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How to get Golden Ears for Music

How to get Golden Ears for Music

Have you ever wondered how studio pros mix and master recordings to create the perfect blend?How sound engineers at live concerts keep the band sounding great?How some guitar players seem to have a simply incredible sound? The answer is: frequency hearing, which means...
Open Your Ears to 60×60

Open Your Ears to 60×60

In the Open Your Ears series we cover a wide range of music: from opera to electronica, from Björk to Tuvan throat singing. (seriously, if you haven’t heard about throat singing, you’re missing out!) But if you want to have your mind blown away minute-by-minute...
Listen Close: The Sound of Sport

Listen Close: The Sound of Sport

Note: Unfortunately Coca Cola have now taken down their web pages for the 2012 Olympics, so we have had to remove many of the links from this article. The London 2012 Olympic Games are sadly coming towards their close, but there’s still time to check out one of...

Ear Training News Vol. 6

We’ve been keeping our eyes and ears open for interesting ear training links for you! Here’s what we found recently. As always, let us know if you have any to add! Jump to: The most famous opening chord ever? Four levels of musical awareness 5 minutes to a...
Listen to Les, Part 2: A Recording Revolution

Listen to Les, Part 2: A Recording Revolution

Last time we talked about Les Paul’s role as the father of the electric guitar. Nobody can question the significance of his innovations there, but that was far from the limit of his contribution to modern music. Next up we’ll be learning about the part he...
Wired For Sound Part 4: Headphones

Wired For Sound Part 4: Headphones

So far we’ve covered playback sources, discussed options for amps and speakers, and looked at ways to judge improvements to your setup by listening. This week we’re focusing on the more compact alternative to a room full of hi-fi gear: Headphones....
Wired For Sound Part 3: All The Gear, But No Idea?

Wired For Sound Part 3: All The Gear, But No Idea?

Missed the previous posts in the series? Catch up with Part One and Part Two. So you’re planning on buying some new toys, or shifting your set up around, but how will you know if you have actually made things better? First things first, you need some test...
Wired For Sound Part 2: Amps and Speakers

Wired For Sound Part 2: Amps and Speakers

Missed part one? Catch up here. Welcome to part two of my series helping you gain new enjoyment from ear training by showing you how to get the best sound quality. This week we are going to be talking about amps and speakers. This is a huge subject and you could...
Wired for Sound Part 1: Playback

Wired for Sound Part 1: Playback

You don’t need a fancy Hi-Fi system to have fun ear training, but good sound reproduction can inspire your creativity, reveal unheard detail in a familiar recording and is less tiring for extended listening sessions. In this series of articles I will be...
If it ain’t got that swing…

If it ain’t got that swing…

What if Axl and Slash had hung out with Fats Domino? Or Metallica met Miles Davis? A new music processor called The Swinger is looking to find out, by adding a swing to any song you throw at it. Get ready to hear those classics in a whole new way – and as the...

Ear Training All The Time!

It’s important to find time for ear training – regular practice is essential to develop and maintain your skills. Setting aside time for focused training is vital, but there are a lot of other ways to keep your training progressing… Whatever area of...

New! Drum Kit Quiz

If you don’t play the drums, it can be hard to understand what’s going on when listening to a drum part, beyond just ‘drum, drum, cymbal’! We’ve created a new quiz here at EasyEarTraining.com to help you get to grips with the subtleties...
A Roll Around The Drum Kit

A Roll Around The Drum Kit

A great drum groove is the foundation of popular music, but a surprising number of music lovers can’t tell a snare from a hi-hat. There are a number of articles coming up here on EasyEarTraining.com featuring drums so now seems as good a time as any to take a...
Introducing: Nick Long

Introducing: Nick Long

Greetings Ear Trainers! My name is Nick and I am a musician and broadcast engineer. My personal musical odyssey began at 14 when I started playing the guitar. It wasn’t long before a hobby became an obsession and I joined the first of a succession of bands. For...

Introducing: Fotios Koulakos

Hello to all of you, my name is Fotios Koulakos. I am a mastering engineer currently residing and working in Canton, Ohio, U.S.A. If you permit me a moment of your time, I will share a little bit about my background. As a young boy, I had an interest in electronics...

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