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The 10 best overdrive pedals: our pick of the best drive pedals for guitar

<b>Finding the best overdrive pedal for you isn't easy, given the sheer number of stompboxes on the market, but at their core, they all set out to</b> …

30-day guitar challenge, day 12: Vamp like a pro with these funky 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

Legendary Studio Musician Carol Kaye Presents 150 Free Tips for Practicing & Playing the Bass

The work required to become an accomplished singer or instrumentalist can seem burdensome. Many an aspiring musician may seek to avoid years of …

Guitar

Beautiful Chords That Are Easy to Play

Great-sounding chords that don't twist your fingers in a knot.

Video Lesson: Reimagining Bluesman Robert Johnson in Open-G Tuning

Hugh O'ConnorJuly 16, 2016<p><i>By Pete Madsen</i><p>Some think of Robert Johnson as the man at the crossroads with hell hounds on his trail, but many know him as …

The Best Abs Workout: The Only 6 Exercises You Need to Get a Six-Pack

Want to look like Cristiano Ronaldo this summer? We asked some of the country's best trainers to share their favorite abs exercises to get there.<p>The recipe for six-pack abs isn’t all <i>that</i> complicated: Crank out an abs workout, eat a nutrient-rich diet, and consume fewer late-night pizzas in a single …

Workouts

Suspended Chords: Liven Up Your Rhythm Playing with Open-Position and Movable Voicings

Noted for their versatility, suspended (or sus) chords are a welcome addition to any player’s repertoire. You can throw them into your arrangements …

String Bending: Bend to Perfection with These Essential Techniques

Acoustic bluesmen Blind Lemon Jefferson and Robert Johnson began experimenting with string bending as early as the late Twenties and early Thirties. …

Use Chord Partials — And Do More with Less!

The term “chord partials” is a broad umbrella under which you’ll find items like harmonic intervals, shells, double-stops and triple-stops. Many of …

Learn 10 cunning chords that will fill out your guitar sound

<b>Adding a few choice notes to the basic major, minor and powerchords you already know adds flavour and can help fill out your sound.</b><p>Here are 10 tasty …

Car Seat Headrest share new rehearsal documentary ++ updated tour dates

<b>Car Seat Headrest</b> have been touring in support of the reworked <i>Twin Fantasy</i>, and the band have just announced a new documentary series titled “I …

Hole Notes: The Unsung Acoustic Artistry of Nick Drake

The late British singer-songwriter/multi-intrumentalist Nick Drake was largely unknown until a 1999 car commercial featuring an …

Guitar Essentials: Learn Five Classic Delta Blues Turnarounds

The blues is a relatively young form of music, but the turnaround has been with us for quite some time. The concept of ending a chorus on the V chord …

Even Casual Campers Could Use a Hatchet. This Is the One to Buy.

The hatchet is the neglected sibling of the survival knife. Once considered essential, it often gets left behind in our current …

This Might Be the Most Badass Dog Leash Ever Made

No hyperbole — this is as badass as a dog leash gets, and it’s not for nothing. The very obvious, very good reason the leash was made is to keep your …

Dogs

15 Best Products That Work with Apple HomeKit

The HomePod is available now and it’s better time than ever for Apple users to turn their home into a smart home, or at least start moving in that …

10 Gorgeous Non-Open-String Chords

A few weeks back, David Walliman shared his top 10 favorite open-string chords that can be moved on the fretboard.<p>In this new video, he turns things …

Top 10

The Affordable Alternative to the Expensive British Motorcycle Jacket Everyone Wants

Just about every motorcycle jacket brand out there makes something similar to the Zircon jacket by Rev’It — the classic design of four pockets …

How to learn guitar chords across the fretboard - quickly and easily

<b>Unlock the fretboard and play chords across the neck with this ingenious system. You’ll never look at the guitar the same way again!</b><p>The system we’re …

How to Play Jimi Hendrix's "Little Wing" Intro

In this video, guitarist and instructor Andy Aledort shows you how to play the intro to the Jimi Hendrix Experience classic, "Little Wing."<p>The video …

Different Types of Microphones and How to Use Them in the Studio

So far we've looked at some basic gear: guitars, computers, amps and modelers. This week we get personal: microphones and proper and improper …

Guitar

10 Gorgeous 'Color Chords' That Can Inspire Your Playing

Standard major, minor and 7th chords are fine for when you’re just starting out learning guitar, but after a while most players want to expand their …

How to Get the Most Out of Your Delay Pedal

<b>Independent/Counterpoint Melodies</b><br>If you’re really adventurous, you can take the staggered harmonized line idea we just discussed and use it to play …

Guitar

How to record and mix bass guitar in your DAW

<b>MIXING WEEK</b><b>: Featuring four fat, chunky strings tuned to the notes E, A, D and G, the electric bass guitar came to the fore in the '60s, backing up</b> …

Don’t Buy Canon or Nikon’s 85mm Portrait Lens. Buy Sigma’s Sharper, Cheaper Version Instead

If you’re looking to take your portrait photography to the next level, look no further than Sigma’s 85mm f/1.4 DG HSM ART lens. It’s sharper than …

Cameras

Patagonia’s Newest Backpacks Will Simplify How You Pack for a Hike

Don’t let lengthy gear lists intimidate you — one of the hallmarks of hiking is that it has a relatively low barrier-to-entry. If you aren’t …

9 Reliable Fire Starters to Have in Any Survival Situation

<i>Last Updated January 2018: We’ve updated our guide to the best fire starters you can buy and added new picks and insights. Prices and links have also</i> …

30 Fascinating Early Bands of Future Music Legends

Bruce Springsteen’s Sixties Garage Band the Castiles<p>In a tale later immortalized in his song “The Wish,” the Boss received his first electric guitar …

WA's Encyclopedia of Alternate Guitar Tunings

WA's Encyclopedia of Alternate Guitar Tunings<p>© Warren Allen, 30 Dec 1997. Last edited 22 Sept 2011.<p>Many, but not all, of the following are 'open' …

Learn John Lennon's Versatile Clawhammer Technique | TAB

In our August 2014 issue, folk singer Donovan revealed how, during their famous trip to India in 1968, he taught John Lennon and Paul McCartney “the …

Guitar