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8 Guitar Practice Mistakes You Didn’t Know You Were Making

Jan 8, 2018 How is it possible that some guitarists continue getting better year after year while some of us stay pretty much the same for decades? It’s because guitar practice is a skill in and of itself. We have to become aware of what’s not working and continually find...

January 8, 2018

10 Tips for More Effective Rhythm Practice

“How is it possible that I practice all my drills and scales with a metronome, yet I don’t feel confident playing with other musicians?” “How come I never feel like I’m playing ‘in the pocket’?” “Why can’t I improvise without losing my place?” I’ve heard these questions often from musicians...

January 20, 2016

Music Practice: The Huge Downside To Using A Drum Machine

For practicing a musical instrument, drum machines are a good improvement over metronomes. They can give you the real feel of a drummer and let you program essential things like bar-breaks, time-signature flips, and dynamically shifting beats – which can really help your musicality. However, the huge downside is that drum...

January 20, 2016