Jeff Goldstein

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A Guide to Basic Tube Amp Maintenance

3<p>SHARES<p><i>Written by Don Stick on behalf of Bands for Hire​.</i><p>Most guitarists are fairly fanatical about the tube amp. There is something about the glow …

Guitar

Stairstepping Down — Blues Guitar Unleashed Blog

This is an idea I call “stairstep” pentatonics… and I stole it from Robben Ford, Joe Bonamassa, Eric Johnson, and some other modern blues …

Blues Music

Play Insanely Simple Triads Instead of Barre Chords Guitar Lesson | Guitar Tricks

A Guide to Pentatonic Slides

2<p>SHARES<p>In this lesson, I’ll be demonstrating one of the best ways to transition up and down the neck on the fly.<p>I frequently utilize this technique …

Listen Up! These Are the Best Snacks to Eat When You're Following the Keto Diet

The keto diet — high-fat, low-carb, moderate protein — has been a hot topic for a while now. If you've decided that it's right for you and you're just getting started on the diet, you'll probably want to know what kind of snacks you're allowed to eat. Max Lugavere, best-selling author of <b>Genius …

Sorry to Bother You Is the Most Surreal, Important Scifi Movie in Years

All Cassius Green wants to do is make enough money to get by. The main character of <i>Sorry to Bother You</i> needs to pay off four months of back rent to …

Tessa Thompson

There are 6 major choices for streaming live TV over the internet — here's how they compare

An increasing number of tech companies are trying to attract the millions of "cord-cutters" who have ditched traditional cable TV for internet-based replacements.<p>Relative newcomers like Hulu and Google's YouTube are breaking in, while old-school heavies like Sony, Dish Network, and AT&T have been …

Smart TV

Smoke weed? Get paid

A new study wants to blaze a trail in marijuana research, and it’s calling on smokers for help.<p>Eligible marijuana users are invited to participate in a paid, anonymous series of surveys over the course of one year as part of a groundbreaking study in medical marijuana, led by one of the medical …

10 Things You Need to Know About Your Fretboard | LESSON

684<p>SHARES<p>Ever feel a little out of touch or just plain lost on certain parts of the guitar fingerboard? You’re certainly not alone. Consider this: A …

Spank Industries' Green Filler Is the Carbon Killer: Review of the Oozy Trail 760 Vibrocore Bar

Despite the superior comfort and light weight of carbon, alloy takes the win on other fronts such as price, environmental impact, and safety. As …

Mountain Biking

What's the Difference Between Keto, Paleo, and Atkins?

The Ketogenic, Paleo, and Atkins diets are all low-carb, but they have important differences that could help determine which is right for you. Here's …

NAMM 2018 first look video: OneManBand in action

<b>NAMM 2018 first look video:</b> <b>We’ve seen all sorts of practice aids for guitar, but none promise to do quite so much as OneManBand, which can produce an</b> …

Why so many Americans think Buddhism is just a philosophy

In East Asia, Buddhists celebrate the Buddha’s death and entrance into final enlightenment in February. But at my local Zen temple in North Carolina, …

Meditation

Boat Launching and Boat Docking

<b>Long before the first cast</b>, every successful fishing trip starts with an uneventful boat launch. We’ve all witnessed (or experienced) the follies …

10 OF BEST MENS WINTER GLOVES FOR EXTEME COLD

When it’s cold outside one of the most important things you need to protect are your hands. When your body temperature drops the first places to lose …

Best mobile games of 2017

How to Add Some Mixolydian Flavor to Pentatonics

990<p>SHARES<p>I would like to show you some ideas I use to add some flavor to my solos when I'm using a pentatonic scale.<p>While I feel the pentatonic scale …

Guitar

The Real Risk of Buying Medical Marijuana Online

Many people buy medical marijuana online — but they may not always get exactly what they pay for, according to new research.<p>A study, published this …

Fatten Up Your Tone, Stevie Ray Vaughan Style, with the King Tone Switch

In 1994, a young British band called the Hoax released a reasonably successful album called <i>Sound Like This</i>. You might even remember it.For me, the …

Here's How to Make Your Own Healthyish Weed Edibles

Hey, pass the doobie… err, the gummy. We’re hearing the latter more often these days, because the love of edibles is growing like a weed (see what we …

Recipes

More people are playing D&D online than ever before

Data from the Roll20 app is hard evidence of the game’s incredibly successful 5th edition<p>It seems like Dungeons & Dragons, the granddaddy of role-playing games, has come through its transition to a millennial audience with flying colors. The team at Wizards of the Coast tells Polygon that one of …

Apps

Blues Soloing Tricks: What to Do with the 4

This lesson follows on from the approach we looked at in Blues Soloing Tricks: How to Blend Major and Minor Sounds, so be sure to check that one out …

iFixit kit helps with that tricky Retina MacBook Pro battery swap

Gadget repairability is an ongoing issue, one that iFixit has taken on by providing spare parts and manuals for those who want to fix their gear. The company is now offering battery replacement kits for MacBook Pros with Retina Display.<p>The kits are available for ten different versions of the model …

MacBook Pro

30 Horror Movies So Sick and Twisted You'll Never Unsee Them

This brainchild of horror guru Eli Roth is pretty much every backpacker's nightmare. In it, a pair of American travelers check in to a hostel in Slovakia and are forced to endure a series of truly gruesome tortures.<p>Image: Lions Gate Films

7 Pedals That Actually Do Something New

Sometimes it seems like there are only seven or eight types of pedals that keep getting built over and over again: the '70s Muff–style fuzz, the …

How to plug your guitar into your iPhone and rock out

Short of learning air guitar, hooking a guitar up to your iPhone is just about the easiest way to get started playing music. But it’s not just for practice, or goofing around at home. You can record and edit serious music with an iOS device, and even produce whole records.<p>But we’re already getting …

Meet the giant diesel engine that powers huge shipping containers

A diesel sea beast.<p>Shipping up to 15,550 20-foot-long containers across the world’s waves is hard work. So hard that <i>Emma Maersk</i>, a quarter-mile-long cargo ship, needs serious muscle: the Wärtsilä 14RT-flex96C—44 feet tall and 87 feet long—among the largest diesel engines on the planet.<p>Because they …

More Digital Games That Won’t Have You Searching For Pieces

When you can’t find a partner to sit down with you at the table at 2AM on a sleepless night, or you’re facing a cramped cross-country flight or long …