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Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite: Found The One

Multiplatinum selling artists Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite picked up the "Best Blues Album" Grammy-Award for their 2013 debut. A new recording …

Jabra Elite 65t review: Put down your AirPods

Whether you like it or not, true wireless earbuds are having a moment. They actually have for a while now, and Apple's introduction of AirPods only added fuel to the fire. Most of the big names in audio have introduced models, following the path Bragi forged with the Dash back in 2016. While …

40 Ways to Play a 'C' Chord

0<p>SHARES<p>“What would Jimi do?" It's a question I've asked myself countless times over the last four decades, particularly when faced with creating …

Fender's excellent desktop app for learning to play songs is now free

Fender’s $35 Riffstation desktop app, which helps you break down songs to learn its chords and riffs at your own pace, is now available for free on macOS and Windows.<p>Fire it up, open an MP3 or CD track, and Riffstation will break it down to show you the chords for the entire song. You can also slow …

Doing These 4 Things Will Make You Happier, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Self-improvement

You can now take Yale’s most popular (and mood-boosting) class ever online for free

Earlier this year, Yale University introduced a course on happiness that quickly rose to fame on its campus. The class, called “Psychology and the …

Self-improvement

7 clever ways to use that USB drive again

Thumb drives used to be so cool. They came in every shape and material, from little plastic rectangles to rubber wristbands, novelty animals, and pens sporting a built-in USB-drive. We used to marvel at the data they contained, easily dragged and dropped into a special icon. They were simple and …

51 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Willpower, Determination, and Success

Success requires inspiration... and determination.<p>Every successful person I know has willpower, determination, and drive. They may not be smarter than everyone else. They may not be more talented, more skilled, or more experienced.<p>But what they do have is the willingness to persevere. Here are 51 …

Motivation

13 essential acoustic blues albums

Robert Johnson - The Centennial Collection<p>“At the moment, this is the best re-master of the whole catalogue. When it comes to acoustic blues that’s …

Tricycle's Top 17 of 2017

From evolutionary psychology’s support of what the Buddha taught 2,600 years ago to why Stephen Batchelor quit guru yoga to three poems to introduce …

Meditation

Couples Who Have the Best Sex Have This Important Thing in Common

<i>This article originally appeared on Health.com.</i><p>For spouses or partners who have been together for many years, their sex lives have a lot to do with …

Psychology

9 genre-spanning music theory tips

<b>You might think of music theory as a dry and academic subject, but its 'rules' tend to be followed in even the most cutting-edge genres.</b><p>If you don't …

Try this trick to go straight to sleep

Each time you choose to stay up a little longer bingeing that Netflix show, you’re beckoning death, slowly cutting off years from your life. This was …

Yoga

Arpeggios Unlocked - Part 1

<b>Note from Mike:</b> The guys at Musical U were kind enough to offer a substantial amount of content from their highly acclaimed ear training course, …

Electric Guitar

B.B. King Blues: Learn 10 Licks, Plus a 12-Bar Solo, B.B. Style

<b>PHOTO: Astrid Stawiarz | Getty Images</b><p>B.B. King played a style of electric blues that was entirely his own. From his choice of notes to his …

Electric Guitar

10 easy slow cooker recipes for March basketball

Four Ways to Visualize the Fretboard

Having a visual sense of the fretboard can help you navigate its entire length as well instantly articulate melodies and phrases when inspiration …

Electric Guitar

7 cool ways to reuse an old laptop

Everything old is new again. That applies not just to bell-bottoms and cassette tapes (seriously, tapes are staging a comeback), but also your old tech.<p>You've already learned how to repurpose an old tablet; now let's focus on that laptop you've kept in the back of your closet these many years. Even …

Linux

Expand Your Musicality and Fretboard Knowledge Using Triads and Inversions

When first learning to play guitar, transitioning between chords and playing a few progressions can allow you to play hundreds of songs.While this …

Blues Guitar Chord Progressions • The Three Chord Progression • Part 5 • Chords, Tab, Video Lessons

Blues Guitar Chord Progressions • The Three Chord Progression • Part 5 • Chords, Tab, Video Lessons<p>Updated on March 8, 2017<p>To purchase a PDF copy, …

Electric Guitar

2016 Black Friday and Cyber Monday Preview

The time for deals is upon us! This year, we’re adding more sale days and dropping our special item prices lower than ever. Sales will start this …

Cyber Monday Deals

<b>2017 Cyber Monday is now over. Thank you for shopping with us! Be sure to sign up to our newsletter to be updated on other sales throughout the year.</b>

Arduino | Raspberry Pi | 3D Printers | Microcontroller Kit

Get the Magazine<p>Make: is the voice of the Maker Movement, empowering, inspiring, and connecting Makers worldwide to tinker and hack. Subscribe to …

Maker Faire

Adafruit Industries, Unique & fun DIY electronics and kits

The Barre Chord Alternative: Learn These Easy-to-Play Block Chords

1.1K<p>SHARES<p>Playing the same old barre-chord shapes isn’t just boring—it sounds boring too.<p>Block chords provide a great alternative to barre chords. …

Electric Guitar

Dear 6-String Sensei: How Do I Improve My Chops?

In our new advice column, we tackle an age-old question with a few simple exercises and some chromatic magic.

Book Recommendations From A Therapist

I love self-help and self-improvement books.<p>The kids are out of school. I’m preparing for my summer vacation. That means it’s time to compile a …

How to Survive Emotional Turmoil

You may find yourself swept away by your emotions when there is an accumulation of stress. The late Dr. David Simon taught that <i>stress can be defined</i> …

31 Common Household Circuit Wirings You Can Use For Your Home

Household Circuit Wirings The circuit wirings in this article show the most common wiring variations for typical electrical devices. Most new. Read …