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Anytune App Review

Anytune App Review

Andy | June 16, 2015 | 9 Comments

As you’ll see when you watch the video below, the benefits of this Anytune App are far easier demonstrated than explained. So, I could write the shortest review ever and say – just download it! However I feel it does justify a few words of explanation. Now the version we used in the teaching video is […]

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Ravenswood 12 String Electric. Review

Ravenswood 12 String Electric. Review

Andy | June 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ravenswood 12 String Electric The first time this writer heard the chime and jangle of Roger McGuinn’s Rickenbacker 12 string on “Mr. Tambourine Man,” the hair stood up on the back of my neck. I became an unabashed fan of 12 string electric guitars, and remain so to this day. The success of the Rick […]

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gTAR Review

gTAR Review

Andy | June 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oKm_oWBNrDs gTAR Review So, can anyone can play the guitar; right? The guys at incidentgtar.com believe so and have taken away the frustration of learning all the basics and enduring painful practice sessions by introducing the Gtar, which was another Kickstarter success, raising enough money to develop and market this neat little package. It is […]

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Robert Cray, In My Soul. Album Review

Robert Cray, In My Soul. Album Review

Andy | June 12, 2015

Robert Cray, In My Soul Last year I bought my latest new Vauxhall Astra. I have purchased a new one every year for the last 7 years. Why? This is the question people ask. Well…I will tell you. It is as always as good as the last model, perfecting some minor issue that annoyed me […]

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Shredneck Review

Shredneck Review

Andy | June 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rm9X9IbdhUQ Shredneck The Shredneck Practice Guitar Neck features a rosewood fingerboard, inlays, strap knobs, side dots on both sides, Shredneck tuner tips, and a gig bag. The Shredneck is a small, portable practice tool for guitarists that provides the feel of a guitar, strings and frets. The headstock doubles as the body to provide a […]

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Ultimate Guitar App

Ultimate Guitar App

Andy | June 2, 2015 | 7 Comments

Ultimate Guitar Tabs HD for iPad. If you use guitar tab, then you’ll no doubt be familiar with Ultimate Guitar. So what does the Ultimate Guitar app have to offer that makes it any different from the web site? In short, plenty! From the moment you launch the app, the difference becomes clear. The simple […]

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App Review: 4 Chord App

App Review: 4 Chord App

andy partridge | March 12, 2014 | 1 Comment

This month’s app review will be taking a look at the 4 Chord App by Musopia. OK, so first impressions of the app are great – namely the price. I’m not sure that there can really be any complaints for an app that costs absolutely nothing, but to be a truly stand out app it needs to offer something truly spectacular – […]

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Play Lead Guitar, From The Inside Out

Play Lead Guitar, From The Inside Out

andy partridge | March 5, 2014 | 2 Comments

We were thrilled to be asked to review this iBook by Chris Sherland, that has been produced to change the way you think about how to play lead guitar. In the book, Chris aims to expand your approach and and change your perspective, by focusing on the listening, feeling and thinking parts of your playing. And, to a […]

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Guitar Theory. The Chords in Keys App.

Guitar Theory. The Chords in Keys App.

Andy | August 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Why should you learn guitar theory? Many guitarists shy away from guitar or music theory, either because they feel they don’t need it, or because it doesn’t appeal to them. This is understandable to a point, as many guitarists can get by with what they already know. Others may avoid learning about theory, because they […]

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SnakePick Review

SnakePick Review

Andy | August 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Invented by guitarist Paul Slingsby, who resides in Australia’s fabulous Gold Coast, the SnakePick has been primarily designed to mitigate the risk of your standard pick from slipping from your grasp due to sweaty fingers, especially whilst performing live. However, Paul also noticed how much his guitar students were having to concentrate on controlling their […]

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Time Trainer App Review

Time Trainer App Review

Andy | August 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

This month we will be looking at what some may consider one of the lesser exciting aspects of the guitar app world – the metronome. But please, do not be alarmed. All is not lost. This metronome has a couple of tricks up its sleeve which not only put it a cut above the rest […]

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eJamming; collaborative jamming anytime, anywhere

eJamming; collaborative jamming anytime, anywhere

Andy | June 11, 2013 | 4 Comments

eJamming: The Premier Online Community For Musical Collaboration New technology allows musicians to jam and collaborate anytime, anywhere.At the expense of showing my age, this writer never dreamed of jamming with other musicians thousands of miles away when I started playing music in the late 1960’s. There was no Internet, of course, and the only […]

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Garageband: App Of The Month

Garageband: App Of The Month

Andy | May 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Now I don’t think that the inclusion of this app is a surprise to anyone, and it may even be an app that you have used in the past. But I certainly think that it is important enough in the iOS environment to deserve a mention, and a quick scan over some of the features […]

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App Review: Guitar Toolkit

App Review: Guitar Toolkit

Andy | April 15, 2013

Since the launch of Apple’s iOS and the release of the iPad and iPhone there have been hundreds upon hundreds of apps that have claimed to be a cut above the rest in terms of what they can offer, how they can offer it and at what price it can be offered.    In this […]

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