Like a Kid in a Guitar Shop
Like a Kid in a Guitar Shop

I am one of many people whose interest in music goes far beyond plugging myself into my mp3 player and absorbing myself in the hits of my favorite groups and musicians. I am one of those people who need to be actively making music and my...

I Am Not the Best Pianist in the...
I Am Not the Best Pianist in the World

In order to become great, you have to give it your all. And when I say your all, I mean exactly that. I mean spending a minimum of 6-8 hours a day practicing and practicing and getting ready for performance.

Ripped: How the Wired Generation...
Ripped: How the Wired Generation Revolutionized Music Review

I just recently finished reading the book, Ripped: How the Wired Generation Revolutionized Music. I'm kind of mad at myself for waiting so long to read it. It's been in the "to read" pile for a long time and I just got around to reading it.

Boutique Amp Maker Alexander Dumble
Boutique Amp Maker Alexander Dumble

Alexander Dumble (formerly Howard Dumble until he legally changed his name) makes the most sought after boutique amplifiers in the world. Every amplifier is personally hand-built to order and the waiting list can take several years. And Dumble...

Playing Guitar Is Fun AND...
Playing Guitar Is Fun AND Teaches Discipline

Like many people out there I had always thought that playing the guitar would be an awesome thing to do. In the right hands they make the best of sounds and that's the key, "right hands." I always wanted to learn to play the guitar but didn't have...

Vintage Guitar Amps Versus...
Vintage Guitar Amps Versus Modern Guitar Amps

Whilst it's an accepted fact among the guitar playing populace of the world that tube amps sound better than solid state, this generalisation can be dissected into various strands. The first and most prominent is age, those who started playing...

Guitar Aerobics by Troy Nelson
Guitar Aerobics by Troy Nelson

Book Review: Guitar Aerobics by Troy Nelson. This book is an astonishingly good book except for the audio content that comes with it. I believe that the audio content could have been organised in a more easy to understand way. There are two CDs...

How to Start a Band and Rock...
How to Start a Band and Rock Your Audience (Even If You're Not a Musical Genius)

Who among us hasn't dreamed of starting a band and rocking on a stage in front of hundreds of amped up friends? Starting a band and playing a great gig isn't only for musical geniuses - it's for anyone who wants to have a blast, show others a...

3 Ideas to Help Accelerate Learning The Guitar

3 Ideas to Help Accelerate Learning The Guitar

Learning to play the guitar may be a frustrating job for the those just starting out, with all the hand and finger manipulations being unnatural and not comfortable when you're a new comer to holding an instrument. In addition, a number of guitars may have strange shaped necks along with dimensions of the fretboard...

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