• My mom does burlesque?

    She makes so many excuses when it’s so degrading and tasteless and progressive stripping. What should I say so she understands how I feel without it seeming like I’m shaming her. She has more potential than exploiting herself all the time.
    She makes so many excuses when it’s so degrading and tasteless and progressive stripping. What should I say so she understands how I feel without it seeming like I’m shaming her. She has more potential than exploiting herself all the time.
    5 answers · 2 weeks ago
  • Would you rather have looks or talent?

    Best answer: Talent. Talent means you can achieve things. We are what we DO.
    Best answer: Talent. Talent means you can achieve things. We are what we DO.
    11 answers · 2 weeks ago
  • I'm having trouble with my new guitar. Can anyone help?

    I just got my first electric guitar a few days ago. It's an Ibanez Artcore AM53. Yesterday, I took it to get a set up but the guitar guy at the place I went to is out for a couple weeks, however, the people there at the time were impressed with it and said it's fine to play for now and I probably don't... show more
    I just got my first electric guitar a few days ago. It's an Ibanez Artcore AM53. Yesterday, I took it to get a set up but the guitar guy at the place I went to is out for a couple weeks, however, the people there at the time were impressed with it and said it's fine to play for now and I probably don't even need a full set up. Today I tried turning it and it was going well but when I got to D, it got a bit difficult and wouldn't tune as easily as E and A. I moved on to G-E (high one) and not only could I not tune it, but every time I'd move the tuners, there would be this uncomfortable clicking sound. When I say I can't tune it, I mean whenever I pluck the string, on my tuner it goes to high and then low. I can never get a clear reading even when I try experimenting with tightening and loosening. Can someone help me? Did I do something to it?
    6 answers · 2 weeks ago
  • What happened to all the talent in the world?

    The last half of the 20th century seemed to be booming with talented musicians, actors, films, comedians ect. It was like endless creativity and something great was coming out every year. What is it about todays society that inhibits people from creating great art compared to the 1900s?
    The last half of the 20th century seemed to be booming with talented musicians, actors, films, comedians ect. It was like endless creativity and something great was coming out every year. What is it about todays society that inhibits people from creating great art compared to the 1900s?
    4 answers · 2 weeks ago
  • Learning to play the guitar?

    I’ve been practicing and I can’t get the right fingers on the frets. Like I can go from E to B then to G only when it’s like the first 3 frets. Then when I try to go to the 4th to 6th fret. Any advice?
    I’ve been practicing and I can’t get the right fingers on the frets. Like I can go from E to B then to G only when it’s like the first 3 frets. Then when I try to go to the 4th to 6th fret. Any advice?
    4 answers · 3 weeks ago
  • I got a brand new guitar and the fourth string sounds like crap. I changed the string but it still sounds the same. What could be wrong?

    This is a brand new guitar. Now I admit I got it off amazing for thirty some dollars because I don’t have a lot of extra money. I changed the string (hence why it’s gold instead of bronze in video) and nothing changed. All the other strings sound just fine so this confuses me. How can I fix this issue???
    This is a brand new guitar. Now I admit I got it off amazing for thirty some dollars because I don’t have a lot of extra money. I changed the string (hence why it’s gold instead of bronze in video) and nothing changed. All the other strings sound just fine so this confuses me. How can I fix this issue???
    5 answers · 3 weeks ago
  • Can anyone help me with this?

    Call my crazy but today I had a vision of me standing on stage, doing a performance. But the thing is, in real life I would never get up and sing on stage. So why would I have this vision/dream?
    Call my crazy but today I had a vision of me standing on stage, doing a performance. But the thing is, in real life I would never get up and sing on stage. So why would I have this vision/dream?
    10 answers · 4 weeks ago
  • Is the Fender Mustang guitar good for Hard Rock and Heavy Metal?

    Best answer: The Mustang was originally introduced as a budget-priced "student" (beginner's) guitar. With this is mind it was a short-scale guitar available with either 22 1/2" or 24" scale lengths. It's VERY rare for a guitar to be intended for a specific kind of music - a manufacturer isn't... show more
    Best answer: The Mustang was originally introduced as a budget-priced "student" (beginner's) guitar. With this is mind it was a short-scale guitar available with either 22 1/2" or 24" scale lengths.

    It's VERY rare for a guitar to be intended for a specific kind of music - a manufacturer isn't going to want to do anything to limit it's market (beyond making a smaller, cheaper, simpler instrument for beginners).

    A Mustang would certainly be an unusual choice for metal or hard rock but any guitar can be used for any type of music. The amplifier, and how it is set up, and the player are more important.
    6 answers · 4 weeks ago
  • Can I learn vibrato after 7 months?

    I’ve been playing the violin for about 7 months now. I’m on to grade 2 pieces (not that amazing, but whatever, I’ve made progress) and I was wondering if I could learn vibrato. My fingers are very sturdy and strong. My friend, who’s been playing violin for 4 years, said she strid to learn and it’s messed up... show more
    I’ve been playing the violin for about 7 months now. I’m on to grade 2 pieces (not that amazing, but whatever, I’ve made progress) and I was wondering if I could learn vibrato. My fingers are very sturdy and strong. My friend, who’s been playing violin for 4 years, said she strid to learn and it’s messed up everything for her. Will it ruin my playing if I try to learn now?
    4 answers · 4 weeks ago
  • What is wrong with me? And how do I fix it?

    I am a sixteen year old trumpet player, and my dream is to one day take my trumpet to a professional level. I play all the time. At school in our band, at home by myself, at competitions, at band camps, with friends... anywhere and everywhere. And I have no trouble. Even if I’m not sounding very good, I still can... show more
    I am a sixteen year old trumpet player, and my dream is to one day take my trumpet to a professional level. I play all the time. At school in our band, at home by myself, at competitions, at band camps, with friends... anywhere and everywhere. And I have no trouble. Even if I’m not sounding very good, I still can play a song pretty confidently no matter who is there. Except for when she’s around. My mother and I have had issues since I was really little. She and I are constantly arguing, and she’s told me several times how much she regrets having me. Whenever she’s at home and can hear me, I get nervous and I can’t make myself play. No one else does that to me. I hardly ever get stage fright. But whenever she’s around, I start shaking and questioning if I’m really any good at this, and call myself stupid for thinking I could honestly take this as far as a professional. It’s like she completely drains me of any confidence I have. And so, if she’s at home, I can’t practice. If she’s at my concert, I freeze up. What do I do about this? If I can’t get over it and continue practicing every day, I’ll never achieve my dream, and I’m not sure I’m ok with that. But in all honesty, I’m not sure it’s possible. She controls me when she’s around and I can’t stop her. How do I break lose from that?
    9 answers · 4 weeks ago
  • Can I do musical theatre without dance experience?

    Best answer: Yes! Not every role requires extensive dance training. Just make sure when you are at dance auditions you smile and pretend like you know what your doing :) A lot of Broadway/national tour shows have chorus calls separately for singers and for dancers, though they expect their performers are decent at both. Keep... show more
    Best answer: Yes! Not every role requires extensive dance training. Just make sure when you are at dance auditions you smile and pretend like you know what your doing :) A lot of Broadway/national tour shows have chorus calls separately for singers and for dancers, though they expect their performers are decent at both. Keep taking dance classes, too. Many musical theatre actors aren't en pointe or anything, but any training will help!
    9 answers · 1 month ago
  • You work in the Performing Arts?

    Best answer: Yes I am forever a clown :(
    Best answer: Yes I am forever a clown :(
    6 answers · 4 weeks ago
  • What is the best website or the best way to learn to play guitar online?

    Best answer: Learning to play "online" (aka watching videos) isnt a good way to learn at all.

    Justinguitar (I don't remember the url) is one of the best series of videos I've seen though. He's a great player and a good teacher. Otherwise, all the same problems are there.
    Best answer: Learning to play "online" (aka watching videos) isnt a good way to learn at all.

    Justinguitar (I don't remember the url) is one of the best series of videos I've seen though. He's a great player and a good teacher. Otherwise, all the same problems are there.
    4 answers · 1 month ago
  • Is this really too "feminine" and too "girly" for a bloke- (a guy or whatever), to do or are my mates having me on and playing silly buggers?

    Best answer: If you’ve got a good voice and want to express it by using a social media platform, go ahead. It maybe a really efficient way of getting noticed and decent paying gigs, who knows unless you try it? Your mates won’t be laughing, they’ll be jealous if you make a success of it. Choose a decent song though, one... show more
    Best answer: If you’ve got a good voice and want to express it by using a social media platform, go ahead. It maybe a really efficient way of getting noticed and decent paying gigs, who knows unless you try it? Your mates won’t be laughing, they’ll be jealous if you make a success of it. Choose a decent song though, one that’ll suit your voice.
    8 answers · 1 month ago
  • Can you use a guitar rack stand instead of putting your guitars in their cases?

    Best answer: Racks like the "Yorkville Sound 5-7 Guitar Side Loading Folding Touring Stand" offer convenience at the expense of protection. While it's less likely to tip over like a single guitar stand, the instruments are still exposed to the elements...dust and humidity. Also, all your eggs are in one basket,... show more
    Best answer: Racks like the "Yorkville Sound 5-7 Guitar Side Loading Folding Touring Stand" offer convenience at the expense of protection. While it's less likely to tip over like a single guitar stand, the instruments are still exposed to the elements...dust and humidity. Also, all your eggs are in one basket, so to speak. If something catastrophic happens all your guitars are vulnerable (a drunk friend trips, a floor lamp falls, you accidentally drop something...use your imagination) The basic design of the rack is such that if you aren't careful, you could scratch the guitars getting them in and out. Unlikely as they may seem, accidents do happen, and a case eliminates all those risks. So it all comes down to convenience. It takes what...15 seconds to open a guitar case?
    5 answers · 1 month ago
  • Can I sing from what y'all can hear?

    Best answer: I taught Voice and choral classes in NY schools for over 30 years. You have some baseline skills, and some areas could be greatly improved with LESSONS from a qualified teacher. There is a choir somewhere that could use a tenor with reading and following skills - and in the general course of working with a ... show more
    Best answer: I taught Voice and choral classes in NY schools for over 30 years. You have some baseline skills, and some areas could be greatly improved with LESSONS from a qualified teacher. There is a choir somewhere that could use a tenor with reading and following skills - and in the general course of working with a conductor, you might glean some tips of a general nature. But if you are at all serious, get some lessons. No, you are not ready for solo public performance. Not yet - maybe never. Unless you get some fine teaching, you will never know. But this is unsupported, lightweight pop singing / not at all the real product.
    4 answers · 1 month ago
  • What kind of acacoustic should I get?

    I’m 5’7 my hands are not average size for a male my fingers are not that long and I’ve tried a full size acoustic guitar and the neck seemed too thick for me are there any cheap guitars that I could purchase with a thinner neck?
    I’m 5’7 my hands are not average size for a male my fingers are not that long and I’ve tried a full size acoustic guitar and the neck seemed too thick for me are there any cheap guitars that I could purchase with a thinner neck?
    5 answers · 2 months ago