Coming up in Atlanta within the next few months we’ve got the Shaky Knees Festival at Atlantic Station along with Music Midtown in Piedmont Park.  A great line-up at festivals like these is going to attract a lot of people.  But in this article, here are some helpful hints to make you stand apart from the crowd.  Prepare yourself like it’s nobody business! You will look like the professional music-goer when it comes to battling unpredictable weather, de-hydration, sunburn and those over-flowing port-o-potties. 
If your New Year’s resolution is to learn a musical instrument, then you shouldn’t go into the venture half-hearted. You should give it your all, and you should seek to be effective with everything that you do. Only then...
If you’re past the trick or treat period, then Halloween is all about the looks, the decorations and the parties. If you’re getting ready for a boogie night, make sure to check off your list the top songs for...
A couple of decades ago, learning to play the guitar without the help of an instructor would have been daunting at best. But these days the internet and the thousands of eBook, audio, software and video based guitar learning resources on it have made this type of teacher-less learning not only possible but also an increasingly popular choice amongst beginner guitar students. But is learning guitar online the right choice for you? In today’s article, Guitar Girl runs you through the pros and cons of online guitar learning.
Whether you’re a lover of plays and musicals or not, there’s a lot of fun to be had on the West End. With the sheer amount of shows playing there at all points of the year, one thing you...
As seen in Guitar Girl Magazine Issue 5 A vocal concept that is very important for singing country and other popular styles of singing twang. The term has dual meanings, and knowing the similarities and difference between these meanings is...
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...
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.
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...

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...