What is Music Protest?

Music Support

The wandering path of the artist is risky and time consuming. That’s why Music Protest collects and shares tools and resources that artists can use ASAP

Authenticity

Having something to say is the strongest currency that an artist has. That’s why Music Protest prioritizes the authentic artist, not the music industry

Performance

Music is needed everywhere, all the time and helps keep people sane. That’s why Music Protest promotes getting music on stage (not just your laptop).

Acoustic EDM Manifesto: Mute the How

Asking the Right Question 2015 and 2016 were banner years for my expansion into new styles of music.  Most memorably, I learned an important life lesson from Electronic Dance Music (EDM).  “EDM?”, you say…  Yep, EDM.  It was EDM that forced me to reevaluate my long-held, (and totally untrue) belief that great work was accomplished by answering the question “how” – for example,

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80s Sound Pack 1

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Quickly Start Playing the Hits Finally, you can recreate 5 of the 80’s biggest hits with this free 80s Sound Pack.  You’ll get hi-quality samples in this pack containing a mix of AIF and WAV files.  Most of these sounds were modeled after the original, but recreated as 44.1kHz, 24-bit samples.  You’ll find a few 16-bit

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Free Video Music Lessons

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Free Lessons From Music Protest Here, at Music Protest, we think its helpful to produce high-quality, free video music lessons for our online community.  We’ve created a collection of free lessons that are aimed at explaining how to use modern instruments to write and perform modern music.  Our tutorials are designed to give you creative ideas that will

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Learn Music Theory with Free Resources

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Learn Music Theory with Free Resources If you have questions about what parts of music theory will be useful for understanding and learning modern music, look no further than the following list of free educational downloads and materials. First of all, chords and harmony are essential building blocks for great music.  So, below are some links to PDFs,

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Enroll Today and Learn Music Online

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Subscribe & Save 50% Music Protest offers 50% coupon codes for all Udemy courses. All you have to do is subscribe to Music Protest (which is free). Once you subscribe, you’ll get promotional codes in our weekly email newsletter. Music Protest members can share the coupon codes with friends as well!  Enrolling in our paid online courses

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Solo in Any Style of Music

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Podcast Episode 1 Summary: Learning to improvise a guitar solo in any style can be a challenge.  But, it’s easy when you understand 3 things: chord tones, color tones and chromatics.  This podcast episode examines these 3 “tone types”.  You’ll also learn some innovative ways to use harmony and melody to solo in any style of music!  You’ll

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Art, Business, Talent and Authenticity

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Art is Risk Authenticity in music is risky… if you are social… and value the opinions of those around you.  Expressing my authentic reaction is a commitment of solidarity with those who agree with me. But, it is a commitment of antagonism toward those who disagree with me (which sucks if everyone disagrees with me).

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Why Music Protest?

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pro·test noun prōˌtest/ a statement or action expressing disapproval of or objection to something. Music Protest is a source of information and perspective for musicians and artists.  Most artists and musicians suffer significant sacrifice to make music the focus of their career.  We believe music is a gateway for human beings to express and understand life (and other people).

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Music matters in your life and you’re busy, so Music Protest will fill in the gaps with simple discoveries and ideas.