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How Sound Affects You: Musicians as Healers

Music is becoming acknowledged in both traditional and "alternative" methodologies as being a tool for healing. There are some remarkable examples and Lynda Arnold takes a look how you can heal.

How Sound Affects You: Drumming for Health Part 2

In part 2 of this series on drumming, Lynda Arnold continues her exploration of using rhythm for better health. From group drumming to lessons learned from experts, this is a fascinating read.

Music Theory: Chord Progressions in Pop Music

Moving on from the basic use of chord progressions, Sara Simms is here to help inspire you on ways to build chord progressions in Pop Music.

How Sound Affects You: Drumming for Health, Part 1

Continuing her exploration of using sound for healing, Lynda Arnold delves into the rhythmic side of music: drumming. Combining science and experience this article is a fascinating read.

Music Theory: Chord Structures

If you're starting out writing songs or writing your own tracks it's a great idea to become familiar with chord structures. Sara Simms is here to help in this easy to understand primer.

How Tech Enables Non-Verbal Learners to Become Singers

Adam Goldberg, music teacher in a Special Needs environment, shares useful experiences from the classroom where he uses tech to enable learners to become vocalists they didn't believe they could be.

Music Theory: Adding Harmonic Color to Triads

Do you use suspended chords, 7ths, 9ths, 11ths and 13ths in your compositions? They might feel harder to use than triads in your compositions, but Lynda Arnold is here to show you how.

How Sound Affects You: Protecting your Hearing

What is a musician's most important body part? Voice? Fingers? Arms? Feet?? Nope! Your ears! And, these vital tools need protecting even more than our precious studio gear. Lynda Arnold explains.

How Sound Affects You: 5 Ways to Sing for Health

Lynda Arnold is backwith another insightful article in her series on sound as a healing tool. Here she explains five simple ways you can use your own voice as an instrument to promote better health.

How Sound Affects You: Fibonacci Tuning Forks

Continuing our series of sound as a healing tool, Lynda Arnold explores the use of the fabulous Fibonacci tuning forks for a profound healing experience.

How Sound Affects You:Tuning Forks as Sound Healing Tool

Continuing our series of sound as a healing tool, Lynda Arnold takes an in depth look at how tuning forks can be used to tune and balance your mind, body and soul.

Do You Write Music, or Does Music Write You?

What came first, the music or the mood? G. W. Childs shares muses over the effect music has on our emotional states and questions whether the music we listen to it is responsible, or not.

How Sound Affects You: Tibetan Bowls

Continuing our series of sound as a healing tool, Lynda Arnold turns her attention to an ancient instrument used for well-being and meditation: Tibetan bowls.

How Sound Affects You: Making Binaural Beats

Continuing our series of sound as a healing tool, Lynda Arnold is back exploring what binaural beats are and how they can be used for enhanced states of relaxation in your productions.

How Sound Affects You: Can Sound Heal?

We've all felt profound moments of joy, sadness, relaxation, etc when listening to music. In this fascinating article, Lynda Arnold explores how sound affects us and how it can be used for healing.