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The Amazing Ebow Plus

   One of the most interesting devices to come along for guitarists and bass guitarists is the Ebow. It’s a small handheld device that you hold just above your guitar string. The Ebow causes the string to vibrate using magnetic energy which gived the effect of a bowed cello string. It’s really an amazing little device and […]

How To Keep Your Band Set List Fresh

Led Zeppelin Set List

   One of the most common problems I’ve seen playing in bands is the fact that bands don’t change their set lists often enough. Having a good set list and maintaining it is essential stagecraft. There are two common problems that arise with set lists. First, a band will learn 40 songs […]

Sunday Funnies – So You Want To Start A Rock Band

   I found this great cartoon over on Calico Monkey, it’s a really cool Blog about cartoon animation written by Will Reinhardt. I thought you’d enjoy this one!


So You Want To Start A Rock Band

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Live Musician Central – Weekend Album Picks 9-27-08

Every weekend I pick several albums to post on Live Musician Central. This week iTunes has released a list of it’s best sellers of 2007. This is a great opportunity to check out and download the top music from iTunes. Remember, iTunes is now the largest retailer of music in the United States.

   The other […]

What Is The Typical Band Lineup

The Beatles – 4-piece perfection

   So you’re a musician and you want to become a live performing musician. You want to start a band and you’re not sure what instruments you need to get a functional band together. The beautiful thing about playing in a band is the fact that you’re going to be […]

Save Money On Accessories With Coupon Code From Music123

Save 15% On Hearos Ear Plugs

   There’s a couple of really good deals going on at Music123 that I wanted to make you aware of. Right now all the accessories ship free on orders over $49. That’s half the usual amount to get free shipping. You usually have to order $99 to get free shipping but for […]

Improve Your Skills By Playing With Other People

Matt Rushton and Tom Warnick

   I remember when I was starting to learn guitar, I wanted to be in a band so bad but I didn’t think I would ever be good enough to do it. I would practice in my room for hours and I finally got to a point where I […]

Hiwatt Echo-Theremin

Hiwatt Echo-Theremin

   This weeks Offbeat Product from Music123 is such a cool device that I just had to post about it on Live Musician Central. It’s the Hiwatt Echo-Theremin. If you don’t know what a Theremin is it’s an extremely unique instrument. You’ve probably heard it in many old Sci-Fi movies making a ghostly whistling […]

How To Get People To Come To Your Shows

Shufflin Noah Flyer

   One of the biggest challenges you’ll face as a band is getting people to come out and see you when you play. It’s not as big of a problem when you’re in a cover band that’s playing in clubs where there’s a regular crowd every weekend that enjoys music by […]

Sunday Funnies – South Park Lil’ Rush Intro to Tom Sawyer

   Live Musician Central presents, The Sunday Funnies!

   If you got to see world famous “Rush” on their latest tour then you got to enjoy the South Park gang introducing the classic Rush song, Tom Sawyer. It’s a hilarious intro to one of Rush’s greatest songs. I hope you get a good laugh at the South Park gang as […]

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