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The Ingredients To A Well Baked Press Kit

October 30, 2010

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I just like to offer a reminder once in a while to keep friends on track with the tools for success. If you’ve been tinkering with your press kit, here’s a decent list of materials to get it together.

You’re Labeled The Minute You Put That CD Out!

October 30, 2010

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I’m willing to bet you think I mean “categorized” …. but I do not. Let me take you back to 1973.

Missed Lady Ga Ga At Pechanga? How About Some Radio Ga Ga?

October 30, 2010

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In their last Southern California performance of 2010, the nations top Queen tribute act, ‘Queen Nation’, states “We will, we will rock you!” and they are absolutely correct.

Take Your Pick

October 30, 2010

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Last week I wrote about cables and how many people don’t put too much thought into their choice of cable.  No big deal, if it works right?  Well with many players, guitar picks are the same.  Maybe you use whatever you find in the couch or something you picked up on the floor at your […]

A Major Scale and Transcription

October 29, 2010

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Hello Everyone! It’s another Friday and that means another lesson. I had so much fun transcribing Bootsy last week. Now it is back to the grind! In previous weeks, as far as music theory and our study of scales is concerned, I covered up through the D Major key and scale. The lesson is still […]

F# Natural Minor Scale and Song Transcription

October 29, 2010

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Hello and welcome to part 2. This is the addition to the A major scale study, the introduction to the Natural Minor scale.  Every major scale has a natural minor scale occuring “naturally” within it. This is fascinating because if we take the same exact scale but start it on a different note the entire sound and feel of the […]

Armed and Dangerous: Armor Gold Cables

October 25, 2010

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What brand of instrument cable do you use?  What gauge is it?  What’s it made out of?  Where is it made?  Don’t know the answer to one or more of the questions?  You’re not alone, for many folks the only time they think about their cable is when it fails.  Sure many popular imported cables […]