Shaun Rudi

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The Best, Cleanest Whey Protein Powder You Can Buy

You’ve just finished an insane workout and you’ve got a serious pump going. If you’re like most guys, you’re gonna reach for a protein shake. Truth …

Protein

Get creative with your guitar chord playing in 20 minutes

<b>You know the open shapes! Now you can turn C and G into barre chords and give your rhythm playing a boost.</b><p>Of all the open shapes, C and G are perhaps …

Electric Guitar

30-day guitar challenge, day 20: Improve your guitar solo improvisations

<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> …

Guitar Solos

Author who studies millionaires: 240 minutes a day separates the rich from everyone else

There are 1,440 minutes in each day. That is the one common denominator we all share. With respect to time, we are all on equal footing. And most …

Immune System

Nine Inch Nails Perform ‘Broken’ EP in Its Entirety at Tour Kickoff

Nine Inch Nails performed their 1992 EP <i>Broken</i> in its entirety during the kickoff concert of Trent Reznor and company’s Cold and Black and Infinite …

Los Angeles

Guitar Essentials: Five Things You Need to Know About String Height

<b>1. It’s Where the Action Is.</b><p>When we talk about a guitar’s “action,” we are primarily talking about string height, but it’s a feel thing that involves …

Guitar

Guitar Essentials: Legato Workout—One-Hour to Fluid Performance

Looking to add some fluidity to your single-note lines? This one-hour legato workout will be the cure for what ails even the most hardcore alternate …

Electric Guitar

How to make difficult chord shapes easier to play

<b>Complex chords can contain lots of notes, sometimes as many as six or even more. This can make playing them quite a handful!</b><p>Here’s the thing: top …

Electric Guitar

Guitar Essentials: Five Things You Should Know About Tubes

<b>1. Amps Use Three Categories of Tubes</b><br>Up until the late 1950s, all guitar amplifiers used three different types of tubes: preamp tubes, which add gain …

Guitar

30-day guitar challenge, day 11: Learn from the master with these Chuck Berry-style blues licks

<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> …

Guitar

How To Make Your Swing Repeat

A few years ago I was bouncing between different instructors, trying to find some consistency in my game. One teacher, Chris O’Connell out of Dallas, …

Golf

30-day guitar challenge, day 10: Learn the signature chords of Jimi Hendrix, Andy Summers, The Beatles and more

<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> …

Guitar

30-day guitar challenge, day 9: Fill out your guitar sound when soloing with these handy tips

<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> …

Guitar

3 Music Courses Every Guitarist Should Take

First up is a skill that’s highly undervalued by guitarists themselves but very sought-after in a guitarist by other musicians: <b>rhythm guitar</b>. If you …

Electric Guitar

30-day guitar challenge, day 8: Learn blues and classic-rock lead guitar basics

<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

Clockwork Chordwork

Perhaps the mostaccurate and astute observation of Rush’s sound I’ve ever heard came from my then-seven-year-old daughter, Sofia. Upon hearing their …

Electric Guitar

Master 4 essential slow blues guitar solo licks

<b>The slow blues jam inspires a mixture of joy, dread and cynical rolling of the eyes among us guitarists.</b><p>Often these situations involve a minimal, …

Electric Guitar

Workhouses, crypts and sanatoriums: a glimpse at abandoned New York

There are many sides to New York City, from its iconic landmarks and must-see tourist hot spots to the hidden, hyper-local spots huddled throughout the five boroughs. Inspired by its lesser-seen spaces, one photographer has started a new project that explores dark, abandoned sites across the …

Staten Island

The Best Fall Foliage Train Trips to Take This Year

Living in a world of pristine beaches and towering castles, it’s easy to forget that people from halfway around the world travel to our backyard to …

Google Maps

Gibson unveils back-to-basics 2019 electric guitar range

<b>Gibson has finally unveiled its 2019 electric guitar range in full, its first since</b> <b>filing for bankruptcy back in May</b><b>.</b><p>The company certainly appears to …

Gibson Les Paul

30-day guitar challenge, day 6: Improve your timing with this quick and easy lesson

<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

30-day guitar challenge, day 5: Funk up your playing with these classic chord shapes

<b>30-day guitar challenge</b><b>: It's time to get funky with these tasty chord shapes, which you can use to channel Jimmy Nolen, George Benson and Nile</b> …

Electric Guitar

30-day guitar challenge, day 4: Learn hard-rock and heavy-metal guitar basics

<b>30-day guitar challenge</b><b>: Aggressive rock and metal styles demand a certain level of technique and timing so we're focusing on honing your ability for</b> …

Guitar

30-day guitar challenge, day 3: Nail 5 essential fret-hand techniques

<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

30-day guitar challenge, day 2: Learn from the blues legends with these extended chord shapes

<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

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

Hank Haney: When you should putt and when you should chip from off the green

If you're even considering whether to putt or chip a ball that's on the fringe or into the fairway, go ahead and putt it, Hank Haney says. Even if you're pretty far off the green, like 20 feet or so, Haney says putting is a much better option. If you grab your putter, you're pretty much guaranteed …

Golf

23 tips for a fun time at Epcot International Food and Wine Festival

The Epcot International Food and Wine Festival is celebrating its 23rd year of showcasing dishes and drink from around the world from Aug. 30-Nov. 12.<p>…

Epcot

4 Incredible Fall Getaways in the Northeast

The summer may be winding down, but that’s no reason to stop traveling. Fall brings a welcome respite from summer’s heat and humidity, a handful of …

Hudson Valley

How to choose the right guitar chords for your sound

Don't Miss<p><b>There are endless possibilities when it comes to creating luscious, colourful chords. With so many choices, it can be hard to know where to</b> …

Electric Guitar