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April, 2015

GUITAR TIP OF THE DAY: BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO METAL RHYTHM PLAYING

Posted in Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - April 16, 2015

In today’s Melbourne Guitar Show tip of the day, Reza Nasseri discusses the basics of playing rhythm guitar in heavy metal music and also offers some tips on metal tone.

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A GALAXY OF NEW ROLAND GEAR FROM FRANKFURT!

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)    //    Post Date - April 16, 2015

Roland wasted no time in releasing a bunch of new products at this year’s MusikMesse in Frankfurt, Germany. Here’s a brief run down of the main releases this week. Roland JD-XA Analog/Digital Crossover Synthesiser AT NAMM in January, Roland revealed their new JD-XI synth. Now at Frankfurt, they have launched…

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GUITAR TIP OF THE DAY: DIALING IN A GOOD TONE FOR LIVE GIGS

Posted in Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - April 16, 2015

Peter Hodgson from http://iheartguitarblog.com/ discusses how to dial in your tone prior to the gig.

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PAUL MCCARTNEY BASS LESSON

Posted in Blog, Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - April 15, 2015

It was during this week in April, 1970 that Paul McCartney released his solo LP McCartney along with an interview saying he was quitting The Beatles. To mark the occasion, we dug up this bass lesson from the master himself!

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DRUKE IN MAY: DANDENONG RANGES UKULELE FESTIVAL

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - April 15, 2015

Dandenong Ranges Ukulele Festival (DRUKE) Burrinja Cultural Centre, Upwey, Victoria 29-31st May 2015 The Dandenong Ranges Ukulele Festival is officially open! Book now for the early bird discount! It’s time to break out your Hawaiian shirt, dust off your grass skirt and get practicing! – Because this three day festival…

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GUITAR TIP OF THE DAY: ALTERNATE TUNING (DADGAD)

Posted in Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - April 14, 2015

In our Melbourne Guitar Show Tip of the Day, local guitarist, producer Marcel Yammouni talks us through a DADGAD tuning of the guitar.

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AC/DC ROCK COACHELLA

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - April 14, 2015

With the opening riff of Hell Aint A Bad Place To Be, AC/DC not only kicked off their much anticipated Coachella show last weekend but also their massive Rock or Bust world tour. “I hope you like rock n’ roll?” asked Brian Johnson of the Coachella crowd, “Cos’ that’s all…

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WHAT GUITAR PLAYING MEANS TO ME – MIDGE URE

Posted in Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - April 14, 2015

Midge Ure plays his final Australian show tomorrow night at Lizottes in Newcastle. While he was in Melbourne, we asked him what playing guitar means to him. For more guitar related content, visit the Melbourne Guitar Show section of the site

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GUITAR TIP OF THE DAY: USING MINOR PENTATONIC SCALES IN SOLOS

Posted in Melbourne guitar Show News    //    Post Date - April 14, 2015

In today’s Melbourne Guitar Show Tip of the Day, Simon Patterson chats about the use of minor pentatonic scales in guitar solos.

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RANDOM: PAUL MCCARTNEY RIPS OFF BACH!

Posted in Blog    //    Post Date - April 12, 2015

This is a small portion of an hour-long video from Rollins College, Florida of Paul McCartney being interviewed by US Poet Laureate, Senior Distinguished Fellow, Billy Collins in October 2014.

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