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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 –...
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    Top 5 Useful Guitar Gadgets

    By Craig Goudge
    In October 5, 2017
    We’ve put together a list of guitar gadgets that we find most useful. We think that every guitarist needs to either own one or at least try it out once in their lifetime. You might just find something you fall in love with and can never live without again! ...
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    Muscle Memory In Relation To Guitar

    By Darren Powell
    In October 5, 2017
    Muscle Memory has been defined as the ability to reproduce a particular movement without conscious thought, acquired as a result of frequent repetition of that movement. In relation to guitar playing, this either helps us get better quicker or makes learning very repetitive which can quickly lead to boredom....
  • Finding A Compatible Guitarist

    By Devlon Horne
    In August 15, 2017
    “Fun loving, second guitarist for playing relationship and maybe more. Must enjoy late nights, cheap liquor, drummer jokes, the smell of feet. Sense of humour and timing essential. Moral compass optional. Must have two hands and at least eight fingers. No whiners, widdlers, divas, dictators or morons. I might...
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    Changing Strings The Right Way

    By Theo Young
    In August 15, 2017
    Knowing myself and a few other guitar players, for some people it’s like having a ritual take place when it comes to changing strings. Especially when the guitar is brand spanking new and you have to change your first pair of strings. Out comes the cloth and the tools,...