and life. Music festivals in Canada are not one in number but many. What with so many states and almost all of them indulging in musical feasts in one way or the other it is very difficult to put them all in words yet mention of a few very worthwhile ones include Canada’s largest music festival held in Toronto participated by more than 900 artists across 40 countries for 6 nights. Canada’s largest festivals are represented by the Canadian Festivals Coalition claiming of including the top 15 festivals of Canada having over 12600000 attendees.
Different shows are available for music lovers include country Canadian musical festivals to classical music festival to Jazz festivals in Canada. One such annual classical music festival is the Festival of Sound held in Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada from July to August. Merritt Mountain Music festival is the country outdoor music festival held in Merritt, British Columbia.
The noteworthy Jazz festival is the Evolve Festival held annually near Anti-gonish which is committed to its support of sustainable living and environmental awareness. The festival encourages the use of renewable energy resources, recycling, biodegradable product use and many other endeavours towards environmental protection. The Evolve Festival was awarded the ‘Best Festival in Canada’ award in the year 2010. The folk festival of Canada held in Ottawa goes in the name of Carnival of Cultures and also Ottawa’s International Folkloric Festival whereby cultural programs are held relating to rhythms from all around the world. This three day event is hosted to promote and preserve the traditional folk arts. Ottawa also hosts the Ottawa Bluesfest which is an outdoor music festival whereby not only blues but also mainstream pop and rock is showcased over the years and this contributes to the Blues musical festivals of Canada. Rockin @ The River is an annual rock concert participated by multiple groups in Preeceville, Saskatchewan which started in 2006 with a noble cause to bring in money for the local welfare as well as to help promote tourism. This rock concert gained popularity every year and became a full festival as the years passed by. The above mentioned are just a few drops of water in an ocean. The reference is indeed to the large number of festivals and carnivals held in Canada that the mention of few though not satisfying is yet very admiring.
Watch out for The Markham Jazz Festivals 15th Anniversary Birthday Blues Bash. Featuring Shakura S’Aida, Treasa Levasseur, Harrison “sweet taste” Kennedy, MonkeyJunk and Fathead!