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Where Are They Now Files: Chris Holmes

September 14, 2010

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Many people remember Chris Holmes as the drunk guy in the swimming pool in the documentary film titled Decline of the Western Civilization, Part II: The Metal Years. Others simply know him as the former guitarist of WASP. Advertisements

It’s Electric! Early History of the Electric Bass Part 1

September 14, 2010

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On September 12th, 2010 just after midnight bassist Jodi Stevens will threaten me consequences so fierce if I don’t put together a timeline of the electric bass.  Actually, it was somewhere between asking nicely and a pistol whipping, but anyway, I’ve looted through tons of books, magazines and websites and put together some of the […]

Getting The Demo Done Right – Part 3: The Mix

September 13, 2010

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The Mix is when you take all the recorded tracks and blend them together so the dynamics and volumes all match. It’s engineering the final sound that will be heard when the CD is played in a car stereo, on the radio or in a club.

Get The Demo Done Right – Part 2: Before You Enter The Studio

September 13, 2010

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We have discussed in previous articles that professional means doing it for a profession – making a living for what you do. As a result, you have chosen a professional studio to record your demo. In this article, we will review some considerations before you enter the studio.

Get The Demo Done Right: Part 1: How And Why To Choose A Professional Studio

September 13, 2010

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In this series I will present to you some considerations of what to do when preparing to make that professional demo that is going to sell you to the major leagues.

Introduction to and Exploration of the G Major Scale.

September 13, 2010

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Time for the next installment on major scales!. Last week I talked about the major scale pattern and covered a few different C Major scale positions on the neck. This week I am going to move on to the G major scale. It will follow the same major scale pattern but will start on G. […]

Bass Guitar Warm-Ups 102

September 12, 2010

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Hello Everyone! I have a few articles I will be posting this week, warm-ups 102 and a continuation of major scales. I may throw up another one on triads if time permits. I just want to reiterate that a lot of what I am teaching now and will be throwing at you in the future […]