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Rhythm Guitar

I want to get into the subject of rhythm guitar. First of all, we need to deal with the stereotype of the term, or label, of rhythm guitar. I think that label can put rhythm guitar into a box in which it does not belong. It often gives me the image of a guitarist standing over in a corner timidly playing block chords. So for starters, let’s spell out a definition for my idea of rhythm guitar. A rhythm guitarist’s purpose is to add rhythmic, harmonic, and at times, melodic foundational support for the music.

All About the Best Selling Shure SM-57 Microphone

Shure is a name synonymous with audio innovation. They have been around for over 80 years and in that time have created amazing microphones and audio electronics. Learn all about the great technology in the Shure SM-57 Microphone and why it is a #1 best seller on

Contemporary Christian Music – Godly or Worldly?

Contemporary is a well suited word to describe this music as it includes all the various styles such as rock, jazz, blues, dance, metal, rap, alternative, new age, grunge, punk, thrash, death, gothic and industrial. Regardless of the form, the essences of all Contemporary Christian Music are the same, to share God’s love to the current generation in a way that can be both understood and enjoyed.

Da Rich Kidzz Release My School Bus Is My Limo Service Video

Da Rich Kidzz, often seen performing in T.V. and online commercials nationwide, released a video online in which they pretend their school bus is a limo service. You may remember last year when the rap music video for “Hot Cheetos and Takis,” by a group called Da Rich Kidzz, started floating around the Internet. If not, I’ll just say it features some very hip middle-school students dancing and rapping about after school snacks. While there’s no shortage of rappers endorsing products for free, this particular example feels a little different because of the age of the performers and their surprising skill. Are these kids honestly that passionate for spicy corn-based snacks? Or, is the video a creative attempt at subtle product placement?

A Decent Start To Building a Home Recording Studio

Helpful hints for building that first home audio recording studio. Includes information on acoustic treatment, microphones, studio monitors,and more. Home recording is difficult, but it doesn’t have to be scary.

Reading Staff Notation on Guitar Is Like Keeping Track of Tribbles

Reading staff notation on the guitar is a little like keeping track of Tribbles. Just when you thought you knew where the note “E” is, you find it on another string, then another. Guitar masters know there can be six or more ways to play any given pitch.

Slide Guitar

If you are like me, there is a special place in your heart for slide guitar. It can be so dynamically expressive. The phrasing and stylistic technique can be so different from what is typically done on the guitar, that it really opens up a new door or window into a new musical world.

Cyndi Lauper: A Singer Who Has Stood The Test of Time and Above All Is The Ultimate Storyteller

Cyndi Lauper is the Singer/songwriter Icon that she is for many more reasons than the millions of records she has sold. Grammy award winning albums like She’s So Unusual with song hits like “Girls Just Want to Have Fun”, “Time After Time”, “She Bop”, and “All Through The Night” were all award winners but not just because of the music but because of the story behind the song.. Time After Time was certified Gold and recorded by over 100 different artists. Rolling Stone and MTV have listed it as one of the best love songs of all time.

The Awesome Major Seventh Chord Revisited

I have just been listing some extra Major Seventh placements in a variety of popular songs. Impacts of these clever insertions is also included in this study. These songs were not included in my first article concerning the Major Seventh chord.

Scales ARE Chords

So, I very often see people obsessing over scales, as if that will make them any better, and other people judging those obsessing over scales saying things like ‘why don’t you better spend your time learning something useful like harmony or rhythm playing.’ Well, here’s the thing; they are the same thing. It isn’t even that they are very closely linked or come from the same roots, no. Scales and chords are the EXACT same thing. Let me explain:

How To Play Much Faster On the Guitar Using the Effective Picking Technique

Wish you could play guitar faster using effective picking technique? You won’t need to look up countless guitar exercises online… you only need to make a simple adjustment to your guitar playing. Implement the following idea into your playing to easily play faster on guitar…

How Loud Does My Amp Need to Be?

Ever since Spinal Tap did it, we all want to turn our guitar amps up to 11 – but what does this number actually mean? The relationship between guitar amps and sound level might seem complicated at first, but there are a few ways to look at it that make it a bit easier to understand.

Craft Beer at Coachella 2014

April 11, 2014 marked the first day that craft beer was offered at the innovative, critically acclaimed, six times selected by Pollstar as the “Festival of the Year”, known none other than the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. With approximately 130 beers on tap, many hailing from the Golden State, it proved brews and tunes make perfect music together.

Learn to Sing: Tips and Techniques That Are Easy to Follow

When talking about the art of singing, one of the things that you should consider would be your vocal range. Determining this would be quite easy and it’s very crucial in order to learn the singing techniques. Likewise, you’ll be able to expand your range the moment you familiarize yourself with it.

Things To Consider When Hiring A Good Band

You can hire many different types of bands for a wedding, but you should choose the right one as music is what can either enlighten or dull your event. The wrong selection of music or band might ruin the event that comes only once in a couple’s lifetime. Therefore, you need to be wise in your choice on both counts.

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