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Guitar Percussion with Ben Lacy

Wednesday - Mar 4, 2015 Talent

Nothing is cooler when one guy on one instrument does the job of an entire band, let alone the best bands you've ever heard.  Ben Lacy does exactly that in this video called "Guitar Percussion." What my man does here is tap the strings on the neck like the hammer in a piano does when […]

Dude Dies, Comes Back, & Busts an Acapella?

Wednesday - Mar 4, 2015 Life

Life is crazy enough, but life after death... in song form?  Get ready to have your mind blown... This guy straight up bit the dust and came back.  He also happens to like to write little ditties and sing them in his pantry. Add it all together and you have an incredible spiritual acapella complete […]

Standard Notation Sucks - Visualize Beats on a Rhythm Wheel

Wednesday - Mar 4, 2015 Lessons

Flat out, standard notation sucks for visualizing rhythms. There is a far more intuitive method that ties rhythm more closely to time.  Check out the Rhythm Wheel in the TED-Ed video below. You'll learn a new way to internalize beats and hear some awesome music from around the world.  And best of all, it's only […]

Warning: The Most Dangerously Relaxing Song Ever

Tuesday - Mar 3, 2015 Science

Throw your melatonin in the trash. The band Marconi Union collaborated with sound therapists to create the world's most relaxing song. In fact, it's so effective at calming your nerves that the stress specialists who performed the experiments have issued a warning to not listen to it while driving.  Seriously.  Don't do it. Press play on […]

Kid Loses Football Scholarship After Pursuing Rap Career

Friday - May 31, 2013 Life

This article originally appeared on A lot of us were raised by Baby Boomers who taught us "you can be anything you want.  Chase your dreams!"  For the most part, that was horrible advice.  Mixing our hobbies with work is a quick way to no longer enjoy our hobbies and to find ourselves broke […]

Top 5 Richest Rappers By Net Worth

Saturday - May 25, 2013 Life

This article originally appeared on Once upon a time, success was measured by your ability to hunt and start a fire. No hunting? No fire? No food, no warmth. No food, no life within which to attain success. Nowadays, success is more commonly measure by the size of your rims and the girth of […]