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Non-Musical Skills You Should Work to Get Better At

Saturday, October 1st, 2016

In garages and basements all over the world, amazing bands are practicing, writing, and developing their own styles. Some of these could become hit makers or achieve heavy rotation on your iTunes playlist. But you also might never hear them, because they can’t get out of that garage. Due to youth,...

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Want to be a Guitar Tutor?

Friday, September 30th, 2016

I would like to thank “My Guitar Lessons” for the help they have given me to become a guitar teacher, since subscribing 5 Months ago. I have been teaching guitar for 25 years and relied on my local music store for pupils. Since they began doing lessons in store, my recommendations stopped...

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Zakk Wylde Set For 2017 ‘Experience Hendrix Tour’

Thursday, September 29th, 2016

Lauded by critics and fans alike, the multi-artist Experience Hendrix Tour is set to return in 2017 to celebrate the music of Jimi Hendrix, long hailed as the genre’s greatest innovator. This latest edition of the annual tour will be the most ambitious one to date, encompassing 29 performance...

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How to Deliver a Perfect Solo

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

Guitar champ Steve Morse of Deep Purple, Flying Colors, Dixie Dregs, and more shared a few words of advice on how to deliver a perfect solo. He advises “You should start with two-bar phrases. Like, play one full bar and end it somewhere in the beginning of the second bar. “Put it in...

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Joanne Shaw Taylor VIP Tickets Available Now

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

Born and raised in the Black Country, Joanne was originally discovered by Eurythmics’ Dave Stewart as a 16 year old guitar prodigy. Through hard work and near-constant touring, she is now one of the hottest young names on the British Blues circuit. She is admired and respected...

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Palmer Bass Pocket Amp

Monday, September 26th, 2016

The device is a multifunctional floor pedal and preamp designed for recording or as a practice amp. It can be used for either active or passive bass and the pedal works perfectly with a power amplifier or a channel strip on a mixer. The compact Bass Pocket Amp is also well suited as a pure headphone...

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Vivian Campbell on riders, guitar rigs and Spinal Tap moments

Sunday, September 25th, 2016

“My very first gig would have been at Rathmore Grammar School, probably when I was 12 or 13 years old. Any time there was a school function I would form a band and we would play – very, very poorly, I may add. “I have no doubt that it was beyond terrible and I’m most thankful...

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GHS Strings Introduce Coated Bajo Quinto Strings

Friday, September 23rd, 2016

GHS Strings are pleased to announce joining their artist roster are The Australian Pink Floyd Show and bass player Hidekazu Hiniata. The critically acclaimed The Australian Pink Floyd Show (TAPF) is arguably the world’s most successful tribute band playing arenas all over the planet. Guitarists...

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Crucial Performance Skills You Should Work On

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

Talk to live musicians about the people they play with, and a few of the same complaints tend to emerge over and over. There are tons of players who are nice people and can get through a song without screwing it up, but there’s a lot more to playing live than that. Here are seven of the mini-skills...

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EarthQuaker Devices’ New Transmisser Reverb

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

The Transmisser Reverb is a highly tweakable and extremely dynamic modulated reverb for guitar and synth players. “It contains a thousand shades of lush, cavernous ambient reverbs, and the ability to change the frequency of the modulated sweep on the fly via an external expression pedal, this ethereal...

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New Pink Floyd-inspired Dark Side effects pedal from Keeley

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

Keeley Electronics has unveiled a new multi-effects guitar pedal inspired by Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour. The individual pieces that make up the Dark Side workstation are Fuzz, Delay and Modulation. The Fuzz side is based on a 1977 op-amp style – a more transparent Big Fuzz. It lets your guitar...

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iRig HD 2 digital guitar interface

Monday, September 19th, 2016

iIK Multimedia, the pioneer and leader of the mobile music revolution, is pleased to announce iRig HD 2 – the sequel to the best-selling, wildly popular iRig HD digital guitar interface for iPhone, iPad, Mac & PC. The iRig HD 2 raises the bar for guitarists and bassists to play, perform...

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The Leeds Bradford Guitar Show

Sunday, September 18th, 2016

Now in its 10th year, will once again take place at Pudsey Civic Hall, Dawsons Corner, Pudsey, LS28 5TA on Sunday 25th September 2016 from 10am to 4.00pm. This is the biggest guitar event in the region and is a marvellous opportunity to buy, sell and trade new, used and vintage guitars, amps, effects...

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The Bass Clone

Saturday, September 17th, 2016

The Bass Clone is a new chorus effects pedal from Electro-Harmonix. The new pedal features the same circuitry as the firm’s Small Clone, but with added features especially for bass. Chorus is a combination of modulated and dry signals. The Bass Clone’s Crossover switch cuts low end from the...

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Dr.No Effects Art SkullFuzz Silver Edition

Friday, September 16th, 2016

Back in April 2016, Dr No did a large collaboration project with several artists who created interpretations of the SkullFuzz pedal. This successful expo was called the Fuzzadelic SkullShow and was at Hollands loudest festival called RoadBurn. One of participating artists was front leader, guitar...

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