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...
Female guitarists, simply put, are often at a distinct disadvantage. This whole guitar thing seems to be built around male players, especially when it comes to gear, guitars, and learning. Anyone who has smaller hands than the average guy...
OK, your band has finally starting to get more gigs which is really awesome. That feeling you get when you’re having a good show is beyond amazing. Of course, it’s a huge bummer if something breaks down which stops the show. So you definitely want to be prepared to be able to make a quick fix so you can keep on rocking.
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Singing is rough. It involves millions of micro-collisions inside the throat. Vocal cords are a pair of thin strips, which are located inside the voice box, or larynx, inside the throat. Your vocal cords have the highest concentration of...
Musical instruments belong to a large family – all tightly connected to each other in one way or another. It might not have occurred to you, but learning how to play one instrument directly affects your skills with other...

Guitar Amp Love

Show your guitar amplifier your love and it will sing its heart out for you. Once upon a time there was an man from California who said “Until it's recognized that the amplifier is AT LEAST 50% of the...
You know as a guy I’m in no way an expert or an authority on makeup, but a few years ago while watching my girlfriend at the time try out all kinds of funky makeup tricks, I realized that when done right, it’s actually an incredibly fascinating form of art. And while watching her learn to do all these crazy things with her eye liners and her eye shadows, I realized that there were actually quite a few simple lessons that I could learn from her as a guitarist.  
As seen on Guitar Girl Magazine Issue 5 Having taught music lessons for over 12 years now, I see some reoccurring themes with my students and I find the most important one to address is "How to Practice".  It may sound...
We’ve all heard how important the breath is for singing, but unfortunately many voice teachers don’t thoroughly explain it. Most instructors fall back on the same response – “breath from your diaphragm.” Problem is most singers simply don’t know how...