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Rally At Allendale

Rick Imus Music Studio provided the music for the Rally at Allendale. Friends of the studio from Acton and Milton performed songs for the season as well as classic rock hits. Read More »

Ukulele versus Guitar

Round Three: Cool factor. The ukulele has made strides in the past 20 years with the advent of bone fide YouTube stars such as Jake Shimabukuro and Canada’s own James Hill. The guitar is a timeless sidekick to renegades and romantics.  Read More »

Recording Session Tips

Invite only the essentials. Too many people at the studio can create unintended distractions, awkward moments and unnecessary stress. It’s the opposite of the more, the merrier. Read More »

Studio Exam Week July 2 – 4

Thursday, July 2 through Saturday, July 4 is our studio’s Exam Week. Instructors or staff members will be available to assist with candidates’ video recordings for exam entry with the London College of Music / Registry of Guitar Tutors. Read More »

Music Video locations in Milton

If you’re video recording a music performance in Milton, here are the leading candidates for sites: Ivy Arms bumpout. No singing on the patio, but for digital pianos and other instrumentals, it’s perfect.  Read More »

One Chord Songs

One-chord songs are the last minute musicians’ best friend. Whether you’re dealing with an emergency substitute guitar player or a young piano player called to the stage, you’ll want to have a couple of one chord songs in your back pocket to keep your side of the stage time agreement. Read More »

Free Areas

Active artists have the opportunity to use their creativity to develop an established song for their own purposes. Considering many hits are composed, arranged and recorded in a short period of time, the artist that has listened to a song for months or years (or decades) has a much broader opportunity to re-imagine its presentation, starting with the free areas. Read More »
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