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MusicRadar's 30-day guitar challenge will make you a better guitarist

<i>The 30-day guitar challenge culminates on</i> <i>World Guitar Day 2018</i><i>, a massive 24-hour online celebration of the guitar on 29 September.</i><p><b>MusicRadar's</b> …

Electric Guitar

30-day guitar challenge, day 1: Use chords and arpeggios to improve your solos

<i>The 30-day guitar challenge culminates on</i> <i>World Guitar Day 2018</i><i>, a massive 24-hour online celebration of the guitar on 29 September.</i><p><b>30-day guitar</b> …

Electric Guitar

The Revolutionary Bike Safety Breakthrough Every Cyclist Needs - Including You

Bicycles and cars don’t play well together, and between a rapid increase in smartphone-driven distracted driving and the increasing prevalence of quiet electric and hybrid cars which make little or no noise to announce their approach, things on the road are getting more challenging than ever for …

Ear Training Will Make You a Better Guitarist and Musician

Bill EvansJune 23, 2018<p><b>From the August 2018 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY ADAM PERLMUTTER</b><p>Years ago, I observed a group of graduate students in their …

Talkin' Blues: The Brilliance of Jimi Hendrix's Rhythm Guitar Playing

When Jimi Hendrix first exploded onto the scene, much attention was riveted on his radical reinvention of guitar-soloing vocabulary, technique and …

A Brilliant Explanation of the Classic Four Chord Arrangement That Makes Pop Songs So Catchy

Ethen of the Sideways has created a brilliant video essay that explores the four chord arrangement that exists in most modern pop music, its gorgeous …

Magnetic Bicycle Phone Mount $40

Cyclists searching for a secure way to mount their smartphone to the handlebars of their bike may be interested in a new magnetic bicycle phone mount …

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Master the 5 positions of the pentatonic scale in a 5 fret zone - The Guitar Channel

In this lesson the exercise (or the torture, especially at the beginning) that <b>Simon Ghnassia</b> proposes to do has the goal to help you assimilate …

10 Steps to Learning Jazz Guitar Standards

One of the biggest problems I encounter with jazz guitar students is that they have learned a ton of chords, scales and arpeggios, but they can’t …

10 Things You Need to Know About Your Fretboard | LESSON

Ever feel a little out of touch or just plain lost on certain parts of the guitar fingerboard? You’re certainly not alone. Consider this: A …

Is It Time To Upgrade Your Turntable?

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Nail better barre chords in 20 minutes with this easy guitar lesson

<b>Move away from the comfort of open chords and find creative freedom by learning how to play all over the fretboard with our guide to nailing</b> …

What to Put in Your Go-Bag in Case of an Emergency

It’s always a smart idea to prepare for the worst while still hoping for the best, and one way to stay safe in the midst of a sudden crisis is by …

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Music theory primer: understanding notes, intervals, scales and chords

<b>There can be little doubt that understanding how music works can help you to make better music; or, at the very least, make things easier when you’re</b> …

Anyone Can Speed Pick!

A useable tremolo picking action is the first step to developing your picking technique, and if you don’t have that then you’ve skipped the most …

How to Read Piano Chords

If you understand how to read piano chords, you can sit down and play nearly any song with a basic chord chart – you don't even have to learn a lot …

Sutherland KC Vibe preamp unlocks unheard magic in your LPs

Ron Sutherland is an audio industry veteran and he was one of the founders of the MartinLogan speaker company. (Logan is his middle name.) Sutherland a deep passion for phono preamps: he now makes eight different models. I recently asked him about his approach and he summed it up with one word: …

Bread Winners

Some might call it a crime to choose the crunchiest po'boy in New Orleans, the butteriest lobster roll in Maine and the meatiest roast pork in …

Keith Altham: “I told Jimi Hendrix to set fire to his guitar”

NME's features editor during the Summer Of Love recalls his run-ins with The Beatles, The Stones, The Who and Hendrix<p>Behind every great rock’n’roll …

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Get started making music<p>In these lessons, you'll learn the basics of music making. No prior experience or equipment is required; you'll do everything …

3-Layer Magic Cake Is Surprisingly Simple to Make

You likely have all the ingredients on hand.<p>As part of an ongoing mission to determine whether viral Internet food trends actually deliver on their …

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Sana's smart sleep goggles for insomniacs will be out in 2018

It will set you back $400.<p>These sleep googles by a company called Sana Health cost a lot more than your typical mask, but it promises peaceful sleep 10 minutes after you put them on. That's because they more than just block the light: they have mechanisms inside that chunky, VR-headset-like frame …

Learn The Major Scale Twice As Fast Using 'The Octave Trick' [Lessons]

<b>Guitar Scales And Modes</b>: Bored with learning box patterns? Want an easier way to visualise the fretboard? In this lesson you’ll find out how to use …

Avoid Fingerpicking Your Guitar The Wrong Way And Save Yourself Precious Time And Endless Frustration [Lessons]

<b>Guitar Techniques</b>: Learn exactly how to train this great technique into your guitar playing with this lesson.

How to See Music Theory on the Guitar Fretboard

For the most part I taught myself to play guitar. I spent a year at Music College, and had a teacher for the year or so prior to going there, which …

Electric Guitar

The Six Most Important Chord Progressions in Jazz

Jazz is considered a melting pot of all the genres, and rightfully so, as it was the first modern musical style to fuse blues and classical music …

Four Easy Guitar Solos for Beginners

PHOTO: Cindy Moorhead If you’re a rhythm guitarist and want to pick up some soloing chops, here’s a video to help you start navigating the waters of …

Beyond Blues: “Rhythm” Changes and the Blues

Learn how to bridge jazz and blues by tackling one of the most popular progressions around.

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 …