Month: December 2018

  • Software piano shootout – Pianoteq vs Native Instruments

    In this video we compare four software pianos, two using physical modelling and two sample libraries. Here are high-quality audio recordings of each piano. Pianoteq – Steinway D Pianoteq – Petrof Native Instruments – Alicia’s Keys Native Instruments – The Grandeur

  • Piano lesson – Beautiful Christmas song arrangement

    This piano lesson shows you how to play a wonderful piano arrangement of “The Holly and the Ivy” based on a performance by Dana Daoud. Download the sheet music Download the MIDI file

  • TOP 5 ORGAN RIFFS and how to play them

    This is probably the final installment in my TOP 5 and how to play them series of videos.  They were an awful lot of work to make so no plans for any more unless there is popular demand! Hope you enjoy this episode where we feature my favorite organ riffs of all time.  I wonder […]

  • Piano lesson – You need to know the intervals

    Here is a detailed review of all of the musical intervals demonstrated on the piano keyboard.  For each interval we’ll study how it is constructed, listen to the characteristics of the sound and play some songs that utilize each interval. Follow up the video with a fun musical quiz that tests your ear training and […]

  • How to compose horror movie soundtrack with KINETIC TOYS and THRILL

    Today’s lesson is a combination of a music technology tutorial of two cinematic sounding VST plugins from Native Instruments, Kinetic Toys and Thrill. I’ll also give you some ideas about how to compose soundtracks for the horror movie genre. You can download the audio stems for this lesson using the link below, you are free […]