EXPIRED: Valentines Offer

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Love is in the air so why not treat your better half with a taster of the rock star life they dream of? Lessons can be 30 minutes or 1 hour, once a week for 4 weeks covering the basics for beginners or expanding knowledge for the more experienced. A guitar can be provided and… Read more »

Free guitar desktop wallpapers

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To deck out your computer why not spice it up with some guitar based awesomeness? You can find the links to the wallpapers below. No.1 from www.pix-bag.com (along with a load more awesome ones!) No.2, No.3 and No.4 from www.desktopnexus.com And here’s a whole selection from www.gibson.com Have fun guys…

Look after your ears!

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Many of my pupils are either already in, or are starting to get involved in bands. This is awesome, and it also gives me a great deal of satisfaction as their teacher to see them making that progression. However, one thing which I cannot stress enough is the importance of using ear protection. As a… Read more »

ADHD and playing guitar

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http://youtu.be/3gzbnyyTKA0 This video is fantastic and shows it’s not just rock or country that you can play on a guitar with enough time and practice you can work out anything! Ewan Dobson, the player in this video, is a Canadian fingerstyle guitarist who is actually diagnosed with ADHD and OCD. You can find out more about him… Read more »

How to create swirl effects on your guitar

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Ever wondered how they create swirl effect guitars? Well this video reveals all. If you fancy trying it yourself you could follow this walkthrough from ehow.com. I hold no responsibility for the results though! More specific instructions below these. Prepare the guitar for dipping. Remove the strings of the guitar and remove the body from… Read more »

Wampler pedals factory tour

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Unfortunately Santa didn’t bring me any Wampler pedals for Christmas but there’s always next year! In the mean time I’ll just watch the video and dream that they’re making all of these for me…

Resolutions: To lose weight, To travel more…

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So it is that time of year again. The time we all decide to better ourselves and make next year better than the last. (This usually occurs once we’ve over indulged on Christmas food and spent a fortune in the January sales!) So what is on your list? There are usually some standards: Loose weight… Read more »