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Playing with Uncommon Arpeggios
By Alex Jasperse - 10/27/2007 - 02:34 PM EDT

The next step in stretching your fingers a little bit more.


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HOW DID THAT SONG GET RECORDED?!?!?!?!
By Andrea Stolpe - 10/26/2007 - 04:33 PM EDT

Sometimes it's difficult to imagine how certain songs make it onto records and the radio.  As musicians and artists, we can spend quite a bit of time comparing our work with that of what's popular.  In many cases, craft has less to do with success than we think.  Choosing a viewpoint that enables us to stay inspired while working the business end is a must for anyone wanting to sustain a career in the industry.


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CD REVIEW: Bandy Lou - Fire Season
By Chip Withrow - 10/24/2007 - 01:04 PM EDT

Acoustic Folk/Rock

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What the Effects?
By Alex Jasperse - 10/23/2007 - 06:26 PM EDT

A quick look at the pros and cons of three types of guitar effects units that exist.

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Blue Collar #9: Ethnic Music
By Mick Polich - 10/23/2007 - 10:03 AM EDT

Hey, let me hear your balalaikas ringing out! In this column, Mick looks at ethnic music, and how all of our musical heritages are more closely linked than we realize!

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CD REVIEW: Stuart Robertson - World Figured Out
By Alex Jasperse - 10/21/2007 - 11:56 PM EDT

Piano Rock

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CD REVIEW: Paul Cataldo - Home
By Chip Withrow - 10/14/2007 - 08:15 PM EDT

Country/Folk

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Ill Fate or Good Fortune?
By Trevor Krueger - 10/13/2007 - 11:33 AM EDT

Sometimes what you plan - can go wrong. But if you believe in fate and have faith to follow the path you are given, it may just be for the better...

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DEMO REVIEW: Jessi Evans - "Jessi Evans"
By Gian F - 10/11/2007 - 08:04 PM EDT

Adult Contemporary

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CD SINGLE REVIEW: Sam Sparro - "Cling Wrap"
By Gian F - 10/11/2007 - 07:54 PM EDT

R&B

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CD SINGLE REVIEW: Coles Whalen - "So It Is"
By Gian F - 10/11/2007 - 07:51 PM EDT

Country/Rock

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CD SINGLE REVIEW: Dr. Zhivegas - “Give Me What You Got”
By Gian F - 10/11/2007 - 07:48 PM EDT

Rock

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CD SINGLE REVIEW: Jason Derulo - "Keep It On The Hush"
By Gian F - 10/11/2007 - 07:45 PM EDT

R&B

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CD SINGLE REVIEW: NLT - "That Girl"
By Gian F - 10/11/2007 - 07:13 PM EDT

Pop

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CD REVIEW: Evolve - "Happy Hour In The Gene Pool"
By Gian F - 10/11/2007 - 07:01 PM EDT

Ambient, Experimental, Ethno-Ambient, Electro

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CD SINGLE REVIEW: Bill Harvey - "Kaleidoscope Gun"
By Gian F - 10/11/2007 - 03:59 PM EDT

Alternative Rock

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Blue Collar#8 - Gigs That Mean Something
By Mick Polich - 10/03/2007 - 10:39 AM EDT

What's in a gig for you? What do you need to make it worthwhile? Mick explores the topic on making every gig count, as well as going 'back in the day' for some of his own memorable gigs. 

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CD REVIEW: Sika - The Phenomenon EP
By Alex Jasperse - 10/02/2007 - 11:16 PM EDT

Post Grunge and Electronica

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