September 30, 2021

Musicking Can Compete With A Gym

Playing a music instrument has become an activity mostly done by kids or professionals. It is like bringing kids to a playground and watching them play while sitting comfortably on a nearby bench. We know that kids need some activity and so we are willing to […]
August 31, 2021
Outsider Music

Strange or Outsider Music – Which Do You Prefer?

Two new information popped up recently from my readings, that may seem to be quite similar. When you think about the meaning of these two words – ‘strange’ and ‘outsider’ – wouldn’t their meaning be rather close?  In my understanding, if someone is an outsider, it […]
July 30, 2021

50 Years Fireball by Deep Purple

It was in 1972, in the country that doesn’t exist anymore, called Czechoslovakia. In the town where I was living, the communist regime allowed to build and open a new department store, as a part of a larger chain called ‘PRIOR ’. As was common in […]
June 30, 2021

Is MIDI 2.0 As Revolutionary As Its Predecessor?

It was year 1983 and after a lot of deliberations and persuasion, my parents relented and agreed to speak with the uncle living in the West Germany, about a possibility to purchase and send me a new keyboard synthesizer. This was not an easy task. Especially […]
May 31, 2021

Online Music Grows and Learns from Adult Channels.

New technological developments on one side and challenges of the current pandemics on the other side, force everyone to adapt to be able to survive. That includes the music industry.  Over twenty years ago, the music industry was terrified by the internet and its capabilities to […]
April 30, 2021

Sachetization of music. Are you ready?

Sa-che-ti-za-tion. Have you heard this term before? Because for me it is completely new. Not that I don’t know what ‘a sachet’ means. But how does it relate to music? My Google search for the word ‘sachetization’ returned only 2,100 results. So it is quite new, […]
March 31, 2021

Help End COVID-19. Donate Your Voice.

Today, while listening to the radio, I heard this very interesting news. There is a Canadian company working on a project, that will allow identify people who have COVID-19, from their voice. Simply using their phone. The way how it works is, that the software analyzes […]
March 31, 2021

How Music Impacts Your Mental Health

Music and Mental Health. How do they work together? Does music have a positive or a negative impact on humans’ Mental Health?
February 25, 2021

Why Some Music Teachers Are ‘Killing’ Music

Why are some music teachers and musicians ‘killing’ music for others? Their students? This question popped in my mind recently, when we were trying to find a new music teacher for our children. I have decided to describe this experience, because I am sure this happens […]