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Ubisoft's Rocksmith 2014 guitar software includes a new Session Mode tool - TechHive

Ubisoft's Rocksmith 2014 guitar software includes a new Session Mode tool - TechHive | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it

TechHive Ubisoft's Rocksmith 2014 guitar software includes a new Session Mode tool TechHive Rocksmith, edutainment software from Ubisoft that teaches you how to play a real guitar under the guise of a Guitar Hero-esque game, now morphs into.. Rocksmith 2014, with an exciting new feature called Session Mode. After hearing feedback from users, the Rocksmith developers decided to flesh out the tools surrounding their amp simulator. That led to the new Session Mode in Rocksmith 2014. Ubisoft demoed the new game on the E3 show floor this week, and it’s already clear how much work the developers put in to make this new edition a friendlier, more innovative experience for beginners and experts alike...it's available October 2013..

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This sounds like so much fun-but the cost?

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Scholarship available for Women’s Banjo Camp

Scholarship available for Women’s Banjo Camp | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it

Murphy Henry has announced that scholarship assistance is available for her first-ever Women’s Banjo Camp, scheduled to run July 19-21 at the Courtyard Marriott in Winchester, VA. Instruction will be provided by Henry and her daughter, Casey.

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Wish I could play something other than a piano..

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Pickin' & Grinnin': 20 Tasty Country Guitar Licks | Guitar World

Pickin' & Grinnin': 20 Tasty Country Guitar Licks | Guitar World | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it

Exploring the world of country guitar is a diverse and exciting journey, one from which a guitarist of any background can benefit, while having fun.

 

Modern country guitar is an amalgam of traditional and not-so-traditional playing approaches borrowed from several related homegrown American styles. As such, it includes elements of blues, bluegrass, rock and roll, and even jazz, and it offers a tasty mix of expressive and challenging playing techniques.

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Why Guitar Strings Break and How You Prevent It

Why Guitar Strings Break and How You Prevent It | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it

Here’s a plain-talk guide to why strings break and how to minimize that from happening.

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Checked this out with my Luthier and he said these tips were right on!

 

Image from: JR Custom Guitar, custom (hand-made) dreadnaught guitar, http://www.jrcustomguitar.com

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Enter to Win Free Tuition to 2013 Guitar Workshop Plus Program - Guitar World Magazine

Enter to Win Free Tuition to 2013 Guitar Workshop Plus Program - Guitar World Magazine | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it

Enter now to win free tuition to this summer's Guitar Workshop Plus program!

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Budding Guitarists Click Onto the Easy Way to Learn "Guitar in a Nutshell"

Budding Guitarists Click Onto the Easy Way to Learn "Guitar in a Nutshell" | Acoustic Guitars and Bluegrass | Scoop.it
Beyond the basic beginners guitar lessons, the software helps acoustic guitar players explore different music genres according to their tastes.. Guitar-in-a-Nutshell has become renowned as one of the best methods for beginners aspiring to learn acoustic guitar online.
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