Monthly Archive for: ‘April, 2018’

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Orange Amps Releases Teleport: A Pedal That Brings Your App To Your Board

Orange Amplification brings back their 1970’s OMEC brand with a new product: the OMEC Teleport. The Teleport is a soundcard with a twist – in addition to being a studio-quality USB recording interface, it fits inside a guitar pedal – perfect for a gigging musician. The innovative, new OMEC Teleport is a universal connection device compatible with iOS, Android, MacOS or Windows devices without the …

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Classical vs Acoustic Guitar: Which are Easier to Learn for Beginners?

Classical vs Acoustic Guitar: Which is Easier to Learn for Beginners?

There are two opinions among people. One of them is that you should start with a steel-string acoustic guitar (the type you see commonly) first, because if you learn how to play acoustic guitar you will learn to play classical and other types of guitars faster. Some people think it is easier to start with a classical guitar. To cut …

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Binge-Watch Some Tommy Emmanuel: Complete San Francisco Workshop 2014

Binge-Watch Some Tommy Emmanuel: Complete San Francisco Workshop 2014

Tommy Emmanuel is widely hailed as the best acoustic guitar player in the world. He’s got a cult following around the world.  And, certainly, we’re a tiny bit obsessed here at The Guitar Journal. So, imagine the delight upon finding that a generous YouTube user (thank you!) posted full recordings of Tommy’s 2014 San Francisco Workshop. Prepare to binge watch …

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What is newgrass, a primer on the popular, modern wave of bluegrass

What is Newgrass? A Primer on the Popular, Modern Wave of Bluegrass

Bluegrass has come a far way from it’s roots. It’s joined forces with rock, jazz, and world music – and created a new generation of amazing musicians playing this exciting new mashup: Newgrass. AKA “New Acoustic”, or “Modern bluegrass”. Odds are you’ve heard it and loved it, even if you didn’t know what it was called ; ) What is Newgrass? …

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