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Continuing on from last month and adding some more note choice and scale options to our arsenal, let’s have a look at the dorian...
Pino Palladino is one of the undisputed giants of bass playing in the modern age, having held down the four strings for such...
It’s that wonderful time of year where we are starting to see NAMM releases arrive in stores and there are plenty of...
Working on set ideas, scales and patterns are necessary to achieve technique and coordination, and it also gets your ear used to...
Collaboration is often touted by musicians and producers as a key to inspiration and creativity. But how exactly does that work...
Finding your own voice on the drums can be a long, arduous and laborious process. There are a lot of influences that can alter...
We have all encountered surround sound by now. Most of us have systems set up in our living rooms with the TV as the centrepiece...
Whether for the ground breaking work that he did as a sideman for Ozzy Osbourne from the late 80s onwards or for fronting Black...
Even though solos on bass aren’t as common as other instruments (guitar, piano, saxophone etc.), it’s not something to be afraid...
These days, most modern guitar pedals offer true bypass. This means that the signal bypasses the effect circuit when the pedal is...
As the world’s foremost example of indie-dance-punk-disco-electro-rock, LCD Soundsystem’s sound has evolved over three acclaimed...
The past few months I’ve been in a bit of a musical slump. It happens, I sit down, make the same beat and use the same techniques...
We’ve been working on building some technique and speed over the last few issues, and we’ve also talked about alternate picking...
I can still remember warehouse parties in the 90s when getting to a big, almost empty venue early in the night not only meant you...
Slayer have helped define, popularise and elevate the genre of thrash metal since their formation in 1981. At the heart of that...