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Alexi Laiho's 11 essential guitar warm-up phrases

<b>In the first of a two-part video lesson, Alexi 'Wildchild' Laiho demonstrates some of the warm-ups he uses to get his hands ready to play with</b> …

Build This Simple Guitar Stand from a Single Board of Wood

Musical instruments made out of honest materials like wood or copper are often beautiful and created with great craftsmanship. So why should the stuff that we display those instruments on be made of flimsy plastic pieces of ugliness? This question — and the fact that I didn’t have a place to put …

The Differences Between Active Pickups and Passive Pickups

On Bass: When Your Go-To Lines Aren’t Enough

<b>Adding simple chords to a bass line can create sonic magic.</b><p>I’ve spent most of my bass-playing life reproducing other people’s bass parts. The older I …

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The Good Listener: How Can Parents Make Time For Music?

We get a lot of mail at NPR Music, and alongside a new Wii U game that cost more than our gas bill is a slew of smart questions about how music fits into our lives. This time around: thoughts for parents who seek the mental energy to love music the way they used to.<p><b>Musically Mangled Mommy Brain</b> …

How Sound Shaped The Evolution Of Your Brain

Acoustic biologists who have learned to tune their ears to the sounds of life know there's a lot more to animal communication than just, "Hey, here I am!" or "I need a mate."<p>From insects to elephants to people, we animals all use sound to function and converse in social groups — especially when the …

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