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Aerosmith Earned More Money from Guitar Hero Than Their Albums

Sunday - May 28, 2017 Interesting

Aerosmith was one of the indisputable gods of American hard rock in the ‘70s. They also came back from the brink of drugs and despair to have a total renaissance in the late ‘80s. Add these eras together, and you’re looking at a band that made a ton of cash through album sales. At least, […]

Instrument Miking Techniques & Tips to Capture Your Best Sound

Sunday - May 28, 2017 Studio Recording

There's a danger to studio recording and mixing the results.  We all fall prey to using our eyes instead of our ears.  It's simply a part of how our brains are wired and how we survived all this time. But the beasts of the recording jungle, your clients and audience, will eat you alive if […]

The Best Acoustic Guitar for Gentle Weeps & Blazing Solos

Thursday - May 25, 2017 Gear Reviews

Click here to jump straight to the reviews! Starting to learn how to play guitar is one of the most exciting, but also most frustrating adventures you will encounter. There's so much stuff you need to pay attention to, techniques to learn, and theory to memorize. However, before you can even get to any of that, […]

Nanoguitar, the Guitar Smaller Than a Human Blood Cell!

Wednesday - May 24, 2017 Science

We’re practically trained to think of guitars as big, shiny instruments meant to capture the eye. Sometimes, a guitar can even call more attention than the person noodling on its neck. And while these weapons of musical extravagance do command attention when wielded upon the stage, the most attention-worthy guitar in existence may be the […]

Guitar Inlays - All About Those Fretboard Markers

Sunday - May 21, 2017 Guitar Guru

“Playing guitar is easy, just follow the dots!”  Playing the guitar is that easy, huh?  I guess that explains why my grandma shreds like Steve Vai, right?  I guess that's why nobody rage quits daily... There may be some truth to that "dot" statement, but we can’t always follow the dots these days.  Sometimes we have […]

The Best Music Business Schools & Colleges to Launch Your Career

Monday - May 15, 2017 Careers & Marketing

Lots of musicians take a strange path through this life of musical hardship. While they work their craft and attempt to gain exposure they fund their low income lifestyle by waiting tables and other measly day jobs.  That's not a judgement statement.  You've got to do what you've got to do and are willing to […]

Music Business Jobs & Careers - Get Paid Doing What You Love!

Saturday - May 13, 2017 Careers & Marketing

Just because other people sell out to some corporation and are willing to hate their life for the off-chance they might retire one day doesn't mean we have to live like that. You can put off what you love until you're too old to do it, or you can live for the present.  Of course […]

Top 10 Reasons Being a Pop Star Sucks

Tuesday - May 9, 2017 Satire

You thought this was something you wanted?  Do you dream about 100,000 raving fans a night, plus the few throwing water and lighters at you?  Well, guess again, because here are the Top 10 reasons being a pop star sucks... 1. Riders & Planes People think it's cute to make fun of us for this, […]

Music Business Degree - Major & Masters to Industry Career

Wednesday - May 3, 2017 Careers & Marketing

Have you ever wondered why musicians will hit the big time and immediately start their own record label?  They begin to arrange and market their own tours, hire a team to run their merchandise booths, and focus on the business itself as opposed to the art.  Why? Because trends come and go within the industry, […]

Status Audio CB-1 Headphones Used & Reviewed

Wednesday - Apr 26, 2017 Tech

The day had finally come.  I'd worn my extra pair of Sennheiser HD-280 Pro's out.  After a decade, the headband was wrapped in electrical tape, the cushions on the band and ears were starting to crumble.  Everything else was fine and I know I can get replacements, but rather than do that I opted to […]

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