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Transforming Your Live Shows by Merging Art & Music

There is no denying that, although the US music industry is booming, it is also oversaturated with countless artists trying to establish themselves in a cut-throat field.  Setting yourself apart from other musicians in a country where consumers spent in excess of $8.72 billion on music in 2017 is pivotal. There are a number of ways you […]

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Learn Guitar Chords: 5 Easy Tips for Learning Guitar Chords

Learn Guitar Chords: 5 Easy Tips for Learning Guitar Chords

We all have once dreamed of becoming musicians or, at the very least, playing an instrument. Playing the piano seems like the most straightforward choice, but even they require practice and dedication to perform. The guitar is a fan-favourite; an instrument present in many places around the world and the go-2 choice when it comes […]

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There actually is “good gear” and “bad gear” – let me tell you about it

Legend has it that any true guitar player has at least one steal of a purchase where they picked up a piece of gear for a song. Maybe it’s a ‘61 Gibson ES-335 they found at a neighbor’s estate sale or a vintage Marshall “Plexi” procured from a random lawn sale their friend forced them […]

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Guitar Guide: How to Change Chords Smoothly

(Guest post from Marc-Andre Seguin from JazzGuitarLessons.net) One of the first things we learn when we first pick up a guitar is how to play our first couple of chords. This can be an extremely rewarding thing as you can learn some of your favorite songs within the first few days – depending, of course, on what […]

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DIANA REIN

Q&A with ‘Six-String Siren’ Diana Rein

I was in the midst of recording my album Long Road when my boost pedal just broke down on me. It wasn’t a great quality boost and I had problems with it from the start….

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