Joe Morganti

Albums to Meditate to

Meditation is an interesting practice that most individuals don’t do. Despite its lack of mainstream appeal, meditation has a strong niche attached to it, and for the right reasons.  For the most part, benefits linked to meditation include the ability to manage stress, increased self-awareness, a focused presence, reduced negative emotion, and much more. Of

Great Modern Blues Artists and Bands

Given that I play guitar, I’ve always had an interest in various blues artists and bands. My early days of playing had a heavy focus on classic rock and blues artists such as Freddie King, B.B. King, Robert Johnson, and countless others.   Although blues isn’t as popular as it once was during the 20th

My Favorite Guitar Pedals

What’s the point of playing guitar if you can’t find a wide array of pedals to throw on and develop a deepened sense of elation? As narcissistic or self-righteous this might make guitar playing sound; pedals are fun. Nevertheless, since my early days of playing, I’ve always had an infatuation with pedals. My first introduction

Live Music Recommendations #11 – Queens of the Stone Age – Live Montreux Festival (2018)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hvQi9chQZqs It’s challenging to find another band that has a similar sound to Queens of the Stone Age. Vocal deliveries, off filtered guitar playing, driving drums, and mischievous yet catchy tunes encompasses who Queens of the Stone Age is. I’ve been a fan of the group for quite some time and their 2013 record …Like

What is Indie Music and is it the Future of Music?

Indie music is generally associated with indie rock or the alternative scene, but the actual definition behind it represents artists who independently create and release music. Technically speaking, every unsigned band, singer, or already established musician who left a major record deal falls under the indie category.   People pondering what is indie music? might