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Blues Expose Fast Shuffle Rhythm Performance

This is a 12 Bar Blues in D with a ‘quick’ change in measure 2. Making another appearance is the trusty ol’ Boogie Woogie rhythm, but this time it’s moving alon...

Making Money Making Music: Songwriters

by Billy Fishkin Ever wonder whether songwriters make money when their music is played on the radio or in a bar? Whenever there is a public performance of...

The Problem With Music

by Steve Albini This oft-referenced article is from the early '90s, and originally appeared in Maximum Rock 'n' Roll magazine. While some of the information ...

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...

Jeff McErlain Performance Videos

Description unnecessary. "Scratch My Back" "Highlands" "Do You Remember" Check out Jeff's latest video guitar lessons in Kings of Tone. ...

Kings of Tone

From the very first moment we plug in our guitar, we begin our quest for the Holy Grail of Tone. With an Indiana Jones-like tenacity we explore the digital and ...

7 Deadly Session Sins

by Rich Tozzoli The ease and affordability of home recording technology has made it simple to produce music at your own pace, on your own terms, and on your...

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...