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What does it actually mean to make it in the music business? Is it millions in the bank and a cover in Rolling Stone, or is it making a living playing gigs and creating your own music? | Photo: Cody Board
TOP 5 Reasons Why You Don't Have to Be Rich and Famous
The Handbook for Electro Acoustic Guitarists, Chapter 10: Loopers
Some guitarists just stay in their box once they can play well enough. That's boring to me, you have to evolve and grow as a musician. | Photo: Facebook
Shawn Smash (Total Chaos): I Learned to Play on Stolen Guitars
NEW GEAR 48/23: Reverb Boss, Gibson LP Lite, PRS MT100 and StingRay Retro
Do you think you can still have a normal discussion on social media? | Photo: Alexander Bennington (Unsplash)
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Outside a pub in a mountain village in Colombia. | Photo: Matěj Ptaszek
Songs Written with a Machete #13: "Lost in Shots" or I've Been Drinking for Three Days
We found our own voice and concept and decided that West Wind should be the debut song. | Photo: archive of Palo Canto
In Palo Canto We Find Our Truth
Daft Punk | Photo: Sony Music Entertainment via Wikimedia, CC 4.0
Milestones in Music History #48: Daft Punk, Faceless Greatness
NEW GEAR 47/23: Line6 and Zoom Effects, Epiphone and Fender Signatures, Revv and DWe Drums
The Irish singer Bob Geldof will undoubtedly be remembered as an activist, especially as a fighter against famine in Africa. | Photo: Alfred Weidinger | CC BY 2.0 Deed
10 World Figures Proving That Politics Belongs in Music
Maybe it is precisely because the song is so '80s that it has survived in popularity through the years. | Photo: Jacob Whittaker (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 DEED)
Story of a Hit #13: "Video Killed the Radio Star"
At the exhibition | Photo: Archive of Red Bird Instruments
Dreamstruments #20: Red Bird Instruments
Alva Noto & Ensemble Modern live at Veletržní palác, November 2023 | Photo: Petra Hajská, Prague Sounds
Concert Review: Alva Noto & Ensemble Modern, at Veletržní Palác, Floating on Waves
EVANS Hybrid Sensory Percussion Sound System
NEW GEAR 46/23: Fender MIJ SY Custom, Korgy Keystage, Marleaux Bass and Loads of Effects
When women no longer have to fight prejudice, endlessly defend their competence and endure a stream of more or less astonished or questioning comments, there will be many more female guitarists, brass players, conductors, composers and sound engineers. | Photo: Unsplash
3 Ways to Promote Equal Opportunities for Women in Music
The Handbook for Electro Acoustic Guitarists, Chapter 9: Amplification
D'Addario NYXL: a Perennial Star Among Guitar and Bass Strings
NEW GEAR 45/23: DarkRay Bass, Boss BP-1W, Gretsch and Zoom R4 Limiters
Unforgettable one-liners and legendary scenes that perfectly captured all the clichés of rock music. | Photo: The Kobal Collection
TOP 5 Reasons Why "This Is Spinal Tap" is a Must-See
Rural transport in Colombia. | Photo: Matěj Ptaszek
Songs Written With a Machete #12: Tobacco and Rum, My Queen!
Tool performing at Welcome to Rockville 2023. | Photo: Wikimedia (CC BY 4.0)
Milestones in Music History #47: Tool, Ænima and their Musical Genius
Sleaford Mods' Jason Williamson | Photo: Kateřina Fialová | Fource Entertainment
Sleaford Mods: Some Things Need to Be Said
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