Today is Valentine's Day, the most commercially romantic day of the year. Because of all the fuss around cheesy gifts you may have forgotten what this day really is about; love. The best gift in our opinion is playing a love song for your Valentine. Here are three tips for writing a serenade.
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Not motivation, but routine will let you succeed
Happy New Year! May all your dreams come true in 2022. Like... becoming a rock star. It's been said that it takes ten thousand hours before you can fully master any skill. So learning to play an instrument, likewise, takes a whole lot of practice.
How to tune your guitar – Easy tips & tricks
Tuning your guitar is a skill that every player needs to acquire as soon as possible. No matter how good you are, no one sounds awesome on an out of tune guitar. In this blog post, we show you a few ways of tuning your axe.
Here’s why to consider building your own guitar
Here’s a guest post about DIY Guitar Kits from our friends at Music Groupies. Putting a guitar together on my own? Sounds like a lot of unnecessary work, especially when you can buy a brand new, prebuilt one, or even order it online.
Five alternative ways of music distribution
A guest appearance by our friend Bas Bosboom from Gobsmag. For most of us, being involved in music is mainly about having fun. And so it should! However, it’s perfectly natural for you to have the desire to get your music out there; and to make sure people hear and enjoy it.
How to use Chordify if you are a bass player
Nice to know that you can count on Chordify if you're a guitarist. Just look up a track, turn it on and play along. But what if you're a bass player? Yes, we all know that the standard bass guitar has four strings instead of six.
Rough it up with the Chordify pick hack!
Do you know that moment when your pick slowly slips out of your fingers while you're in the middle of a jam? Before you know it you're fixated on getting a grip on your plectrum, and your perfectly-played song is out the window. But not anymore!
What They Are & How To Hook Them Up
Guitar pedals have given us some of the best sounds in modern music. Would we have Pink Floyd without the luscious echo sounds coming from David Gilmour’s delay pedal? Or the wah sound coming from Jimi Hendrix’s Voodoo Chile which pretty much became ‘the sound’ of a war-torn America in the Sixties?
Five ways to overcome your stage fear
Have you ever performed on a stage for a group of people? If so, then you know that this can be quite exciting. It all seems very magical in advance, but when it’s time to shine the nerves play up. It is not always easy to be at the center of attention. So, prepare yourself with these five tips.