Category Archives: General Interest

“Intervals Roasting” (The Music Theory Song)

This song very cleverly describes what is going on musically in a very popular holiday song. Though it is a bit humorous, it does a good job of explaining the intervals and harmonic structure of the song. It also gives you an idea of how to use music theory to analyze or compose music. I…


Will We Ever Run Out of New Music?

I think we have. It seems like the most we can do now is remix, refurbish, and reinterpret what has come before us. Michael Stevens, the creator of the You Tube channel Vsauce, hasĀ  some interesting facts about the limited nature of music. It seems paradoxical that something that has the potential to create more…


Learning the Guitar is Hard

After spending more than a decade learning the guitar I have learned one thing one thing that I would like to share with you – guitar is hard. Unless you are among the 1% who can play Eddie Van Halen licks note for note from memory, you are among the 99% who have to deal…