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Get ‘Pre-Bent’: A Quick Guitar Lesson on Pre-bending (Video Lesson)

GET ‘PRE-BENT’ A QUICK GUITAR LESSON ON PRE-BENDING

Bend Big, Bend Proud | Photo, Courtesy Greg Neate (License: CC BY 2.0)

So, fellow guitarists, you’ve bent your twang box until your fingers gave out and now want to learn some new skills. Pre-bending—a technique whereby you bend a note to a target pitch before picking the string—is an effective way to really grab your listeners’ ears.

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Five Fun Vinyl Finds

Five Fun Vinyl Finds

Image Courtesy Hoffnungsschimmer (Licensed Under Flickr CC BY-SA 2.0)

When an album evokes memories of childhood, relieves stress, or simply makes you want to jump up and shake your butt, it probably deserves a place in your vinyl collection. Presented below for your aural enjoyment are five fun records recently uncovered at a local music shop. After checking out the albums below, please feel free to leave a comment describing some of your favorite albums that met the “fun factor.”

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