Category Archives: Guest Posts

How figuring out songs by ear will make you a better musician

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Written by Just at StringKick

Tabs are great and not so great.

On the one hand, they’re an incredibly simple form of notation that anyone can learn in no time. It makes it really easy to get started and play some songs on guitar.

But on the other hand, relying on tabs makes you miss out on a huge opportunity to become a better musician with each song you learn. 

Customers Prefer Guitars with a Deep Musical Sound

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Velké Němčice – June 13, 2017 – According to internal statistics of FurchGuitars, the world’s leading maker of premium-quality guitars, most guitar players who bought a guitar last year chose an instrument with a strong sound and pronounced bass, a sonic quality achieved by the combination of a cedar top and mahogany back and sides.

To the Top: Kilimanjaro

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kilamanjaro
Written by Barney Leeson of VoyageAirGuitar.com

Robby LeBlanc takes his Voyage-Air guitar to conquer Mt Kilimanjaro!

This story actually starts back in 2004, when Robby LeBlanc was daunted by a variety of physical ailments: many related to his being overweight. That year was a turning point in his life, where he was challenged by friends: “IF you could drop 100 pounds, what would you do? How would you celebrate?”

How to Play a Great Guitar Solo

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Written by Natalie Wilson with Musical Advisors

Playing a great guitar solo is an excellent way to demonstrate your mastery of the guitar, but it can be difficult to learn intricate passages. The most notable guitarists throughout history have rocked their guitar solos and left their audience blown away by the sound. If you want to learn how to play a great guitar solo, there are some tips that will get you started on your learning process.