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Master guitar solo position shifts in 20 minutes

<b>If you ever find yourself boxed in with standard scale patterns, our guide to better position shifts will have you shooting around the fretboard in</b> …

Electric Guitar

If You Want to Lose Weight, This Fat-Loss Pyramid Shows What's Most Important

Experts used to tell us to do hours of cardio to lose weight, but now fitness trainers agree that cardio isn't necessary, and the hunger caused by strenuous cardio could actually cause weight gain. This is great news if you despise cardio, because the pyramid above designed by NASM-certified …

Muscle

Jazz Guitar Improvisation: How to Solo on ii-v-i progression lesson (easy chords, arpeggios, scales)

12-Bar Blues Endings for Beginners

A simple, easy-to-follow lick beginners can use to expand their blues vocabulary.

Electric Guitar

5 Easy Blues Solos – Solo 1 — 5 Easy Blues Solos

Mac users should use the MP4 version.<p>Windows users should use the WMV version.<p>This is an audio only version of the Slow Speed play-along<p>The full …

Flute

One Big Fat Truth

Why are so many of us carrying so much extra baggage? It’s a question that has, ahem, weighed heavily on researchers ever since obesity rates started …

Diabetes

SHAPE OF MY HEART Easy Guitar Tab

This is the easy arrangement and the chord progression of the song by <i>Sting</i>, played like a guitar solo. I changed the key to Em and I have arranged an …

The Thyroid Diet: How to Eat for a Faster Metabolism and More Energy

What does your thyroid do? In short, everything. Every cell and gland in your body depends on thyroid hormones to regulate its metabolism. “The …

Wellness

Why you should try the '8 till 8' rule: Doctor reveals the simple diet tweak that helps with weight loss, boosts immunity and improves gut health

Doctor Rangan Chatterjee recently revealed the link between poor gut health and a variety of illnesses from eczema and joint pain to acne and mental …

Wellness

Fretboard Pathways - Video 3: Jamming Over Backing Tracks

How to Get More From Your 85mm Lens for Portraiture

<i>Using an 85mm lens is pretty much as simple as mounting it and shooting. But here’s how you can get more from it.</i><p>The 85mm lens is a darling of many …

Cameras

3 Awesome Finger Exercises For Guitarists | Tim Pierce | Learn To Play | Guitar Lesson

Guitar Lessons

New Restaurants: August 2018

New Restaurants: August 2018<p>The openings haven’t slowed down this summer, with restaurants, bars, pubs, vegan diners and candy stores setting up shop …

Hong Kong

Using Two-Note Chords to Play the Blues, Part 1

When learning how to play jazz guitar, one of the main items we need to tackle is playing effective, jazzy-sounding chords that properly outline the …

Electric Guitar

Scale Sequences: Fire Up Your Solos with 15 Mind-Blowing Patterns

If you’re a guitarist who loves to practice, you’re probably well acquainted with a scale sequence or two.<p>But if you think they’re best left for the …

Electric Guitar

Blues Boomerangs: 12 Classic Blues Turnarounds

Are your blues a little tired? Crave some fresh sounds?<p>Nothing rejuvenates a 12-bar groove faster than a fancy turnaround, and we’ve got a dozen of …

Electric Guitar

Essential Blues Guitar Lessons Pt 1: The 12-Bar Blues

<b>In this first lesson in our exclusive new tuition series, MGR Music tutor Leigh Fuge explains the classic 12-bar blues and shows you how you can take</b> …

Electric Guitar

Guitar Chords in A Major and A minor

A Major<p>Numbers in the dots are suggested fingerings. Empty strings are muted or not played [most likely muted!].<p>A Natural minor<p>The guitar chords in A …

Electric Guitar

The Minor Pentatonic Scale

T<b>he minor pentatonic scale is probably the most commonly learned, practiced and used scale by guitarists of all genres. This scale is a must-know</b> …

The 10 best multi-effects pedals: our pick of the best guitar FX modellers

<b>There was a time when the term 'jack of all trades, master of none' applied to multi-effects pedals, but as an increasing number of guitar players</b> …

Music Production

How To: Fake Your Location if Your Parents Installed a GPS Tracker on Your Android Phone

There are dozens of apps like Glympse, Family Locator, and Find My Kids that let parents see where their children's phones are, but they all have one …

Apps

How to recognise the notes on a MIDI keyboard

<b>When it comes to making music with your computer, the keyboard is surely the number one choice for capturing MIDI data. Sure, you can program notes</b> …

Piano

Mount Fuji's Five Best Landscape Locations

I have been visiting the surrounding areas of Mt. Fuji for the last ten years and here are my five best landscape locations.<p>I would have to say the …

Mount Fuji

Guitar Essentials: Learn Arpeggios in Just One Hour

If you’ve ever run out of ideas while soloing, wanted a quick way to liven up a rhythm part, or are simply looking to add a few tricks to your …

Electric Guitar

The Ultimate No Nonsense Guide to Jazz Harmony

UPDATED information on II-V-I, jazz chords, progressions, lead sheets, cadences, secondary dominants and more …<p>Jazz harmony is defined as the theory …

How to transfer files from Android to your PC

It’s an age-old story. File meets computer, computer wants to introduce file to its smartphone, computer can’t find the right feature for that. …

Mobile Devices

7 Magnificent Freeware Reverb Plug-ins

<b>To tie in with our Essential Guide to Reverb – not to mention our Starter Studio for ambient composers – here’s a list of the finest freeware reverb</b> …

Music Production

Sous Vide Creme Brulee

Never mess up creme brûlée again. No worrying about tempering the cream, or overcooking in a Bain-marie. With Anova it's just creamy, delicious …

Sous

Everything to Know About Buenos Aires

Travel<p>This city's gorgeous architecture, local culture, and rich history offers something for everyone.<p>Buenos Aires is a lively city that only seems to slow down slightly on Sundays. The city has a comprehensive subway system that runs from early morning until around 10 or 11 at night, plus …

Travel

An Experts Guide on Male Fat Loss

<b>Trimming down and maintaining a lean and muscular physique is a sure-fire way to increase how well your clothes fit,</b> which can have a huge and …

Health