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VIDEO – Matt Bellamy Releases Muse Album & Signature Guitar

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

Matthew Bellamy, the lead guitarist from the rock band Muse and Manson Guitar Works and Cort are pleased to report the release of an all new Muse guitar. After a profitable time of innovative work between the three gatherings, the new guitar will be based upon the authority MB1-S build and compliments a...

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Yes Bass Guitar Player Dies

Monday, June 29th, 2015

Chris Squire, the bass guitarist and prime member of 1970s British dynamic rock band Yes, has passed away at 67 years old, his bandmates have said. Current Yes keyboardist Geoff Downes tweeted: “Totally crushed by the news of the death of my dear companion, bandmate and motivator Chris Squire.”

Squire...

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Top Tips for Mastering Guitar Phrasing!

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

Guitar phrasing is an essential subject and mastering expression is as much a piece of the art of music as the technical side of it is. Simply think about the a wide range of ways individuals state the same words or sentences, this is the same in musical expressions, as well. We can regularly...

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Sky TV Guitar Star A Flop

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

Terrible viewing figures and poor standards of guitarists are to blame for Sky Televisions latest musical venture turning into a poorly managed piece of trash TV. The judges are of a poor standard and the guitarists they are rating are typical 3 chord wonders in an Ed Shearan style. Great if you...

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ROCKTRON INTRODUCES NEW HUSH PRODUCT

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Long the world standard in guitar noise reduction with its HUSH line of products, Rocktron has introduced a new twist with the HUSH 2X.  Essentially a “double HUSH”, the 2X model offers two completely separate channels of HUSH noise reduction in a single small unit designed to sit on top of guitar...

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I have a guitar so what else might I need to buy?

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

Guitar accessories – Some great guitar accessories that are currently available on the guitar accessories market, including products from Vox, Perri’s and D’Addario. Vox amPlug I/O USB audio interfaceNow arriving in the UK is the new Vox amPlug I/O, an easy-to-use audio interface...

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Vacancy For A Guitar Teacher

Sunday, June 21st, 2015

Kingston upon Hull Music Service require a guitar teacher for September 2015 for 2 – 3 days, fixed term in the first instance. Experience of, and enthusiasm for whole class instrumental teaching may be an advantage. The post-holder will be expected to contribute to ensemble activities in the...

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Playing Guitar Whilst Driving!

Thursday, June 18th, 2015

A motorist has been photographed apparently enjoying the guitar at the same time at the wheel of a car. The car was stuck in traffic on the A27 in West Sussex said Nichola Carr, who took the snapshot whilst sitting on a coach. Ms Carr said she noticed the driver was enjoying the guitar: “I...

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Fancy Winning The London International Guitar Competition 2015?

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

My Guitar Lessons are very pleased to announce that the prestigious London International Guitar Competition is back for its third year. On Thursday 30th April the competition opened for applications for the first round of the competition and you have until Monday 29th June to apply! The first round...

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Leeds Guitar Teacher Required

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

Yorkshire Music Services are seeking to appoint a dynamic, highly skilled guitar teacher for Chapel Allerton Music Centre from September 2015. They require guitar tutors on Friday evenings between 1 and 3.5 hours. Based at Chapel Allerton Music Centre. The pay they offer for a Music Teacher Pay...

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Video showing Dave Grohl Breaking His Leg

Monday, June 15th, 2015

Foo Fighters guitarist Dave Grohl has broken his leg after falling off the stage during a concert in Gothenburg, Sweden. The band had been two songs into their set at the Ullevi stadium when the singer went to jump on a ramp however he fell into the protection field. “I suppose I just...

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Get £100 off guitar teaching courses.

Sunday, June 14th, 2015

For one weekend handiest get one hundred pounds off chosen courses at IGF Residential summer time school and competition, Shrewsbury! From the tenth – sixteenth August International Guitar Foundation present a detailed opportunity to spend per week within the heart of the British nation-state...

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Win an MXR M101 Phase 90 and Jim Dunlop Crybaby Wah pedal

Friday, June 12th, 2015

Did you happen to see UFO on their latest UK tour? If you did you’ll know that they’re still rocking just as hard as they were in 1969! And we’re lucky enough to be able to give a die-hard UFO fan the chance to win TWO guitar pedals, both signed by UFO’s guitarist Vinnie Moore.

Vinnie...

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Guitar Lessons Books To Read

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

Its nearly holiday season for us guitar players and whilst we are on the plane or ferry we will need a good book to read. So what is there out there for guitarists and guitar teachers? Well here is our list of recommended reads for guitarists so check them out by typing the ISBN number in to Amazon....

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Beatles Gibson Guitar Up For Auction.

Sunday, June 7th, 2015

A Gibson acoustic guitar that used to belong to Beatle John Lennon, which went missing in 1963, is to be auctioned later this year in America at Beverly Hills-based Julien’s Auctions. The 1962 Gibson J-160E acoustic guitar, which was bought by Lennon from Rushworth’s Music House in Liverpool...

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