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How To Quickly Correct Your Guitar Playing Problems
By Tom Hess - 01/27/2014 - 04:23 PM EST

Tired of not making progress in your guitar playing? Most likely, your lack of progress is the result of years of bad playing habits. Until you correct your bad habits, you will be destined to experience the feeling of helplessness you get after realizing that you need to ‘begin from square one’ every time you try to learn something new.

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The Lost Art Of Soldering,Part 1
By Mick Polich - 01/26/2014 - 04:51 PM EST

How many guitar students get to solder and build their own fuzz box project? Not too many,as it seems,but Mick explores this rapidly vanishing lost art.....

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EP REVIEW: Andrea Desmond - Open Spaces
By Cyrus Rhodes - 01/23/2014 - 02:06 PM EST

Alternative Pop/Rock

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CD REVIEW: Rob Larkin and the Wayward Ones - Dogwood Roots
By Cyrus Rhodes - 01/22/2014 - 03:26 PM EST

Americana rock

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CD REVIEW: Echo Arcadia - Beauty in the Average Life
By Cyrus Rhodes - 01/21/2014 - 01:19 PM EST

Alternative Rock

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6 Ways To Attract Tons Of New Guitar Students
By Tom Hess - 01/20/2014 - 04:20 PM EST

You’ll never build a highly successful guitar teaching business without being able to attract tons of new guitar students on a continual basis. If you’re like most guitar teachers, you have tried the approach of ‘advertising more’ with minimal results. Truth is, there is much more you must do before you will be able to consistently attract more students.

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EP REVIEW: Jumpship Astronaut - Lights Burn Out
By Cyrus Rhodes - 01/13/2014 - 03:31 PM EST

Ambient, Experimental, Ethno-Ambient, Electro

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The Secret To Playing Badass Blues Guitar Licks
By Tom Hess - 01/06/2014 - 12:14 PM EST

Before you can create truly intense and passionate blues guitar licks you must master the ability to mute ALL unused strings while you are playing. If you are unable to do this, your licks will sound sloppy and you will struggle to play music that sounds as expressive and inspiring as you want it to.

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