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"Ultimate Guitar Fails Compilation" 2014 — Video | Guitar World

"Ultimate Guitar Fails Compilation" 2014 — Video | Guitar World | Music, guitarists and their instruments | Scoop.it
Someone — or something — named Uniformedia has complied and posted a charming six-minute video called "Ultimate Guitar Fails Compilation 2014."
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A lighthearted video on how musicians, both amateur and professional can make mistakes while performing.

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Strat fact of the day

Strat fact of the day | Music, guitarists and their instruments | Scoop.it
A year-by-year fact-storm of the last six decades of the Stratocaster
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Some interesting pieces of trivia on one of the world's most popular electric guitar models. The Stratocaster has become more than an instrument in its own right, and has become iconic of the rock and blues genres it is commonly seen in.

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How I did it: Joe Satriani

How I did it: Joe Satriani | Music, guitarists and their instruments | Scoop.it
Before the days when anyone with a YouTube account and a copy of GarageBand could release an album, legendary guitarist Joe Satriani charted his own course in the music industry. Since launching a record company in 1984, Satriani has been nominated for 15 Grammys. In 1996, Satriani took another entrepreneurial leap by founding G3, a series of world tours with a revolving ...
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An interesting look at the life of a professional musician before he became famous, and how he struggled with balancing what he wanted to do musically with what was paying the bills, and how he found an idea to make it fit together.

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Steve Vai Webinar - Pedalboard Setup | Musician's Friend

Steve Vai Webinar - Pedalboard Setup | Musician's Friend | Music, guitarists and their instruments | Scoop.it
On July 16 Musician’s Friend and BOSS present an exclusive live webinar featuring Steve Vai that takes the mystery out of pedalboard setup. Sign up now!
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A very interesting lesson and set of tips on how to manage one's guitar sound. Also includes some insights from a professional musician's point of view on practice and composing guidelines.

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Nathan East & Paul Gilbert: "One Chord Challenge" - YouTube

Nathan East (http://NathanEastBass.com) and Paul Gilbert (http://PaulGilbertGuitar.com) show the world what you can do with just one chord! They've been sent...
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Very insightful example on how to make music  using very basic techniques. Nothing in this video is particularly difficult, whether to play or understand technically, but it still sounds great.

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The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach Discusses New Album, 'Turn Blue' | Guitar World

The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach Discusses New Album, 'Turn Blue' | Guitar World | Music, guitarists and their instruments | Scoop.it
Black Keys guitarist and singer Dan Auerbach is obsessed with arcane, el-cheapo mid–20th century guitars: Teiscos, Nationals, Supros, Silvertones. ...
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Dan Auerbach discusses his band's new album, where he talks about their free-form, improvisational and almost dangerously relaxed approach to songwriting, a relatively uncommon approach in today's highly commercialized music production world.

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Joe Satriani Reflects on 30 Years of Mind-Bending Guitar Daredevilry

Joe Satriani Reflects on 30 Years of Mind-Bending Guitar Daredevilry | Music, guitarists and their instruments | Scoop.it
From teaching Steve Vai to touring with Mick Jagger, the virtuoso recalls just how he became a generation's guitar hero
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Question and answer session with the very talented Joe Satriani, who's famous not only for his own work but also for being the guitar teacher for quite a few other famous musicians. Contains some interesting views of how he became successful in a time at which his chosen genre of music was far from popular.

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John Petrucci of Dream Theater's 2014 "Along for the Ride" Rig Tour - YouTube

Ron Menelli of RJM Music Technology (http://www.rjmmusic.com) interviews John Petrucci's guitar tech, Maddi Schieferstein about the latest guitar rig Petrucc...
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A quick look at how a professional guitarist and performer arranges his equipment for stage use in order to incorporate many different recording and sound effects while still keeping everything manageable.

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Ask me a question | ask.fm/MishaPeriphery

Ask me a question | ask.fm/MishaPeriphery | Music, guitarists and their instruments | Scoop.it
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An online question and answer platform directed towards a professional musician. Contains many insights towards the songwriting and recording process, both creatively and technically.

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MXR Interviews Paul Gilbert

MXR Interviews Paul Gilbert | Music, guitarists and their instruments | Scoop.it
Paul talks about his teenage years, pining for pedals, and finally
discovering the secret combination of MXR pedals to create the
engine-revving sound of his 70s guitar heroes.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=za71CpIyBlw
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Interesting take on inspiration and how to create some classic rock guitar sound effects.

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