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15/09/2020

Deep Thinking: Cross Hand Exercises

Hi everyone! Many movies have a prequel delivered after the main feature has been released, but this article is the other ...

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08/07/2020

Easy Hacks For Singer-Songwriter Guitarists

Easy hacks for singer-songwriter guitarists - simple ways of making scales musical and creating hooklines: Hi there singer-songwriter ...

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08/06/2020

Guitar Cool: Play What You Hear

As a musician you will almost certainly have heard the line “play what you hear” – but many find that doing so is way ...

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31/01/2020

Building Blocks: Managing Your Band Pt 3

Managing your band, part 3: Paying yourself. Thus far in this series, I’ve discussed the need for a band to have a manager ...

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17/01/2020

Deep Thinking: Carol Kaye Of The Wrecking Crew

In this Deep Thinking session, we are going to look at a couple of tracks recorded by legendary US session bassist, Carol ...

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20/12/2019

Finding Your Voice: The Pitbulls of Perfectionism

One of THE most debilitating mindsets, that destroys all enjoyment and ease, is perfectionism. Sure, it’s great to work ...

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29/11/2019

Apply For SongHubs Auckland 2020

APRA is currently inviting local songwriters to apply for SongHubs Auckland 2020, with a deadline of December 18. SongHubs ...

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22/11/2019

Guitar Cool: The Forgotten Art Of Listening

Actively listening to music is one part of practising that many guitar players miss – in fact almost all musicians miss ...

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02/08/2019

Deep Thinking: Weather Report’s Birdland

For this issue, I have transcribed the opening bass part on the seminal Weather Report track Birdland from the band’s 1977 ...

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