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Every musician needs visibility and relevance in the scene. The easiest thing is always to shock or at least arouse passionate reactions. But what if millions of other people on social media are trying to do the same? | Photo: Georg Arthur Pflueger (Unsplash)
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The Hex bass has a hexagonal shape with a shorter lower bout for easier access to higher positions – a design that is certainly true to the name Brute, as it is remotely reminiscent of mid-twentieth century Brutalist architecture. | Photo: Instagram Brute Bass Guitars
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B. B. King je known for his melodic vibrato. | Photo: Foto: Heinrich Klaffs, CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
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The duo chose songs that make you dance, and it's almost impossible to sit still while listening. | Photo: archiv
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NEW GEAR 14/24: Godin Lerxst, Mooer Prime S1, Drive EBS and Roland LX Pianos
Nobody knows what exactly Frank does for a living, but he has a spare cable in his van just in case you find out that your guitar is making some weird noise just before a gig. | Photo: Adi Goldstein (Unsplash)
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Paul Simon wrote the song when he was only 21 years old, and it's early proof of his songwriting talent. | Photo: Bob Bogaerts (PDM 1.0 DEED)
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Lonnie Donegan riding on the Rock Island Line in 1956. | Photo: Public Domain via Wikimedia
Milestones in Music History #54: Lonnie Donegan, The Man Who Shaped Modern Music
The Iron Maiden frontman offers a record that's perfected down to the last detail.  | Photo: adels
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NEW GEAR 13/24: Victory, Epiphone Firebird, Line 6 POD Express and Katana:Go
Jack White and his Fender Low Rider Telecaster Modification
A favourite target of criticism by all bass "professors" of merits – the thumb that is not neatly hidden behind the neck and is obnoxiously poking above the E string. | Photo: Artmaster
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It's probably time to say that major chords are not "cheerful" and that minor keys can work well even in very positive compositions. | Photo: Bailey Zindel (Unsplash)
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Instrument with Arctic Blue Burst finish | Photo: web Tom Anderson Guitarworks
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MGMT | Photo: Jonah Freeman
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NEW GEAR 12/24: PRS SE CE 24 SS, Mooer Modellers, Tama Snare and Circa 74 Combo Amp
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 If you want a revolution, become a revolutionary, not a musician. | Photo: Pixabay
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Radim Syvala | Photo: Dr.Hyenik
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"I was so lucky to be in London with The Clash because they were always doing things. It was a very creative time," says Pearl | Photo: Anthony Masterson
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Joshua Paul Davis, aka DJ Shadow, at the Roxy Club, Prague | Photo: Filip Kůstka / Fource Entertainment
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