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CD REVIEW: Gitar - Seen as Unclean
By Cyrus Rhodes - 07/30/2012 - 05:56 PM EDT

Alternative Rock, Electronic Rock and Dance Rock

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EP REVIEW: The Como Brothers - The Speed of Sound
By Cyrus Rhodes - 07/25/2012 - 04:00 PM EDT

Rock

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CD REVIEW: Antoinette Michael Thornes - Issues
By Cyrus Rhodes - 07/25/2012 - 03:32 PM EDT

Heavy Metal, Progressive Metal, Progressive Rock

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CD REVIEW: John Wakefield - A Curious Children's Album
By Cyrus Rhodes - 07/25/2012 - 01:26 PM EDT

R&B

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CD REVIEW: The Higher Concept - Everybody
By Cyrus Rhodes - 07/25/2012 - 12:33 PM EDT

Rap/Hip Hop

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Use The Power Of Your Favorite Singer's Voice To Turbo Charge Your Lead Guitar Playing
By Tom Hess - 07/24/2012 - 12:23 AM EDT

Guitar Soloing Solutions: Learn how to write great guitar solos by using the melodies of your favorite singer.

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Using Emotion in Singing, as Done by Foo Fighters
By Anthony Ceseri - 07/23/2012 - 08:40 PM EDT

During a vocal performance it’s so important fuse emotion with the lyrics. Injecting emotion into the lyrics of a song is possibly THE most important job a singer has. The vocal delivery and the words in the song, can’t be separated if you want an effective vocal performance. In this article, we'll take a look at how Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters does a great job of applying this concept.

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How To Learn Challenging Guitar Chord Changes
By Mike Philippov - 07/22/2012 - 05:15 PM EDT

Do you struggle with making certain chord changes on guitar? Most guitarists do. In this article I will show you a simple process for learning to play chords reliably and consistently.

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4 Ways You May Be Hurting Your Own Guitar Playing Progress
By Mike Philippov - 07/22/2012 - 04:51 PM EDT

In this article I will explain about the top 4 mistakes that guitar players make in their general approaches to practicing. If you see yourself in any of these 4 points, then you have discovered the things that hold you back from making more progress in your guitar practice.

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CD REVIEW: The Elwood James Band EP
By Cyrus Rhodes - 07/18/2012 - 12:11 PM EDT

Rock/Soul/Funk

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Using Ambiguous Lyrics, as Done by Kings of Leon
By Anthony Ceseri - 07/11/2012 - 04:01 PM EDT

Great lyrics can be sneaky. They can have you thinking one thing, when the whole time they’ve been two-faced and have been implying something else. Writing ambiguous lyrics in this way can be a great way to make what you're saying interesting to your listeners. In this article, we'll take a look at how Kings of Leon effectively used this technique.

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CD REVIEW: James Purnell - Whippoorwill
By Dan Cohen - 07/09/2012 - 04:51 PM EDT

Folk/Rock

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CD REVIEW: We’re the Last Men on Earth (LMOE) - Girl Named Never
By Cyrus Rhodes - 07/06/2012 - 04:31 PM EDT

Acoustic folk/blues/jazz

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CD REVIEW: Eclectic Mayhem - Eclectic Mayhem
By Cyrus Rhodes - 07/06/2012 - 03:43 PM EDT

Alternative Rock

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EP REVIEW: Another October - Another October (EP)
By Cyrus Rhodes - 07/06/2012 - 02:54 PM EDT

Alternative Pop/Rock

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CD REVIEW: SIXSTEP - House of Cards
By Cyrus Rhodes - 07/06/2012 - 02:20 PM EDT

Free Jazz, Jazz Fusion, Experimental, Avant-Garde

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CD REVIEW: Dani Raushi - High Tides Collide
By Cyrus Rhodes - 07/06/2012 - 12:52 PM EDT

Alternative Pop/Rock

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