You…a Rock Guitar Goddess. The crowds wait to cheer your name and your future history is destined to become legend. But how do you ascend from the “you” of today to "Rock Guitar Goddess" status of tomorrow? Of course, there...
If you’re a fan of the convenience and comfort a ukulele strap offers then the only decision to make is where to find the best one for both you and your instrument. Where to buy the perfect ukulele strap for...
Working at a repair shop (SF Guitarworks) in the Bay Area for nearly three years taught me a lot about buying used instruments. Occasionally we would have customers bring in seamlessly innocent second-hand guitars (maybe encouraged to purchase them...
The average woman packs nearly 60 items for a two-week vacation, but only wears one-third of those items. When you are headed on the road to perform, either alone or with other musicians, there are several things to consider when packing for...
Learning to play an instrument will be one of the best things you do in your life. It’s so much fun and is great for your mental and physical health. Learning to play the guitar is one of the most popular choices as it’s highly fashionable with young people. It’s a skill you won’t ever forget, and you can definitely use it to impress your pals. It’s also easy to move around from one place to another. Here are some of the real benefits of learning to play the guitar.
When you are performing live, getting your tone is the most important thing. But how exactly do you achieve that? Although many people claim that very sophisticated and expensive gear is what you need, you should know that this is not the secret to a great sound on stage. The key is knowing how to choose and use the equipment you already have.
A 2011 survey of nearly 1900 independent musicians by ReverbNation and Digital Music News found that over three-fourths of those musicians want to get signed to a record label, particularly a major.  The Recording Industry Association of America...
Get the lowdown on guitar strings If you didn’t already know, the type of electric guitar strings you use is kind of a big deal. Here’s what you need to know... Even though you take really good care of your electric...
As a gigging musician, you come to a point when you realize that Jane Q. Public has little to no idea just how much of your blood, sweat and tears go into making live music or about the ringing...
Teens Taking Over ‘The Voice’ & ‘X-Factor’ 20-year-old Top 40s Singer Sydney Rose Offers Tips for Kids with Big Dreams If Sydney Rose, 20, could talk to the young contestants wowing audiences on “The Voice” and “The X-Factor,” she’d tell them: Even...