Cure Those Summertime Blues!

Bluesorrhea Symptoms: Disoriented lines, weak pentatonic tendencies Treatment: Apply sound advice liberally to affected area Doctor Recommends: Blue Grooves,...
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School Daze

by  Rich Maloof My favorite college memories include jamming with foreign exchange students, getting kicked offstage during Parents' Weekend, and sleeping th...

Learn The Rules

by Charlie Doom It wasn’t until I started trying to learn guitar, taking guitar lessons, and writing my own songs that my entire perspective on music changed...

Help Me Help You Help Me

We've had many discussions about the music business here on The Punch-In, whether it be about the future of the biz or about how to make money making music. One...

Guitabulary: Travis Style Picking

Okay, time to head out to the country. You don't become a true country guitar player without mastering Travis picking, where your thumb plays a steady rhythmic ...