Guild Starfire II Bass guitar

Building Better Bass Skills

Who doesn’t love a song with a good beat that you can dance to? Regardless of the genre people get up and dance when a tight rhythm section drives the groove. Recently I decided I wanted to write a few original tunes from the ground up and wanted some help creating funky, memorable bass lines. Like just about everyone else on the planet, whenever I want to learn something new or get better at a…
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electric guitar

Is Eric Clapton’s Used Guitar Worth A Million Dollars?

I’m always impressed with musicians whose gear is so old and worn it’s a miracle they get any tone out of it at all, Willie Nelson’s guitar, Trigger, comes to mind. How many hours of practicing repetitive scales does it take to wear out a guitar’s maple or rosewood fretboard — or dig a new sound hole into Canadian spruce or Hawaiian Koa from strumming it with a plastic pick? In April 2019, I visited…
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