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Posted June 27, 2018

Concert Subscriptions For Everyone! Jukely Review

The sound of clinking glass bottles and bustling chatter grew as I approached the entrance to Hotel Utah. A man with a beer met me and my girlfriend at the door and asked if we had tickets to the event. We technically didn’t. At this point I was a little nervous. I told him I was on the Jukely guest list. The door man went to check something behind the bar counter and came back. He stamped my wrist and that was it, I was in even though we never purchased a pass, didn’t have any type of receipt, or admission stub. It was seamless thanks to Jukely.&am

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Posted June 11, 2018

D’Angelico Premier Atlantic Review

D’Angelico Guitars has a big reputation in the jazz guitar community and it’s been that way for decades, but that’s about to change. D’Angelico is writing a new chapter in their eighty-five-year history by boldly stepping into the rock, blues, and country world with their new line of solid body electric guitars.

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Posted June 5, 2018

How to Play Country Songs and their Essential Guitar Tricks

Learning how to play country songs is a fun experience because of the genre's very unique sound. In order to achieve the sounds of Johnny CashWillie NelsonLinda Ronstadt, and more, one must have an understanding of the essential country guitar playing tricks. Here are just a

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Posted May 23, 2018

Updated Privacy Policy and Terms of Service GDPR

Hi there! We've updated our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and we wanted to let you know. We take these topics seriously and we hope you find this helpful.

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Posted May 21, 2018

Super Quick Guitar Riffs You Must Learn

Guitar riffs are some of the most iconic parts of any song, classic or modern. They're catchy, they're fun and they either get stuck in your head all day or they make you want to get up and dance. As a guitar player, it's always incredibly fun to learn a few riffs. But not all riffs are made equal. These are some really amazing guitar riffs that won't leave you feeling like you got blisters on your fingers! 

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Posted May 15, 2018

Music Release 101: A Free Course From Disc Makers!

Musicians are always learning—more theory, a new instrument, different software. All of your newly developed skills will go into your next release, and Disc Makers has developed a course to make sure your hard work gets recognized.

Music Release 101 is a five-day email course where you’ll how to plan, build, and execute a complete, professional music release.

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Posted May 11, 2018

3 Amazing Guitar Scales You Must Add to Your Playing

Most guitar players know the pentatonic scale, and in modern music, it’s the go to scale for general lead playing, guitar licks, and guitar solos. But there are many more guitar scales out there that simply don’t get enough attention. Here are some guitar scales you might want to learn so that the next time you’re playing lead, you’re not stuck using the same old tricks. 

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Posted May 7, 2018

How the Video Player Works

Hi there! My name is Billy and I’m the Community Support Specialist here at Guitartricks.com. There have been some updates to the video player recently and I just want to make sure you know about all of the features.

If you want to make any adjustments to the video, you must first hover your mouse cursor over the video itself. Doing so will reveal the video toolbar. Besides the standard functions of play and pause, the toolbar gives you the option to change the video quality, playback speed, and looping. 

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Posted April 17, 2018

A Simple 5 Step System to Learning Songs

In order to learn easy guitar songs, right through to the most complex of tracks, it is advisable to stick to a tried and tested system that works for you. Now, everyone is different, so more advanced players may have the confidence to listen to a song and work it out within minutes, whilst others, especially you players of a beginner through to intermediate level, will probably need some structure to help you.

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Posted April 16, 2018

10 Effective Strategies to Get Your Music Noticed

Recording and releasing your music has become easier than ever before, but with so much new music coming out, how do you make yours stand out? Our friends over at Disc Makers created this invaluable guide to help get you started!

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Posted April 11, 2018

Beginner Guitar Songs - Top 5

If you just picked up a new guitar, or want to finally jump in, there's no better way than to learn a few songs. Thankfully, Guitartricks.com has a huge list of beginner guitar songs, or songs "made easy" to help jump start your guitar playing journey. These are five songs we recommend any guitar player just getting started with the instrument. And if you need any help figuring out the chord shapes, you can easily reference our chord chart here.

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