Saturday, November 18, 2017

Tips on Tone

We’re talking tone! Whether your go-to is a cranked Marshall or a pawnshop prize piece, every one of us has a desire to play with...

Capo: “Belong To You” by Iron Bell Music

Some songs come across my playlist and are repeated so much that if they were on vinyl, would be completely worn out! I first...

Guitar A2Z: Open Chord Voicings, Part 1

Last issue I made a few suggestions: putting down your electric guitar and stepping away from your pedalboards and to try rotating to the...

Mando Battleship

Remember the childhood game Battleship? I used to play it regularly with my siblings (especially with my younger sister.) While we sometimes made up...

Perfect Your Practice

You've heard the saying, “Practice makes perfect!” And we all know there’s truth to that. But the WAY you practice actually makes a difference...

New from Churchouse: “Fighting For Us”

It’s the worship leaders job to select songs that will resonate with their church…songs that are fresh and new…songs that breathe life and freedom...

The Best (and Worst) Keys For Worship Mandolin

Today I logged in to Planning Center Online to see what songs are scheduled for this Sunday’s set list. It is a day or...

Sometimes Less is More: Step Away from the Pedalboard

What does it take to be a better guitarist on a Worship team? Have you heard the saying “less is more”, less of me...

Multiple Capos and Droning Notes

Playing an open tuning like DADGAD leans heavily upon incorporating droning notes… notes that ring constant through most or all of the chord shapes....

Three Reasons To Take Your Mandolin Wireless

"Give me liberty, or give me death," quoth Patrick Henry as he vainly struggled to free his encumbered legs from the instrument cables connecting...

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