Monthly Archives: April 2020

Using a Metronome to Practice?

Using a Metronome to Practice? Five reasons you Should (Sometimes) Lose Your Metronome Introduction Let’s start off this article by getting this out of the way. You should practice with a metronome. No matter your instrument. There’s no better way to improve your sense of time. That perfection of time, punctuated by an endless stream…

Looking to Jam Right Now? Try these Drum Tracks!

Free play-along drum tracks to get the creative juices flowing right now! We’ve put together a number of play-along drum tracks featuring our drum loop libraries found in the Beta Monkey download shop. There’s something, musically-speaking, for everyone here on this page. We put together a few play-along rock drum tracks for you rockers, some…

Popular Songs Written in 3/4

Popular Examples of Music Written in 3/4 Time: A Historical Look at the Use of the 3/4 Time Signature in Popular Songs While we have previously covered different time signatures in other tutorials, today we’d like to explore a time signature often forgotten about when thinking of modern popular music. While everyone has surely heard…