• songwriting

    Songwriting – Food For Thought

    By Devlon Horne
    In May 17, 2017
    Every song is different – different words, different chords and different melodies. If parts of a song sound similar to one another then lawyers step in. But when you think about songwriting and the way songs are constructed, you might say that they have more similarities than differences. Dig...
  • Musical Development Through Listening

    Musical Development Through Listening

    By Theo Young
    In May 17, 2017
    Many of us turn on the radio and tune in on a daily basis as we drive to work or on our way home without considering how it affects our musical development. Now I’m not saying that there’s anything wrong with listening to the radio but no matter what...
  • digital guitar tone part 2

    Digital Guitar Tone – Part 2

    By Erick Gerber
    In May 17, 2017
    In the previous article, ‘Digital Guitar Tone – Part 1‘ we spoke about how ‘going digital’ has made our lives as guitarists more convenient in many ways. We also spoke about the downside, and how some would argue that the quality of sound still isn’t on par with the traditional...
  • digital guitar tone part 1

    Digital Guitar Tone – Part 1

    By Erick Gerber
    In May 5, 2017
    The music industry is one of the main industries that are taking full advantage of the latest advances in technology with digital guitar tone. There have been massive amounts of debates about digital amps and if they can compete with the top analogue amps out there. Even though these...
  • SA Guitar and Music Expo 2017

    SA Guitar And Music Expo 2017

    By Erick Gerber
    In May 3, 2017
      We had an interview with the man behind the annual SA Guitar and Music Expo, Manie Grove and got to ask him a few questions regarding this wonderful event that is so needed in South Africa. Hosting an event like the SA guitar and music expo takes a...
  • Dorian mode theory lesson

    Dorian Mode | Theory Lesson

    By Devlon Horne
    In March 10, 2017
    The Dorian scale because of its b3 interval is also a minor scale. so all that we have to do is take our minor pentatonic scale and add the intervals that make up our Dorian scale. They are the major 2nd interval and then for this specific mode’s sound instead...