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    Funk Guitar Lesson: ‘Get The Funk Out’

    By Erick Gerber
    In January 31, 2018
    In this Funk guitar lesson, we’re going to work on playing chords and adding muted strumming in-between. This exercise is designed to help you work on getting your muted notes perfectly silent while playing your chords flawlessly too. Always make sure that there is a clear difference or contrast...
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    Guitar Effects Buzzwords, Vol. 2: True Bypass

    By Stefan Vos
    In January 8, 2018
    As I’ve mentioned before, the ‘Golden Age’ of guitar effects we find ourselves in can have some accompanying pitfalls, one of which is deciphering the buzzwords that appear to be ‘all the rage’, and not falling for something that may simply be a trend designed to get you to...
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    Music Globalization

    By Craig Goudge
    In January 8, 2018
    I’ve always been interested in the idea of globalization. How the whole world is connected and more exposed to each other than ever before. I’d like to try starting a discussion on the effect this has on music worldwide: Positive and negative. The Internet has given the world access...
  • ear training in the everyday life

    Ear Training Basics and Choosing The Right Instrument

    By Theo Young
    In November 2, 2017
    I remember my first guitar – the sheer excitement of just wanting to hit the strings and play a song and feel how it adjusts to my hand. Having your own instrument is truly is a unique experience. Where nowadays most might prefer an iPad or a fancy cell...
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    Guitar Effects Buzzwords, Vol. 1: Transparent

    By Stefan Vos
    In November 2, 2017
    I’m not the first to say it: we are living in a ‘Golden Age’ of guitar effects. The boom in the guitar industry, perhaps coupled with the Internet and social media platforms like YouTube, has us spoiled for choice when it comes to effects pedals of all sizes, shapes,...
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    3 Surprising Places Modern Guitarists Can Find Inspiration

    By guitar excellence
    In October 16, 2017
    It’s not always as easy as it should be to convince someone to listen to the great guitarists from decades past. While it’s easy to appreciate the talent of these artists, most of them played in a style that simply doesn’t resonate with a lot of modern musicians –...