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New Song: Fast Car for Guitar, Piano, Ukulele, and Singing
Let’s play this classic acoustic tune – a great song to add to your repertoire! This song has a nice and simple structure, with just two main parts: verse, and chorus. Notice the verse uses a simple 2-bar loop, and the repetition gives it a relaxing, hypnotic feel. “Fast Car”…
New Song: Hey Joe for Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, and Singing
Let’s play this iconic rock tune! You’ll notice it uses a simple 4-bar structure that repeats throughout the song. But, it keeps building and changing throughout thanks to the masterful use of intensity and dynamics (loud vs soft). Even though the underlying chords stay the same, the guitar/bass/dru…
New Song: Happier for Guitar, Piano, and Singing
“Happier”, made famous by Marshmello and Bastille, was released in 2018 and is currently in the top ten of the Billboard Hot 100. Great for vocals and keyboards, but fun to play on guitar too! “Happier” is available in Yousician for Guitar,…
New Song: Everlong for Guitar, Bass, and Singing
Let’s play this powerful and driving 90s rock song, released in 1997! It’s got a fast tempo, so listen carefully to try to keep up. Also, check out the interesting 7-bar repeating pattern of chords. Most songs use groups of 8 bars, so the shortened 7-bar pattern feels like it…
New Song: I’m Yours for Guitar, Piano, Bass, Ukulele, and Voice
Jason Mraz’s biggest hit to date is a true feel-good song. It has a relaxed reggae-influenced groove with the rhythm guitar playing off-beat chords, an accompaniment style that suits the ukulele especially well. “I’m Yours” is now available in Yousician for Guitar, Piano, Bas…
New Song: Wind of Change for Guitar, Bass, Ukulele and Voice
Let’s rock with a classic power ballad: Wind Of Change, made famous by Scorpions. This song was a huge hit around the world, and in addition to being super-catchy, it has a bunch of awesome guitar parts! The song is available in Yousician for Guitar, Bass, Ukulele, and…
Tips for Beginner Male Singers
This article was written by Arttu Juntunen our Music Education Designer for Voice and Piano at Yousician. I often get asked, what are the most common challenges for male singers? As we come in all shapes and sizes, it’s difficult to make many generalisations of how a male voice behaves.
Yousician – A Music Tutor For The Digital Age
So you’re looking into learning guitar (or another musical instrument) online and you want to know what is better– Online music lessons, learning how to play guitar with an app, or going the traditional route and hiring a music instructor.
How to Play the Piano (A Beginners Guide)
My mother plays piano pretty well, and I wanted to know how to play like her as a little girl. So I started taking piano lessons at the age of 4, because my mother knew it took her decades of experience to be able to get to her level of…