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Essential Social Media Tips for Savvy Musos

Social media is a crucial channel for any aspiring musician, but unless you have a label doing it all for you, you’re going to need to roll up your sleeves and do it yourself. The good news? It’s not that … Read more

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Getting First Gig Dos Donts

So, you’ve been rehearsing with your bandmates for several weeks now, you have a set together and are finally feeling ready to start gigging. But what can you do to make sure everything runs smoothly? As someone with 10 years … Read more

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Home Recording Studio – How to Set One Up on The Cheap

With today’s technology, you can make an incredibly professional sounding home recording studio with very little money. Plus you’ll have access to it in your home, making it super convenient (and cheap). You’ll also become a guru of making and engineering music, … Read more

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Social Media Marketing for Musicians

I get it. You’re a musician and want to make music, and don’t have the time or inclination to mess about tweeting, posting, vlogging or any of that nonsense. But here’s the truth: if you want your music to go … Read more

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What’s the Most Popular Slang for Guitar?

Like all cliques, the world of guitar players has a load of ‘in’ terms that can mark the seasoned pro from the amateur. Here are some of the most popular slang terms used in the guitar world, along with explanations, … Read more

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The Best Guitarist to Ever Live (According to the Experts)

Who is the guitarist that experts look up to for inspiration? Who’s the best guitarist? The answer, according to some the best guitarists to ever live, is Django Reinhardt. Django Reinhardt, often simply referred to as ‘Django’ (well before the Quentin Tarantino movie) is … Read more

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38 Easy Guitar Songs to Learn, Play and Enjoy

Do you want to know the secret to improving your guitar playing? It’s this: learn more songs. Think about it for a second. We all learn a few songs when we start playing the guitar. We learn the chords to … Read more

12 Ways Music Makes You More Productive at Work

While sometimes it’s purely to block out irritating noises (or people), or other times just to give us a welcome burst of energy, listening to music at work makes us more productive and helps with concentration and focus; it even … Read more