Seven Heavenly Guitar Effects

March 9, 2011

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Every guitar player knows that incredible feeling when he finds a new sound for his sonic arsenal. And once the most important part, (I’m of course speaking of “tone”) is achieved, a guitarist can begin to use other weapons to shape his sonic attack. These tools are effects, and there are more versions out there […]

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Music Nomad: Polishing Your Guitar and Music Career

February 27, 2011

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I first came across Music Nomad while hunting the internet for new products, instantly I was taken back by their website.  It it was one of the most pro-DIY musician sites I have seen.  If you are in a band this website is a must read.  Tips on everything from band management, CD duplication to […]

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What’s The Deal With Newsletters?

February 20, 2011

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You’ve collected a gazillion email addresses at shows and from people visiting your website, but for what? Please don’t tell me it’s so you can mass email hundreds of people around the world to invite them to your show in downtown Detroit?

Posted in: Music PR

Gramma by Auralex Product Review

February 20, 2011

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This week I checked out the Gramma by Auralex Acoustics. The USA-made product allows you to hear the true tone of your amp by canceling out the connection between your amp and the floor. What is the Gramma? Gramma stands for: Gig & Recording Amp & Monitor Modulation Attenuator.  (I see why they went with […]

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Interview with Legendary Bassist Stu Hamm Continued

February 20, 2011

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Welcome back to part 2 of my interview with Stu Hamm. This week we get more in depth on his thoughts as a player and composer. Stu talks about some of his writing techniques, who his inspirations are and a few of his road stories. JS-Are you currently studying any players, composers or new techniques? Stu-I’m always working on new […]