Peaked Interest

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o0DC1DXkF6k I'm thrilled that this video is out in the world. I was approached by Peaked Interest to create an origina l score for a new video, something synthie, something like a John Carpenter score. I'm pleased with the result and have got a playlist of the music in isolation here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLf_o4hrSq6nRjtaZBqL3l77EK2MFaeTJY

Jay Foreman Interview

https://youtu.be/E6cTI_cU8Sg This week I'm really pleased to present this interview with musical comedian and YouTuber Jay Foreman. Jay is known for his brand of "silly educational videos". In this interview we discuss Jay's first musical experiences as a child; what led him to perform music and how this led to his first YouTube uploads; how … Continue reading Jay Foreman Interview

Answering YouTube Auto-Complete Questions About Guitar

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7p9YQ3jTyIo Answering the most searched-for questions about guitar on YouTube: quick-fire, unscripted and honest! Including: Do guitarists get carpal tunnel? Why do guitarists wear wristbands? Why do guitarists make faces? Why do guitarists hate Wonderwall? Should guitarist learn to read music? Should guitar strings be tight or loose? Should guitar strings be the same height? … Continue reading Answering YouTube Auto-Complete Questions About Guitar

Nobody Knows What They’re Doing

Do you feel like a fraud? Does anyone actually know what they're doing? Like, ever? Imposter Syndrome is a real problem for musicians and other creatives. The good news is that, in my opinion, no one really knows what they're doing most of the time. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0cgcEXp9ZRo   

Know Your Strings Challenge!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uW5_F0PuBKc I take on the ULTIMATE CHALLENGE! OK, well, not ultimate, but it was pretty hard... Here are links to all the videos we used: Banjo: https://youtu.be/0fwFdMuWoPM?t=15s Ukulele: https://youtu.be/PB3RbO7updc?t=2m10s Pipa: https://youtu.be/ksiM1wRcutQ?t=13s Cigar box guitar: https://youtu.be/Z3aW68kQXsk?t=40s Viola: https://youtu.be/pCPRe9_kUN0?t=33s Morin Khuur / Horse head fiddle: https://youtu.be/JL5bN3bcdfA Piano: https://youtu.be/pMAtL7n_-rc?t=6s Bouzouki: https://youtu.be/mHh302C2HHM?t=2s Guzheng: https://youtu.be/zWUWCddcQTY?t=31s Cello: https://youtu.be/D9LrEXF3USs?t=2s  

The Best Music Education Channels on YouTube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PSoMTT0jwd8 Where do I go to learn about music theory, guitar, gear, and other instruments? These are my top 10 channels for learning music. Adam Neely https://www.youtube.com/user/havic5 Loudon Stearns https://www.youtube.com/user/LoudonYukon Stephen Taylor https://www.youtube.com/user/DrummerEtc Tantacrul https://www.youtube.com/user/martinth... 12tone https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTUt... Rob Chapman https://www.youtube.com/user/RobChappers Vulfpeck https://www.youtube.com/user/DJparadi... Scott's Bass Lessons https://www.youtube.com/user/devinebass Rick Beato https://www.youtube.com/user/pegzch Reverb https://www.youtube.com/user/reverbma...