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BusyGutiar
Lifestyle

How to learn guitar in a busy world

Posted  July 24, 2014  by  maiki

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 distractions and focus on your guitar playing would be to shut yourself away […]

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GuitarRoad
Lifestyle

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

Posted  July 10, 2014  by  jay

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. Whether it be a politician, a scholar, a film maker, or a rock-star. […]

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NorthKoreaMarch
Professional

Be like North Korea to build your business empire

Posted  December 9, 2013  by  jay

North Korea has been getting some pretty bad press lately. 1 million man army, autocratic rulers, nuclear weapons… The list goes on… But every cloud has a silver lining, they say, and this case is no different. No we’re not talking about oppressing your bass guitarist and locking your drummer in a behind a minefield […]

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Blues Guitar
Lessons

Simple 12 bar Blues progressions in the key of E

Posted  December 3, 2013  by  maiki

If you havn’t heard of the 12 bar blues then chances are you need to have a bit more of a read up on music theory and music history. No, it’s not just for people studying music degrees, but basic music history and theory will turbo-charge your understanding of why music is the way it […]

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faq
Lessons

BEGINNERS FAQ VIDEO SERIES

Posted  October 23, 2013  by  jay

At RealGuitarClass we hear a lot of the same questions again and again. Rather than writing a written FAQ we thought we’d answer these questions to you face to face – guitar teacher style. They’re not super long so you should be able to get through most of them pretty quick. Good luck! 1. What […]

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WorldOutsourcing

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 ...
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NorthKoreaMarch

Be like North Korea to build your business empire

North Korea has been getting some pretty bad press lately. 1 million man army, autocratic rulers, nuclear weapons… The list goes on… But every cloud has a silver lining, they say, and this case is no different. No w...
by jay
 

 
 
Blues Guitar

Simple 12 bar Blues progressions in the key of E

If you havn’t heard of the 12 bar blues then chances are you need to have a bit more of a read up on music theory and music history. No, it’s not just for people studying music degrees, but basic music history and t...
by maiki
 

 

 
Guitar Chords

Simple chord progressions based on the three-chord theory

Simple chord progressions based on the three-chord theory. In the table below is an example of some I-IV-V chord progressions that are commonly used.   Key I IV V I C C F G7 C C7 F G7 C A A D E7 A Am Dm E7 Am Am Dm E7 Am G...
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Secondary chords

Secondary Chords

Secondary Chords In primary chords, we looked at how primary chords were built from using the 1st, 4th, and 5th notes of the major scale as the root notes. Now we will look at secondary chords which are built from the 2nd, 3rd,...
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faq

BEGINNERS FAQ VIDEO SERIES

At RealGuitarClass we hear a lot of the same questions again and again. Rather than writing a written FAQ we thought we’d answer these questions to you face to face – guitar teacher style. They’re not super lo...
by jay
 

 
 
dishwashing

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...
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Getting your music on iTunes

How to get your music on iTunes

A look into the past for perspective Traditionally, music was recorded by a commercial recording company and the marketing, printing, and distribution of the music was all handled by the record label. While this still happens, ...
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