Glenn Schlesinger

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The Art of Mixing Rock, Part 2: Bass

In the first installment of this series on Mixing Rock, I covered some aspects of approaching the sound of the drums in a mix. In this piece I’ll …

DIY: How to Set Up a Fender Stratocaster

<b>Photos by Ariel Ellis</b><p>Recently, one of my clients brought in an American-made 1990 Fender Strat hot-rodded with a custom pickguard, Fender-branded …

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Guitar Chalk Sessions: Modding Simple Chords Part 2 (E, A and B)

<i>Disclaimer: The context of this lesson is beginner to early intermediate. If it seems too easy or obvious to you, please be aware that it may simply</i> …

Just say no: 10 things David Bowie turned down

Dave Grohl is only the latest to have revealed his rejection by David Bowie, despite working together on two occasions previously. Here are 10 of Bowie’s very best snubs …<p>News broke this week that David Bowie refused the offer to work with Dave Grohl, making him one of the few musicians ever not to …

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What Bohlinger Plays – Cascading G Riff

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This Windows 10 shortcut finally makes your touchscreen useful

When I got my new laptop a few months ago, I was excited to try using the touchscreen for a better browsing experience. Sadly, the feature gets little to no use, simply because I’m quicker with a mouse.<p>However, Windows 10 has a neat ‘slide to shut down’ function that lets you turn off your computer …

This Tablet Can Replace Your Television

Over the past couple of years, the consumer tech industry has been wrestling with hurdles impeding its growth. First, people have stopped upgrading …

Electric Etudes: Brian May

<b>Chops:</b> Intermediate <b><br>Theory:</b> Intermediate <b><br>Lesson Overview:</b><br>• Explore guitar orchestration and layered harmony parts.<br>• Understand how to move between …

David Bowie: A Life in Pictures

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Petitions launched to rename Mars after David Bowie and put his face on £20 note

David Bowie could feature on a new bank note, or even in space, if thousands of petitioners get their way<p>A petition to put David Bowie's face on the new £20 note has gathered over 12,000 signatures in less than 24 hours, leading to hopes that Bowie - who died on Sunday - could replace Adam Smith, …

Diatonic Scale Workout: Increase Picking Strength and Produce Great-Sounding Sequences

This lesson takes the same ideas discussed in my last lesson, "Pentatonic Workout: Increase Left-Hand Strength and Produce Great-Sounding Sequences,” …

Facts About David Bowie You May Not Have Known

Looking back on little-reported moments in the life of the Thin White Duke.<p>One day, the frail knot of people and places that is you will dissolve forever. It doesn't matter who you are—one day your body will leap up and kill you. That seems to be a feeling pushing back against everyone's sense of …

Ziggy Stardust - David Bowie - Tribute Guitar Lesson Tutorial (BS-027)

Fourth-Finger Warmups and Strengthening Exercises — Video

The fourth finger is often neglected when it comes to playing guitar. Well, rock/blues guitar, at least.I notice players opt to do wide stretches …

How Brian Eno created a quiet revolution in music

Brian Eno invented ambient music as a result of being hit by a car. It was a seismic moment in musical history says Ivan Hewett<p>What are the defining musical statements of the past 60 years? That was the question put to five BBC Radio 3 presenters, including me. Each of us was invited to give a …

Twang 101: Travis Picking Essentials

<b>Chops:</b> Intermediate <b><br>Theory:</b> Beginner <b><br>Lesson Overview:</b><br>• Understand the basic elements of Travis picking.<br>• Develop several alternating bass patterns.<br>• …

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 …

André Alexis Has Written the Best Novel About Talking Dogs and Existential Crisis You’ll Read This Year

We talked with the Canadian novelist about his award-winning 'Fifteen Dogs' and how to write poems like a dog.<p>The gods Apollo and Hermes are in Toronto, knocking back beers, when they decide to make a friendly bet. Thus begins this year's unlikely north-of-the-border "it" novel, <i>Fifteen Dogs</i>, by …

Barry Gifford Is America’s Offbeat Dostoevsky

We caught up with the novelist, poet, and frequent David Lynch collaborator to talk about his new book 'Writers' and what it’s been like working with the iconic director.<p>In Barry Gifford's short play "After Words"—one of 13 that make up his new collection, <i>Writers,</i> published in November by Seven …

A new Instagram trend has men covering their beards with glitter

Men are seemingly fascinated with doing something new and different with the hair on their face. First beard ornaments, then beard contests, and now: glitter beards.<p>Yes, some men have taken to dousing their beards with glitter. The trend, if you can call it that, seems to have begun with social …

46-Gigapixel View of Milky Way is Largest-Ever Image of Space

Innovation<p>Space is big, but it's never been quite <i>this</i> big. This composite image taken by astronomers at Germany's Ruhr-Universität Bochum is, they claim, the largest image of space to date. It shows a long swathe of the Milky Way, photographed piece by piece over a period of five years from the …

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A Brief History of Meth

How an experimental asthma remedy became one of the world's most feared drugs.<p><i>This post originally appeared on VICE Australia</i><p>The Australian Federal Police intercepted $10 million [$7 million USD] worth of methamphetamine—or ice, as we in Australia like to call it—on Sunday, stashed inside three …

Unlocking the Mysteries of Open G Tuning with Slide Guitar — Video

!--paging_filter--pOpen tunings have been exploited for use with slide guitar since the earliest days of Delta blues. /p pThe most commonly used open …

This In-Depth Guide to Hybrid Picking Will Have You Playing Like a Pro in No Time at All

!--paging_filter--pGuitarists are always searching for new ways to express their musical ideas on the instrument. /p pBe it a new chord voicing, …

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

DIY: How to Float a Strat Trem

If your Strat-style guitar’s vibrato system has a hardtail setup or the whammy bar is currently configured to simply lower notes, you’ll discover how …

Voxelus launches code-free, user generated VR content creation platform

Voxelus, a new VR startup, has launched a content creation platform that lets anyone design their own 3D worlds and populate them with customizable shapes and animated characters.<p>Designed as an easy, user-generated platform to create virtual reality games, experiences and virtual spaces, it caters …

Electric Etudes: David Gilmour

<b>Chops:</b> Intermediate <b><br>Theory:</b> Intermediate <b><br>Lesson Overview:</b><br>• Learn how to incorporate open strings into non-open position chords.<br>• Develop a more …

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6 Simple Alternative Guitar Tunings Every Guitarist Should Try

Over the years, I’ve found one simple way to change things up on the guitar is to use a variety of tunings. Not only do they sound cool, but also …