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How to learn guitar in a busy world

How do you keep up your guitar playing in a busy world, a world full of more and more distractions, a world full of social media, YouTube, facebook, and the latest apps. It seems like the best way to remove all these distractio...
by maiki


One simple tip guaranteed to make you the guitarist you want to be

There has been something playing on my mind for some time now. It came to me while jogging, when many good ideas can slip into your conciousness. It was a simple way to steer yourself towards being the person you want to be. W...
by jay


Use music to get important things done

Music is a powerful tool. If it weren’t for music, you wouldn’t be playing guitar. Music is so powerful, in fact, that it can distract us to the point that we let things go which perhaps we shouldn’t. Of cours...
by jay



How to master the major scale in every key by using the circle of fourths

Most of us have learned to get by when it comes to knowing our scales. We might have learned them from muscle memory, memorized just a few that we use all the time, or might not have even known where to start. Fortunately there...
by maiki


Feel the power of outsourcing

In a recent article about being more like a North Korean dictator I professed the quality of doing everything yourselves and robbing the world of having a chance to hone their skills. Now is my time to contradict myself, but I ...
by jay



5 good reasons that doing the dishes can help you achieve your full potential

Long has mankind procrastinated the act of dishwashing. This is a fact, but nobody has more of a reputation for putting off boring and mundane tasks as artists and in particular- us musicians. We all strive for just one more ho...
by jay


Building your own Great Wall

When standing on a monument such as the great wall, it’s hard not to be engulfed by the sheer magnitude of it. Much can be the same looking at people’s careers be it guitarists, record producers, or even guitar tech...
by jay



Free is the new Black

In a seminar I attended recently, session drummer, producer, and record label founder Martin Atkins talked about how “Free is the new Black”. This is something a lot of people have been thinking for a long time, but...
by jay


Are you cool enough to be a guitarist?

Okay, so you’ve practiced your ass off and got the chops. You’ve got the big Marshall Amp, the Les Paul, the Epiphone Les Paul or your dream custom metal guitar… But there’s one thing holding you back...
by jay


Should I get a PC or Mac for recording music?

The old Mac vs PC debate goes right back to the start of the computer industry. Both sides consider each other polar opposites. The mac users, often loyal Apple customers, consider PC’s a waste of time. Mere toys and time...
by jay



What does music streaming mean for musicians?

If you havn’t heard about music streaming services yet, like Spotify, Mog, Deezer, and rdio you’ve probably been living under a rock. Or at least you’ve been spending too much time listening to your rock album...
by jay