Eager to buy something special for the guitarist in your life? Here we have the 5 best and 5 worst gifts for guitarists to help you navigate the minefield of musical gift-giving!
Do I Have Too Many Guitars?
https://youtu.be/pLLYUJOffw0 This week's video is me showing off my guitars in roughly the order I got them and silently wondering: do I have too many guitars? I'm also talking about each guitar's origin story, mods, seeing if they work, playing a bit, generally enjoying my own company. Some of the dates I mention don't match … Continue reading Do I Have Too Many Guitars?
Do Producers Earn Money?
https://youtu.be/sIgoHrBIWto Answering the most frequently asked questions about producers according to YouTube's auto-complete search function, including... Do producers own masters? Do producers make money? Do producers use presets? Do producers have to clear samples? I keep screwing up my audio levels, so sorry about that. It's mostly fixed but still crummy in places. Not up … Continue reading Do Producers Earn Money?
Answering YouTube Auto-Complete Questions About Guitar
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7p9YQ3jTyIo Answering the most searched-for questions about guitar on YouTube: quick-fire, unscripted and honest! Including: Do guitarists get carpal tunnel? Why do guitarists wear wristbands? Why do guitarists make faces? Why do guitarists hate Wonderwall? Should guitarist learn to read music? Should guitar strings be tight or loose? Should guitar strings be the same height? … Continue reading Answering YouTube Auto-Complete Questions About Guitar
Musicians, You Don’t Matter
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xaFnYgXp-c4 Today we're talking about modesty, ensemble and context.
Goodbye 2018, Hello 2019!
Looking back at the highlights and big issues of 2018: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d3jnNroF6IY Looking forward to 2019: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rLhwdAr2OgY
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FanAaTP-MLk Yeah, that's right, we're doing this.
Glissando for Guitar
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mrY0_HGE7e4 Playing a decent Glissando on your guitar may not be as simple as a slide. Watch to learn why! Also, yes, learning new words is a good thing.
Music Gear I NEED In My Life
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EwLbwZni5Yg A list of the music tech gear that's been on my "need" list for a long time. What's on your shopping list?