The Best & Worst Christmas Albums, Ranked

There’s a reason that shopping malls put Christmas songs on repeat while they’re taking down the Halloween decor. There’s nothing like hearing some festive tunes to get you in the holiday spirit.…

Five Bad Music Habits to Break in the New Year
Top 10 Holiday Songs (& Fun Facts About Them)

A Charlie Brown Christmas by Vince Guaraldi Fun Fact: The special debuted on CBS in 1965, and has been aired in the USA during the Christmas season every year since.   You’re a…

The Best Christmas Gifts for Drummers

Christmas is right around the corner and, if you aren’t sure what to buy the special drummer in your life, it may not be the most wonderful time of the year. At…

The Best Christmas Gifts for Guitar Players

Finding the perfect gift for a guitar player can be hard; even more so if you aren’t musically inclined yourself. If you’re stumped about what to get your guitar-playing child, friend, or…

The Best Gifts for Musicians
The Best Gifts for Musicians

The holiday season is right around the corner, and we all know what that means- secret santa’s, gift exchanges between friends, family, and co-workers, stocking stuffers, and crowded malls. If you prefer…

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