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Making Music: The 6 Stages of Music Production

New to the world of music production? This article will explain the various steps involved when making music and help you organize the process in …

Guitar Styles | 14 Different Styles to Learn

Written by Shubham at GuitarIsBliss<p>Guitar is an easy instrument to learn (violin is voted as the most difficult). But still guitar is a versatile …

5 ways to break out of the minor pentatonic scale

<b>WORLD GUITAR DAY 2017:</b> <b>We’re always harping on about the minor pentatonic scale. This essential scale is the most frequently used set of notes in</b> …

One Easy Trick To Playing Guitar Chord Progressions That Impress [Lessons]

<b>Guitar Chords</b>: Do you feel trapped in a mediocre chord progression bubble? Are your chord progressions not sounding as good as they used to? Looks …

Guitar

Top 5 Mistakes In Soloing And How To Avoid Them [Lessons]

<b>For Beginners</b>: I've noticed that for many guitarists - especially beginners and intermediates who are just starting out - they make these 5 mistakes …

Warning: Seriously Scary Scale Knowledge

One question that comes up consistently from my students is, “How do I develop the ability to play long phrases at mind-numbing tempos and increase …

These 5 Hormones Control Weight and Mood—Here's How an Expert Balances Them

When you hear the word "hormones," PMS, puberty, and menopause most likely come to mind. But these so-called "chemical messengers" do more than guide …

Why your weight loss plateaus, and how to fight it

Anyone who has tried to lose weight and keep it off knows how difficult the task can be.<p>It seems like it should be simple: Just exercise to burn more calories and reduce your calorie intake.<p>But many studies have shown that this simple strategy doesn't work very well for the vast majority of …

Tune in, Tone up! Free Guitar Lessons Podcast - The Blogging Musician

Tune in, Tone up!<p>A fortnightly recording of Dan Davies giving Gary Shilladay advanced guitar lessons with loads of pace, ideas, advice and guitar …

Six Slick Whammy Bar Tricks

0<p>SHARES<p>The electric guitar is the best instrument ever created. Not only because of how cool it can sound, but also because of its unmatched …

The Circle of 5ths Explained—Plus Three Ways You Can Put It to Use

The circle of fifths is a chart that shows the relationship among the 12 tones of the chromatic scale. It’s a central aspect of music theory, and …

Breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dine like a pauper to stay healthy, say scientists

The old adage ‘breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dine like a pauper’ could be the best way to lose weight and stay healthy, Kings College scientists say.<p>A major review of 28 recent studies has concluded that keeping calories down late at night is the secret to combating …

How to Transpose Chords

How to transpose chords to a new key<p>NOTE: This article is under construction<p>Introduction<p>If you want to transpose a song to a new key, but you're …

More Tips for Improving Your Reading

Here are some short cuts to sight-reading on the guitar.<p>My three main points are:<p>• Positions: Read where the key of the piece occurs under a …

Top 5 Blues Guitar Riffs

The lessons on this website tend to focus on the technical aspects of guitar playing such as comping, soloing, and repertoire, but sometimes there’s …

Guitar

Guitar Scales Explained in Simple Illustrations

In all likelihood, you can play. You may even be able to play some seriously technical stuff. But, here’s the nagging problem: You don’t fully grasp …

Electric Guitar

Soloing Strategies: Randy Rhoads' Scales, Blues Licks and Daring Chromatic Maneuvers

In the world of heavy metal, hot guitarists are a dime a dozen.Yet only a precious few stand the test of time and become enduring guitar gods.Randy …

Electric Guitar

Doctors Reveal the 9 Best Health Hacks For 2018

Try them to make this your healthiest year yet<p>Getting healthy is one of the top five New Year’s resolutions people make each year, data research firm Statistic Brain found.<p>But while the intention is admirable, the execution often leaves much to be desired. And that may be why about 1 in 4 people …

What to eat before, during and after a workout

<b>(CNN) —</b> Scientists have long known that what you eat before, during and after you exercise can make or break a workout and possibly affect your fitness results.<p>So what do nutritionists recommend to munch on? It turns out that quality carbohydrates are important pre-workout and lean proteins …

Nutrition

The Vital Ingredient for Killer Hand Synchronization

One thing that gets in the way of developing hand synchronization—without us even realizing it—is bad timing, especially in terms of the fretting …

Being fat is 'all in the brain' and that's why you can't lose weight

"Eat less, move more" must rank among the most misleading pieces of dieting advice ever offered. Not only does the adage minimise the difficulties of …

Triad Chord Voicings in Solo Guitar | Guitar Lesson

Discussion on common major and minor 3-note triads demonstrated in studies that use them in different solo rhythm guitar situations and in stand …

Minor Pentatonic Positions (And How To Break Out Of Them) [Lessons]

<b>Guitar Scales And Modes</b>: Beginner lesson on all the positions of the Minor Pentatonic scale plus a bonus lick to "break out of the box."

Guitar

Tube Amp vs Solid State: Which is the Best Guitar Amp for You?

Tube Amp vs Solid State: Which is the Best Guitar Amp for You?<p>Updated on January 28, 2017<p>Choosing the Best Guitar Amp<p>Tube or Solid state? What’s the …

How to Sound More Melodic

While melodic guitar playing isn’t genre-specific, it's an approach several guitarists in the progressive-rock spectrum tend to employ. It leads to a …

Guitar

Sugar not only makes you fat, it may make you sick

<b>(CNN) —</b> In recent years, sugar -- moreso than fat -- has been receiving the bulk of the blame for our deteriorating health.<p>Most of us know we consume more sugar than we should. Let's be honest, it's hard not to.<p>The (new) bad news is that sugar does more damage to our bodies than we originally …

Diabetes

How to record electric guitar using amp modelling plugins

<b>Don't let space or noise restrictions stop you from recording your guitar at home. There are loads of great software amp modellers available, most</b> …

Straighten your slice with this exercise

For right-handed golfers (sorry, Bubba), here is the science behind the slice. Ready? The clubface is pointing right of the direction the club is moving as it strikes the ball. That's it. If the path is straight at the target or moving a little in-to-out in relation to the target, the ball will …

Golf