Archive | September, 2011
There are many options on the market when it comes to acoustic guitars, but which brands and models offer the highest quality for the money you are spending? Which guitars have the best sound, feel and overall craftsmanship?

SMG Poll: Which is the Best Acoustic Guitar for Under $1000?

There are many options on the market when it comes to acoustic guitars, but which brands and models offer the highest quality for the money you are spending? Which guitars have the best sound, feel and overall craftsmanship?

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The first thing I noticed about the Music Man Steve Morse Y2D guitar was the super fast neck! The neck is left unvarnished for a feel that resembles a 25 year old guitar. It is very comfortable and has that warn in feel.  The Y2d is definitely a shredders guitar but can accommodate a wide variety of players and styles.

SMG Review: Music Man Steve Morse Y2D Guitar with Standard Bridge

The first thing I noticed about the Music Man Steve Morse Y2D guitar was the super fast neck! The neck is left unvarnished for a feel that resembles a 25 year old guitar. It is very comfortable and has that warn in feel. The Y2d is definitely a shredders guitar but can accommodate a wide […]

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Some call them 'Guitar Gods' while others call them 'shredders'. Regardless these guitarists can play! Who do you feel is the best of the bunch?

SMG Poll: Who is the Greatest Rock Guitarist?

Some call them ‘Guitar Gods’ while others call them ‘shredders’. Regardless these guitarists can play! Who do you feel is the best of the bunch?

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The NS34ce retains the superior tuning of the nickel and bronze stringed models which is a highlight of this guitar. As many classical players know, classical guitars are notorious for losing its tuning quite fast depending on weather and humidity.

SMG Review: Taylor NS34ce Grand Auditorium Nylon-String Guitar

The NS34ce retains the superior tuning of the nickel and bronze stringed models which is a highlight of this guitar. As many classical players know, classical guitars are notorious for losing its tuning quite fast depending on weather and humidity.

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We’ve spent the past few weeks studying the various modes of the major scale, so before we get into really fun stuff like minor scales and blues, I wanted to do a quick series of beginner lessons.

SMG Guitar Lesson #19: Easy Beginner Exercises! part 1/3

We’ve spent the past few weeks studying the various modes of the major scale, so before we get into really fun stuff like minor scales and blues, I wanted to do a quick series of beginner lessons.

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In my previous posts on Taking Inventory and Cleaning House I spoke about digging through your old gear and also opening those dusty jars filled with your techniques and how taking inventory of what you have could lead to some really cool new discoveries in your sound and over-all playing ability.

Take Inventory and Clean House! part 3

In my previous posts on Taking Inventory and Cleaning House I spoke about digging through your old gear and also opening those dusty jars filled with your techniques and how taking inventory of what you have could lead to some really cool new discoveries in your sound and over-all playing ability.

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