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Beginner Mistakes Make Playing Guitar Way Harder
Aug 12

The 5 Beginner Mistakes That Make Playing Guitar Way Harder

By Glen Parry | News

We’ve all been there. Learning a new instrument only to discover we’ve made a few mistakes that could’ve made our lives much easier. Some of these mistakes will be bad habits that we’ve naturally picked up, whereas others can simply be avoided with the right gear.

I’m going to discuss the top five of these mistakes so you can skip the learning curve and head straight to guitar mastery. Let’s get started.

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Tips Help You Learn Guitar Faster
Jul 25

5 Tips Help You Learn Guitar Faster

By Monica | News

The guitar is a versatile musical instrument. It can deliver different effects, from driving strumming to complicated fingerpicking. It is important that a guitarist have some knowledge on chords to do this. There are hundreds of chords. Good thing some are more vital than others. The following 5 tips will help you learn guitar faster and under your fingers in no time.

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linkin park greatest hits
Jul 24

10 of Linkin Park Greatest Hits (A Commemoration For Chester Bennington)

By Monica | News

June 20, 2017, was a sad day for Linkin Park fans. In fact, the term sad is an understatement to many of its followers. It was the day that Chester Bennington, the frontman of the legendary band, committed suicide at his home in Palos Verdes Estates, California.

Chester Bennington

The passing of Bennington almost marked the end of the rock era. But of course, it doesn't mean that LP will break up anytime sooner. As long as their hits from their iconic albums like "Meteora" and "Hybrid Theory" are still on the airwaves, the band will still carry on.

Of course, there is a lot of LP songs that are worth the accolades. Unfortunately, all of them will also make us remember Bennington, as his earth-shattering voice is ubiquitous. Well, we just have to bear with such kind of nostalgia.

LP has given us many wonderful singles, which transcended various genres. They are among the most versatile bands out there, who dared to shift from NU metal to electronic rock. Specifically, here are the Linkin Park greatest hits that you should start listening right now.

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How to tune a Floyd Rose
Jul 17

How to Tune a Floyd Rose: A Step-by-Step Guide

By Monica | News

How to tune a Floyd Rose? Well, if you want to bag in a Floyd Rose bridge, you better know this skill. After all, this tremolo system has a unique setup. And because of this, tuning it requires extra precision and care.

Over the years, the popularity of Floyd Rose bridge has never gone out of the pedestal. It is among the bridges that exhibit extreme stability. It is easy to play, too. In fact, there are various companies who tried to mimic Floyd Rose, such as the manufacturer Ibanez. However, they still don't come close to the quality of the Floyd Rose.

But despite its functionality, the tremolo system of a Floyd Rose still has some issues. You might get frustrated with its setup and tuning process. But if you know the ropes behind this bridge, things would get better for you. In this article, we will teach you more about the proper setup and tuning of a Floyd Rose. Let's get started!

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how to find the key of a song
Jul 13

How to Find the Key of a Song: A Beginner’s Guide

By Monica | Guitar Techniques , News

Learning how to find the key of a song is actually a necessary skill for any music players. This particular technicality will enable them to change or transpose the keys so that the song would fit your playstyle. Moreover, it also improves your versatility when it comes to song experimentations. If you are into making song covers, then this skill would benefit you.

In this article, we will feature some of the means of finding a song's keys, especially if they only come on its standard notation. It doesn't matter if you just know its chord progression. You will get things right as long as you follow the procedures we enumerated here. So what are you waiting for? Let's get started!

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