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Forget Inspiration, Songwriting Is Work - Recording Revolution

<b>Let me make something really clear today: songwriting isn’t simply a process of inspiration, where you write when creativity strikes. It’s hard,</b> …

Silent Night Blues. Rhythm with blues shuffle (A5 A6), melody with a shuffle, emphasize those "blues" notes. http://t.co/rEBF0w9Egi

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An Introduction to Effective Use of Melody

2<p>SHARES<p>For many guitarists learning to play solos, it can be easy to fall into a rut—based on a certain hand position of a scale—and, in doing so, …

The Paradox Of Perspective – Finding Objectivity Within Your Own Music

7 Principles That Will Make Practically Any Song Work Better

_______________________<p>Download “The Essential Secrets of Songwriting” 6 eBook Bundle, and get “From Amateur to Ace: Writing Songs Like a Pro” <b>free</b>. …

10 Exercises that Turn Guitarists into Songwriters

Sure, y’all can play songs, but can you write one? Here in Nashville writing songs is like breathing — it’s a requirement for musical life. And those …

Writing

Easy Heavy Metal Guitar Tabs for the Novice

Most people think of heavy metal music as being particularly challenging to play on guitar, and in many cases, they are right. Much heavy metal music …

Jimmy Page on the art of songwriting, a Dangerous Minds exclusive

The following is an exclusive extract from <i>Isle of Noises: Conversations with Great British Songwriters</i>, a superb new book by Daniel Rachel published …

Guitar

21 Lou Reed Songs You Need To Hear

The Velvet Underground frontman and solo legend, who died this weekend, has nearly 50 years worth of hits and influential tunes. Here's a quick primer.

Velvet Underground

State of the Stomp: Looping Tips and Techniques

I first got into looping about 10 years ago after hearing my college friend Tyondai Braxton, an excellent artist, perform some of his “loop choir” …

10 Tips for the Songwriting Guitarist

For most accomplished guitar players, songwriting is the final frontier – far more difficult that getting up in front of an audience and wailing out …

Guitar

Foo Fighters Writing Next Album 'In a Way No One's Done Before'

"It's badass," Dave Grohl promises<p>Dave Grohl was on hand Sunday night at the American Music Awards to present the trophy for Alternative Rock Artist …

Music

108 Guitars of the Gods - Los Angeles Magazine

Lisa S. Johnson spent 17 years photographing the guitars of rock and roll stars<p>For rock stars, a guitar isn’t merely an instrument, it’s a sacred …

Blues Power: An In-Depth Guide to the Amps and Effect Pedals in Stevie Ray Vaughan’s Arsenal

Stevie Ray Vaughan’s guitar tone was as dry as a San Antonio summer and as sparkling clean as a Dallas debutante, the product of the natural sound of …

Guitar