The Greenroom

G7th Performance 3 Review

Does this capo keep your guitar in tune?

Jason gives the G7th Performance 3 capo a review and tests the Adaptive Radius Technology.

A Bit on Slap Technique

A quirky little bass trick, demystified.

Daniel demystifies the slap technique for bass guitar.

Worshipping From The Heart

Ryan digs into what it means to worship from the heart, soul, mind, and strength.

Worship is debated, talked about, discussed. And something that is happening all the time. In fact it’s something that every person on earth does. Everyone worships something! Over the next few weeks, I want to explore what exactly worship is and how it affects both our daily lives and corporate gatherings. 

Leslie Jordan On Transition

Podcast #91

WE ARE BACK! Former co-leader of All Sons and Daughters, Leslie Jordan joins the show to discuss stepping away from a successful band and being called into something new. Jason and Daniel answer member mail on choosing songs that fit your congregation.

Fix Your Chord Changes With This One Simple Tip

Master your guitar chord transitions. (Hint: it's not about speed.)

Nearly every guitar beginner struggles with chord transitions, but mastering your changes might be easier than you think.  Here's the tip every guitar player you know forgot to tell you.

New Crash, New Crush

Josh reviews his new ride cymbal by Heartbeat Percussion.

I’ve recently purchased some new cymbals and I wanted to share.

Playing With Patience

Extending Dynamics

Surrounded (Fight My Battles) is a song that builds forever. Jason shows you some ways you can extend songs like that with a solo acoustic leader.

Member Mail 2019

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Subdivisions Simplified, Part 2

Shape the dynamics of the bass line simply by changing note subdivision and accents.

Changing your subdivision frequency is a simple, but surprisingly effective way to create more dynamics on the bass. Up your subdivision to eighth or even sixteenth notes to drive the song more. Or, shape the landscape of the whole song by accenting specific beats within the subdivision in one section of the song. Put it into practice with Hillsong's New Wine.  

How To Conduct Auditions

Part 1: Setting the Tone

It’s hours before your service and you receive the dreaded text: your one and only drummer is sick and can't make it You can indeed make it through a service without your drummer but maybe you also want to figure out how to build your team. How do you identify musicians, develop them, and prepare them to lead? 

How to Introduce "Is He Worthy?"

Different songs lend themselves to different leading styles.

I'll admit it. When I first heard "Is He Worthy?" I didn't get it. How do you introduce a song in worship that begins with a question? Didn't we move on from call and response songs after "Hail hail, Lion of Judah"?

Subdivisions Simplified, Part 1

Maximize the Effect of a Single Bass Note

Depending on how you subdivide a bass note within a measure, you can subtly add energy to a phrase or bring it down. Daniel shows us how to utilize note subdivisions effectively within a song.

How to Really Listen to a Song

Develop Your Musical Ear

Most people listen to music when they are doing something else.  If we musicians want to become better at our craft, we need to learn the art of critical listening.