February 2015

Rhythm N’ Groove Podcast #008: The Art of Practice – How to maximize your efficiency with your practice.

February 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

http://traffic.libsyn.com/rhythmngroove/RNG_Podcast_EP008.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn today’s episode of the Rhythm N’ Groove Podcast, we talk about practicing and how you can maximize the efficiency of your practice for the best results. We share our thoughts on what the best methods of practice are. We talk about the art of practicing, quality of practice versus the quantity of the time spent on practice, we also discuss the secret of practicing without [...]

Rhythm N’ Groove Podcast #007: Perfection and perfectionism – What do they really mean?

February 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

http://traffic.libsyn.com/rhythmngroove/RNG_Podcast_EP007.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn this episode of the Rhythm N’ Groove Podcast, we talk about perfection and perfectionism and what they really mean. We share our thoughts and opinions about perfection and perfectionism and why they are not necessarily good things. Perfectionism can sometimes cripple you and stop you from achieving your goals, and even if you could achieve “perfection” when it comes to music, that [...]

Haley Reinhart’s Habits cover dies hard

February 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

In 2011, we met Haley Reinhart as a contestant on American Idol. Her Moaning duet with Casey Abrams left me wanting more, and I’ve been wondering where she got to after finishing third in Season 10 of American Idol. Well, apparently she’s been busy; her album Listen Up! was released in 2012, she has collaborated with fellow contestant Casey Abrams on a few more projects, and she’s now a voice actor in a Netflix animated series called F is for Family. Her latest project with [...]

Lennon & Maisy are back with a beautiful cover of Boom Clap

February 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

We fell in love with Lennon and Maisy with their rendition of That’s What’s Up by Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, and now they’re back with another great cover! These two sisters are adorable and the harmonies are just heavenly. Sometimes you’ve just got to stand back and watch in awe in the presence of such brilliance. =) Here they are again, with a cover of Boom Clap by Charli XCX. [...]

Rhythm N’ Groove Podcast #006: Making mistakes and learning from them

February 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

http://traffic.libsyn.com/rhythmngroove/RNG_Podcast_EP006.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn this episode of the Rhythm N’ Groove Podcast, we talk about making mistakes and learning from them. Mistakes are a natural part of the learning process, and there have even been great discoveries that happened from making mistakes. Most audience are also usually very forgiving of mistakes, and if you are able to laugh at yourself, they are more than happy to laugh with you. What most audience [...]

Throwback Thursday Tunes – 10 hit songs from 1996

February 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

I just recently stumbled upon this site called The Nostalgia Machine, where you can pick a year from your childhood (or whenever), and it will come up with a whole bunch of videos for the popular songs from that year. I picked a year at random and ended up with 1996. Instantly, I’m transported back to my high school days… yes, I was in high school in 1996, and all the memories of what I was doing when I was listening to these songs came rushing back! So many great songs in that [...]

Rhythm N’ Groove Podcast #005: If you think you can’t, think again!

February 4, 2015 // 0 Comments

http://traffic.libsyn.com/rhythmngroove/RNG_Podcast_EP005.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadHave you always wanted to do something but believed that you couldn’t because you didn’t have the talent/weren’t born with the ability/wasn’t inclined that way? In this episode of the Rhythm N’ Groove Podcast, we talk about re-thinking your beliefs about yourself and your abilities. So many people have false beliefs about themselves, thinking that they have no talent in [...]

Evelyn Glennie: How to truly listen

February 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

We love sharing inspirational stories about exceptional people, and Evelyn Glennie is definitely one of the most inspiring and exceptional musicians we have come across. Having lost almost all her hearing at age 12, she didn’t let it stop her from pursuing her love of music. She is now one of the most renown percussionists and composers in the world. Watch her TED Talk and learn how you can truly [...]

Funniest Tweets About Music: 2 February 2015

February 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

It doesn’t matter if you’re a casual music listener or a dedicated audiophile, a beginning music student or a talented musician. Whatever your music tastes, one thing is clear, music play a huge part in our lives and in our world. It’s always interesting to talk about music, and even more so in this ever-changing digital age, when we’re not just talking about music anymore. Now we’re tweeting about it! Here are some of the funniest tweets about music we’ve seen this week! My kids [...]