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Cheap Guitar Amps That Really Rock

Saturday, May 30th, 2015

Yesterday we looked at several new guiatrs available at cheap prices . Today at My Guitar Lessons we will focus on the amplification market, including products from Ampeg, Carlsbro, Hughes & Kettner, Orange, Engl and Vox. So check out our guide and leave any feedback at the bottom of this page....

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Choosing a mid-price guitar – 5* alternatives

Thursday, May 28th, 2015

The market for mid-price guitars (defined here as £400-£600) is very crowded with hundreds of guitars available from manufacturers. Most of us want the best we can buy, but we also want something cool, great sounding and preferably made in the USA! Well, that is not going to happen, although you...

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How to record a guitar in the studio.

Thursday, May 28th, 2015

The electric guitar is very varied and versatile. Its lovers span a multitude of musical genres – from jazz to metal. But no matter what your style, great results can be achieved by understanding the basic principles first. Check out our guide to help you get great recordings, fast. Download...

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Was Blues Guitarist BB King Really Murdered?

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

The 2 daughters of blues guitar legend claim that their father was poisoned by his manager and are filing claims for murder. Karen Williams and Patty King said the musician was given “foreign substances to induce his premature death” by his business manager Laverne Toney.


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Free T-Shirt With Drop Down Tuning Strings DDT.

Sunday, May 24th, 2015

You drop tune to D or even C! Here are the strings you need. Their from string manufacturer DDT and the first thing you will notice about them is that they go right into tune and lock in. Players say they are “so stable it is almost eerie.” Now you can stand and deliver in tune notes at lower...

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Win an Ibanez guitar here.

Saturday, May 23rd, 2015

Here is your chance to win the AVN1BS from Ibanez with a total retail value £450. The Ibanez AVN1BS is a “modern approach to acoustic guitar tradition”, the Ibanez Artwood Series of acoustic instruments has long been a source of pride and a labor of love. Now with the new Artwood Vintage Series,...

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New Ibanez 808 equvalent guitar pedal from Seymour Duncan.

Friday, May 22nd, 2015

You know when you need that extra kick from your amp. Well here is a great over drive pedal that will certainly get the most from your playing. We first came across this pedal when My Guitar Lessons teacher and guitar hero Ben Poole started...

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Win a set of Seymour Duncan Pickups.

Thursday, May 21st, 2015

Fancy winning a pair of Hot Rodded pickups from the legendary Seymour Duncan? Of course you do. To enter the competition you need to answer a few guitar pick up related questions regarding your playing style and sound. Seymour Duncan designed this fantastic humbucker combination while in England...

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John Hornby Skewes Frankfurt Musikmesse show

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

John Hornby Skewes & Co. Ltd. is taking a superb selection of instruments to the international Frankfurt Musikmesse show (Wednesday 15th ~ Saturday 18th April) 2015. New models from Fret-King guitars, Supro amps and Perris Straps & Bags will be on show as well as instruments from Vintage,...

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Glastonbury Complete Line Up For 2015

Monday, May 18th, 2015

So who is on at the biggest music festival in the World for 2015? Here is the line up for this year. We are really forwards to the Foo Fighters, Future Island, Suede and The Waterboys. Whats your favourite from the list shown here?

Alabama Shakes
Azealia Banks

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Stolen Guitar Being Hunted By Police.

Sunday, May 17th, 2015

A one of a kind, hand-made electric guitar has been stolen from Red Dog Music, Edinburgh, during April 2015. The rare and distinct guitar is an Eve Elite 6-string fretless guitar, hand-crafted by luthier, Douglas Mullen, with retail value £2,199. Red Dog Music is offering a reward for its return....

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Kiss Bassist Gene Simmons Gives Teachers & Student A Master Class

Saturday, May 16th, 2015

Along with your Bass guitar “Meet & Greet” Package, you will be joining the one and only Gene Simmons, the Demon himself, in a intimate private setting on The KISS Kruise ship as he teaches you and your classmates to play Bass and write a song! Don’t know how to play a note?...

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World Famous Guitarist Dies At 89

Friday, May 15th, 2015

The blues guitar World will be in mourning today as guitarist BB King has sadly passed away at 89 years old. He was rated the Worlds 3rd best guitarist earlier on in his career and helped Joe Bonamassa launch his career. As we have recently reported he has been ill over the past few Months. In honor...

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Orange Amplification Introduce New Rockerverb MKIII Series

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

British guitar amp maker Orange Amplification is proud to announce the launch of the third generation of its British built Rockerverb Series guitar amplifiers. This latest incarnation, the Orange Rockerverb MKIII, sees the most significant changes to the series to date, and is available in 50W and...

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Guitarist Eric Clapton Celebrates His 70th In Style

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

Amazing special guests and a surprising set list had the crowd on its feet at the first of two shows celebrating Eric Clapton’s 70th Birthday at Madison Square Garden in New York on Friday, 1st May. Guitarist Clapton and his band then delivered a show just shy of two hours touching on all aspects...

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