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On the whole, drummers get something of a bad rap. Of all band members, there is no one more likely to have...
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It’s an old conversation, but how many people really understand the difference between dynamic and condenser microphones?...
Though it began as a solo recording project for Dave Grohl, the Foo Fighters have evolved to become one of the biggest bands on...
This month we look at more riff based ideas utilising displacement, rhythms, open strings and syncopation. Remember that a good...
The colossal amount of free VST plugins on the web is both awesome and frustrating. There’s some really good stuff out there, but...
We have spoken before about electric guitar pickups but acoustic pickups are a different prospect entirely, so it makes sense to...
You would have to have been living under a rock for the past ten years to not have realised that the small valve amp movement has...
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard have conquered the world, it belongs to them now. These days the seven armed rock band spend...
Following on from last month, we’ve got some more ideas to build technique and facility this issue. Everyone’s different in their...
“I don’t play any other instruments, I’m just into drums.” It’s a common sentiment, and whilst it’s not the wrong approach, there...
Carrying on from last month’s look at NAMM 2017, we never got to discuss some of the things going on in the keyboard and synth...
Bringing together a few of the concepts we’ve talked about in recent months – displacement, rhythms, and intervals, I thought it...
Kim Deal’s chunky percussive bass playing was such an integral part of the Pixies’ sound that if it were removed it would have...
Developing speed on the guitar takes work. You’re not going to suddenly wake up one morning and be able to fly around the neck at...
I’m sure you are all well aware by now that the NAMM 2017 show has just been and gone once again. It’s the reason why you’re...
Whether you’re a live musician, a professional sound engineer, or a home studio hobbyist, it pays to know the basics of how to...