Podcast Episodes

Key Signatures and Scales

The first step to learning functional music theory is key signatures and scales. We’ll make it simple for you! Listen to learn more!

Why Music Theory is Important

We get it, music theory can be boring. Learning sets of rules can be dry. Music Theory is important because it unlocks your playing and builds a foundation.

Got GAS?

Gear is vital to being a musician. What do you do when you just NEED to have more? We call it GAS, and this is how we handle it.

Categorizing Music

We always say music doesn’t have to be complicated, but how can categorizing music be easy? We will teach you how to have just four categories!

The 3 Foundational Minor Scales

There are three foundational minor scales that make up music: Natural, harmonic, and melodic. What’s the difference? Tune in to find out!

The Blues Scale

The Blues Scale is fundamental to American Popular Music. Everyone has heard it whether they realize it or not. But what is it? How do you use it?

One is the Loneliest Number

Here it is! Number 1 from yesterday’s list. Our top ten film scores can’t be top ten without this one here. So what is our number one favorite film score?

Our Top 10 Film Scores

In honor of the Oscars we present our top 10 film scores of all time. Film scoring is a new frontier for music that is continuing to evolve.

We’re Talking About Practice

Practice is one of the most hated part of music, but it doesn’t have to be! Dry and boring practice should be a thing of the past.

The Role of the Guitar

The role of the guitar is tough to define because it is a versatile instrument that covers a wide range of sounds. However, Just the Bassics has the answer!

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