There’s some serious talent out there and it’s hard for us to see it all in our limited time and exposure. If you’re looking to hear and see some insane playing, you’ve come to the right place. The Talent category of the Ledger Note Blog is your one-stop shop to get your musical mind blown.

Joey Muha's Death Metal Drumming to "I'm a Little Teapot"

Monday - Mar 21, 2016 Talent

There's a high chance you guys have come across Joey Muha before.  He's a smart feller using his Youtube channel to promote his personal brand.  His charismatic drumming makes him a visual spectacle beyond his raw drumming talent. He's been getting a lot of coverage for his shenanigans, such as combining death metal drumming with […]

Ariana Grande's SNL Singer Impressions Vs. Original Artists

Sunday - Mar 13, 2016 Talent

Ariana Grande has had a long career, being raised and promoted as another Disney darling (that never ends well).  I don't know if they pick these kids based on talent or groom them for it, but they did a great job with Ariana. Everyone's been saying that she's the next Mariah Carey and I agree. […]

Pogo the Remix Artist Does a Dubstep Scooby-Doo

Monday - Mar 7, 2016 Talent

Nick Bertke goes by the name Pogo.  He's a remix artist. This is his logo: As we all know, breaking into the music business is no easy task.  I'm always impressed to see people using their creativity and ingenuity to carve a unique path for themselves, thereby sidestepping all of the competition. Making awesome remixes […]

Stickman Wins Contest With The Chapman Stick!

Sunday - Jan 17, 2016 Talent

I had never heard of the Chapman Stick or the Stickman before I was goofing around on Indi.com where they host all kinds of musical challenges (with cash prizes!). There was a contest going on for best solo instrumentalist and this was the winning submission by the Chapman Stick Stickman (say that five times fast): […]

"Enter Sandman" Bluegrass Cover? Iron Horse vs. Metallica

Friday - Jan 8, 2016 Talent

My guitar virtuoso brother is a big fan of Bluegrass.  He says that these guys are all shredders and could slay some technical metal or rock. That's why I got all giddy when I came across this video of an Enter Sandman Bluegrass rendition by Iron Horse: If you dig this, check our their Youtube […]

Girl Plays the Entire Back to the Future Theme By Herself!

Thursday - Jan 7, 2016 Talent

This young Japanese pianist girl is about to blow your mind.  All by herself, she rocks the entire orchestral Back to the Future (バック トゥ ザ フューチャー) theme on this digital organ, foot pedals and all. To top it all, she's in her pretty recital gown: Her upload on YouTube humbly states: 発表会の前日です。間違いがありますが、これが精一杯でしょうか・・・ Which basically […]