Monthly Archives: April 2014

Guitar String Muting

String muting is another technique that can help you define your own personal style. There are two types of string muting, the palm mute with your picks hand and the string mute with your fret hand. They serve very different … Continue reading

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Kurt Cobain’s Overlooked Legacy: Guitar Teacher for a Generation

Kurt Cobain’s Overlooked Legacy: Guitar Teacher for a Generation By Chris Richards (AP) Kurt Cobain, voice of a generation. Also, that generation’s guitar teacher. April 5th marks the 20th anniversary of the death of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain. The grunge … Continue reading

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Blues Singer’s Woman Permitted To Tell Her Side

CLARKSDALE, MS–Ida Mae Dobbs, longtime woman of Willie “Skipbone” Jackson, called a press conference Tuesday to respond to charges levied against her by the legendary Delta blues singer. Ida Mae Dobbs, woman of blues singer Willie “Skipbone” Jackson (inset). “Despite … Continue reading

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Eric Clapton Wows Audience With Even Slower Version Of “Layla”

DULUTH, GA—Debuting yet another arrangement of the classic song Wednesday night, singer-guitarist Eric Clapton reportedly treated a sold-out crowd at the Gwinnett Center to an even slower, somehow mellower acoustic version of his original 1971 hit “Layla.” “When he played … Continue reading

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New Study Finds Only 88% Of Guitar Center Customers Become Famous Musicians

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA—Contradicting conventional wisdom that shopping at the musical instrument retail chain guarantees one a renowned and highly successful career in music, a new study released Monday revealed that a mere 88 percent of Guitar Center customers go on … Continue reading

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Guitar Music Fad Runs Course

CLEVELAND—Nearly six decades after electric-guitar-based rock and roll began its dominance of mainstream popular music, the fad has finally run its course, a group of fans, critics, and record industry executives confirmed Sunday. “At this point, who’d want to sit … Continue reading

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