Ian Shackleton

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Learn 60 guitar chords in 20 minutes with this easy lesson

<b>WORLD GUITAR DAY 2017: Ever felt you didn’t know enough chords? We look at the technique that will take your chord vocabulary into double and even</b> …

Electric Guitar

Create Beautiful Portraits With a Single Light

It can be very easy to fall into the trap of thinking elegant and nuanced portraiture requires complex lighting. And while there's certainly nothing …

12 quick and dirty music theory tips

<b>If you want to take your 'untrained' compositions to the next level, the easiest way to do it is by developing a basic knowledge of music theory.</b><p>If …

Electric Guitar

Drop 'D' Guitar Riffs [Lessons]

<b>Songwriting</b>: Study how to apply the distinctive guitar sound available when using "Drop D" guitar tuning.

Songwriting

Three Quick "Brain Hacks" for Creating Killer Guitar Solos

2<p>SHARES<p>Hey, guys! Over the course of the next few videos, I'm going to tackle some burning issues, all of which are inspired by the questions I get …

Power up your pentatonic playing with this 20-minute guitar workout

<b>Power up your pentatonics with these useful technical approaches to the electric guitar’s most recognizable scale</b><p>Pretty much whatever the style, you …

Basic Keyboard Skills Every Songwriter Should Know [Lessons]

<b>Songwriting</b>: I might be a little biased because I'm a piano teacher, but I think every musician should learn some basic piano skills. Especially …

Songwriting

Six Guitar Effects Every Guitarist Should Know—with Songs and Tab

Hear each effect demoed with a classic song, tab included.

Guitar

How Alternate Picking is Just "Small Strumming"

15<p>SHARES<p>There's more than one way to physically approach alternate picking. There is no right or wrong way.<p>If there is a "right" way, then it’s …

Guitar

10 chords every beginner guitarist should know

<b>WORLD GUITAR DAY 2017:</b> <b>The title says it all! These are the 10 must-learn chords that every guitarist uses all the time. If you don’t know these</b> …

Electric Guitar

Guitar Cheats: Never Play Barre Chords Again

4<p>SHARES<p>If you want to be a well-rounded guitarist, you need to learn and be able to perform barre chords. But if you’re a new player who finds them …

Learn how to play piano chords in under 8 minutes

Even if you've taken a lesson or two, this brisk run through the basics of musical chords probably will remind you of something you've long forgotten.<p>…

YouTube

How To Speed Up Your Chord Changes [Lessons]

<b>For Beginners</b>: Learn how to get your fret hand to change chords fast and easy with this lesson.

20 Acoustic Guitar Terms You Need To Know

Talking about acoustic guitar tone can leave you feeling a bit foggy if you’re not familiar with the acoustic guitar terms most commonly used to …

Acoustic Guitar EQ: 6 Simple Steps To Studio-Quality Sound

<b>It’s exceptionally difficult to EQ an acoustic guitar.</b><p>For starters, the instrument produces a range of frequencies that extend from the deepest lows …

Guitar

15 Dark Comics By Gypsie Raleigh That’ll Make You Think

Love. There’s nothing in this world more amazing. But as these “gleefully dark and whimsical” comics remind us, there’s also nothing more painful.<p>The …

Pacific Northwest

Using EZ Drummer To Build Custom Drum Tracks - TheRecordingRevolution.com

The Death of Country Music: Natural Cause or Homicide

Some days my bones feel weary. It especially hurts when I get down on my knees, slowly bend over, and flip through dusty shelves of old, used books. …

Chord Names Explained

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Guitar

Quick Tips for Arranging Mixing Electric Acoustic Guitar Tracks

Most guitar tracks these days—both acoustic and electric—are the result of either close-miked audio recordings or DI (Direct Injected) guitar …

How to Start a Record Label

The only guide you’ll ever need to start a record label.<p>You’re passionate about music. You know what’s good. You listen to <i>tons</i> of new stuff everyday. …

6 Tips For Musicians: Rapidly Grow Your Instagram Following

<i>This article originally appeared on the Sonicbids Blog</i>With 500 million active users, Instagram is a great visual social media platform to build your …

Music Industry