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Thursday, June 22, 2017
Whether you’re a little-bit country like Taylor Swift, or rock n’ roll like Lzzy Hale, a pick should fit your signature style. Guitar Girl Magazine looked at numerous pick manufacturers to bring you many options and styles to explore. As...
You don’t have to be a lighting technician to understand that stage lighting can enhance any band’s musical performance.  Scene: the lights dim, the fog machine mists the darkness.  Spotlights follow the band as they make their way to their positions on stage.  The first note of your favorite song erupts into colors of blue, purple and red.  You are entranced into that very moment of rock n’ roll. 
For guitarists who don’t want to lose a second of inspiration, the SixString app is available for download. A big feature of the iPhone app is the ability for guitarists to record audio and video on-the-fly and post it. Axe...
There are three basic types of players in the guitar universe. First you have the casual players who just want to be able to jam along to a few of their favorite songs with their friends. Then you have the moderately serious players who actually get pretty good at the instrument, join a band and sometimes even make a career out of this. And then you have the guitar fanatics. The Malmsteens, the Hendrixs and the Steve Vais. And for them playing guitar is not just a hobby or a career. It is a religion. And like Moses and his Ten Commandments for the Israelites, there are Ten Commandments that we at Guitar Girl Magazine think that every aspiring guitarist should follow.
I talk to musicians all the time who want to hire a publicist or ask about doing it themselves. One thing I’ve found is that most artists don’t really understand what publicity is. One of a publicist's main functions is to generate press coverage on behalf of clients and to serve as the bridge between clients, media outlets and their public. My job is to liaise with the press. Publicists write press releases, manage campaigns and perform other public relations functions. A publicist is the one who builds and maintains relationships between the artist and members of the media. You should not expect them to book your gig or plan your tour or find you an agent or secure a record label deal for you.  You CAN count on a good one to bring you your favorite coffee and remember that you don’t like cheese on your salad, though.

Tips for Singers

Voice Coach ILana Martin is the founder of the Vocal Workout Singing School in New York City and has trained such high profile celebrities as Sean Garrett, P. Diddy and Dirty Money to name a few. ILana has an...
Where to start, when it comes to learning how to play the guitar? Acoustic verses electric? Do you invest in an instructional book, dvd, surf youtube, sign up for some lessons with a guitar instructor? So many possibilities! First, you...
So what does it take to become a great guitarist, or a great musician, or a great anything for that matter? Well in the words of Chris ‘Izzy’ Cole from the movie Rockstar, it’s just a matter of wanting it bad enough and being willing to work hard enough.  Sounds pretty simple, right? Well it’s not. The journey of mastering the guitar is both a joyous and arduous one. And in today’s article we bring you Guitar Girl Magazine’s top 10 guitar practice tips to help you make the most out of your time spent with the instrument. 
Every night thousands of bands get on stage and play in front of fans in venues across the country. Every day bands are booking gigs trying to get their name out there with everyone else. Well, how do you...
What do artists like Ruth Gerson, Lucie Lynch, Jenni Alpert and Callaghan all have in common?  These lovely ladies have all played a concert or two inside of someone’s living room.  Each has donned their acoustic guitar and has...