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Having had a guitarist roommate (my brother, which is even worse), I can tell you three things: They play all night loudly through an amp. They refuse to use headphones. They have a low tolerance for their own suckage. For the jury's consideration, I present Exhibit A - Guitar Rage: This young man has decided, at […]
Nothing is cooler when one guy on one instrument does the job of an entire band, let alone the best bands you've ever heard. Ben Lacy does exactly that in this video called "Guitar Percussion." What my man does here is tap the strings on the neck like the hammer in a piano does when […]
Life is crazy enough itself without trying to wonder about the afterlife. Is there one or is there not? The only way to know is to fully shed your mortal coil and then manage to come back. You could even argue that coming back means you never really passed on. Yes, life is crazy enough. […]
Flat out, standard notation sucks for visualizing rhythms. People do learn to do it, but reading a bunch of flags on ton of notes double stacked on a piece of sheet music is hard. We keep doing it because it's the old way, but there were better ways (if you ask me) like notes made […]
Throw your melatonin in the trash. The band Marconi Union collaborated with sound therapists to create the world's most relaxing song. In fact, it's so effective at calming your nerves that the stress specialists who performed the experiments have issued a warning to not listen to it while driving. Seriously. Don't do it. Press play on […]
This article originally appeared on RapGlobal.com A lot of us were raised by Baby Boomers who taught us "you can be anything you want. Chase your dreams!" For the most part, that was horrible advice. Mixing our hobbies with work is a quick way to no longer enjoy our hobbies and to find ourselves broke […]