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The Guitarists’ Death Grip

How a cheap guitar can hinder your progress.

A common problem with cheaper guitars, especially steel string acoustic guitars, is that the strings are set way too high above the neck, making it very difficult to press the chords.
 
What a beginner guitarist may not realize, is just how much easier the task of training your [...]

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Buying Second Hand Music Gear

Buying a new musical instrument can cost much more than what your budget permits. So, especially for those who are beginning to learn the instrument, it is a good idea to try out the second hand music gear. These second hand music gear are available in various local music shops. It is also available on [...]

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Changing your guitar strings might make you feel a litte uncomfortable if you have never done it before, but it’s really quite simple and should become a regular part of your guitar care routine. Before you do anything, first take time to make some personal observations such as:

1. Which way do you have to turn [...]

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Electric Guitars Review

Musical instruments are classified by the way they produce sounds. However, there are some problems with such classifications, as questions like this “Is a piano a stringed instrument or a percussion one?” can occur. Sounds are the result of vibrations and each type of instrument produces vibrations from different sources. You are welcome to take [...]

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By Josh Scalf
Generally speaking there are two types of guitar strings that are made. Steel – used on electric and acoustic guitars Nylon – primarily used on classical and flamenco guitars
Guitar strings are normally wound with either type of nickel, brass, or copper alloy. On most standard set of strings for an electric [...]

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Analogue Is Good!

A luncheon visit by an English friend prompted the playing of some 60s and 70s music such as “The Best Of The Pirates” and The Who – “A Quick One”, and even Frank Zappa’s – “The Best Band You Never Heard In Your Life”. All very nice. On cd of course.
A request for The Green [...]

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I found this during one my regular motorbike browsing sessions on the web. It’s a very cool story about Tom Truskolaski who rides a Ducati 916 and a 749, and has also played guitar for 24 years. The concept of the Ducati 999 guitar was first realised when Tom decided [...]

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