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Best Sounds for Getting Things Done

It’s widely recognized that listening to music can have hugely positive effects. It’s important, however, to match the type of music with the activity. Like a matching, a good wine with a particular dish, you need to match different types … Read more

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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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First Gig: Dos and Don’ts

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? Here are some dos and … Read more

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Social Media Marketing for Musicians

I get it. You’re a musician and want to be writing songs and making music, not messing about tweeting, posting, vlogging or any of that nonsense. But here’s the truth: if you want your music to go big, you need … Read more

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What’s the Most Popular Slang for Guitar?

The world of guitars has a load of trendy words and phrases that ‘people in the know’ use. If you’re new to playing guitar, it’s worth understanding what these terms mean, so that you can nod in agreement next time … Read more

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Best Guitarist of All Time? Here’s Our Top Contenders

Who’s better? Who’s best? In this article, we tackle that most explosive of subjects, who is the best guitarist to ever live? Controversially, we’re not going to say who we think the best guitarist is. Instead, we’re going to list … Read more

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Easy Guitar Songs You Can Play With Only a Few Chords

If you’re learning how to play guitar, there’s nothing more satisfying than learning songs. But watch out. If you try tunes that are too hard, you’ll get frustrated and give up before you’ve barely started. Start with easy songs. The … 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