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Funk Bass Techniques Every Beginner MUST Know

Funk music is a great place to start with playing bass. It sits very prominently in the mix, allowing bass players to experiment and use slap and pop techniques...

7 Ways To Improve Your Tone for Free

by Corey Palmer There are many ways to improve your guitar’s tone without running out to buy new gear. Start with these simple suggestions and you’ll surpris...

7 Deadly Sins of Rehearsing

by Rich Maloof 1. No agenda Make the most of the band’s time together by knowing what you plan to accomplish. Is it a writing session or a performance rehea...

7 Mistakes Every Beginner Guitarist Makes

by Corey Palmer For the beginning guitarist, it’s all too easy to run into pitfalls and stumbling blocks — especially when you’re trying to learn guitar on y...

Life Lessons From GWAR

by Charlie Doom GWAR has perhaps been more successful at offending people than taking over the world, but that hasn't stopped the self-proclaimed "Scumdogs...

Guitabulary: Blues Sixths & Jimi Hendrix

Chances are good that when Jimi Hendrix was playing timeless blues intros like the opening notes of Red House - he wasn't consciously thinking. I'm now fret...

Daylight Savings

By Charlie Doom We’re still adjusting to the time change here, it’s been hard going. The coffee machine is down for the count; the tech says it wasn’t design...

Playing Old Guitar Strings

by Charlie Doom Spend thirty seconds playing a guitar strung with old, corroded strings and you’ll never want to strum on old strings again — unless you’re s...

Fireside Chat: John Wlaysewski

Our latest Fireside Chat is with a Zeppelin-loving, Fender-playing guitarist who is unafraid to go to 11 and shred on solos. His name? John Wlaysewski. He is th...