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Guide to Online Guitar Lessons

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Guitarists today age are lucky. We have the world in our back pocket. Continue reading

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7 “Easy-To-Play” Songs To Add To Your Guitar Repertoire

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Perhaps Robert Tepper said it best in his song for the film Rocky IV: “There’s no easy way out/There’s no short cut home” For guitar players, most of the time, this is most definitely true.
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How To Practice And Actually Become a Better Musician

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Practice makes perfect. Unless you’re doing it all wrong.
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The Fractured Sound of the Whole Tone Scale

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Scales are strange beasts. History shows us that the practicing of scales consists of playing the same notes in the same order while a ruler-armed teacher barks “Faster! FASTER!” at us all the while assuring ourselves that the study of scales builds character, and one day it will all be worth it Continue reading

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Introducing The Pedal Board

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whether you want to discuss Seymour Duncan pedals or any other brand, you’re invited to join us in The Pedal Board, the newest section of our official forum. Continue reading

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A Guide To Playing In The Cold

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It is always cold somewhere. Well, unless it’s spring or fall, but it can still be cold. As they say, the show must go on. But how are we supposed to rock (or pretend to) if we are freezing our … Continue reading

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Baby Got Backline: You’ll Get What You Get (and like it)!

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Backline can refer to a number of things, but essentially is the personal gear (amps and drums) provided by the club or festival organizer. Continue reading

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Playing What You DON’T Know

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Advancing as a guitar player is never seen as a slow and steady climb. It is more like a series of steps with pretty long spaces in between. While it might seem like you don’t get better for weeks or months at a time, one breakthrough can lead to months of inspiration. Continue reading

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When ‘The One That Got Away’ Meets ‘New Guitar Day’

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We just wanted to share something really cool that happened on our Facebook page the other day. It all started when we posted this image for Valentine’s Day, featuring an already-hard-to-find Epiphone Limited Edition Slash Rosso Corsa Les Paul Standard with Seymour Duncan Alnico II Pro Slash signature humbuckers. Continue reading

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Some Hero Worship: Brian May

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I doubt there’s a guitarist in this world who doesn’t owe Brian May a debt of gratitude in one form of another. Continue reading

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